Engineering News | Civil Engineering and Construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/civil-engineering-and-construction Sat, 22 Sep 2018 03:29:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Discovery headquarters nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-headquarters-nears-completion-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476969 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704619_resized_wbhodiscoverybuildingcivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg VISIONARY CONSTRUCTION The vision for the Discovery building extends beyond providing indoor environmental quality for the occupants, to the integration of a building into a healthier, more desirable surrounding precinct 511 287 Reuse of road construction materials mitigates road damage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reuse-of-road-construction-materials-mitigates-road-damage-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474453 1518691368 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699356_resized_waylonkukard21117duane1022.jpg WAYLON KUKARD Cold recycling using foamed bitumen as a binding agent is a globally established process that is attracting increasing interest from road construction authorities 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72833_2017-11-23_wirtgen_-_hd_web.mp436981314 Wirtgen South Africa sales manager Waylon Kukard discusses the benefits of road rehabilitation and cold recycling. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Wirtgen South Africa sales manager Waylon Kukard discusses the benefits of road rehabilitation and cold recycling. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Projects boding well for geotechnical contractor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ground-improvement-and-piling-projects-boding-well-for-geotechnical-contractor-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476961 1518691457 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704910_resized_clairwoodsiteaerialviewfrankiafricacivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg WAREHOUSING NEEDS The Clairwood logistics park is being built on Durban’s 91-year-old Clairwood racecourse site to meet the growing demand for A-grade logistics and distribution facilities in the south of Durban 511 287 Materials supplier company secures contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-supplier-company-secures-contract-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476970 1518691484 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704623_resized_afrimatglendouglasquarry11022.jpg BUILDING NEEDS Afrimat will supply materials – aggregates, ready-mix concrete, bricks and blocks – for the resettlement village at a gasfields development project in Mozambique 511 287 Bags ensure soil retention for projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gsc-bags-ensure-soil-retention-for-building-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477109 1518691525 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704947_resized_fibertexgscbagsconstruction0220181022.jpg FOR SLOPES’ SAKE Fibertex Naue Secugrid 40/40Q6 soil reinforcing biaxial geogrids are used to minimise soil deformation under tensile loads over the lifetime of the structure 511 287 Concor Infrastructure forges ahead with new construction projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concor-infrastructure-forges-ahead-with-new-contract-awards-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469314 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689549_resized_n2concorinfrastructure2017construction1022.jpg N2 UPGRADE The first half of the new carriageway will be complete mid-2018, after which the existing carriageway will be rehabilitated while traffic runs on the new carriageway 511 287 Construction company awarded R10m residential development contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-residential-development-contract-awarded-to-construction-company-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469594 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689403_resized_archierutherfordmdofmotheoconstructiongroupcivils1020161022.jpg ARCHIE RUTHERFORD The South Hills project will have a positive impact on the local community 511 287 Emotional awareness can improve productivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emotional-awareness-can-improve-construction-productivity-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469678 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689522_resized_charissabloomberghiddendimensionscivilengineeringconstruction20171022.jpg CHARISSA BLOOMBERG With all the problems that the construction industry faces, a site psychologist can play a supportive role in training, coaching and mentoring, as well as putting the right teams together 511 287 Geosynthetic products produce a sealing barrier for diverse applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-products-produce-a-sealing-barrier-for-diverse-applications-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465944 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680762_resized_fibertexsageosyntheticclaylinersbentofixx092017fibertexsa1022.jpg BENTOFIX X The carrier geotextile of the Bentofix X is coated with an additional, low-permeability polyethylene layer 511 287 Industry suffers when large companies close down http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-suffers-when-large-companies-close-down-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469666 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689011_resized_chriscampbellcesa0620171022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL CESA encourages its consulting engineering member firms to be more involved in business groups that lobby for more political certainty 511 287 PMSA Batching Solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmsa-batching-solutions-2017-11-17 Creamer Media Reporter Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470773 1510648185 1510869600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691842_resized_0000621596201602121244471022.jpg 511 287 SA lacking global competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-lacking-global-competitiveness-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469840 1510914191 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689515_resized_rdphousetembisan1022.jpg SOCIOECONOMIC BENEFITS Authorities would do well to accelerate the pace of affordable housing delivery, such as Reconstruction and Development Programme housing 511 287 African models boost construction development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-models-increasingly-boost-construction-development-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469825 1510914239 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689492_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN There is a lot more awareness around projects, and legislation, and people are more vocal about the impacts of development projects on their circumstances 511 287 Commitment to quality boosts confidence in specialised product http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commitment-to-quality-boosts-confidence-in-specialised-product-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441737 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622852_resized_unknown1.jpeg BRETT LARSEN a.b.e. Construction Chemicals focuses on prioritising good quality standards and keeping up to date with product advancements 511 287 Expansion project to support economy and create job opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expansion-project-to-support-economy-and-create-job-opportunities-2017-02-17 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439628 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617654_resized_temaportexpansionproject102016aecom1022.jpeg TEMA PORT EXPANSION The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2019 511 287 Familiarity with building contracts essential for emerging contractors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/familiarity-with-building-contracts-essential-for-emerging-contractors-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441552 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622342_resized_jbccuweputlitz012017jpg1022.jpg UWE PUTLITZ Most disputes between building contractors can be avoided by following the provisions in the building contract 511 287 Challenging times call for innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenging-times-in-industry-call-for-innovation-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441548 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622428_resized_unknown3.jpeg HOISTS GAIN POPULARITY SA French’s high-speed rack and pinion hoists are proving to be an effective complement to traditional tower cranes 511 287 Conference to boost key partnerships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-boost-key-partnerships-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441578 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622680_resized_cesaceochristopherchriscampbell1022.jpg CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL CESA aims to achieve a more inclusive approach to infrastructure development in Africa 511 287 Partnership crucial in addressing housing shortfall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-crucial-in-addressing-housing-shortfall-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441724 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622813_resized_calgroppcfleurhofdevelopment0220171022.jpg DEVELOPMENT AT FLEURHOF 9 600 housing units together with infrastructure for community services will be completed along the Fleurhof dam by 2018 511 287 Quay wall construction completed in Durban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quay-wall-construction-completed-in-durban-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441845 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623160_resized_dormacfloatingdock0220171022.jpg NEW QUAY WALL An aerial view of the 175 m wall completed by Franki Africa for Dormac’s new floating dock in Durban 511 287 PMSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmsa-2017-02-17 Zandile Mavuso Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441251 1487148334 1487282400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626090_resized_0000621591showmachine1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Quality key for the construction sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-key-for-the-construction-sector-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441573 1487333970 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622432_resized_unknown2.jpeg BENEFITS OF PRECAST Precast concrete is gaining popularity as a cost-effective and efficient solution that can help to facilitate good quality construction work 511 287 Committee concerned by lack of contracts in construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/committee-concerned-by-lack-of-contracts-in-construction-2016-11-11 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433315 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601535_resized_jbcccivilengineeringmbansmallbuilderatsunsetforprint1020161022.jpeg LOW STANDARD OF QUALIFICATIONS Emerging contractors lack communication and administrative skills 511 287 Hesitancy in the construction industry owing to lack of funds http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hesitancy-in-the-construction-industry-owing-to-lack-of-funds-2016-10-27 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433401 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601550_resized_sanralgfipgautengfreewayimprovementproject1n12etomjonesstreet10720121022.jpeg INVESTMENTS REMAIN STAGNANT Mega projects in the infrastructure industry are subdued at the moment owing to the lack of funds 511 287 Company celebrates long-time continuous operations in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-celebrates-long-time-continuous-operations-in-africa-2016-11-11 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433370 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601539_resized_frankiafricacivilengineeringlateralsupport102rivoniaroadsandton10201611022.jpeg PILED FOUNDATION PROJECTS Franki has constructed several massive basements in Sandton 511 287 Company obtains global GreenTag certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-obtains-global-greentag-certification-2016-10-27 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433350 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601546_resized_lafargeaggregatescivilengineering1020161022.jpeg COMMUNITY OUTREACH The company's ambition is to facilitate the building of better homes 511 287 Company targets major construction contracts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-targets-major-construction-contracts-2016-11-11 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433501 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601606_resized_motheocivilsisbuildinganewfactoryforgayatricansingermiston1020161022.jpeg PROJECTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION Motheo Construction civils division specialises in the construction of roads and earthworks 511 287 Organisation responds to skills shortage in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-responds-to-skills-shortage-in-industry-2016-11-11 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433539 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Effective construction materials delivered to Dukathole project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-delivers-effective-construction-materials-manufacturing-plant-2016-11-11 Kimberley Smuts Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433544 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601693_resized_pmsacivilengineeringandconstruction102016251022.jpeg COMMUNITY BENEFITS One of the major benefits from the Dukathole project is the employment opportunities brought to the community 511 287 Unlimited scope for design with precast concrete cladding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unlimited-scope-for-design-with-precast-concrete-cladding-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399133 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509096_resized_unknown1.jpeg FAIRSCAPE PRECINCT Concrete cladding can be used innovatively by designers 511 287 Construction chemicals producer to open R&D centre in Jet Park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-chemicals-producer-to-open-research-and-development-centre-in-jet-park-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399188 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509256_resized_unknown.jpeg THIERRY BERNARD The CEO of Chryso group recently announced the opening of a new research and development centre in Jet Park 511 287 Casino expects to open its doors in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/casino-expects-to-open-its-doors-in-2017-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399185 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509239_resized_unknown.jpeg TIME SQUARE The new development is currently underway at Menlyn Maine 511 287 New construction health and safety IT system developed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-health-and-safety-it-system-developed-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399117 1454941507 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Precast products will ease economic challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/precast-products-will-ease-economic-challenges-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399124 1454941507 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509055_resized_unknown.jpeg PRECAST CONCRETE CMA says precast concrete will lead to more efficient construction 511 287 International civil engineering conference to be held in CT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-civil-engineering-conference-to-be-held-in-cape-town-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399110 1454941507 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509889_resized_unknown.jpeg CIVIL ENGINEERING The International Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering will be held in Cape Town in June 511 287 Pretoria contractors faced challenges of ‘green’ building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pretoria-contractors-faced-challenges-of-green-building-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399246 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509903_resized_unknown.jpeg GLAZED FACADE A roof overhang over the north-facing windows of the I-CAT office block 511 287 Construction company recognised for achievements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-company-recognized-for-achievements-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399128 1454941507 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Infrastructure products manufacturer receives recognition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-products-manufacturer-receives-recognition-2016-02-12 Lynne Jackson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399024 1454941507 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000508752_resized_unknown3.jpeg IS GROUP Representatives of the company accept the award 511 287