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Aug 03, 2015
State-owned freight logistics group Transnet says it will begin executing its ‘Africa Strategy’ during the current financial year, having already grown cross-border revenues from R1.5-billion in 2013/14 to R2.6-billion in 2014/15. The company on Monday distributed...
Aug 03, 2015
Hong Kong-listed Shanghai Zendai – the group that plans to develop its expansive Modderfontein-based property into a 22 km2 mixed-use ‘city’ – has held a series of public consultations to brief the public on its plans for the proposed development, spelling out the...
Jul 31, 2015
Embattled South African steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has offered insight into the “fair pricing model” it has tabled before government in return for tariff protection and a government stipulation that locally manufactured steel be designated for...
Jul 31, 2015
Dangote Cement revised its 2015 spending plans to $1-billion from the $700-million estimated nine months ago after it commissioned two new African plants this June, Nigeria's biggest listed company said on Friday. The company, majority owned by billionaire Aliko...
Jul 31, 2015
JSE-listed Accelerate Property Fund has raised R500-million in an accelerated bookbuild, through the placing of 76.5-million new shares at R6.53 apiece. The proceeds would be used to reduce a portion of the company’s acquisition debt, including for the acquisition of...
Jul 31, 2015
Opencast mining contractor and construction materials supplier Buildmax has successfully restructured the debt-funding model of its subsidiary Diesel Power. Major lenders Absa, Nedbank and Standard Bank have agreed to reschedule the company’s asset-based funding...
Jul 31, 2015
Jul 31, 2015
JSE-listed Aveng has appointed McDermott International commercial senior VP Scott Cummins as CEO of its Asia and the Pacific subsidiary McConnell Dowell, effective October 1. Cummins would succeed outgoing CEO David Robinson, who was retiring this year, but would...
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Jul 31, 2015
EXTENDED SUPPLY To accommodate future water needs, the Otjimbingwe piped water project is designed to have the capacity to supply neighbouring resettlement farms, as well as the local community
Namibia’s N$130-million piped water supply project for the Otjimbingwe settlement, in the Erongo region in central Namibia, is on track for completion early next year. The project was launched in August last year by Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John...
Jul 31, 2015
MEGAPROJECT The Lesotho Highlands Water Project is a multibillion-rand, binational water project that will benefit Lesotho and South Africa
The procurement of consultants for the four-phased, multibillion-rand binational Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), signalled the official start of the physical work component of Phase II of the project, says LHWP implementing agency the Lesotho Highlands...
Jul 31, 2015
MULEBY SYSTEM TANK Aquadam has been contracted to install its water storage solution for the Siyabuswa community, in the Dr JS Moroka local municipality, in Mpumalanga
Having identified a shortage of potable water in the Siyabuswa community, the Dr JS Moroka local municipality, in Mpumalanga,  appointed agriculture and industrial liquid storage tank and reservoir manufacturer Aquadam to help install an extra reservoir to service...
Jul 31, 2015
RECEIVING WATER SUPPLY Eskom’s Medupi power station is one of the facilities that will benefit from the completion of the Mokolo and Crocodile Water Augmentation Project
The construction of Limpopo’s R13.4-billion two-phase Mokolo and Crocodile Water Augmentation Project (MCWAP) will be completed in October, as flooding problems and labour disputes that initially delayed the bulk water project have now been resolved. Water Affairs...
Jul 30, 2015
South African property developer Atterbury has widened its European footprint, by investing in a €200-million retail portfolio in Cyprus, which comprised two key retail assets on the island nation. The 27 000 m2 Mall of Cyprus, which formed part of the landmark 55...
Jul 30, 2015
Three low-lying bridges in Soweto, Johannesburg, have been identified for upgrades as part of a yet-to-be-launched citywide bridge construction and rehabilitation programme. The city-owned Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) planned to inject in excess of R100-million to...
Jul 30, 2015
Dual-listed investment holding company Tiso Blackstar is looking to increase its interest in steel pipe supplier Robor to 51%. The company already held a 19.4% stake in Robor and would now buy an additional R29.6-million worth of shares, to be settled through the...
Jul 29, 2015
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Leading water scientists say it is no longer debatable that South Africa is experiencing a water crisis given that there are already serious problems in supplying enough water of sufficient quality to meet the country’s social and economic needs. Council for...
Jul 29, 2015
Weak profit forecasts from Holcim and Lafarge weighed on the newly merged LafargeHolcim , the world's biggest cement maker, highlighting tough conditions that have sparked more consolidation across the sector. With investment on hold in much of the world due to an...
Jul 29, 2015
 
 
 
 
Jul 28, 2015
The Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI) has reached a three-year wage agreement with the the Building, Construction and Allied Workers Union, the National Union of Mineworkers and the South African Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors,...
Jul 28, 2015
Enhancements to the Gautrain service will see users gain access to the rapid-rail link by tapping their local or international bank-issued contactless credit and debit cards at the fare gates – instead of their Gautrain gold cards – provided they are compliant with...
Jul 28, 2015
There have been noticeable changes in the commercial property sector with even greater emphasis on secure tenants and easily let, well-positioned properties, according to Norman Raad, CEO of Broll Auctions and Sales. He said the industrial sector has shown definite...
Jul 28, 2015
The Competition Commission said on Tuesday that it had prohibited Raumix Aggregates, a subsidiary of the Raubex Group, from acquiring OMV Kimberley and OMV Kimberley Mining, collectively known as the OMV Group. Post-merger, Raumix, and ultimately Raubex, would have...
Jul 27, 2015
Group Five CEO Eric Vemer
JSE-listed construction giant Group Five expected to report double-digit declines in earnings for the financial year to June 30. The company’s headline earnings per share (HEPS) and fully diluted HEPS were expected to be between 45% and 53% lower than the prior year.
Jul 24, 2015
JSE-listed real estate investment trust Redefine Properties has secured its R14-billion takeover of Fountainhead Property Trust’s property portfolio. The company already owned Fountainhead’s management company and held a 66% equity interest in Fountainhead, but would...
Jul 24, 2015
South African retailer Woolworths has launched its first RE: brand standalone store in the Menlyn shopping centre, in Pretoria, introducing a specialised mannequin produced from natural plant fibres and bioresin – a first for the South African retail environment. The...
Jul 24, 2015
Kyalami's The Crocodiles corner
Two months after the start of a R100-million-plus upgrade to the 54-year-old Kyalami race track, the project is running according to plan, says Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit spokesperson Christo Kruger. The new circuit layout has become visible and the extent of the...
Jul 24, 2015
Only 25% of large construction projects surveyed in KPMG’s Global Construction Project Owner’s Survey, released in June, were concluded on time and within budget over the last three years. “Every project owner wants predictability when it comes to large projects, and...
Jul 24, 2015
The R27-billion Gautrain project has contributed around R20-billion to the provincial gross domestic product (GDP) over the six years it took to build the rapid-rail link, notes a KPMG Gautrain economic impact report. Construction also sustained 121 800 jobs, and...
 
 
 
 
Jul 24, 2015
MEZZANINE FLOOR Super Mezzanine floors comprise iron beams for vertical and horizontal support, as well as galvanised steel grating
Steel mezzanine structures, manufactured by Linbro Park-based storage solutions company Pandae, are assisting automotive dealerships with easy-to-install additional parking space that will not result in downtime during construction.
Jul 23, 2015
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ArcelorMittal South Africa CEO Paul O’Flaherty
South Africa’s largest steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) gave notice on Thursday that it was weighing the partial or full closure of its Vereeniging Works, in southern Gauteng, and would make a decision of the plant’s future by the end of August. At...
Jul 23, 2015
Jul 23, 2015
Furniture and household goods manufacturer and retailer Steinhoff International has made a R1.3-billion offer to acquire building materials distributor Iliad Africa. The acquisition would be carried out through a scheme of arrangement, with the offer price at R10 a...
Jul 23, 2015
Jul 22, 2015
Construction work has started on State-owned enterprise Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) new offshore supply base (OSSB) at the Port of Saldanha’s general maintenance quay. The OSSB would provide a base for receiving equipment and waste from offshore...
Jul 22, 2015
Unless the manufacturing and retail sectors achieved a significant performance turnaround, strong growth in the industrial property market cannot be expected, Rode & Associates chief property economist Erwin Rode says, noting that the growth in manufacturing output...
Jul 22, 2015
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KwaZulu-Natal municipalities on Wednesday pitched 26 projects worth R6.8-billion to prospective private sector funders at the KwaZulu-Natal Infrastructure Fair, in Durban. Although the number of projects pitched had increased from the 20 pitched at a similar event in...
Jul 21, 2015
Embattled South African steel producer Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium reports that it has received a number of nonbinding expressions of interest from potential investors and that “several” preferred bidders have been identified to participate in a more detailed...
Jul 21, 2015
Gauteng Premier David Makhura
Gauteng will need more than R1.3-trillion over the next 15 years to respond to social and economic infrastructure requirements, Premier David Makhura said on Tuesday. However, he said the government would not be able to achieve this acting alone.
 
 
 
 
Jul 20, 2015
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Jul 20, 2015
The V&A Waterfront precinct has seen unprecedented growth, with current activity and development focused on the Silo district, which is on track for completion in early 2017 at an investment of R1.5-billion. The district was already home to the award-winning No 1 and...
Jul 20, 2015
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The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) expects to have a report on the results of the testing of Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA’s) Afro 4000 locomotives available at the end of August. State-owned PRASA was currently facing a media storm, amid allegations...
Jul 17, 2015
Gauteng Premier David Makhura
The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has declared its inaugural Gauteng Infrastructure Investment Conference a success, telling delegates during a closing session on Friday that the two-day event had catalysed cooperation between the province and private players...
Jul 17, 2015
Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa
Tshwane executive mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa has pointed to the need for South African cities to become “laboratories for innovation” if their endemic socioeconomic and developmental challenges, such as unemployment, depressed economic growth and energy deficits, are...
 
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