Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:30:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Size of new mall developments increasing despite saturation being at 88% – MSCI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/size-of-new-mall-developments-increasing-despite-saturation-being-at-88-msci-2017-12-13 Schalk Burger PROPERTY Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:24:00 +0200 473945 1513171600 1513171440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 KZN education department awarded green building certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-education-department-awarded-green-building-certification-2017-12-13 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:02:00 +0200 473914 1513166798 1513166520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698190_resized_doeugudistrictofficescopyfotor.jpg The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education 511 287 Novovoronezh NPP Unit 7 nearing completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/novovoronezh-npp-unit-7-nearing-completion-2017-12-13 Nadine James NUCLEAR Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:24:00 +0200 473891 1513158926 1513157040 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Heartland-to-heartland linkages sought in China-driven industrial superproject http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heartland-to-heartland-linkages-sought-in-china-driven-industrial-superproject-2017-12-12 Schalk Burger INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:29:00 +0200 473753 1513071342 1513070940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rosatom says planned Egypt nuclear plant to cost $21bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-says-planned-egypt-nuclear-plant-to-cost-21bn-2017-12-11 Reuters NUCLEAR Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:46:00 +0200 473655 1513000095 1512999960 1515621600 Reuters 0 0 Fluor secures Vopak EPCM contract for Durban fuel storage terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluor-secures-vopak-epcm-contract-for-durban-fuel-storage-terminal-2017-12-11 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:42:00 +0200 473652 1513000521 1512999720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AfDB grants loan support to two African renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-grants-loan-support-to-two-african-renewable-energy-projects-2017-12-11 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:45:00 +0200 473644 1512996658 1512996300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697679_resized_noorcspphase1projectpic31022.jpg The Noor concentrated solar power project’s Phase 1 511 287 Fairfax exits PPC partial acquisition bid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fairfax-exits-ppc-partial-acquisition-bid-2017-12-11 Natasha Odendaal MERGER & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:41:00 +0200 473643 1512996401 1512996060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gibela factory on track for March completion, says new CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-factory-on-track-for-march-completion-says-new-ceo-2017-12-11 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:28:00 +0200 473640 1512995400 1512995280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697668_resized_gibelathierrydarthout1022.jpg Thierry Darthout 511 287 Gift of the Givers to unveil aquifer project in drought-stricken Beaufort West http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gift-of-the-givers-to-unveil-aquifer-project-in-drought-stricken-beaufort-west-2017-12-11 News24Wire WATER Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:53:00 +0200 473581 1512975348 1512975180 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 M&R acquires a further 17% of Bombela http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-acquires-a-further-17-of-bombela-2017-12-08 Anine Kilian M&R Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:12:00 +0200 473557 1512744158 1512742320 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Khato Civils opens new head office in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/khato-civils-opens-new-head-office-in-south-africa-2017-12-08 Anine Kilian CONSTRUCTION Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:09:00 +0200 473556 1513073179 1512742140 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697511_resized_simbiphiri11171022duane.jpg Simbi Phiri 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72351_2017-11-11_khato1_-_hd_web.mp426919415Khato Civils chairperson Simbi Phiri discusses the company's growth prospects in Africa. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Khato Civils chairperson Simbi Phiri discusses the company's growth prospects in Africa. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. South Africa's Aveng terminates agreement to sell stake in Grinaker-LTA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-aveng-terminates-agreement-to-sell-stake-in-grinaker-lta-2017-12-08 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:12:00 +0200 473536 1512735274 1512735120 1515362400 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Phase 1 of Nelson Mandela Bay housing project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-1-of-florida-heights-housing-project-under-way-2017-12-08 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472529 1512461397 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Doubt whether desalination plants will be delivered by March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubt-whether-desalination-plants-will-be-delivered-by-march-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471889 1512736125 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693941_resized_capetown40910duane1022.jpg OCEAN ASSISTANCE The City of Cape Town awarded six companies the construction and commissioning of six desalination plants on November 7 as part of the solution to the water crisis 511 287 Company supplies Western Cape-based distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-western-cape-based-distribution-centre-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471756 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693944_resized_bedrockgroupshopritebusinessinthewesterncape20171022.jpg PRECAST BENEFITS Often full height precast columns are more cost effective than steel columns and can be produced to a high level of accuracy 511 287 IoT and data set to be at the heart of African smart cities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-and-data-at-heart-of-african-smart-cities-hitachi-vantara-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger Smart Cities Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471788 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Knysna rental company acquires high-quality TLB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/knysna-rental-company-acquires-high-quality-tlb-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Construction Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471935 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693938_resized_kubotal45carlutractorsbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg POWER LIFTING With a 1.6 t breakout force, the Kubota L45 has a lifting capacity of 1 t at a maximum lifting height of 2.8 m 511 287 Business park to be redeveloped as mixed-use precinct – Atterbury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-park-to-be-redeveloped-as-mixed-use-precinct-atterbury-2017-12-07 Schalk Burger PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:48:00 +0200 473458 1512658285 1512658080 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697209_resized_aerialviewofbarlowparksandton1022.jpg An artist's impression of the mixed-use Barlow Park precinct to be developed 511 287 Afrimat construction index reveals quarterly improvement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-reveals-quarterly-improvement-2017-12-07 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:11:00 +0200 473450 1512656037 1512655860 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Barloworld board looks to improve capital allocated to leasing assets to improve returns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-board-looks-to-improve-capital-allocated-to-leasing-assets-to-improve-returns-2017-12-07 Schalk Burger CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:51:00 +0200 473443 1512655175 1512654660 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Ireland's CRH withdraws from bidding for South African cement maker PPC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irelands-crh-withdraws-from-bidding-for-south-african-cement-maker-ppc-2017-12-07 Reuters PPC BID Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:24:00 +0200 473369 1512636018 1512635040 1515276000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696949_resized_cement1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa, Norway announce new oceans research programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-norway-announce-new-oceans-research-programme-2017-12-06 Anine Kilian OCEANS ECONOMY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:24:00 +0200 473304 1512568294 1512566640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696785_resized_trineskymoen211171022duane.jpg DST International Cooperation and Resources deputy-director-general Daan du Toit and Norwegian Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia Trine Skymoen 511 287 Vukile continues to grow Spain retail portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vukile-continues-to-grow-spain-retail-portfolio-2017-12-06 Schalk Burger RETAIL Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:18:00 +0200 473302 1512730411 1512566280 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Airport development not keeping pace with passenger growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airport-development-not-keeping-pace-with-passenger-growth-2017-12-06 Natasha Odendaal AVIATION Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:49:00 +0200 473250 1512552033 1512550140 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696716_resized_acsaortambointernationalairport110220614duane.jpg 511 287 Mokonyane urges business community to invest in water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mokonyane-urges-business-community-to-invest-in-water-infrastructure-2017-12-05 African News Agency WATER Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:10:00 +0200 473156 1512475938 1512475800 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nigerian’s Dangote Cement partners with online shopping giant Jumia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerians-dangote-cement-partners-with-online-shopping-giant-jumia-2017-12-05 African News Agency CEMENT Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:09:00 +0200 473155 1512475825 1512475740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Polish retail portfolio offers expansion opportunities for EPP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polish-retail-portfolio-offers-expansion-opportunities-for-epp-2017-12-04 Anine Kilian PROPERTY Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:55:00 +0200 473013 1512395814 1512395700 99999999999 renay de 0 0 Heineken to open $100m brewery in Mozambique in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heineken-to-open-100m-brewery-in-mozambique-in-2019-2017-12-04 Reuters FOOD & BEVERAGE Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:38:00 +0200 472981 1512391272 1512391080 1515016800 Reuters 0 0 Distributor adds filters to existing product range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/components-distributor-now-includes-filters-in-range-of-products-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Construction Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471449 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Container supplier sees opportunities despite market slump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-supplier-sees-opportunities-despite-market-slump-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Construction Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470570 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692278_resized_containerworldtanktainer1022.jpg TANKTAINER Container World’s tanktainers can store nonhazardous, semi-hazardous and hazardous materials and products 511 287 Focus on environmental services boosts project sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-environmental-services-boosts-project-sustainability-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471126 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692386_resized_hacthrangeofenvironmentalsocialandsustainability112017hatchesg1022.jpg SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS Sustainability requires the optimisation of environmental, social and economic outcomes 511 287 Green consciousness continues to drive green building trends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-consciousness-continues-to-drive-green-building-trends-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Construction Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470935 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691861_resized_gregricesustainabilityconsultant112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG RICE Businesses and citizens have recently become more conscious of the importance of resilience and resource scarcity 511 287 Unfiltered air shortens air compressors’ life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unfiltered-air-shortens-the-life-span-of-air-compressors-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Construction Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471480 1512051811 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693199_resized_dsc0122.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72003_2017-11-15_rtsafrica__-_hd_web.mp434354931RTS Africa Engineering MD Ian Fraser explains how spin filters work. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. RTS Africa Engineering MD Ian Fraser explains how spin filters work. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Small size particles prompt regular filter replacement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/owing-to-small-size-of-particles-filters-need-to-be-replaced-regularly-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Construction Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471452 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Barloworld puts underperforming logistics unit on notice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-and-automotive-2017-12-01 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471865 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Potential of groundwater in spotlight again amid Western Cape drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-of-groundwater-retakes-spotlight-after-decades-of-disinvestment-2017-12-01 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471753 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0