Construction Trends 2019



How water treatment in South Africa can eradicate water-related diseases

Understanding the nature of waterborne diseases is the first step to comprehending why water treatment is critical in South Africa...

Issued by WEC Projects 3 days ago

What is aeration in sewage treatment?

Aeration is a fundamental component of conventional sewage treatment, because without it the biodegradation of many pollutants wouldn't take place as it should...

Issued by WEC Projects 16 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Struggling construction sector must develop a new talent perspective

South Africa's declining infrastructure remains an area of concern for the country's future, yet despite the current environment, opportunities exist for construction companies...

By Théo Gaultier 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Alternative building methods continue to change the face of construction in Africa

Beyond brick and mortar, South Africans are increasingly considering new and alternative building methods and techniques...

By Jolene Blundell 7 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Much of the same expected for 2019

With pressure on costs, increased fuel prices, the water shortage in Cape Town in 2018, and an economy that is struggling at best, the remedial construction industry can prepare for much of the same challenges in 2019...

By Geoffrey Jäck 7 Jan 2019

Earn, learn for free with Master Builders Association of the Western Cape

The MBAWC will once again be offering potential candidates in the region to attain a nationally recognised qualification for free...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Construction & Engineering

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

18 Dec 2018

2018 ASAQS Salary Survey Report released

The ASAQS has released its 2018 Salary Survey Report with over 100 quantity surveying practices, some of which operate in more than one province, having participated in this year's survey...

10 Dec 2018

'World's worst environmental disaster' set to be repeated with controversial new dam in Africa

Encompassing swathes of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya, the Omo-Turkana Basin is one of the oldest landscapes in the world that is known to have been inhabited by Homo sapiens...

By Timothy Clack 29 Nov 2018

The impact of 4IR technology advancement on the engineering sector

We are living in a connected society with technology changing the world around us, making it smarter, more autonomous and increasingly data-rich...

By Aadil Patel 29 Nov 2018

Maputo-Catembe Bridge a historic development

Cabinet has congratulated the South African engineers involved in the historic development of the longest suspension bridge in Africa...

23 Nov 2018

R5m Grand Parade upgrade will include revamped trading kiosks

The proposed plan is to upgrade the trading kiosks to fit-in with the new revamped overall aesthetics of the precinct...

22 Nov 2018

CityLift master plan proposes reimagining of Cape Town Foreshore Freeway Precinct

CityLift, an innovative master plan that proposes dropping Cape Town's elevated freeways to the ground and lifting the city over them, was one of six shortlisted bids in a competition...

19 Nov 2018

3D concrete printing could free the world from boring buildings

Construction is one of the largest industries in the world economy - worth A$10tn globally...

By Jay Sanjayan 16 Nov 2018

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