It is likely to cost you more than R6‚500 a square metre to build a house
It is likely to cost you more than R6‚500 a square metre to build a house

The cost of building houses rose on average to R6‚539/m² in November‚ representing inflation of 6.4% over 11 months from January‚ Absa property analyst Jacques du Toit said in a research note on Friday, 20 January.

By Robert Laing 5 hours ago

#Davos17: Closing Africa's infrastructure gap
#Davos17: Closing Africa's infrastructure gap

CNBC Africa hosted a Building Africa debate as part of its coverage of the 2017 World Economic Forum currently under way in Davos, Switzerland.

19 Jan 2017

Traffic restrictions implemented on damaged N4 bridge
Traffic restrictions implemented on damaged N4 bridge

Due to December storms in the region, the bridge on the N4 that crosses the Groot Marico River has been damaged. For safety reasons, traffic restrictions on the bridge have been introduced until further notice.

18 Jan 2017

Three construction game changers for 2017
Three construction game changers for 2017

Huge tower blocks built in weeks under one roof, automated bridge-building behemoths, bricklaying robots... No it's not science fiction. These are all real solutions here and now doing business. And soon there will be more. So what are the big trends in construction in Europe, the US and Asia, and how can we turn them from opportunities into business benefits? Here are three trends and opportunities for companies to leverage in 2017.

By Kenny Ingram 18 Jan 2017

The deepest berths at Port of Durban now fully operational after reconstruction
The deepest berths at Port of Durban now fully operational after reconstruction

Berth 13 and 14 at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban is now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port - marking a milestone in Transnet National Ports Authority's (TNPA) six-berth reconstruction project.

17 Jan 2017