Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:24:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Reduce and reuse raw materials to slash waste and emissions, UN and think-tanks urge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduce-and-reuse-raw-materials-to-slash-waste-and-emissions-un-and-think-tanks-urge-2018-10-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:34:00 +0200 502461 1540277428 1540276440 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Pollutec 2018 shines the spotlight on Burkina Faso http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-2018-shines-the-spotlight-on-burkina-faso-2018-10-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0200 502445 1540284628 1540274400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761797_resized_pollutecafricaarea20161020181022.jpg 511 287 Eskom gearing up for big grid-scale battery storage roll-out http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-gearing-up-for-big-grid-scale-battery-storage-roll-out-2018-10-22 Terence Creamer ENERGY STORAGE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:15:00 +0200 502438 1540220175 1540217700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761607_resized_eskomresearchcentregermiston110917duane1022.jpg Eskom has been testing battery storage solutions at its research facility in Rosherville for the past few years 511 287 Octodec focuses on tenant retention, property value-add in challenging market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/octodec-focuses-on-tenant-retention-property-value-add-in-challenging-market-2018-10-22 Marleny Arnoldi PROPERTY Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:45:00 +0200 502421 1540212667 1540212300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761563_resized_jeffreywapnickmdofoctodecinvestmentsandpremiumproperties1022.jpg Octodec MD Jeffrey Wapnick 511 287 Calgro M3 remains committed to delivering shareholder value despite current challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calgro-m3-remains-committed-to-delivering-shareholder-value-despite-current-challenges-2018-10-22 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:44:00 +0200 502420 1540213151 1540212240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kenya's ARM Cement's administrator proposes to keep company running http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenyas-arm-cements-administrator-proposes-to-keep-company-running-2018-10-22 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:51:00 +0200 502402 1540211100 1540205460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Congo sets deadline for plan on 11 000 MW hydropower plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-sets-deadline-for-plan-on-11-000-mw-hydropower-plant-2018-10-22 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502394 1540211599 1540203840 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Gautrain expansion decision ‘not imminent’, warns MEC Vadi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-expansion-decision-not-imminent-warns-mec-vadi-2018-10-22 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:11:00 +0200 502389 1540203204 1540203060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761512_resized_gautrain110220314duane.jpg 511 287 Sanral’s strategy, transformation policy ready for Cabinet approval http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanrals-strategy-transformation-policy-ready-for-cabinet-approval-2018-11-22 Irma Venter ROADS Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:14:00 +0200 502369 1540218344 1540199640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761487_resized_r510upgradesanral1022.jpg RULES OF THE RING Heavyweight contractors are not to box in the lightweight category, warns Sanral 511 287 Sanral, Wirtgen SA sign MoU to collaborate on construction development goals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-wirtgen-sa-sign-mou-to-collaborate-on-construction-development-goals-2018-10-19 Marleny Arnoldi ROADS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:22:00 +0200 502327 1539959307 1539958920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761421_resized_wirtgenroadandmineraltechnologieskaltfraese0220181022.jpg 511 287 Carrots could be key to making greener buildings, say researchers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carrots-could-be-key-to-making-greener-buildings-say-researchers-2018-10-19 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:58:00 +0200 502317 1539955344 1539953880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 New Mpumalanga mall set to spur growth in the area http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-mpumalanga-mall-set-to-spur-growth-in-the-area-2018-10-19 Tasneem Bulbulia DEVELOPMENT Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502299 1540215203 1539944640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761591_resized_thulamahashemallperspective021020181022.jpg Artwork of the R240-million Thulamahashe Mall, in Mpumalanga, a new development between partners Nthwese Developments and Twin City 511 287 Alibaba’s Jack Ma to speak at Ramaphosa’s Investment Conference dinner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alibabas-jack-ma-to-speak-at-ramaphosas-investment-conference-dinner-2018-10-18 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT CONFERENCE Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0200 502214 1539955663 1539867600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761220_resized_jackmabloomberg10181022.jpeg Jack Ma 511 287 Liquid eyes further expansion as Cape to Cairo links up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/liquid-eyes-further-expands-as-cape-to-cairo-links-up-2018-10-18 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMS Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:32:00 +0200 502143 1539857891 1539855120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city rejuvenation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/divercity-invests-r2bn-in-absa-towers-jewel-city-redevelopments-as-part-of-inner-city-rejuvenation-2018-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:26:00 +0200 502103 1539868765 1539854760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760991_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76407_2018-10-19_rer510-diversity-hdweb.mp4193485363Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city rejuvenation Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city rejuvenation Civil contractor confidence falls to historic low in Q3 – CIDB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-contractor-confidence-falls-to-historic-low-in-q3-cidb-2018-10-16 Marleny Arnoldi BUSINESS CONDITIONS Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:22:00 +0200 501961 1539942176 1539696120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761353_resized_abblongmeadow50209constructionduaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Attacq, Tricolt to launch first high-rise luxury apartments in Waterfall City http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attacq-tricolt-to-launch-first-high-rise-luxury-apartments-in-waterfall-city-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:08:00 +0200 501958 1539695571 1539695280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760676_resized_propertyellipseexternalview102018attacq1022.jpg Artist's impression of the Ellipse Waterfall exterior 511 287 Tower Property generates R396m in proceeds, property net income guidance remains unchanged 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A.T Kearney manager Mark Saunders discusses the advantages of bringing its Factory of the Year competition to South Africa Video: Nicholas Boyd; Editing: Christo Greyling. Prudent capital allocation keeps Balwin performing in H1 despite challenging climate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prudent-capital-allocation-keeps-balwin-performing-in-h1-despite-challenging-climate-2018-10-15 Marleny Arnoldi PROPERTY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:40:00 +0200 501798 1539600644 1539600000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760312_resized_stevebrookesbalwinceonovember20161022.jpg Balwin Properties CEO Steve Brookes 511 287 Renewable energy sector could provide jobs boost to SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-sector-could-provide-jobs-boost-to-sa-2018-10-15 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:04:00 +0200 501794 1539598633 1539597840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sapoa to research root causes of planning delays in various municipalities 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KZN MEC unveils 25 planned projects to attract R200bn investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-mec-unveils-25-planned-projects-to-attract-r200bn-investment-2018-10-12 Marleny Arnoldi PROVINCIAL ECONOMY Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501701 1539349027 1539348660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760180_resized_kzntourismmecsihlezikalala1020181022.jpg KZN Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Sihle Zikalala 511 287 Seifsa president points to ‘signs of green shoots' for metals sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-president-points-to-signs-of-green-shoots-for-metals-sector-2018-10-12 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:40:00 +0200 501699 1539348448 1539348000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760171_resized_manufactuirngmetso100809duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Reconstruction of Clanwilliam Dam in WCape to create thousands of jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reconstruction-of-clanwilliam-dam-in-wcape-to-create-thousands-of-jobs-2018-10-12 African News Agency WATER Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:40:00 +0200 501682 1539341384 1539340800 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sierra Leone axes plan to build Chinese-funded airport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sierra-leone-axes-plan-to-build-chinese-funded-airport-2018-10-12 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:18:00 +0200 501664 1539336269 1539335880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Technicrete celebrating half century this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/celebrating-a-half-a-century-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500065 1539006443 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757133_resized_constructiontechnecretedekwerk10181022.jpg HITTING THE DECK Deckwerk blocks and paving are one of Technicretes longest standing offerings 511 287 New bitumen binding application introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-bitumen-binding-application-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499823 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756576_resized_constructioncolasmogale1018102323.jpg PAVING THE WAY The single truck needed to apply the Colbifibre 511 287 Company offers new range of equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-range-of-equipment-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499757 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756441_resized_constructionhireitkwagga10181022.jpg EARNING ITS STRIPES The Kwagga range of industrial-grade heavy duty equipment 511 287 Cranes used for heavy lifting on N2 upgrade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cranes-used-for-heavy-lifting-on-n2-upgrade-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500078 1539006443 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757166_resized_constructionconcordbridge10181022.jpg HIGHER FOR HIRE Concord’s cranes helped erect the 30-metre-long 52 t bridge 511 287 Industry 4.0 in readymix industry still a way off, says association http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-40-in-readymix-industry-still-a-way-off-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499984 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756964_resized_constructionsarmachute10181022.jpg CHUTING FOR PERFECTION A high-grade mix is poured into the foundation through a chute system attached to the readymix truck 511 287 New pop rivet tool for construction sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pop-rivet-tool-for-construction-sector-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500082 1539006443 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757173_resized_constructionmilwaukeeupat10181022.jpg RIVETING PRODUCT The new pop rivet tool alleviates problems commonly experienced with hand-held rivets 511 287 Foam-based spray prevents spread of fire http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foam-based-spray-prevents-spread-of-fire-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499987 1539700394 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756973_resized_constructionhiltispray10181022.jpg AT FAÇADE VALUE The easily sprayable coating is applied to gaps left in the façade 511 287 R&D provides solutions for water management problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rd-provides-solutions-for-water-management-problems-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499543 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756393_resized_mixtecmixer09181022.jpg HIGH-QUALITY Mixtec is known for producing mixers to the latest international standards and quality controls 511 287 Energy efficient pumps solve water challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-pumps-solve-water-challenges-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Construction Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499923 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756820_resized_grundfospumps50915duane10222.jpg OPTIMISATION Grundfos energy efficient pumps can save up to 50% of energy 511 287