Engineering News | Construction Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Sun, 24 Feb 2019 04:43:44 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Transnet sets up war room to combat infrastructure-theft surge and line sabotage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-sets-up-war-room-to-combat-infrastructure-theft-surge-and-line-sabotage-2019-02-22 Terence Creamer CRIME Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:00:00 +0200 512447 1550838469 1550829600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783232_resized_transnetfreightrail410221013duane.jpeg 511 287 Ennerdale school shut amid collapse fears http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ennerdale-school-shut-amid-collapse-fears-2019-02-22 News24Wire INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:01:00 +0200 512408 1550819050 1550818860 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Joburg adopts inclusionary housing framework where rich and poor will live side by side http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joburg-adopts-inclusionary-housing-framework-where-rich-and-poor-will-live-side-by-side-2019-02-22 African News Agency HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:55:00 +0200 512406 1550823683 1550818500 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 More trade-focused lighting solutions for the construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-trade-focused-lighting-solutions-for-the-construction-industry-2019-02-22 Thabi Madiba Construction Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511024 1550561189 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780012_resized_industrialcommerciallightingmilwaukeewernerkoch080220191022.jpg WERNER KOCH Lighting is a critical factor on any job site, as workers need to be able to see properly in order to carry out their work safely and correctly 511 287 Labour broking not a dying breed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/labour-broking-not-a-dying-breed-2019-02-22 Halima Frost Contructural Engineering Association Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510877 1550561189 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779654_resized_cealbdlabour02191022.jpg LABOUR LINEUP Labour broking is still a viable option for many short-term projects 511 287 Promising growth in construction sector brings hope for 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/promising-growth-in-constructional-sector-brings-hope-for-2019-2019-02-22 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510872 1550561188 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779646_resized_ceaexecutivechairsanthonyboylouisbreckenridge02191022.jpg PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE Anthony Boy and Louis Breckenridge speak of their hopes for the future 511 287 AHR Expo showcases excitement at HVAC global market expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahr-expo-showcases-excitement-at-hvac-global-market-expansion-2019-02-07 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510866 1550561188 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779634_resized_ahrexpoatlanta0120191022.jpg ENERGY FOR FUTURE OF HVAC The HVACR industry is in a exciting position at the moment and that energy was evident on the Show Floor this year 511 287 Unregistered HVAC practitioners still a threat to industry – Saracca http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unregistered-hvac-practitioners-still-a-threat-to-industry-saracca-2019-02-06 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510713 1550561187 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779284_resized_saracca012017hotmustard1022.jpg VITAL QUALIFICATIONS There are many employment opportunities for those trained and certified practitioners who are compliant 511 287 BBE Group air-cooling consulting crucial to African mining prospects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bbe-group-air-cooling-consulting-crucial-to-african-mining-prospects-2019-02-08 Cameron Mackay Construction Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511017 1550561189 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779982_resized_minecoolingsystem0220191022.jpg TRANSCONTINENTAL AFRICA FOCUS We’re not considering entering the HVAC industry locally we are staying in our market - where people fear to tread 511 287 AfriSam expects ‘tough 2019’ amid continuing political, policy uncertainty http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrisam-expects-tough-2019-amid-continuing-political-policy-uncertainty-2019-02-21 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION / BUDGET 2019 Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:32:00 +0200 512383 1550818482 1550759520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783110_resized_afrisamrobwessels0219cm1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77499_2019-02-21_afrisam-hdweb.mp446811375AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes discusses AfriSam and its expectations for 2019. Video: Perfect Directions. Editing: Creamer Media's Christo Greyling AfriSam sales and marketing executive Richard Tomes discusses AfriSam and its expectations for 2019. Video: Perfect Directions. Editing: Creamer Media's Christo Greyling Zambia, Zimbabwe shortlist foreign firms to build hydro plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-zimbabwe-shortlist-foreign-firms-to-build-hydro-plant-2019-02-21 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:46:00 +0200 512281 1550738943 1550738760 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ANC Gauteng calls for accelerated release of provincial land for student accommodation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-gauteng-calls-for-accelerated-release-of-provincial-land-for-student-accommodation-2019-02-21 News24Wire CONSTRUCTION Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:33:00 +0200 512261 1550735995 1550734380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Industries and municipalities contribute to Vaal river pollution, SAHRC hears http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industries-and-municipalities-contribute-to-vaal-river-pollution-sahrc-hears-2019-02-20 Schalk Burger WATER Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:52:00 +0200 512203 1550740324 1550692320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 R100bn to be injected into infrastructure fund over ten years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/budget-infrastructure-2019-02-20 Simone Liedtke BUDGET 2019 Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:05:00 +0200 512109 1550673807 1550664300 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782405_resized_bridgeconstruction1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Municipalities should not approve building plans which may devalue surrounding properties, ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-should-not-approve-building-plans-which-may-devalue-surrounding-properties-concourt-rules-2019-02-20 News24Wire CONSTRUCTION Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:49:00 +0200 512083 1550645838 1550645340 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 AfDB optimistic about Eskom’s turnaround prospects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-optimistic-about-eskoms-turnaround-prospects-2019-02-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:40:00 +0200 512057 1550587826 1550587200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782330_resized_amadouhott20022018duane.jpg AfDB power, energy, climate and green growth complex VP Amadou Hott 511 287 M&R expects significant improvement in interim HEPS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-expects-significant-improvement-in-interim-heps-2019-02-19 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:59:00 +0200 512046 1550586141 1550584740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Clough set to acquire Saulsbury’s oil and gas unit, EPC portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clough-set-to-acquire-saulsburys-oil-and-gas-unit-epc-portfolio-2019-02-19 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:05:00 +0200 512033 1550584294 1550581500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Balwin Rentals to acquire 4 544 rental apartments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/balwin-rentals-to-acquire-4-544-rental-apartments-2019-02-19 Nadine James PROPERTY Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:04:00 +0200 512020 1550580996 1550574240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa has opportunity to supply more gas to China http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-has-opportunity-to-supply-more-gas-to-china-2019-02-18 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:57:00 +0200 511933 1550556739 1550501820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aveng to sell Infraset to Colossal Africa Consortium http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-to-sell-infraset-to-colossal-africa-consortium-2019-02-18 Tasneem Bulbulia CONSTRUCTION Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:51:00 +0200 511928 1550501517 1550501460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vukile appoints Laurence Cohen CFO designate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vukile-appoints-laurence-cohen-cfo-2019-02-18 Tasneem Bulbulia PROPERTY Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:27:00 +0200 511899 1550497840 1550492820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781953_resized_laurencecohencfovukile0220191022.jpg Laurence Cohen 511 287 70 schools in SA red-flagged for structural defects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/70-schools-in-sa-red-flagged-for-structural-defects-2019-02-18 News24Wire INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:35:00 +0200 511864 1550483105 1550482500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 M2 motorway to be closed until Oct to allow for bridge rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/m2-motorway-to-be-closed-until-oct-to-allow-for-bridge-rehabilitation-2019-02-18 Simone Liedtke INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:16:00 +0200 511842 1550573195 1550477760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781997_resized_infrastructurem2selbybridgedamages2022019simoneliedtke1022.jpg Damages to the underside of the Selby section of the M2 bridge 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77451_m2_alternatives.pdf62406Click on the PDF document to view a list of alternative routes to use during the M2 rehabiliationhttp://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77464_full_closure_traffic_accommodation_report.pdf8510053Click on the PDF document to view the JRA's Traffic Accommodation Plan Click on the PDF document to view a list of alternative routes to use during the M2 rehabiliationClick on the PDF document to view the JRA's Traffic Accommodation Plan Gift of the Givers given green light to drill boreholes in water-scarce Makhanda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gift-of-the-givers-given-green-light-to-drill-boreholes-in-water-scarce-makhanda-2019-02-15 News24Wire WATER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:57:00 +0200 511706 1550475910 1550213820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City wants your comment on new strategy to drought-proof Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-wants-your-comment-on-new-strategy-to-drought-proof-cape-town-2019-02-15 News24Wire WATER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:51:00 +0200 511705 1550213573 1550213460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Tanzania hydropower dam to cost more than double government estimate – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-hydropower-dam-to-cost-more-than-double-government-estimate-study-2019-02-15 Reuters HYDROPOWER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:44:00 +0200 511702 1550213475 1550213040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Cesa optimistic after president’s address http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-optimistic-after-presidents-address-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510045 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777864_resized_nereshpathercesa0119dylan1022.jpg NERESH PATHER Procurement policies need to be formulated to embrace the long-term needs of projects 511 287 SA company receives multibillion-dollar contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multibillion-dollar-contract-awarded-to-s-african-company-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510238 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778323_resized_civilengmurrayrobsnowy2002191022.jpg SO MUCH DAM WATER The Snowy 2.0 project with reuse water through a pumping system to keep the grid running 511 287 Operations to be ramped up at edible-oil plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/operations-to-be-ramped-up-at-edible-oil-plant-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510049 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777874_resized_civilengadacons02191022.jpg NO CROP CIRCLE The circular foundation where the storage silos will be placed can be seen from an aerial view of the plant 511 287 Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-government-spend-exacerbates-dire-environment-for-civil-engineering-construction-sector-2019-02-15 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510666 1549955433 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780505_resized_dire.jpg 511 287 Green solution used for retaining walls http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-solution-used-for-retaining-walls-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510237 1550219893 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778316_resized_civilengfibertex02191022.jpg RETAINING THE GREENERY A green-wall solution was found to make retaining walls more aesthetically pleasing 511 287 Open day highlights new offerings from Upat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/open-day-highlights-new-offerings-from-upat-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510245 1550220005 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778339_resized_civilengupatstabilaapp02191022.jpg MEASURING UP The new Stabila app makes measuring information quicker to archive and easier to access 511 287 Concrete paver launched at Las Vegas Expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-paver-launched-at-las-vegas-expo-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510247 1550220027 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778343_resized_wirtgen20paver02191022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The mobile paver has a 3D integrated control system for varying offset applications 511 287 Rubber company to focus on automotive sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-company-to-focus-on-automotive-sector-2019-01-30 Cameron Mackay Rubber Manufacturing & Products Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510072 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777921_resized_bloombergtyrerecyclingrubbermanufacturing1022.jpg VITAL INDUSTRY The rubber industry is linked to the state of the economy, as it services various sectors of the economy 511 287 Transport projects in Africa provide fillip for infrastructure development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-projects-in-africa-provide-fillip-for-infrastructure-development-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510632 1550219927 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779132_resized_deloitteafricainfrastructureandcapitalprojectsleadjplabuschagne2191022.jpg J-P LABUSCHAGNE The magnitude of African infrastructure development plans necessitates significant capital management skills 511 287 Hospital group’s impressive energy savings journey recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/netcare-hospital-group-improving-energy-efficiency-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger Energy Efficiency Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509995 1549952200 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0