Patel's personal liability proposal slated
Patel's personal liability proposal slated

The suggestion that chief executives of construction companies should sign a contract to make them personally liable in cases of collusion has been slated by the industry as a step too far.

Bitumen no longer such a 'sticky' problem
Bitumen no longer such a 'sticky' problem

Fed up with an unstable local bitumen supply, construction firms have begun to invest in securing their own supply of the material, which is an essential part of road construction and maintenance.

Ekurhuleni is hoping to attract investors
Ekurhuleni is hoping to attract investors

The Ekurhuleni metropolitan council is hoping the Airports Cities world conference currently under way in Kempton Park will lessen the burden of unemployment, homelessness and poverty in the region.

Premium's CBD investments pay dividends
Premium's CBD investments pay dividends

Property loan stock company Premium Properties reported distribution growth of 9% to 126.2c per linked unit for the year to February.

By Nick Hedley

Investment value in property
Investment value in property

The local commercial property market continues to offer value for potential investors compared with the money and capital markets‚ according to Business Partners executive director Gerrie van Biljon.

By Nick Hedley

Tsogo Sun spending US$100m in Africa
Tsogo Sun spending US$100m in Africa

In line with its growth strategy‚ Tsogo Sun has announced an investment of US$100m to be used to expand the group's hotel network in Africa.

Hidden Valley is a problem for Newcrest
Hidden Valley is a problem for Newcrest

The Hidden Valley mine in Papua New Guinea is a "problem child" and three key areas have come under focus to bring costs down‚ said Greg Robinson‚ chief executive of Australia's Newcrest Mining‚ which shares the project with Harmony Gold.

By Allan Seccombe

Flight cancellation caused by equipment

The East London airport is busy replacing its damaged glide slope equipment, which resulted in South African Airways (SAA) cancelling flights on Sunday (21 April) in the rainy weather.

By Mamela Gowa

SA to enter the 'Olympics' of skills training
SA to enter the 'Olympics' of skills training

The Services Sector Education and Training Authority hopes that the launch of World Skills South Africa in Cape Town will encourage young people to take up skills training and education.

Big construction firms admit to bid-rigging

A total of 21 big South African construction companies have admitted to the Competition Commission that they were involved in bid-rigging to a combined value of R26bn, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Works heard this week.

Big construction firms admit to bid-rigging
Big construction firms admit to bid-rigging

CAPE TOWN: A total of 21 big South African construction companies have admitted to the Competition Commission that they were involved in bid-rigging to a combined value of R26 billion, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Works heard on Tuesday, 23 April 2013.

Motorists urged to exercise caution on N2
Motorists urged to exercise caution on N2

PRETORIA: Motorists are urged to be observant of lane closures following the construction of the Stafford's Post Interchange on the N2 section 21, between Kokstad and Harding.

Imminent commencement of Western Aqueduct
Imminent commencement of Western Aqueduct

The multi-million-rand Western Aqueduct project is back on track following the recent announcement that Cycad Pipelines has been selected as the successful contractor for the initial 7km sector of the water pipeline between Inchanga Station and Alverstone Neck. Construction is expected to commence by the end of April.

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