Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:18:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Eskom gearing up for big grid-scale battery storage roll-out http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-gearing-up-for-big-grid-scale-battery-storage-roll-out-2018-10-22 Terence Creamer ENERGY STORAGE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:15:00 +0200 502438 1540220175 1540217700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761607_resized_eskomresearchcentregermiston110917duane1022.jpg Eskom has been testing battery storage solutions at its research facility in Rosherville for the past few years 511 287 Congo sets deadline for plan on 11 000 MW hydropower plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-sets-deadline-for-plan-on-11-000-mw-hydropower-plant-2018-10-22 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:24:00 +0200 502394 1540211599 1540203840 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Gautrain expansion decision ‘not imminent’, warns MEC Vadi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-expansion-decision-not-imminent-warns-mec-vadi-2018-10-22 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:11:00 +0200 502389 1540203204 1540203060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761512_resized_gautrain110220314duane.jpg 511 287 Sanral’s strategy, transformation policy ready for Cabinet approval http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanrals-strategy-transformation-policy-ready-for-cabinet-approval-2018-11-22 Irma Venter ROADS Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:14:00 +0200 502369 1540218344 1540199640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761487_resized_r510upgradesanral1022.jpg RULES OF THE RING Heavyweight contractors are not to box in the lightweight category, warns Sanral 511 287 Alibaba’s Jack Ma to speak at Ramaphosa’s Investment Conference dinner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alibabas-jack-ma-to-speak-at-ramaphosas-investment-conference-dinner-2018-10-18 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT CONFERENCE Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0200 502214 1539955663 1539867600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761220_resized_jackmabloomberg10181022.jpeg Jack Ma 511 287 Liquid eyes further expansion as Cape to Cairo links up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/liquid-eyes-further-expands-as-cape-to-cairo-links-up-2018-10-18 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMS Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:32:00 +0200 502143 1539857891 1539855120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city rejuvenation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/divercity-invests-r2bn-in-absa-towers-jewel-city-redevelopments-as-part-of-inner-city-rejuvenation-2018-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter Infrastructure Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:26:00 +0200 502103 1539868765 1539854760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760991_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76407_2018-10-19_rer510-diversity-hdweb.mp4193485363Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city rejuvenation Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city rejuvenation Civil contractor confidence falls to historic low in Q3 – CIDB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-contractor-confidence-falls-to-historic-low-in-q3-cidb-2018-10-16 Marleny Arnoldi BUSINESS CONDITIONS Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:22:00 +0200 501961 1539942176 1539696120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761353_resized_abblongmeadow50209constructionduaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Renewable energy sector could provide jobs boost to SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-sector-could-provide-jobs-boost-to-sa-2018-10-15 African News Agency RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:04:00 +0200 501794 1539598633 1539597840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 First LHWP Phase 2 construction contracts awarded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-lhwp-phase-2-construction-contracts-awarded-2018-10-12 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:02:00 +0200 501713 1539353025 1539352920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 KZN MEC unveils 25 planned projects to attract R200bn investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-mec-unveils-25-planned-projects-to-attract-r200bn-investment-2018-10-12 Marleny Arnoldi PROVINCIAL ECONOMY Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501701 1539349027 1539348660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760180_resized_kzntourismmecsihlezikalala1020181022.jpg KZN Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Sihle Zikalala 511 287 Seifsa president points to ‘signs of green shoots' for metals sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-president-points-to-signs-of-green-shoots-for-metals-sector-2018-10-12 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:40:00 +0200 501699 1539348448 1539348000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760171_resized_manufactuirngmetso100809duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Reconstruction of Clanwilliam Dam in WCape to create thousands of jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reconstruction-of-clanwilliam-dam-in-wcape-to-create-thousands-of-jobs-2018-10-12 African News Agency WATER Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:40:00 +0200 501682 1539341384 1539340800 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sierra Leone axes plan to build Chinese-funded airport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sierra-leone-axes-plan-to-build-chinese-funded-airport-2018-10-12 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:18:00 +0200 501664 1539336269 1539335880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 R&D provides solutions for water management problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rd-provides-solutions-for-water-management-problems-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499543 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756393_resized_mixtecmixer09181022.jpg HIGH-QUALITY Mixtec is known for producing mixers to the latest international standards and quality controls 511 287 New bitumen binding application introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-bitumen-binding-application-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499823 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756576_resized_constructioncolasmogale1018102323.jpg PAVING THE WAY The single truck needed to apply the Colbifibre 511 287 Energy efficient pumps solve water challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-pumps-solve-water-challenges-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499923 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756820_resized_grundfospumps50915duane10222.jpg OPTIMISATION Grundfos energy efficient pumps can save up to 50% of energy 511 287 Lesotho Metolong dam achieves full capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesotho-metolong-dam-achieves-full-capacity-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499910 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756799_resized_metolongdam210222.jpg MILESTONE Metolong dam in Lesotho reaches spilling stage for the first time since its completion in 2016 511 287 Bulk water supply project nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/james-kleynhans-bulk-water-supply-project-near-completion-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Infrastructure Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499948 1539591321 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756872_resized_boschprojectsmakhanda09181022.jpg PROGRESSING Phase 1 of the design and implementation for the augmentation of the James Kleynhans Bulk Water Supply project in Makhanda is due for completion in December 511 287 Air Products launches centralised acetylene facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-products-launches-centralised-acetylene-facility-2018-10-11 Tasneem Bulbulia GAS Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0200 501616 1539326557 1539270000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759946_resized_airproducts1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76349_2018-10-11_airproducts.mp420601802Air Products MD Rob Richardson details that company’s new dissolved acetylene facility in Midvaal, and Midvaal executive mayor Bongani Baloyi outlines the impact for the area. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Air Products MD Rob Richardson details that company’s new dissolved acetylene facility in Midvaal, and Midvaal executive mayor Bongani Baloyi outlines the impact for the area. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Rail to form backbone of South African transport, mobility by 2050 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-to-form-backbone-of-south-african-transport-mobility-by-2050-2018-10-11 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:25:00 +0200 501609 1539268321 1539267900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wind body to request smoothing of procurement profile in IRP submission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-body-to-request-smoothing-of-procurement-profile-in-irp-submission-2018-10-11 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:50:00 +0200 501590 1539263441 1539262200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759895_resized_nojoliwindfarm11022.jpg The Nojoli wind farm 511 287 Divercity invests R2bn in Absa Towers, Jewel City redevelopments as part of inner city ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/divercity-invests-r2bn-in-absa-towers-jewel-city-redevelopments-as-part-of-inner-city-rejuvenation-2018-10-10 Tasneem Bulbulia URBAN DEVELOPMENT Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:26:00 +0200 501426 1539869438 1539181560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759508_resized_absatowersmain21020181022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76325_2018-10-10_divercity.mp427089610Talis Property Fund chairman Tebogo Mogashoa outlines Divercity Urban Property Fund’s investment of R2-billion in the ABSA Towers Main building and Jewel City redevelopments for inner-city rejuvenation; and executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba emphasises the city’s support for these projects. Video: Nicholas Boyd: Editing: Christo Greyling Talis Property Fund chairman Tebogo Mogashoa outlines Divercity Urban Property Fund’s investment of R2-billion in the ABSA Towers Main building and Jewel City redevelopments for inner-city rejuvenation; and executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba emphasises the city’s support for these projects. Video: Nicholas Boyd: Editing: Christo Greyling Consulting engineering sector’s confidence level falls to record low – Cesa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-engineering-sectors-confidence-level-falls-to-record-low-cesa-2018-10-10 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:33:00 +0200 501412 1539179717 1539178380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759468_resized_cesaceochristopherchriscampbell1022.jpg CESA CEO Chris Campbell 511 287 Vinci lays first kilometre of fully-recycled motorway http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vinci-lays-first-kilometre-of-fully-recycled-motorway-2018-10-10 Reuters ROADS Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:13:00 +0200 501388 1539166509 1539166380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Govt urged to include IRP adjustment that steers renewables jobs the way of coal regions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-urged-to-include-irp-adjustment-that-steers-renewables-jobs-the-way-of-coal-regions-2018-10-10 Creamer Media Reporter ELECTRICITY Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:30:00 +0200 501325 1539153399 1539153000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759304_resized_tobiasbischofniemz410220816duane.jpg Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz 511 287 Africa needs to invest more in infrastructure to meet Agenda 2063 goals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-needs-to-invest-more-in-infrastructure-to-meet-agenda-2063-goals-2018-10-09 Marleny Arnoldi INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:05:00 +0200 501304 1539096704 1539093900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IMF lowers South Africa's economic growth forecasts, urges reforms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imf-lowers-south-africas-economic-growth-forecasts-urges-reforms-2018-10-09 Reuters ECONOMY Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:52:00 +0200 501290 1539098212 1539089520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759206_resized_economynew.jpeg 511 287 Kenya on course to develop nuclear energy, official says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-on-course-to-develop-nuclear-energy-official-says-2018-10-05 Reuters NUCLEAR Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:29:00 +0200 500922 1538735496 1538735340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 African transport infrastructure insufficient for continental growth – Nzimande http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-transport-infrastructure-insufficient-for-continental-growth-nzimande-2018-10-04 African News Agency TRANSPORT Thu, 04 Oct 2018 09:01:00 +0200 500709 1538636654 1538636460 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Aveng to sell rail business to Mathupha Capital for R133m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-to-sell-rail-business-to-mathupha-capital-for-r133m-2018-10-03 Terence Creamer CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:15:00 +0200 500571 1538569713 1538568900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758022_resized_transnetfreightrail610221013duane.jpg 511 287 Illovo Central development set for Jan 2020 completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/illovo-central-development-set-for-jan-2020-completion-2018-10-02 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:03:00 +0200 500386 1538490252 1538488980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757806_resized_illovocentralpic031022.jpg Illovo Central, to be constructed by Concor Buildings 511 287 Group Five announces R1.43bn loss, Teixeira resigns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-announces-r143-billion-loss-teixeira-resigns-2018-10-02 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:17:00 +0200 500376 1538643818 1538486220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757789_resized_christinateixeira21111duane10223.jpg Cristina Teixeira 511 287 R4.6bn Nwamitwa dam construction set for 2026 completion, subject to finance availability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r46bn-nwamitwa-dam-construction-set-for-2026-completion-subject-to-finance-availability-2018-10-02 Marleny Arnoldi WATER & SANITATION Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:44:00 +0200 500368 1538484465 1538484240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757769_resized_gugilenkwinti1gcis1022.jpg Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti 511 287 LHDA holds workshops on Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lhda-holds-workshops-on-lesotho-highlands-water-project-phase-2-2018-10-02 Simone Liedtke WATER Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:42:00 +0200 500367 1538486016 1538484120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mini-refineries race billionaire to fix Nigerian fuel crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mini-refineries-race-billionaire-to-fix-nigerian-fuel-crisis-2018-10-02 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:39:00 +0200 500345 1538473835 1538473140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 City of Cape Town to spend over R2bn on new housing – De Lille http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-to-spend-over-r2bn-on-new-housing-de-lille-2018-10-02 African News Agency Infrastructure Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:32:00 +0200 500341 1538473841 1538472720 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757725_resized_patriciadelille1022reuters.jpg Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille 511 287