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    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
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Govt could curb imports in favour of more 100% local goods

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the department is in talks with the DTIC to designate more products under the 100% local content category to support SMMEs...

2 days ago

SA's manufacturing output up 4,6% in March

South Africa's manufacturing production increased by 4,6% in March 2021 compared with March 2020, according to data from Stats SA...

3 days ago

Motheo Construction Group appoints Nontu Chiluvane as regional manager

Motheo Construction Group director, board member and shareholder Nontu Chiluvane has been appointed regional manager, heading up the company's...

3 days ago

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng

A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards...

By Kim Timm 4 May 2021

The potential for a digitised built environment sector

Before Covid-19 relegated most of society to the confines of their homes, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) sought to bring digital transformation to the masses...

By Mondli Cele 28 Apr 2021

Sanral to implement projects to boost weak economy

The roads construction sector has continued to experience a lack of work resulting in weak trading conditions while still carrying some excess capacity which is required for the current volume of work on hand...

By Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 26 Apr 2021

How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry

In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

By Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 12 Apr 2021

Black construction companies urged to help address housing shortage

Emerging black construction companies owned by women, youth, military veterans and people with disabilities should take the lead in rolling out alternative building technology (ABT).

1 Apr 2021

Routine Road Maintenance projects under way in Gauteng

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited has announced the progress made on Routine Road Maintenance projects across Gauteng's three metropolitan areas of Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg and Tshwane.

31 Mar 2021

Demolition is a critical part of the construction cycle

Demolition is a highly structured and technically complex process from an engineering, logistical and health and safety perspective...

30 Mar 2021

Patel calls for partnerships in manufacturing sector

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa must rebuild its manufacturing strength to be able to fully benefit from the opportunities in the BRICS markets...

30 Mar 2021

People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren't walkable

Walking remains the main mode of transport in many sub-Saharan African cities, especially among low-income residents in informal settlements. Yet, it is well acknowledged that walking conditions in African cities are unsafe...

By Seth Asare Okyere, Daniel Oviedo, Louis Kusi Frimpong, Mariajose Nieto & Michihiro Kita 29 Mar 2021

New Lanseria Smart City just 'papering over the cracks'

According to Paragon Group director Henning Rasmuss, the new Lanseria Smart City revealed during this year's SONA is just 'papering over the cracks'...

16 Mar 2021

Non-residential contractors pessimistic as building confidence slips in 1Q2021

According to the latest FNB/BER Building Confidence Index, more than 70% of respondents are dissatisfied with prevailing business conditions...

15 Mar 2021




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