A return to the kraal - unlocking successful housing post Covid-19
A return to the kraal - unlocking successful housing post Covid-19

Team Mahali recently won first prize in the City of Cape Town and the Green Building Council South Africa's (GBCSA) design competition...

1 day ago

Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021
Register for free business-to-business webinar, 24 March 2021

Bizcommunity is proud to announce a media partnership with Success by Design in their forthcoming free webinar, titled 'B2B in Africa for Africa', taking place on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 12-12.40pm...

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Last sluice gate at Vaal Dam closed
Last sluice gate at Vaal Dam closed

The Department of Water and Sanitation has closed the last of the five sluice gates that were opened at the Vaal Dam following the desired reduction in water inflows into the dam.

1 day ago

Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?
Real estate under the spotlight: Is sustainability becoming mainstream?

As the world grapples with the uncertainty surrounding the long-term implications of Covid-19, there is a measure of agreement on one thing...

2 days ago

Infrastructure spend, project execution - don't write the public sector off just yet
Infrastructure spend, project execution - don't write the public sector off just yet

There is no question that the public sector and the state-owned companies (SOC) cluster in South Africa has come under enormous scrutiny from all sides...

By Bakang Letshwiti 2 days ago

Changes to Regulation 28, a step in the right direction
Changes to Regulation 28, a step in the right direction

The proposed amendment to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, which will allow investment in infrastructure within the various asset categories, is a step in the right direction...

3 days ago

Why South Africa needs a new water agency
Why South Africa needs a new water agency

In his 2021 SONA, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the establishment of a National Water Resources Infrastructure Agency would be accelerated...

By Mike Muller 3 days ago

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Many African countries had a surprise manufacturing surge in 2010s - it bodes well for the years ahead

Until the 2000s, Sub-Saharan Africa was de-industrialising: the mood was gloomy as the little manufacturing activity that did exist was disappearing. But the trend has reversed...

By Gaaitzen de Vries, Emmanuel B Mensah, Hagen Kruse and Kunal Sen 2 Mar 2021

SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance Certificate
SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance Certificate

Stellenbosch University's Admin B building is the first building in the SA to receive an A rating for electrical consumption of 48kWh per m²...

1 Mar 2021

Blow for activists in River Club development
Blow for activists in River Club development

On 22 February it was announced that Western Cape minister for environmental affairs and development planning (DEADPA) Anton Bredell had decided to dismiss...

By Daniel Steyn 1 Mar 2021

UCT's Katya Krat selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awards
UCT's Katya Krat selected regional winner in 34th Corobrik architectural awards

Katya Krat from the UCT School of Architecture has been selected as a regional winner in the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

26 Feb 2021

Morphosis completes Casablanca Finance City Tower in Morocco
Morphosis completes Casablanca Finance City Tower in Morocco

Morphosis has completed the Casablanca Finance City Tower in the Anfa District in Casablanca, Morocco. The 25-storey project is the studio's first project realised in Africa...

25 Feb 2021

Thinking of going renewable? Here's how to assess which option is best for your business
Thinking of going renewable? Here's how to assess which option is best for your business

It is no secret that South Africa's energy crisis poses a threat to almost every industry in the country. However, we are past the point of highlighting government...

By Deepak John 24 Feb 2021

How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change
How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Our cities, designed for one set of climatic ranges, are increasingly "out of place" as average temperatures rise. The days above 40°C and nights above 30°C are...

By Cameron Tonkinwise and Abby Mellick Lopes 24 Feb 2021

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