Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:32:51 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Musina Intermodal Terminal to improve cross-border trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/musina-intermodal-terminal-to-improve-cross-border-trade-2017-06-26 Schalk Burger LOGISTICS Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:16:00 +0200 456630 1498506058 1498504560 99999999999 Bianca Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659658_resized_robdavies4samanthaherbst1022june2017.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies inspecting the Musina Intermodal Terminal at the opening on Monday 511 287 Infrastructure development key to accelerating growth, Gama avers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrialisation-infrastructure-development-to-accelerate-economic-growth-gama-2017-06-23 Mia Breytenbach INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454783 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655176_resized_transnetceosiyabongagama0620171022.jpg SIYABONGA GAMA We need to make sure that Africa’s share of global trade continues to grow 511 287 S Africa’s attractiveness to investors dependent on economic recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-attractiveness-to-investors-dependent-on-economic-recovery-2017-06-23 Nadine James Infrastructure Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454907 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655495_resized_0000185538encouraginginternationaltrade1022.jpg RESOLUTE RELATIONSHIP German businesses have deep roots in South Africa and are unlikely to pull out any time soon 511 287 Afrimat Construction Index continues to outperform general economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-continues-to-outperform-general-economy-2017-06-22 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:15:00 +0200 456366 1498141258 1498140900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658952_resized_afrimatavanheerden1022.jpg Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden 511 287 Kenya joins Africa Finance Corporation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-joins-africa-finance-corporation-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:38:00 +0200 456206 1498114514 1498055880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Africa should embrace private sector infrastructure investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-should-embrace-private-sector-infrastructure-investment-2017-06-19 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:10:00 +0200 455802 1497859929 1497859800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657479_resized_railtracks101141022duane.jpg 511 287 Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Luminaire manufacturer expands product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luminaire-manufacturer-expands-product-offering-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454010 1497860516 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653247_resized_solonestandaloneluminaire052017bekaschreder1022.jpg SOL-ONE The luminaire has an integrated photocell and an integrated motion sensor 511 287 Malawi and Tanzania sign MOU for Songwe River Basin Programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/malawi-and-tanzania-sign-mou-for-songwe-river-basin-programme-2017-06-16 David Oliveira River Basin Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454400 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Regulation changes for chemicals industry next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulation-changes-for-chemicals-industry-next-year-2017-06-16 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454146 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653577_resized_isheconchemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg SAFETY ABOVE ALL Ishecon’s training helps engineers to build and operate safe chemical plant installations 511 287 Several Green trends expected to emerge this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-can-expect-strengthening-trend-this-year-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453950 1497258359 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653071_resized_victorbouguenonmarketingmanager052017afrisam1022.jpg VICTOR BOUGUENON Trends include South Africa’s property and construction players committing to greener practices 511 287 South Africans more conscious of greener ways of living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-more-conscious-of-greener-ways-of-living-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454131 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653551_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg INITIAL FOCUS The rating system developed by the Green Building Council of South Africa was initially only focused on new buildings 511 287 South Africa should be proud of wind energy achievements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-be-proud-of-wind-energy-achievements-2017-06-14 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:18:00 +0200 455526 1497451511 1497449880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656778_resized_kougawindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Structural repairs on Robinson canal near completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-repairs-on-robinson-canal-near-completion-2017-06-14 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:20:00 +0200 455470 1497453517 1497435600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ‘Not one’ CSR locomotive made in South Africa, economic research group claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-one-csr-locomotive-made-in-south-africa-economic-research-group-claims-2017-06-14 Terence Creamer INDUSTRIAL POLICY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:50:00 +0200 455392 1497423276 1497423000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656477_resized_transnettfrcsrzelcclass20elocomotivepyramidsouthdepot410221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Congo tells consortia to form joint bid for Inga 3 hydro project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/congo-tells-consortia-to-form-joint-bid-for-inga-3-hydro-project-2017-06-14 Reuters HYDROPOWER Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:29:00 +0200 455384 1497421900 1497421740 1499983200 Reuters 0 0 Sandton accessibility to improve as new bridges open http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandton-accessibility-to-improve-as-new-bridges-open-2017-06-13 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:04:00 +0200 455361 1497364091 1497362640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656384_resized_graystonpedestrianbridge1022.jpg 511 287 General Electric bets big on digital http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-electric-bets-big-on-digital-2017-06-13 Natasha Odendaal DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:01:00 +0200 455331 1497361913 1497358860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 LHWP construction tenders ready to be advertised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lhwp-construction-tenders-ready-to-be-advertised-2017-06-12 Anine Kilian WATER Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:13:00 +0200 455232 1497527792 1497280380 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657057_resized_tctalesothohighlandswaterproject1022.jpg 511 287 Group Five looks to boost margins at loss-making construction unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-looks-to-boost-margins-at-loss-making-construction-unit-2017-06-12 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:17:00 +0200 455219 1497277169 1497277020 1499810400 Reuters 0 0 JRA upgrades two ageing CBD bridges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-upgrades-two-ageing-cbd-bridges-2017-06-12 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:22:00 +0200 455151 1497265449 1497262920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tanzania signs $154m contract with Chinese firm to expand main port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-signs-154m-contract-with-chinese-firm-to-expand-main-port-2017-06-12 Reuters PORTS & SHIPPING Mon, 12 Jun 2017 08:36:00 +0200 455053 1497252831 1497249360 1499810400 Reuters 0 0 Group Five to hold EGM, shareholder seeks board shake up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-to-hold-egm-shareholder-seeks-board-shake-up-2017-06-09 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:30:00 +0200 455056 1497249792 1497022200 1499551200 Reuters 0 0 Petredec, Bidvest to develop 22 600 t LPG storage facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petredec-bidvest-to-develop-22-600-t-lpg-storage-facility-2017-06-09 Megan van Wyngaardt GAS Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:19:00 +0200 454984 1497003980 1497003540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vadi concerned about slow pace of BRT development in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-2017-06-09 Irma Venter INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453736 1496998943 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Wild Coast highway megabridge projects expected to start this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-2017-06-09 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453734 1496672631 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sasol starts construction at new China-based chemicals plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-starts-construction-at-new-china-based-chemicals-plant-2017-06-08 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:48:00 +0200 454784 1496915806 1496908080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Construction costs in Johannesburg set to rise 7.5% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-costs-in-johannesburg-set-to-rise-75-2017-06-08 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:25:00 +0200 454775 1496915700 1496906700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655163_resized_departmentofenvironmentalaffairsgreenbuildingpretoria1004131022duane.jpg 511 287 Industrialisation, infrastructure development to accelerate economic growth – Gama http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrialisation-infrastructure-development-to-accelerate-economic-growth-gama-2017-06-05 Mia Breytenbach INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:30:00 +0200 454481 1496843773 1496673000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Johannesburg needs clear infrastructure delivery plan to attract investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-needs-clear-infrastructure-delivery-plan-to-attract-investment-2017-06-05 Megan van Wyngaardt INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:42:00 +0200 454468 1496672486 1496670120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654394_resized_johannesburgcbdbloomberg.jpg 511 287 Sunrise discharges first LPG shipment through Saldanha Bay terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sunrise-discharges-first-lpg-shipment-through-saldanha-bay-terminal-2017-06-02 Samantha Herbst OIL & GAS Fri, 02 Jun 2017 15:55:00 +0200 454322 1496412660 1496411700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654046_resized_saldanahbaylpgterminal1022.jpg 511 287 Connectivity – the next step for rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/connectivity-the-next-step-for-rail-2017-06-02 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452759 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650164_resized_riaangraham11022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM An upcoming trend in the rail industry is cybersecurity, which is paramount when introducing a public Internet connectivity domain 511 287 Digital technology influences rail industry positively http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-technology-influences-industry-positively-2017-06-02 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452782 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650180_resized_francoisheynsaureconrailinfrastructure20171022.jpg FRANCOIS HEYNS It is not necessarily a case of building more infrastructure, but rather improving the efficiency of existing railways 511 287 Grain silos in East London repaired http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-silos-in-east-london-repaired-2017-06-02 Victor Moolman Infrastructure Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452679 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650269_resized_corrosioncontrolthegrainsilosportofeastlondonprovided201705181022.jpg GRAIN SILO The grain silos are under repair to help combat corrosion on the concrete and steel rebar 511 287 On track for Africa Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-track-for-africa-rail-2017-06-02 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452771 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650154_resized_africarailevent20161022.jpg INCLUSIVE GROWTH Africa Rail provides an interactive platform for rail industry stakeholders with the view to improve railway performance and its contribution to economic development 511 287