Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:32:39 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Govt to deploy support teams to assist distressed municipalities – Nel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-to-deploy-support-teams-to-assist-distressed-municipalities-nel-2018-06-21 Simone Liedtke MUNICIPAL SUPPORT Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:38:00 +0200 490451 1529591505 1529577480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734896_resized_andriesnel0618simone1022.jpg Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel 511 287 NGOs rate South Africa’s transition to a green economy at five out of ten http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ngos-rate-south-africas-transition-to-a-green-economy-at-five-out-of-ten-2018-06-21 Nadine James ECONOMY Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:20:00 +0200 490427 1529574435 1529572800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Traffic on Gauteng’s freeways to grow by 50 000 trips a day in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/traffic-on-gautengs-freeways-to-grow-by-50-000-trips-a-day-in-2018-2018-06-21 Irma Venter ROADS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:44:00 +0200 490408 1529570761 1529570640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734794_resized_sanralgantries110220214duane.jpg 511 287 Takeover panel clears way for M&R to move on Aveng tie-up amid ongoing ATON opposition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/takeover-panel-clears-way-for-mr-to-move-on-aveng-tie-up-amid-ongoing-aton-opposition-2018-06-21 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:30:00 +0200 490404 1529582434 1529569800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734774_resized_murrayandroberts3bedfordview06181022dylan.jpg 511 287 Zambia urges South African firms to invest in public projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-urges-south-african-firms-to-invest-in-public-projects-2018-06-21 Reuters INVESTMENT Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:45:00 +0200 490369 1529564312 1529563500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Western Cape govt identifies 7 possible affordable housing sites http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-govt-identifies-7-possible-affordable-housing-sites-2018-06-21 News24Wire HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:16:00 +0200 490359 1529562377 1529561760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Basil Read applies for suspension of listing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basil-read-applies-for-suspension-of-listing-2018-06-20 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:14:00 +0200 490351 1529522197 1529522040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ‘Prudent’ consolidation positions Accelerate for future growth – COO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prudent-consolidation-positions-accelerate-for-future-growth-coo-2018-06-20 Nadine James PROPERTY Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:50:00 +0200 490312 1529505318 1529499000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sephaku warns of lower FY earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sephaku-warns-of-lower-fy-earnings-2018-06-20 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:39:00 +0200 490308 1529499658 1529498340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Energy forum panelists reiterate need for regional integration in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-forum-panelists-reiterate-need-for-regional-integration-in-africa-2018-06-20 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:23:00 +0200 490269 1529490040 1529486580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Attacq appoints new CEO, CFO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attacq-appoints-new-ceo-cfo-2018-06-19 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:05:00 +0200 490195 1529420795 1529420700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Afrimat Construction Index reflects downward trend in construction activity in Q1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-reflects-downward-trend-in-construction-activity-in-q1-2018-06-19 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:51:00 +0200 490190 1529419995 1529419860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Renewables, decentralisation top energy trends in Africa – Aggreko http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-decentralisation-top-energy-trends-in-africa-aggreko-2018-06-19 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:23:00 +0200 490184 1529420880 1529418180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734297_resized_africaenergyforum20618marleny1022.jpg 511 287 AfDB pledges $12bn for Africa’s energy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-pledges-12bn-for-africas-energy-development-2018-06-19 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:03:00 +0200 490180 1529417588 1529416980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aveng shares leap as M&R moves closer to tie-up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/murray-roberts-moves-closer-to-aveng-tie-up-2018-06-19 Reuters MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:32:00 +0200 490116 1529402141 1529400720 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734146_resized_henrylaas30812duane1022.jpg M&R CEO Henry Laas 511 287 Atterbury signs first tenant for Randport industrial development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atterbury-signs-first-tenant-for-randport-industrial-development-2018-06-19 Anine Kilian PROPERTY Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:31:00 +0200 490114 1529401877 1529400660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ATON welcomes tribunal’s M&R voting-rights ruling, despite restrictions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aton-welcomes-tribunals-m-2018-06-18 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:15:00 +0200 490049 1529335054 1529327700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733945_resized_murrayandroberts3bedfordview06181022dylan.jpg 511 287 Sanral’s transformation policy ready for submission to Cabinet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanrals-transformation-policy-ready-for-submission-to-cabinet-2018-06-18 Creamer Media Reporter ROADS Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:16:00 +0200 490008 1529327277 1529316960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733927_resized_parliament20180220181022.jpg 511 287 Swiss place efficiency at heart of post-nuclear energy strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swiss-place-efficiency-at-heart-of-post-nuclear-energy-strategy-2018-06-18 Terence Creamer ENERGY STRATEGY Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:30:00 +0200 489992 1529314493 1529314200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733833_resized_empanest1022.jpg Testing new building innovations at the Empa NEST 511 287 PPC delivers on strategic priorities, posts higher FY18 headline earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-delivers-on-strategic-priorities-posts-higher-fy18-headline-earnings-2018-06-18 Simone Liedtke CEMENT Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:02:00 +0200 489979 1529317203 1529312520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733852_resized_johanclaassen022018ppclimited1022.jpg PPC CEO Johan Claassen 511 287 Agrément South Africa officially launched as a Public Works entity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agrment-south-africa-officially-launched-as-a-public-works-entity-2018-06-15 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:49:00 +0200 489923 1529074347 1529074140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 PPC expects up to 65% increase in FY18 net profit, but lower Ebitda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-expects-up-to-65-increase-in-fy18-net-profit-but-lower-ebitda-2018-06-15 Marleny Arnoldi CEMENT Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:48:00 +0200 489921 1529325254 1529074080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Basil Read enters business rescue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basil-read-enters-business-rescue-2018-06-15 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:12:00 +0200 489908 1529072053 1529071920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733650_resized_basilread103101022duane.jpg 511 287 Company invests in new petrochemicals complex http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-invests-in-new-petrochemicals-complex-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488212 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729854_resized_capturedcarbondioxidefordmotorcompany1022.jpg INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT Qatar Petroleum has invited leading international companies to submit proposals for partnering on the development of a new Petrochemicals Complex 511 287 Sustainable construction championed for building industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-construction-championed-for-building-industry-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Construction Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488243 1529049906 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729915_resized_concretewallgreenbuilding052018bloomberg1022.jpg VERSATILE Concrete is a sustainable material, with design flexibility, as it can be constructed into any shape, design and finish 511 287 Electric thermometer launched for polar applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-thermometer-launched-for-polar-applications-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Construction Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488104 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729648_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalswikapolarthermometer0518jpg1022.jpg ELECTRICAL THERMOMETER WIKA launched an electrical thermometer capable of functioning in ambient temperatures down to -60 °C 511 287 Entrenched player furthers green building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entrenched-player-furthers-green-building-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Construction Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488107 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729656_resized_afrisam201516afrisamsaiaawards0520181022.jpg EVERGREEN AfriSam has sponsored a number of awards to recognise notable achievements and work in sustainable building 511 287 As Gary Bell steps down as CEO, he urges SA manufacturers to embrace future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fearless-future-2018-06-15 Irma Venter CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488658 1529043828 1529013600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732575_resized_no.jpg 511 287 Green awareness facilitates product uptake http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-awareness-facilitates-product-uptake-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Construction Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488112 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729663_resized_denbravennationalsalesmarketingmanagermichaelberg1022.jpg MICHAEL BERG Den Braven believes in providing the best solutions and products that contribute to a healthier and greener environment 511 287 Green building requires holistic approach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-building-requires-holistic-approach-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Construction Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488134 1529049989 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729629_resized_jointbuildingcontractscommittee0520181022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING Green building should not be regarded as a separate entity from the rest of a building project but rather as an integral part of the entire project 511 287 Proposed amendment to legislation set to eliminate lead in paint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-amendment-to-legislation-set-to-eliminate-lead-in-paint-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488052 1529050080 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729652_resized_southafricanpaintmanufacturersassociation0520181022.jpg TAKING THE LEAD The proposed amendment to the Hazardous Substance Act of 2009 will reduce the amount of lead in paint to 90 parts per million 511 287 Economic strategies should shape municipal spatial and infrastructure goals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urban-development-framework-to-boost-municipal-capacity-2018-06-15 Schalk Burger Urban Infrastructure Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488787 1528711299 1529013600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Rothdene pumpstation upgrade nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rothdene-pump-station-upgrade-nears-completion-2018-06-14 Simone Liedtke WATER & SANITATION Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:50:00 +0200 489794 1528984839 1528984200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733338_resized_waterandsanitationrothdenepumpstation20618dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Attacq continues to develop Waterfall City http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attacq-continues-to-develop-waterfall-city-2018-06-13 Anine Kilian PROPERTY Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:50:00 +0200 489647 1528902306 1528901400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732992_resized_attacq130620181022.jpg 511 287 Growthpoint Healthcare launches with R2.4bn portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-healthcare-launches-with-r24bn-portfolio-2018-06-13 Nadine James PROPERTY Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:14:00 +0200 489640 1529050558 1528899240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733531_resized_healthdoctor1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 ACSA continues to work with African partners in developing airports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acsa-continues-to-work-with-african-partners-in-developing-airports-2018-06-13 Kim Cloete AVIATION Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:33:00 +0200 489628 1528967030 1528896780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Kenya's Centum to finalise power plant funding this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenyas-centum-to-finalise-power-plant-funding-this-year-2018-06-13 Reuters ENERGY 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