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  • How Cape Town made Bruce Lee's dream come true with Warrior
    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
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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DBSA launches second edition of Youth Challenge

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has launched the second edition of the DBSA Youth Challenge...

5 May 2021

Lack of formal competency certification costing construction firms

With training and certification in the construction industry lagging over the last decade, the sector is now scrambling...

29 Apr 2021

New Motheo Academy launched in Cornubia, KZN

The Motheo Construction Group on Friday, 23 April, launched its latest built environment skills development academy in Cornubia in KwaZulu-Natal...

26 Apr 2021

How building critical skills on the job in construction drives empowerment

Small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019...

22 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

MoU boosts welding sector's technology credentials

A new technology and data sharing collaboration between the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the CSIR will develop the role of welding in the fourth industrial revolution

1 Apr 2021

New training yard handed over as water department plans to train more artisans

A partnership between South Africa and Japan will see the Department of Water and Sanitation train artisans to deal with water losses in communities...

23 Mar 2021

Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6m

The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) will be funding two South African universities with R1,647,500 this year, supporting research...

9 Mar 2021

How to make the Construction Charter work for your company

Everybody knows that the construction industry has been reeling for a number of years, a casualty of an economy that seems to be going backwards...

By Allon Raiz 18 Feb 2021

2021 SAIW bursary recipients announced

Fhumulani Netshakhuma and Palesa Mokoena have been named this year's winners of the SAIW welding student training bursaries worth R120,000 each...

21 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The engineering workforce of the future will be digitally inclined

Over time, we have seen that much of the problem-solving, analysis and synthesis and heavy mathematical lifting is now done by computers. Gone are the days where engineers are seen pouring over drawing boards...

By Selvan Murugan 6 Jan 2021

Urgent action, innovation needed for infrastructure recovery in SA

According to SRK Consulting partner and principal engineering technologist Steve Bartels, speed and ingenuity are now of the essence as South Africa's hopes of a economic recovery rely heavily on...

15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Construction & Engineering

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Construction & Engineering site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

Tlhabane Square maximising community impact with local procurement, skills transfer

Tlhabane Square in Rustenburg is a new mixed-use precinct being developed by the Public Investment Corporation, project managed by Betts & Townsend and constructed by Trencon / WBHO in a 70/30 joint venture.

7 Dec 2020




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