Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:27:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Group Five CEO prioritising culture of accountability after dismal 2017 performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-ceo-prioritising-culture-of-accountability-after-dismal-2017-performance-2017-08-22 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:10:00 +0200 462368 1503409835 1503407400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672993_resized_thembamosai1022.jpg Group Five CEO Themba Mosai 511 287 Infrastructure initiative garners support from nine African presidents http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-initiative-garners-support-from-nine-african-presidents-2017-08-21 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:09:00 +0200 462221 1503328391 1503324540 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672670_resized_infrastructure1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Infrastructure deficit shaves 40% off Africa’s competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-deficit-shaves-40-off-africas-competitiveness-2017-08-21 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:45:00 +0200 462190 1503316926 1503312300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672588_resized_robdavies06171022duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Cape Town reveals sites of proposed new water desalination plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-reveals-sites-of-proposed-new-water-desalination-plants-2017-08-18 News24Wire DESALINATION Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:19:00 +0200 462031 1503038640 1503037140 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Company supplies piping for water treatment expansion project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-piping-for-water-treatment-expansion-project-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460529 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668540_resized_plastitechusuthuexpansionprojectinfrastructureservices20171022.jpg MEGA SUPPLY Plasti-Tech supplied R1.8-million worth of piping and fabricated fittings for the Usuthu water purification plant expansion project 511 287 Diverse assets for infrastructure in demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-diverse-assets-in-infrastructure-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460584 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668726_resized_williamjohnstonwspcommercialproperty1120161022.jpg WILLIAM JOHNSTON The state of the economy offers processing plants and light manufacturers an opportunity for repairs and maintenance 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70304_2017-07-24_wsp-victor_-_hd_web.mp459984051WSP property team and structures regional director William Johnston discusses the demand for diverse assets in the infrastructure industry. WSP property team and structures regional director William Johnston discusses the demand for diverse assets in the infrastructure industry. Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 Machines, tools prepare steel pipes for successful welding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/complementary-machines-and-tools-for-steel-pipe-construction-industry-easily-available-2017-08-18 Victor Moolman Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460706 1503041794 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669104_resized_dynaprepmdsf12infrontredtrapgrad1022.jpg PIPE CUTTING The cutters are capable of cutting pipes while out in the field 511 287 Manufacturers on receiving end of weak economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturers-on-receiving-end-of-weak-economy-2017-08-18 Victor Moolman Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460655 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668900_resized_saiscsteelblastfurnacebloomberg201708031022.jpg STEEL MANUFACTURING Steel manufacturers face the most damage from the weak economy 511 287 New code to benefit smaller companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-sector-code-to-benefit-smaller-companies-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460453 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668490_resized_deonoberholzer10717duane1022.jpg DEON OBERHOLZER Some companies prefer noncompliance with BEE requirements, but subsequently lose lucrative opportunities to supply government or public-sector-related projects 511 287 Organisation lobbies government to kick-start biogas market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-lobbies-government-to-kickstart-biogas-market-2017-08-18 Nadine James Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460699 1503298827 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669090_resized_biogasfaciltyonfarmsabia08171022.jpg AGRICULTURAL BENEFITS A booming biogas industry will create jobs and ensure greater job security within the agricultural sector 511 287 Procurement standard set to stop use of ‘cheap’ professional services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/procurement-standard-set-to-stop-use-of-cheap-professional-services-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460455 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668326_resized_infrastructureconstructionwbhosandton511151022duane.jpg INCLUSIVE DECISION-MAKING Government bodies in their respective procurement departments, should make more of a crossfunctional team effort regarding procurement 511 287 Project aids community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-aids-community-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460517 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668627_resized_royalhaskoningdhvcornubiainterchangeinfrastructure20171022.jpg PILING UP Royal HaskoningDHV construction project manager Drew Wilson says the biggest challenge has been piling and the foundation of the structure 511 287 SADC in need of localised development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-is-critical-to-drive-sadc-region-industrialisation-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460553 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668621_resized_nigelgwynneevanssadcindustrialisationweekinfrastructure20171022.jpg NIGEL GWYNNE-EVANS State-owned entities have a critical role to play in attractive private sector investment for infrastructure projects 511 287 Still much uncertainty as LPG stakeholders grapple with market inquiry findings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/still-much-uncertainty-as-lpg-stakeholders-grapple-with-market-inquiry-findings-2017-08-18 Mia Breytenbach GAS Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460901 1502785130 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671095_resized_foot.jpg 511 287 M&R warns ‘costly’ Middle East exit will drag 2017 earnings lower http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-warns-costly-middle-east-exit-will-drag-2017-earnings-lower-2017-08-17 Terence Creamer DIVERSIFIED INDUSTRIALS Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:25:00 +0200 461970 1502976381 1502976300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New Brics bank plans $1.5bn lending for South African projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-brics-bank-plans-15bn-lending-for-south-african-projects-2017-08-17 Reuters DEVELOPMENT FINANCE Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:22:00 +0200 461969 1502982197 1502976120 1505599200 Reuters 0 0 AMSA initiates retrenchment talks as it pushes ahead with restructuring plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-initiates-retrenchment-talks-as-it-pushes-ahead-with-restructuring-plan-2017-08-15 Terence Creamer STEEL Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200 461707 1502864404 1502812800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671399_resized_wimdeklerk110220217duane.jpg AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk 511 287 Safeguard duties on hot-rolled steel coil and plate officially come into force http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safeguard-duties-on-hot-rolled-steel-coil-and-plate-officially-come-into-force-2017-08-11 Terence Creamer STEEL PROTECTION Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:20:00 +0200 461293 1502440057 1502439600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670370_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1210221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Eni, Anadarko to build LNG terminals in Mozambique http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eni-anadarko-to-build-lng-terminals-in-mozambique-2017-08-11 Reuters GAS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:33:00 +0200 461244 1502433358 1502433180 1505080800 Reuters 0 0 Amid growing water worries, desalination option enters SA’s supply debate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wastewater-reuse-posited-as-sustainable-method-of-alleviating-surface-water-scarcity-2017-08-11 Dylan Slater WATER RESOURCES Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460084 1501849415 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669062_resized_potable.jpg 511 287 Fund invests into African rail operator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-development-fund-invests-in-rail-operator-to-unlock-continental-rail-projects-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach RAILWAYS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460070 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667502_resized_railsheltamharithhomescreenrotating0720171022.jpg RAIL POTENTIAL Sheltam will soon officially launch initiatives aimed at adding significant capacity to the company’s ambition of being a significant rail operator on the continent of Africa 511 287 Safety at the forefront with first spray-cooled roof http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-at-the-forefront-with-first-spray-cooled-roof-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Infrastructure Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459963 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667306_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryerssystemsspraycooledsystemsspraycooledeaffurnace0720171022.jpg NEW SYSTEM Electric arc furnace with spray-cooled equipment in the charging phase 511 287 Majozi Bros, Hire-It join forces to create one-of-a-kind black-owned JV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/majozi-bros-hire-it-join-forces-to-create-one-of-a-kind-black-owned-jv-2017-08-10 Samantha Herbst JOINT VENTURE Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:31:00 +0200 461200 1502373563 1502371860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670199_resized_sihlendlelarichardfrasersimphiwemajozihireitmajozibrothers1022.jpg Pictured at their new premises on Chris Hani road, Durban North are Majozi Bros Tool Hire & Sales joint venture partners Sihle Ndlela, Richard Fraser and Simphiwe Majozi 511 287 City of Johannesburg embarks on manhole cover replacement project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-embarks-on-manhole-cover-replacement-project-2017-08-10 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:30:00 +0200 461198 1502373069 1502371800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670196_resized_jramanholereplacementaug201711022.jpg 511 287 Transnet to recapitalise Zimbabwe rail firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-recapitalise-zimbabwe-rail-firm-2017-08-10 Reuters RAIL Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:40:00 +0200 461080 1502347333 1502347200 1504994400 Reuters 0 0 Maersk family foundation launches Africa infrastructure fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maersk-family-foundation-launches-africa-infrastructure-fund-2017-08-10 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:32:00 +0200 461078 1502352378 1502346720 1504994400 Reuters 0 0 Samwu to march on Midvaal Municipality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/samwu-to-march-on-midvaal-municipality-2017-08-09 African News Agency MUNICIPAL MARCH Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:37:00 +0200 461058 1502293579 1502293020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669858_resized_egyptmubarakprotests1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Gauteng Premier sends Transport MEC to scene of collapsed N3 pedestrian bridge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-premier-sends-transport-mec-to-scene-of-collapsed-n3-pedestrian-bridge-2017-08-09 African News Agency INFRASTRUCTURE COLLAPSE Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:33:00 +0200 461057 1502292974 1502292780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669855_resized_n3tcn3tollconcessiontruckroadtraffic6808151022duane.jpg 511 287 Lafarge to merge Nigerian units to simplify ownership structure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafarge-to-merge-nigerian-units-to-simplify-ownership-structure-2017-08-08 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:06:00 +0200 460867 1502189297 1502172360 1504821600 Reuters 0 0 Aurecon appoints MD for Infrastructure, subject matter expertise to contribute to global portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aurecon-appoints-md-for-infrastructure-subject-matter-expertise-to-contribute-to-global-portfolio-2017-08-07 Mia Breytenbach ENGINEERING/INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:10:00 +0200 460777 1502173869 1502097000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669263_resized_aureconbenstapleton1022.jpg Aurecon Infrastructure MD Ben Stapleton 511 287 Uganda, Tanzania start work on construction of $3.5bn oil pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uganda-tanzania-start-work-on-construction-of-35bn-oil-pipeline-2017-08-07 Reuters OIL Mon, 07 Aug 2017 08:11:00 +0200 460723 1502088618 1502086260 1504735200 Reuters 0 0 Transnet mulls options to improve Durban port efficiencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-mulls-options-to-improve-durban-port-efficiencies-2017-08-04 Shirley le Guern PORTS & SHIPPING Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:54:00 +0200 460645 1501851514 1501833240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669093_resized_rl30scclocomtivesatportofdurban1022.jpg Locomotives at the Port of Durban, South Africa 511 287 e-toll test case expected to be in court early next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-08-04 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459200 1501573100 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Group’s contracts set to increase marine protection in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/groups-contracts-set-to-increase-marine-protection-in-s-africa-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459163 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665396_resized_tugamsolharbouroffshore20171022.jpg TUG ON CALL Amsol will provide a purpose-designed high speed tug to safeguard South Africa’s marine environment 511 287 Harbour reconstruction project nearing completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/harbour-reconstruction-project-nearing-completion-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459048 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665122_resized_stefanuttistocksnewguineaaliferharbouroffshore0720171022.jpg ANCHORS OVERBOARD Despite major technological advances over past decades, it still remains a mammoth task to plan, manage and construct a marine infrastructure project 511 287