Sharp rise in prices forecast for SA construction sector in 2017
Sharp rise in prices forecast for SA construction sector in 2017

The South African construction sector will see a tender price growth of 7.4%, including 5.3% inflation, and an 8.8% increase in 2018, including 5.1% inflation. This is according to cost consultancy business MMQSMace and Stellenbosch University's Bureau for Economic Research (BER).

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Co-owners of Majozi Brothers Construction Sihle Ndlela (left) and Simphiwe Majozi (right) celebrate the launch of Majozi Bros Tool Hire & Sales with Hire-It Natal's Richard Fraser.
Majozi Brothers Construction enters joint venture with Hire-It Natal

Durban-based Majozi Brothers Construction and tool hire and sales operation Hire-It Natal have entered into a joint venture called Majozi Bros Tool Hire & Sales. The BBBEE level two company is 51% owned by Majozi Brothers Construction, while Hire-It Natal holds 49%.

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UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades
UniZulu gets R70m infrastructure upgrades

A 288-unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of an electricity substation at the University of Zululand's main KwaDlangezwa Campus have been completed. The upgrades have a combined value of over R70m.

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New NEC4 Alliance Contract designed to elicit feedback
New NEC4 Alliance Contract designed to elicit feedback

The format of the new NEC4 Alliance Contract, recently released by the NEC, is designed specifically to elicit feedback from the construction and infrastructure sectors to ensure that the contract framework meets its needs, says Ricardo Pillay, partner at Dentons South Africa.

11 Aug 2017

R10m Mpame Bridge project to undergo assessment
R10m Mpame Bridge project to undergo assessment

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Des van Rooyen will visit the communities of Mbashe Municipality in the Eastern Cape on 15 August to assess progress of the R10m Mpame Bridge project.

10 Aug 2017

ITC-SA to host roofing CPD-accredited workshop in Maritzburg
ITC-SA to host roofing CPD-accredited workshop in Maritzburg

SAQA-registered professional body for the engineered timber construction industry the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) will be hosting a free CPD-accredited workshop in Pietermaritzburg on 31 August.

10 Aug 2017