Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:18:55 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AfDB approves $253m for Uganda–Kenya connecting road upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-approves-253-million-for-uganda-kenya-connecting-road-upgrades-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION/ROADS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449521 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642179_resized_roadconstructioncapsa1022bloomberg.jpg SPEEDY ACCESS Upgrading of the road will reduce the travel time from Kapchorwa to Suam, in Uganda, from 4 hrs to 1.5 hrs and from Suam to Kitale, in Kenya, from 1.5 hrs to 45 min 511 287 Control and instrumentation play rugged role in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/control-and-instrumentation-play-rugged-role-in-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449144 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641145_resized_floatglassunloading042017societyforautomationinstrumentationmeasurementsandcontrolsaimcjpg1022.jpg TRIED AND TESTED Companies still use more traditional tried and tested architectures for projects locally 511 287 Distributor emphasises lubricant’s cost benefits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributor-emphasises-lubricants-cost-benefits-2017-04-28 Tasneem Bulbulia Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446782 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Expo to showcase latest developments in machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-latest-developments-in-machine-tools-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448996 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640892_resized_somtatoolswillshowcasehighperformancedrillsatmachinetoolsafric1022.jpg MACHINE TOOLS AFRICA 2017 Interactive displays at the MTA will include live demonstrations and technical presentations 511 287 Kenya’s Konza Techno City emerging as Africa’s smart-city frontrunner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-building-konza-connected-smart-city-2017-04-28 Schalk Burger DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449558 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Machines produce components for isotope facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cnc-machines-to-produce-components-for-isotope-separation-facility-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449138 1493200443 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Modernised sewage treatment aids efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernised-sewage-treatment-aids-efficiency-2017-04-28 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449153 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641159_resized_wklenvironmentalsewagetreatment20171022.jpg TRIED AND PROVEN WKL Environmental Solutions uses the return activated sludge process to achieve desired standards of sewage treatment 511 287 New tandem horizontal boring to be fully operational in July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tandem-horizontal-boring-to-be-fully-operational-in-july-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449158 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641138_resized_tandemhorizontalboringmill032017hydraarcskyhillheavyengineeringjpg1022.jpg FULLY AUTOMATED The tandem horizontal boring mill is fully automated and programmable 511 287 Robotic solution for machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-solution-for-machine-tool-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449481 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642084_resized_roboticsolutions042017yaskawa1022.jpg CONTROL CONCEPT Finding the right software structure is just as important as the hardware 511 287 SBS Tanks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sbs-tanks-2017-04-28 Zandile Mavuso Construction Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449452 1493022010 1493330400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644145_resized_0000641975sbstanks20160629d3x4379poleremovedmitchellkrog1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa plans emergency steel tariff from July – WTO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-plans-emergency-steel-tariff-from-july-wto-2017-04-27 Reuters STEEL TARIFFS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:02:00 +0200 450746 1493368448 1493323320 1495836000 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645163_resized_steel05bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Junior iron-ore miner outlines ambitious aims, supports local steel production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/junior-iron-ore-miner-outlines-ambitious-aims-supports-local-steel-production-2017-04-26 Ilan Solomons IRON-ORE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:03:00 +0200 450710 1493375877 1493218980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645107_resized_img51011022.jpg Wim de Klerk, Mathatha Tsedu and Matodzi Nesongozwi at official opening of Manngwe plant 511 287 Canada contributes R25m to help end spatial apartheid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/canada-contributes-r25m-to-help-end-spatial-apartheid-2017-04-26 Anine Kilian HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:31:00 +0200 450697 1493367376 1493217060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645067_resized_ianshugart110220417duane.jpg Canada’s Deputy Minister of Global Affairs Ian Shugart 511 287 M&R a co-applicant with GE in dispute with Eskom over Duvha contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-a-co-applicant-with-ge-in-dispute-with-eskom-over-duvha-contract-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer CONTRACT DISPUTE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:40:00 +0200 450617 1493207978 1493203200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 End to Eskom ‘stalemate’ will unleash wind market in 2017 – GWEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/end-to-eskom-stalemate-will-unleash-wind-market-in-2017-gwec-2017-04-25 Terence Creamer WIND ENERGY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:50:00 +0200 450519 1493128373 1493128200 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R220m in new Maputo hotel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tsogo-sun-invests-r220m-in-new-maputo-hotel-2017-04-25 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:00:00 +0200 450468 1493112499 1493110800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644474_resized_tsogosunstayeasymaputo1022.jpg 511 287 Afrimat expects higher FY earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-expects-higher-fy-earnings-2017-04-25 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:20:00 +0200 450458 1493108610 1493108400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DA wants National Treasury to blacklist companies involved with Nkandla upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/da-wants-national-treasury-to-blacklist-companies-involved-with-nkandla-upgrades-2017-04-25 African News Agency POLITICS Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:53:00 +0200 450435 1493114562 1493103180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644375_resized_mmusimaimane610220416duane.jpg DA leader Mmusi Maimane 511 287 Construction of M1 Oxford, Federation bridges to enter final phase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-m1-oxford-federation-bridges-to-enter-final-phase-2017-04-24 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:00 +0200 450416 1493044631 1493044380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644335_resized_m1construction04171022cm.jpg 511 287 CIG uncertain about local outlook, but sees growth potential in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cig-feels-uncertain-about-local-outlook-but-sees-growth-on-continent-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0200 450388 1493045399 1493038200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LafargeHolcim CEO to depart in wake of Syria controversy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafargeholcim-ceo-to-depart-in-wake-of-syria-controversy-2017-04-24 Reuters CEMENT Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:31:00 +0200 450366 1493039087 1493029860 1495576800 Reuters 0 0 Nigerian minister asks builders to construct better after spate of collapsing buildings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-minister-asks-builders-to-construct-better-after-spate-of-collapsing-buildings-2017-04-24 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:48:00 +0200 450349 1493037430 1493023680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Acquisitions add value to Rebosis’s interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisitions-add-value-to-rebosiss-interim-results-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:06:00 +0200 450334 1493027545 1493021160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Japan steel industry head says concerned at Trump 'protectionism' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japan-steel-industry-head-says-concerned-at-trump-protectionism-2017-04-24 Reuters STEEL Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:45:00 +0200 450328 1493038949 1493019900 1495576800 Reuters 0 0 Steel demand to grow in 2017/18 as recession risk decreases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-demand-will-grow-year-on-year-with-recession-risks-declining-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:08:00 +0200 450270 1492782719 1492780080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 E-toll compliance low, can distance-based charging be a solution? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-toll-compliance-low-can-distance-based-charging-be-a-solution-2017-04-21 Irma Venter TOLL ROADS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:54:00 +0200 450267 1492779395 1492779240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643898_resized_gfipsanraletolletagbuilding05121022duane.jpg 511 287 Eskom confirms it wants exemption from ‘areas’ of national procurement regulations for nuclear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-it-wants-exemption-from-areas-of-national-procurement-regulations-for-nuclear-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt NUCLEAR Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:52:00 +0200 450240 1492781167 1492768320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643853_resized_nuclearedfbugey1022.jpg 511 287 Nigerian finance minister says country needs to tap its non-oil revenues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-finance-minister-says-country-needs-to-tap-its-non-oil-revenues-2017-04-21 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:44:00 +0200 450203 1492761188 1492757040 1495317600 Reuters 0 0 Africa’s largest scissor lift launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/goscor-access-rental-launches-africas-largest-scissor-lift-2017-04-21 Mia Breytenbach LIFTING EQUIPMENT Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448798 1492075740 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640195_resized_engineeringliftinggoscoraccessrentalhl275d27highestlift042017jpg1022.jpg MEGA LIFTING The HL-275 D27 mega scissor lift has a 6.15 m 2.50 m deck, measuring 8.25 m 2.50 m when extended fully 511 287 Construction index points to shift from large to smaller projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-2017-04-21 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448944 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Fabrication facility to expand to accommodate heavy lifting fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabrication-facility-to-expand-to-accommodate-heavy-lifting-fleet-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448495 1492694086 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639286_resized_skyhillheavyengineeringenthusiasticworkers032017hydraarc1022.jpg IN-HOUSE PROJECTS Fabrication and refurbishment projects are executed from the engineering to transportation stages 511 287 Interest in nuclear energy said to be rising across sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sub-saharan-countries-thinking-of-nuclear-energy-for-both-steady-electricity-supply-and-to-mitigate-climate-change-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448564 1492077711 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642432_resized_atomic.jpg 511 287 Local equipment supplier upgrades product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-equipment-supplier-upgrades-product-offering-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448411 1492759625 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639070_resized_mecliftml1812rseriesvariablereachtrucksforheavylifting032017bltsajpg1022.jpg ML1812R MECLIFT The variable-reach truck is designed for swift, efficient and safe handling of heavy loads in diverse industries 511 287 New concept crane being developed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-concept-crane-being-developed-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448247 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638561_resized_elsegundominedraglinetransportationfullyassembled032017mammoetsouthafricajpg1022.jpg FULLY ASSEMBLED Mammoet uses a jacking system to lift the dragline and place it on a specialised transport system to move it to its new location 511 287 Plans unveiled for 300-m-tall Nairobi skyscraper http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nairobi-skyscrapper-2017-04-21 John Muchira PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448701 1492759482 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0