Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:32:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Group Five says Greenbay offer to lapse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-says-greenbay-offer-to-lapse-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468482 1508510799 1508510700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Robben Island inaugurates R25m microgrid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-r25m-microgrid-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLES Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:21:00 +0200 468481 1508510144 1508509260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686506_resized_abbrobbenisland210171022duane.jpg 511 287 TNPA progresses multibillion-rand investment in East London port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-progresses-multibillion-rand-investment-in-east-london-port-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:26:00 +0200 468471 1508502908 1508502360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Construction companies warned on compliance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-companies-warned-on-compliance-2017-10-20 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:54:00 +0200 468452 1508494110 1508493240 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Dangote Cement still interested in South Africa's PPC – CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dangote-cement-still-interested-in-south-africas-ppc-ceo-2017-10-20 Reuters CEMENT Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:14:00 +0200 468392 1508481525 1508480040 1511128800 Reuters 0 0 Company expands African footprint to pursue major projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-african-footprint-to-pursue-major-projects-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Construction Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466817 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682702_resized_turnertownsendnairobiskyline1020171022.jpg STRATEGIC BASE With several of Turner & Townsend’s multinational clients based in Nairobi, the city was an obvious choice for the location of a new hub 511 287 New business model drives group’s resurgence in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-model-drives-groups-resurgence-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Construction Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466834 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682707_resized_elbminingequipment1020171022.jpg ACCESSING NEW MARKETS ELB has been focused predominately on the mineral and metals market and diversification will enable it to better protect its balance sheet during future commodity downturns 511 287 CSIR is looking to transform how infrastructure is built in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-csir-is-looking-to-transform-how-infrastructure-is-built-in-south-africa-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 2 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467358 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 Gautrain chief on the four pillars of a successful transport megaproject http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-transport-infrastructure-megaprojects-rest-on-four-legs-gautrain-chief-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467251 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 IDC will invest in infrastructure that unlocks industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-idc-is-committed-to-investing-in-infrastructure-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 1 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467285 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 BAIC implementing catch-up strategy to meet 2018 Coega deadline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baic-implements-catch-up-strategy-to-accelerate-factory-construction-to-meet-2018-deadline-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Automotive Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467307 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683794_resized_baicsafactory2092017dylancopyfotor.jpg PORT ELIZABETH FACTORY In the foreground of the newly completed steel superstructure are BAIC vehicles that will be available in South Africa once production reaches full capacity 511 287 Eskom’s new R174bn grid plan includes R18bn for IPP connections http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-new-r174bn-grid-plan-includes-r18bn-for-ipp-connections-2017-10-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468385 1508425171 1508424300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686220_resized_powerlines10312duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 PPC, NUM make headway on wage impasse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-num-make-headway-on-wage-impasse-2017-10-19 Creamer Media Reporter LABOUR Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:44:00 +0200 468384 1508493227 1508424240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Atterbury consolidates headquarters in Pretoria http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atterbury-consolidates-headquarters-in-pretoria-2017-10-19 Natasha Odendaal PROPERTY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:49:00 +0200 468366 1508493417 1508417340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Steel and Vanadium complex finds new life as industrial park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-and-vanadium-complex-finds-new-life-as-industrial-park-2017-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:36:00 +0200 468162 1508493344 1508416560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686170_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71565_2017-10-20_rer461.mp4123884116Steel and Vanadium complex finds new life as industrial park Steel and Vanadium complex finds new life as industrial park Time and money – two major obstacles in tackling Cape Town's water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/time-and-money---two-major-obstacles-in-tackling-cape-towns-water-crisis-2017-10-19 News24Wire WATER Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:06:00 +0200 468352 1508416455 1508414760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Outa accuses Eskom consultants of ‘gambling’ with public money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-accuses-eskom-consultants-of-gambling-with-public-money-2017-10-19 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:56:00 +0200 468318 1508405719 1508403360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686046_resized_tedblom07171022duane.jpg Ted Blom 511 287 Wilken to join MAS Real Estate as CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wilken-to-join-mas-real-estate-as-ceo-2017-10-18 Anine Kilian APPOINTMENT Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:02:00 +0200 468166 1508493460 1508313720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa applauds Safcec’s efforts to transform the country’s built environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-applauds-safcecs-efforts-to-transform-the-countrys-built-environment-2017-10-17 Anine Kilian BUILT ENVIRONMENT Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:50:00 +0200 468069 1508495693 1508244600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686445_resized_cyrilramaphosa306171022duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 NUM members down tools at PPC Cement over wages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-members-down-tools-at-ppc-cement-over-wages-2017-10-17 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:56:00 +0200 468030 1508240634 1508234160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Mandela slates 'insensitive' proposal to exclude coloured and Indian BEE contractors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mandela-slates-insensitive-proposal-to-exclude-coloured-and-indian-bee-contractors-2017-10-17-1 News24Wire CONSTRUCTION Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:13:00 +0200 467986 1508241554 1508224380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Greenbay makes R1.6bn offer for Group Five’s European assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenbay-makes-r16bn-offer-for-group-fives-european-assets-2017-10-16 Anine Kilian CONSTRUCTION Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:31:00 +0200 467845 1508493289 1508142660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685015_resized_road210220515duane.jpg 511 287 Tears and joy on Britain’s St. Helena as 'world's most useless airport' finally opens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tears-and-joy-on-britains-st-helena-as-worlds-most-useless-airport-finally-opens-2017-10-16 Reuters AVIATION Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:10:00 +0200 467807 1508493387 1508134200 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684960_resized_sthelenaairportterminalbuilding1022.jpg 511 287 Seifsa president laments slow pace of metals sector transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-president-laments-slow-pace-of-metals-sector-transformation-2017-10-13 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0200 467771 1507974724 1507899600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684879_resized_manufactuirngmetso100809duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 GBCSA launches Net Zero pilot certification scheme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gbcsa-launches-net-zero-pilot-certification-scheme-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger GREEN BUILDING Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:51:00 +0200 467738 1507895067 1507891860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Buried utility locating facility essential for accurate information http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buried-utility-locating-facility-essential-for-accurate-information-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466184 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681155_resized_uslfacility092017boschmunitech1022.jpg NECESSARY SERVICE The Underground Services Location facility helps with the planning of new pipe designs, utility diversions and new construction 511 287 Supplier aims to change industry mindset http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-aiming-to-change-industry-mindset-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465941 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680768_resized_kubotau306miniexcavator092017smithpowerequipment1022.jpg COMPACT EXCAVATOR The 3 t Kubota U30-6 mini excavator from Smith Power Equipment a compact machine 511 287 Product range to expand to construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-range-to-expand-to-construction-industry-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466124 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681015_resized_ridgidutilitylocatinginstrument092017actum1022.jpg BUILDING ON THE PAST The SR-24 utility line locating instrument builds on the SR-20 feature set, adding a global positioning system and wireless communication 511 287 Well-maintained equipment ensures market competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/well-maintained-equipment-way-to-stay-ahead-of-competitors-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465653 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680053_resized_theunsjburgermanagingdirector092017burmaplanthire1022.jpg THEUNS BURGER The proactive approach involves maintenance of a company’s equipment 511 287 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 Global water insecurity calls for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-water-insecurity-calls-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466187 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681175_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022.jpg FOOD INSECURITY Food is heavily reliant on water supply. Scarce water supply puts crops and livestock at risk 511 287 Nonconformance of standards exacerbates drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-conformance-of-pipes-standards-exacerbates-s-african-drought-conditions-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466137 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681044_resized_rareplastics20171022.jpg CONFORMING TO STANDARDS SATAS or SABS accreditation is essential to ensuring reliable water infrastructure that adheres to strict standards 511 287 Population increase outstrips water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/population-increase-outstrips-water-infrastructure-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466022 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680864_resized_ingulabedforddam1022.jpg BEDFORD DAM The Bedford Dam, constructed in 2011, is one of the few notable water infrastructure projects in the past 20 years 511 287 Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-municipality-begins-master-plan-to-combat-water-loss-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466165 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681120_resized_willemliebenbergandandrekowalenskiofdrakensteinmunicipality1022.jpg MASTER PLANNERS Willem Liebenberg and André Kowalewski (right) of the Drakenstein municipality are at the forefront of the master plan 511 287 Chamber helps Italian companies prosper in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-helps-italian-companies-prosper-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465970 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Event drives partnerships at the highest levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-drives-partnerships-at-the-highest-levels-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466081 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681055_resized_saitalyindabalaunch0920171022.jpg COMMITMENT TO COLLABORATION Nico de Kock, Phindile Baleni and Paolo Borzatta signed an agreement of collaboration between Gauteng and Italy at the launch of the South Africa-Italy Summit/Indaba 511 287