Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:07:56 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Discovery headquarters nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-headquarters-nears-completion-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476969 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704619_resized_wbhodiscoverybuildingcivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg VISIONARY CONSTRUCTION The vision for the Discovery building extends beyond providing indoor environmental quality for the occupants, to the integration of a building into a healthier, more desirable surrounding precinct 511 287 Reuse of road construction materials mitigates road damage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reuse-of-road-construction-materials-mitigates-road-damage-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474453 1518691368 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699356_resized_waylonkukard21117duane1022.jpg WAYLON KUKARD Cold recycling using foamed bitumen as a binding agent is a globally established process that is attracting increasing interest from road construction authorities 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72833_2017-11-23_wirtgen_-_hd_web.mp436981314 Wirtgen South Africa sales manager Waylon Kukard discusses the benefits of road rehabilitation and cold recycling. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Wirtgen South Africa sales manager Waylon Kukard discusses the benefits of road rehabilitation and cold recycling. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Projects boding well for geotechnical contractor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ground-improvement-and-piling-projects-boding-well-for-geotechnical-contractor-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476961 1518691457 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704910_resized_clairwoodsiteaerialviewfrankiafricacivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg WAREHOUSING NEEDS The Clairwood logistics park is being built on Durban’s 91-year-old Clairwood racecourse site to meet the growing demand for A-grade logistics and distribution facilities in the south of Durban 511 287 Materials supplier company secures contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-supplier-company-secures-contract-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476970 1518691484 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704623_resized_afrimatglendouglasquarry11022.jpg BUILDING NEEDS Afrimat will supply materials – aggregates, ready-mix concrete, bricks and blocks – for the resettlement village at a gasfields development project in Mozambique 511 287 Bags ensure soil retention for projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gsc-bags-ensure-soil-retention-for-building-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477109 1518691525 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704947_resized_fibertexgscbagsconstruction0220181022.jpg FOR SLOPES’ SAKE Fibertex Naue Secugrid 40/40Q6 soil reinforcing biaxial geogrids are used to minimise soil deformation under tensile loads over the lifetime of the structure 511 287 Drones offer inspection and maintenance benefits for built environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-offer-inspection-and-maintenance-benefits-for-built-environment-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DRONES Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477472 1518691736 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705710_resized_janethomsonppfotor.png JANE THOMSON Remotely piloted aircraft systems can lower costs, enhance general visibility and improve personnel safety 511 287 Franklin Electric launches IoT trial to monitor performance of water pumps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-can-provide-greater-value-for-clients-and-more-work-for-companies-franklin-2018-02-16 Schalk Burger Internet of Things Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477503 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 PPC to pay particular attention to its financial position in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-to-pay-particular-attention-to-its-financial-position-in-2018-2018-02-15 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:18:00 +0200 478483 1518708026 1518707880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707974_resized_johanclaassen022018ppclimited1022.jpg PPC CEO Johan Claassen 511 287 JRA to convert Jan Smuts avenue to a dual carriageway http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-to-convert-jan-smuts-avenue-to-a-dual-carriageway-2018-02-15 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:39:00 +0200 478474 1518705998 1518705540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Koeberg launches mobile desalination plant to counter water shortages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/koeberg-launches-mobile-desalination-plant-to-counter-water-shortages-2018-02-14 Kim Cloete WATER Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:44:00 +0200 478330 1518620500 1518619440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707526_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation110220817duane.jpg 511 287 PPC appoints Claassen as CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-appoints-claassen-as-ceo-2018-02-14 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:22:00 +0200 478322 1518691779 1518618120 99999999999 renay de 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707511_resized_johanclaassen022018ppclimited1022.jpg PPC CEO Johan Claassen 511 287 Emira returns to positive distribution in H1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emira-returns-to-positive-distribution-in-h1-2018-02-14 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:07:00 +0200 478319 1518617563 1518617220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 WSP to develop 330 kV Zambia-DRC electricity transmission line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wsp-to-develop-330-kv-zambia-drc-electricity-transmission-line-2018-02-13 Dylan Slater ELECTRICITY Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:18:00 +0200 478122 1518691391 1518517080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Oracle Power gets approval for next step in coal, power plant development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oracle-power-gets-approval-for-next-step-in-coal-power-plant-development-2018-02-12 Megan van Wyngaardt COAL Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:20:00 +0200 478039 1518446275 1518445200 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Wind energy installations continue to grow – WWEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-installations-continue-to-grow---wwea-2018-02-12 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:48:00 +0200 477994 1518691416 1518439680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706832_resized_darlingwindfarm110220817duane.jpg 511 287 City of Cape Town announces winning bidder for foreshore redevelopment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-announces-winning-bidder-for-foreshore-redevelopment-2018-02-12 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:31:00 +0200 477984 1518443083 1518438660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Companies urged to ‘proactively’ reduce their carbon footprint as second Draft Carbon Tax ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-energy-strategies-will-limit-carbon-tax-cost-implications-2018-02-09 Nadine James CARBON TAX Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476814 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Electric trucks sale targeted for 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-trucks-sale-targeted-for-2019-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Construction Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476188 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702797_resized_volvotrucks1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Volvo Trucks’ electric trucks will reduce the burden on the roads during daytime rush-hour traffic 511 287 Water department seeking partnerships to strengthen policy environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dws-includes-different-sectors-in-its-quest-for-modern-water-sector-development-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater WATER RESOURCES Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476807 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Continent has potential to gain the most from Industry 4.0, says Paramount head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-stoking-the-fire-of-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-ichikowitz-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476821 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704290_resized_ahrlacfactory1022.jpg MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Paramount Group’s Mwari aircraft is a testament of digital technology at work as it is designed entirely in a digital format, thereby enabling for a jigless construction 511 287 Smart city initiatives must be ‘part of long-term vision’ – Huawei http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-city-initiatives-must-be-a-journey-up-the-value-chain-huawei-2018-02-09 Schalk Burger INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476817 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704306_resized_huaweienterprisegovernmentandpublicutilityseniorvpedwindiender0118.jpg EDWIN DIENDER The smart city concept is about developing a broad platform to support a wide and dynamic range of initiatives and functions 511 287 Accenture breaks ground on new building in Waterfall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accenture-breaks-ground-on-new-building-in-waterfall-2018-02-08 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:16:00 +0200 477714 1518097922 1518095760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Richards Bay zone woos investors at Cape Town's Mining Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/richards-bay-zone-woos-investors-at-cape-towns-mining-indaba-2018-02-08 African News Agency MINING INDABA Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:03:00 +0200 477707 1518095496 1518094980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Limpopo roads agency seeks funding from mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/limpopo-roads-agency-seeks-funding-from-mining-sector-2018-02-08 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:45:00 +0200 477697 1518094586 1518093900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New R14m slipway, truck arrestor bed being built at Sir Lowry's Pass http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-r14m-slipway-truck-arrestor-bed-being-built-at-sir-lowrys-pass-2018-02-08 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:53:00 +0200 477640 1518083810 1518083580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Basil Read CEO upbeat about capital raise, company prospects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basil-read-ceo-upbeat-about-capital-raise-company-prospects-2018-02-07 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:18:00 +0200 477576 1518076184 1518013080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Italtile anticipates stronger H2 as business outlook improves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italtile-anticipates-stronger-h2-as-business-outlook-improves-2018-02-07 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:10:00 +0200 477574 1518015574 1518012600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 'We cannot afford to lose momemtum now' – Maimane on water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/we-cannot-afford-to-lose-momemtum-now-maimane-on-water-crisis-2018-02-07-1 African News Agency WATER Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:19:00 +0200 477519 1517997073 1517995140 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Local Reits achieve double-digit growth for second consecutive year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-reits-achieve-double-digit-growth-for-second-consecutive-year-2018-02-06 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:35:00 +0200 477450 1517928343 1517927700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Turner & Townsend’s Kenyan business to merge with Nairobi-based firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/turner-townsends-kenyan-business-to-merge-with-nairobi-based-firm-2018-02-06 Dylan Slater MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:24:00 +0200 477445 1517927226 1517927040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Plasser agrees to pay R8.4m penalty for collusion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plasser-agrees-to-pay-r84m-penalty-for-collusion-2018-02-06 Megan van Wyngaardt COMPETITION MATTERS Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:52:00 +0200 477423 1517923462 1517921520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coal opponents prepare for yet another court battle over Thabametsi power project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coal-opponents-prepare-for-yet-another-court-battle-over-thabametsi-power-project-2018-02-06 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:10:00 +0200 477380 1517910775 1517908200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705544_resized_powerstationkelvin308051022duane.jpg 511 287 GE, Arenko collaborate on building energy storage systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-arenko-collaborate-on-building-energy-storage-systems-2018-02-06 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY STORAGE Tue, 06 Feb 2018 09:11:00 +0200 477349 1517902660 1517901060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705457_resized_vestas1windrenewables1022.jpg 511 287 Mbazima urges immediate dialogue on rail, port expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mbazima-urges-immediate-dialogue-on-rail-port-expansion-2018-02-05 Martin Creamer MINING INDABA Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:28:00 +0200 477294 1517838882 1517837280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705370_resized_normanmbazima102081022duane.jpg Anglo American South Africa deputy chairperson Norman Mbazima 511 287 Underground mining division to drive more than 20% uptick in M&R's interim earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underground-mining-division-to-drive-more-than-20-uptick-in-mrs-interim-earnings-2018-02-02 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:39:00 +0200 477187 1517579618 1517578740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aveng Grinaker-LTA to retrench 120 employees http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-grinaker-lta-to-retrench-120-employees-2018-02-02 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:21:00 +0200 477183 1517582766 1517577660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Albeit modest, metals sector poised for second consecutive year of growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metals-sector-poised-for-second-consecutive-year-of-modest-growth-2018-02-02 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:50:00 +0200 477162 1517818585 1517575800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705064_resized_michaeladeduane1022.jpg Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72865_2018-02-02_seifsa.mp424140760Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018