Engineering News | Construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction-1 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:34:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Applied Mineral Technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/applied-mineral-technologies-2018-05-25 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487296 1526975849 1527199200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727671_resized_20170512114003new1022.jpg 511 287 Colas South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/colas-south-africa-2018-05-25 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487297 1526975997 1527199200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727676_resized_chamdor201311022.jpg 511 287 Digitising processes could solve skills shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitising-engineering-processes-could-solve-skills-shortage-2018-05-09 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486014 1527151082 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724709_resized_automationandengineeringgeneralimagebvt21022.jpg AUTOMATION IN SOUTH AFRICA Mint Management Technologies hopes to help digitise the local engineering industry 511 287 Shipping containers provide temporary teaching facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shipping-containers-provide-temporary-teaching-facility-2018-05-09 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486016 1527151099 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724722_resized_constructionbigboxcontainersinstillation04181022.jpg CONTAINER CONVERSION PROJECTS Container conversions are faster to construct and present as a cheaper construction alternative that can be moved if required 511 287 Reducing TCO will enable construction firms to remain competitive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reducing-tco-will-enable-construction-firms-to-remain-competitive-2018-05-09 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486020 1527151115 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724732_resized_himoinsalightingtowerconstruction1022.jpg LOWERING TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP Himoinsa SA works extensively with clients in the construction industry to reduce costs associated with owning and operating a generator set and lighting towers 511 287 Decreasing investment causes industry lull http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decreasing-investment-causes-industry-lull-2018-05-09 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486030 1527151138 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724758_resized_sandtonconstruction10812duane1022.jpg DRIVING CONSTRUCTION FORWARD Innovations, technical advances and rethinking investment strategies will be key in driving the local construction sector forward in years to come 511 287 New company focuses on sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-company-offers-sustainable-building-materials-2018-05-09 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486011 1527859437 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724702_resized_constructioncemteqprocessing04181022.jpg SUSTAINABLE BUILDING The construction industry is experiencing mounting pressure to improve real sustainability in building from design to material use 511 287 N4 leg of toll plaza upgrade under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n4-leg-of-toll-plaza-upgrade-under-way-2017-05-10 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451935 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647962_resized_bakwenaplatinumcorridorconcessionairepumulaniplaza21016duane1022.jpg PUMULANI PLAZA The project also comprised of improvements at the Zambesi, Pumulani, Stormvoël and Doornpoort plazas, which were completed on schedule in December 511 287 Call for business to integrate enterprises into supply chains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/call-for-business-to-integrate-qualifying-small-enterprises-into-supply-chains-2017-05-26 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452103 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648440_resized_waterfallconstruction610220814duane.jpg NEW FOCUS MAY SAVE CONSTRUCTION Qualifying small enterprise have been somewhat neglected, but could be key to addressing South Africa’s socioeconomic problems 511 287 $100-million loan for African infrastructure spending http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-million-loan-for-african-infrastructure-spending-2017-05-26 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452104 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Aggregate recycling to benefit industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-will-benefit-from-aggregate-recycling-2017-05-26 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452084 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648389_resized_nicopienaaraspasa1022.jpg NICO PIENAAR Recycling of aggregates will become an important means of reducing the environmental impact of quarrying and construction 511 287 Earthworks for 42 500 m2 office to start in August http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/earthworks-for-42-500-m2-office-to-start-in-august-2017-05-26 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452095 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Linda Maboea 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648421_resized_deloittenewgautengofficesexteriorview04171022.jpg ULTRA MODERN The premises has capacity for about 5 000 people and will consolidate Deloitte’s current Woodmead and Pretoria offices in a single central location 511 287 Civil work, settlement agreement position company for future growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-work-settlement-agreement-positions-company-for-future-growth-2017-05-26 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452217 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648785_resized_archierutherfordmdofmotheoconstructiongroupcivils1020161022.jpg ARCHIE RUTHERFORD The canning factory project started in November 2015, following the joint venture agreement to establish Gayatri Cans 511 287 Planned infrastructure development presents milling opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/planned-infrastructure-development-presents-milling-opportunities-2017-05-26 Nadine James Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451930 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647974_resized_wirtgenmillingequipment0317victormoolman1022.jpg DRIVING PROFIT The core niche business of renting out milling machines will remain profitable for at least another decade 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68925_2017-03-16_roadmilling_-_lio-hd_web.mp427603508Road Milling and Sweeping GM Lesley Kafka discusses the company’s business objectives and relationship with equipment supplier Wirtgen. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Road Milling and Sweeping GM Lesley Kafka discusses the company’s business objectives and relationship with equipment supplier Wirtgen. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Amtec http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amtec-2017-05-19 Zandile Mavuso Construction Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451901 1496139314 1495749600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650959_resized_0000647833marchmainphoto1022.jpg 511 287 Polystyrene homes for North West orphans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polystyrene-homes-for-north-west-orphans-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410782 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000543993_resized_constructionhousingunitvillageofhopehartebeespoort1022.jpg HOUSING UNIT Each of the 75 units will house six children and a caretaker 511 287 Experience outweighs cost – piling contractor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/experience-outweighs-cost-piling-contractor-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410637 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000543544_resized_constructionnicoignatiusmaasfourwaysmallexten2mar161022.jpg NICO AND IGNATIUS MASS The Fourways Mall extension project should be completed before the end of the month 511 287 Conference demonstrates company’s commitment to clients http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-demonstrates-companys-commitment-to-clients-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410777 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000543999_resized_constructionhydrafromconferece21apr161022.jpg HYDRAFORM: COMMITTED TO YOUR JOURNEY The 2016 conference was meant to foster closer relationships between Hydraform and its clients 511 287 Manufacturer spends on socioeconomic upliftment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-spends-on-socioeconomic-upliftment-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410675 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000544006_resized_constructionbrianmatheebeneficiarieschryso1022.jpg CLOSING GENDER GAP The Chryso Group has introduced multiple initiatives to transform the construction sector 511 287 Quantity surveyors can minimise inflated construction costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quantity-surveyors-can-limit-inflated-construction-costs-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410463 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542917_resized_asaqslarryfeinberg1022.jpg LARRY FEINBERG The ASAQS executive director believes the South African government should forge stronger relationships with the quantity surveyor profession 511 287 Regulations expected to be gazetted later this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulations-expected-to-be-gazetted-later-this-year-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410624 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000543531_resized_constructionclydecorobertscott1022.jpg ROBERT SCOTT The Clyde & CO partner believes the success of the amended regulations will rest on the quality of the adjudicators 511 287 Applied Mineral Technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/applied-mineral-technologies-2016-05-20 Zandile Mavuso Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 411021 1463473783 1463695200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000548102_resized_0000544782image21022.jpg 511 287 Conventional building methods not suited to African conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conventional-building-methods-not-suited-to-african-conditions-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410611 1467969647 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000543415_resized_moladi2img4807comp21022.jpg FILING THE GAP Aerated mortar is used to fill Moladi's formwork mould in order to create walls 511 287 Imminent lack of coarse ash will change cement brick industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imminent-lack-of-coarse-ash-will-change-cement-brick-industry-2016-05-20 Nadine James Construction Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410627 1489161500 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000543534_resized_constructionpmsavb4xblockmachinebrickitfactory23mar161022.jpg VB4X BLOCK MACHINE It can produce 120 000 standard-sized bricks or 75 600 interlocking pavers in a nine-hour shift 511 287 Importance of research undervalued, impacting economic development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importance-of-research-undervalued-impacting-economic-development-2016-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Tue, 17 May 2016 11:53:00 +0200 412224 1463478994 1463478780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000548237_resized_drcorneliusruiters1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Basement parking construction completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basement-parking-construction-completed-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:01:00 +0200 369330 1432023422 1432245660 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421877_resized_citadelbasementctimg22951022.jpg CITADEL BASEMENT CONSTRUCTION The type of basement construction on this project posed a number of challenges both in the general design and in the design of the lateral support requirements 511 287 Growing investor confidence increasing DRC cement demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-investor-confidence-increasing-drc-cement-demand-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369305 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421765_resized_natashaanddarryll1022.jpg INFRASTRUCTURE DEMAND Darryll Kilian and Natasha Anamuthoo note that increased economic growth is driving infrastructure development and the associated demand for cement 511 287 New construction regulations challenging for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-regulations-challenging-for-industry-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369273 1432023421 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421632_resized_bloombergtrainingalusani1022.jpg REGULATORY CHANGE The requirement to be registered with South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) is one of the most far-reaching changes of the 2014 Construction Regulations 511 287 Private-sector companies leading NDP response http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/private-sector-companies-leading-response-to-national-development-plan-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369242 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421510_resized_wspportraitsjanuary201412053lores1022.jpg FANI MTETWA The biggest opportunity for potential for growth in the construction industry lies in procurement 511 287 Cement supplier gears up for increased demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-supplier-gears-up-for-increased-demand-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369336 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 Construction industry showing ‘signs of recovery’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-showing-signs-of-recovery-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369356 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421952_resized_img0109.jpeg ANTICIPATED IMPROVEMENT The recovery of the construction industry is expected to have a positive effect on the aggregate and sand industry 511 383 New mill drive system introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-mill-drive-system-introduced-in-largest-loesche-cement-mill-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367845 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421477_resized_copegetriebegrafik1022.jpg THE COPE GEARBOX The Cope gearbox, which was developed in cooperation with German gear manufacturer Renk, offers up to eight motors at the motor end 511 287 Industry body warns against unaccredited training programmes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-warns-of-unaccredited-training-programmes-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367765 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417076_resized_onsitetrainingdullstroom1022.jpg QUALITY EDUCATIONThe School of Concrete Technology providing on site training in Dullstroom 511 287 Concrete school clarifies industry tenets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-tech-school-clarifies-industry-tenets-dispels-construction-myths-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367762 1432023421 1432245600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417060_resized_sitvisittobatchpland1022.jpg MISCONCEPTIONS The same mistakes are continuously being repeated on construction sites as a result of people not understanding the fundamental concepts of concrete technology 511 287 Improved economic outlook bodes well for construction companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-economic-outlook-bodes-well-for-construction-companies-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369338 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 Tall buildings constructed at an increasingly rapid pace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tall-buildings-constructed-at-an-increasingly-rapid-pace-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369333 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421914_resized_bloembergburjkhalifa1022.jpg DUBAI'S BURJ KHALIFA During the Burj Khalifa building construction period Aurecon identified the need to find quicker ways to construct tall buildings 511 287 Piling contractors provide foundation for shopping centre construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/piling-contractors-provide-foundation-for-shopping-centre-construction-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369337 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421935_resized_bloembergpiling1022.jpg PILING FOUNDATION Gauteng Piling provided the foundation augercast piles for the latest extension to the Cresta Shopping Centre 511 287 R27m committed to Limpopo training centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r27m-committed-to-limpopo-training-centre-2015-05-22 Kimberley Smuts Construction Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 369292 1432023422 1432245600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000421706_resized_eskommedupipowerstationlephalalelimpopo1502141022duane.jpg MEDUPI POWER STATION On-site training at the power station is structured according to activities that are signed off by a qualified artisan, who also acts as coach 511 287