http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 13.62Change: -0.10
R/$ = 12.16Change: 0.16
Au 1170.91 $/ozChange: -7.64
Pt 1078.50 $/ozChange: 0.00
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Tenders Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Letters Contact Us
 
 
 
RSS Feed
Back
Jun 30, 2015
Updated 2 hours 16 minutes ago Growth in the building sector lost further momentum in the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest FNB/BER Building Confidence Index released on Tuesday. This is after the sector slowed in the first quarter of 2015 as well.
Jun 30, 2015
Updated 5 hours ago The R215-million roadworks project on the R310 between Vlaeberg road and Vlottenburg road, near Stellenbosch, will be completed at the end of July, the Western Cape government said on Tuesday. It noted that traffic was already flowing freely, with about 14 000...
Jun 29, 2015
Italian independent renewable-energy power producer Building Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with Egypt’s New & Renewable Energy Authority for two 50 MW, $200-million, photovoltaic (PV) plants, in Benban, Upper Egypt. The plants, which would be built...
Jun 29, 2015
JSE-listed real estate investment trust Accelerate Property Fund on Monday concluded an agreement with Fourways Precinct to secure a 50% undivided share in the imminent supermall development in the Northern Johannesburg suburbs. A 2013 agreement between Accelerate...
Jun 26, 2015
Construction company Basil Read on Friday said the discussions regarding the potential disposal of certain noncore assets, including Basil Read Energy and Basil Read Matomo, were still ongoing. The company had chosen a preferred bidder to buy the energy unit, subject...
Jun 26, 2015
A “stellar” performance by cementation newcomer Sephaku Holdings’s Métier Mixed Concrete division has swung the group to a full-year net profit of R47.16-million for the 12 months ended March 31, positioning it to expand its market share in what has become a highly...
Jun 26, 2015
To fast-track high-level private sector investment in Africa’s regional infrastructure, top global and African CEOs launched the Continental Business Network (CBN) – an exclusive infrastructure investment advisory platform for African heads of State – earlier this...
Jun 26, 2015
GARY THEODOSIOU It is important for consulting engineers to fully grasp concrete and how it works
Qualified and experienced consulting engineers are one of the primary target audiences for the Advanced Concrete Technology (ACT) course offered by the School of Concrete Technology, as the knowledge gained from the course could help an engineer at the design stage...
Jun 26, 2015
Jun 26, 2015
Jun 26, 2015
Article contains comments
Jun 26, 2015
 
 
 
Jun 26, 2015
Article contains comments
CONSTRUCTION POTENTIAL Growth in the construction sector has significant benefits compared with other sectors, such as water and service delivery
While most South African consulting engineering companies are redirecting their focus to opportunities outside of the country, others are retrenching employees, owing to a decline in government-funded infrastructure projects, which accounts for 60% of the sector’s...
Jun 26, 2015
Black-owned multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm Gibb is exposing its junior engineers to as many large-scale projects as possible to secure development of the company and South Africa’s consulting engineering sector. Gibb environmental services GM and...
Jun 26, 2015
Three consulting engineering firms have been awarded contracts that are collectively worth more than M40-million, about R39-million, as part of the advance infrastructure works for the multi-billion rand, binational Lesotho Highlands Water project (LHWP), being...
Jun 26, 2015
The mandate of local government has expanded greatly over the last ten years, and now includes more comprehensive operational responsibilities, as well as new ones, such as air quality management, says KPMG South Africa City Centre of Excellence associate director...
Jun 26, 2015
SUPERIOR MATERIAL Polyvinyl chloride is a more cost effective material with a longer life expectancy compared with industry standard steel, concrete and high-density polyethylene
A comprehensive range of Durodrain unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) pipes valued at R4.4-million have been supplied by water reticulation, drainage pipe and fitting systems manufacturer DPI Plastics to the City of Matlosana, in the North West, for its...
Jun 26, 2015
VIS REDDY SRK expects to become increasingly busy in a range of fields associated with the low carbon economy
The downward cycle currently facing the global mining industry has negatively affected consulting engineering firms servicing mining companies, says consulting engineering firm SRK’s newly appointed MD and principal scientist Vis Reddy, adding that this is compounded...
Jun 26, 2015
MATHIEU DU PLOOY WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff aims to be a responsible corporation by empowering and upskilling young engineers
Government must make strides to start implementing the National Development Plan (NDP) to strengthen the relationship between the private and public sectors, says consulting engineering firm WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff MD Mathieu du Plooy. “We believe that once...
Jun 26, 2015
Local consulting engineering firm UWP Consulting South Africa (SA) says that its Tanzania-based practice UWP Consulting Tanzania, which was established about ten years ago, is doing well in the country, where it has successfully completed roads and water projects...
Jun 26, 2015
Properties in the City of Tshwane were the most sought after in an auction held by property auctions company High Street Auction in Johannesburg in May.
Jun 25, 2015
The 60 000 m² BT Ngebs City regional mall, in Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape, was officially opened on Thursday. The mall boasted over 150 tenants, a number of which were retail firsts for the former homeland, signaling growing investor confidence in the region, said...
 
 
 
 
Jun 25, 2015
Tendering price competition is at its worst level since the end of 2011, indicated respondents to the latest FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index. This is due to civil contractors facing keener competition and weak demand for new construction. The limited availability of...
Jun 24, 2015
The South African Competition Tribunal has approved explosives and specialty chemicals group AECI’s deal with the City of Cape Town that will see the metropole acquire 709 ha of land and certain buildings in Somerset West from AECI subsidiary Paardevlei Properties...
Jun 24, 2015
Only 25% of large construction projects surveyed in KPMG’s Global Construction Project Owner’s Survey, released on Wednesday, were concluded on time and within budget over the last three years. “Every project owner wants predictability when it comes to large...
Jun 24, 2015
The Department of Energy (DoE) plans to launch its Solar Energy Technology Roadmap, which seeks to map solar technologies and the way these fit into South Africa’s long-term energy plan, before the International Renewable Energy Conference in October. Speaking at a...
Jun 24, 2015
Article contains comments
Renewable-energy technology is a key priority in the roll-out of low cost housing in the Western Cape, says a senior politician. The Western Cape provincial government has partnered with housing developer Van Horsten Property Holdings to construct low cost homes with...
Jun 23, 2015
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
African cities should expand and increase their capacity to cater for influxes of residents as rural to urban migration and international relocation continued, said African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Tuesday. “When we say there will be...
Jun 23, 2015
Article contains comments
Through the implementation of a new, completely automated environmental-impact assessment (EIA) system, Environment MEC Lebogang Maile expects to significantly reduce the turnaround time for EIAs from an average of 18 months to 90 days. To date, R5-million had been...
Jun 22, 2015
JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Accelerate Property Fund’s maiden listed year proved resilient, with the company reporting a gross rental income of R699-million, up from R205-million in 2014. It’s projected yearly yield of 7.9% was also above the...
Jun 19, 2015
There are a number of “inconvenient truths” often ignored in the debate around tolling the 201 km of Gauteng highways upgraded during the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), says South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) CEO Nazir Alli. He says the...
Jun 19, 2015
The first historical document mentioning the name of the Italian village San Gimignano, dates back to the year 929. San Gimignano sits on top of a hill, 334 m above sea level, its skyline representing a quaint Tuscan Manhattan.
 
 
 
 
Jun 19, 2015
Article contains comments
SECURING SOLUTION The KE922 is an easy-to-use tensioning hand tool with a manual cutoff handle
Stainless-steel clamping solutions provider Banding & Identification Solutions last month delivered 200 of the company’s proprietary stainless steel Band-It ties to communication device and services provider Communication Technology Broadcasting (CTB) to tie down the...
Jun 19, 2015
SILVERBIRCH HOTEL Birchwood’s new business-focused hotel caters for business travelers
Local hotel and business conference facility provider Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre has grown its market reach since it became a member of the Southern African–German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCCI), as part of its strategy to attract more...
Jun 19, 2015
25 ARGYLL STREET The 65 000 ft2 office building, in the heart of London’s West End, is fully let
European property investment company Stenprop has acquired 25 Argyll Street, a 65 000 ft2 office building in London, for R1.385-billion and is acquiring Hermann Quartier, a shopping centre in Berlin, for R299.2-million.
Jun 19, 2015
IMPROVING EFFICIENCY The SAGCC's building, in Forest Town, Johannesburg, has been fitted with solar panels to improve energy efficiency
With South Africa seeking ways of mitigating the country’s ongoing power challenges, the Southern African–Germany Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC), in cooperation with the Germany Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, hosted a South African delegation...
Jun 18, 2015
Article contains comments
Jun 18, 2015
Jun 18, 2015
Jun 17, 2015
Article contains comments
Jun 17, 2015
The Department of Labour is to host an informational session ahead of the implementation of the registration of construction health and safety professionals and the implementation of the construction work permit in terms of the new labour regulations. The seminar...
Jun 15, 2015
Engineering and construction company Kentz has secured a $24-million contract to carry out the mechanical and piping work for Work Pack 3 of Phase 2 of energy and chemicals group Sasol’s Fischer-Tropsch Wax Expansion Project (FTWEP) in Sasolburg. The contract would...
 
 
 
 
Jun 15, 2015
Article contains comments
The opening of Egypt’s first two-way canal through the Red Sea–Mediterranean crossing was set for August 6 – exactly one year after first breaking ground on the project meant to bolster the nation’s maritime trade position. The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) this week...
Jun 12, 2015
The US government officially opened its new, four-storey United States Agency for International Development (USAID) office, in Totius street, Pretoria, on Friday. The nearly 8 000 m2 environment-friendly building received a Green Building Council of South Africa...
Jun 12, 2015
Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas
A new report benchmarking the regulatory environment faced by small businesses operating in nine South Africa cities shows that entrepreneurs face quite distinct regulatory burdens depending on the location of their firms. Overall, however, the study found that,...
Jun 12, 2015
The R227-million rehabilitation of the R298 on the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift, in the Western Cape, has started, the provincial Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has said. The project, which was expected to be completed towards the end of...
Jun 12, 2015
Shares in South African builder Aveng Ltd plunged 16% on Thursday after it flagged a 50% drop in full-year profit, citing labour disruptions and an industry-wide slump at home. Headline earnings per share (EPS), a widely watched measure of profit in South Africa that...
 
First
Prev
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next Last
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks
Subscribe Now for $96 Close
Subscribe Now for $96