Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:45:17 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AfDB approves $253m for Uganda–Kenya connecting road upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-approves-253-million-for-uganda-kenya-connecting-road-upgrades-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION/ROADS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449521 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642179_resized_roadconstructioncapsa1022bloomberg.jpg SPEEDY ACCESS Upgrading of the road will reduce the travel time from Kapchorwa to Suam, in Uganda, from 4 hrs to 1.5 hrs and from Suam to Kitale, in Kenya, from 1.5 hrs to 45 min 511 287 Kenya’s Konza Techno City emerging as Africa’s smart-city frontrunner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-building-konza-connected-smart-city-2017-04-28 Schalk Burger DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449558 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New tandem horizontal boring to be fully operational in July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tandem-horizontal-boring-to-be-fully-operational-in-july-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449158 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641138_resized_tandemhorizontalboringmill032017hydraarcskyhillheavyengineeringjpg1022.jpg FULLY AUTOMATED The tandem horizontal boring mill is fully automated and programmable 511 287 Junior iron-ore miner outlines ambitious aims, supports local steel production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/junior-iron-ore-miner-outlines-ambitious-aims-supports-local-steel-production-2017-04-26 Ilan Solomons IRON-ORE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:03:00 +0200 450710 1493375877 1493218980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645107_resized_img51011022.jpg Wim de Klerk, Mathatha Tsedu and Matodzi Nesongozwi at official opening of Manngwe plant 511 287 M&R a co-applicant with GE in dispute with Eskom over Duvha contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-a-co-applicant-with-ge-in-dispute-with-eskom-over-duvha-contract-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer CONTRACT DISPUTE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:40:00 +0200 450617 1493207978 1493203200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 End to Eskom ‘stalemate’ will unleash wind market in 2017 – GWEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/end-to-eskom-stalemate-will-unleash-wind-market-in-2017-gwec-2017-04-25 Terence Creamer WIND ENERGY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:50:00 +0200 450519 1493128373 1493128200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644591_resized_gwec1022.jpeg 511 287 Zuma again stresses drive for ‘radical economic transformation’ at launch of Free State SEZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-again-stresses-drive-for-radical-economic-transformation-at-launch-of-free-state-sez-2017-04-25 Anine Kilian INVESTMENT Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:43:00 +0200 450517 1493128220 1493127780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644583_resized_robdaviesjacobzuma304171022duane.jpg President Jacob Zuma and Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Construction of M1 Oxford, Federation bridges to enter final phase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-m1-oxford-federation-bridges-to-enter-final-phase-2017-04-24 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:00 +0200 450416 1493044631 1493044380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644335_resized_m1construction04171022cm.jpg 511 287 CIG uncertain about local outlook, but sees growth potential in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cig-feels-uncertain-about-local-outlook-but-sees-growth-on-continent-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0200 450388 1493045399 1493038200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigerian minister asks builders to construct better after spate of collapsing buildings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-minister-asks-builders-to-construct-better-after-spate-of-collapsing-buildings-2017-04-24 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:48:00 +0200 450349 1493037430 1493023680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 E-toll compliance low, can distance-based charging be a solution? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-toll-compliance-low-can-distance-based-charging-be-a-solution-2017-04-21 Irma Venter TOLL ROADS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:54:00 +0200 450267 1492779395 1492779240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643898_resized_gfipsanraletolletagbuilding05121022duane.jpg 511 287 Eskom confirms it wants exemption from ‘areas’ of national procurement regulations for nuclear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-confirms-it-wants-exemption-from-areas-of-national-procurement-regulations-for-nuclear-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt NUCLEAR Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:52:00 +0200 450240 1492781167 1492768320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643853_resized_nuclearedfbugey1022.jpg 511 287 Nigerian finance minister says country needs to tap its non-oil revenues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-finance-minister-says-country-needs-to-tap-its-non-oil-revenues-2017-04-21 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:44:00 +0200 450203 1492761188 1492757040 1495317600 Reuters 0 0 Construction index points to shift from large to smaller projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-2017-04-21 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448944 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Fabrication facility to expand to accommodate heavy lifting fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabrication-facility-to-expand-to-accommodate-heavy-lifting-fleet-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448495 1492694086 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639286_resized_skyhillheavyengineeringenthusiasticworkers032017hydraarc1022.jpg IN-HOUSE PROJECTS Fabrication and refurbishment projects are executed from the engineering to transportation stages 511 287 Interest in nuclear energy said to be rising across sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sub-saharan-countries-thinking-of-nuclear-energy-for-both-steady-electricity-supply-and-to-mitigate-climate-change-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448564 1492077711 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642432_resized_atomic.jpg 511 287 New concept crane being developed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-concept-crane-being-developed-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448247 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638561_resized_elsegundominedraglinetransportationfullyassembled032017mammoetsouthafricajpg1022.jpg FULLY ASSEMBLED Mammoet uses a jacking system to lift the dragline and place it on a specialised transport system to move it to its new location 511 287 EDF's Hinkley Point project could be hit by construction worker strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edfs-hinkley-point-project-could-be-hit-by-construction-worker-strike-2017-04-20 Reuters NUCLEAR Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:10:00 +0200 450103 1492697034 1492690200 1495231200 Reuters 0 0 Asset manager launches latest logistics and warehousing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asset-manager-launches-latest-logistics-and-warehousing-facility-2017-04-20 Creamer Media Reporter LOGISTICS Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:56:00 +0200 450099 1492690199 1492689360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643501_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68638_2017-04-21_rer435.mp4105145860Asset manager launches latest logistics and warehousing facility Asset manager launches latest logistics and warehousing facility More than half a million rand worth of copper recovered in Tshwane http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-than-half-a-million-rand-worth-of-copper-recovered-in-tshwane-2017-04-20 African News Agency COPPER THEFT Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:49:00 +0200 450087 1492761999 1492681740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Gigaba slams Eskom’s ‘mistake’ of contradicting government policy on renewables http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gigaba-slams-eskoms-mistake-of-contradicting-government-policy-on-renewables-2017-04-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:20:00 +0200 449946 1492594603 1492593600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643178_resized_financeministermalusigigaba304171022bloomberg.jpg Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba 511 287 Governments worldwide could save $1tr by adopting procurement best practices – McKinsey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/governments-worldwide-could-save-1tr-by-adopting-procurement-best-practices-mckinsey-2017-04-19 Terence Creamer GOVERNMENT PRODUCTIVITY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:45:00 +0200 449902 1492584368 1492584300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643113_resized_mckinsey1022.jpeg 511 287 Saudi Arabia embarks on utility-scale renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saudi-arabia-embarks-on-utility-scale-renewable-energy-projects-2017-04-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:47:00 +0200 449750 1492509032 1492501620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642829_resized_csirsolarphotovolaticpowerplant410220816duane.jpg 511 287 Dredging of Port of Maputo access channel completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ports-2017-04-14 Irma Venter PORTS Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448315 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Flooring project completed at Cape Town hospital http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flooring-project-completed-at-cape-town-hospital-2017-04-14 Marleny Arnoldi Infrastructure Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447974 1491472426 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637737_resized_christiaanbarnardhospitalpolyflorsaflooring2017jpg1022.jpg CHRISTIAAN BARNARD HOSPITAL Polyflor South Africa supplied the doctors’ suites with luxury vinyl tiles 511 287 Dacian picks M&R’s RUC Cementation Mining as underground contractor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dacian-picks-underground-developer-2017-04-13 Esmarie Swanepoel GOLD Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0200 449572 1492077747 1492066800 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 N2 roadworks 75% complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-roadworks-75-complete-2017-04-10 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:47:00 +0200 449159 1491836761 1491817620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cesa backs Treasury in much-anticipated procurement standards overhaul http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-backs-treasury-in-much-anticipatedprocurement-standardsoverhaul-2017-04-07 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447434 1491548469 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636348_resized_chriscampbellcesaceo032017consultingengineerssouthafrica1022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL Cesa aims to be the body which all consulting engineering companies consider as the home of consulting engineering in South Africa 511 287 SA firm sees potential for elevated-track solution in everything mining to public transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-on-demand-2017-04-07 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447670 1491290415 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639262_resized_transport.jpg 511 287 Cabinet reshuffle, downgrade concerns South Africa’s engineers – Cesa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-reshuffle-downgrade-concerns-south-africas-engineers-cesa-2017-04-05 Creamer Media Reporter ECONOMY Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:31:00 +0200 448691 1491396083 1491395460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Transnet calls for private sector support in funding South Africa’s logistics infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-calls-for-private-sector-support-in-funding-south-africas-logistics-infrastructure-2017-04-04 Shirley le Guern LOGISTICS Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:48:00 +0200 448580 1491313971 1491313680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Localisation a key ‘policy tool’ for South Africa – Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-a-key-policy-tool-for-south-africa-davies-2017-04-04 Anine Kilian MANUFACTURING Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:42:00 +0200 448578 1491395752 1491313320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639612_resized_robdavies04171022duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68391_2017-04-04_rob_davies_-_hd_web.mp431204274Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies discusses the importance of localisation in South Africa's industrialisation efforts. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies discusses the importance of localisation in South Africa's industrialisation efforts. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Afrimat Construction Index shows industry far from dead http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrimat-construction-index-shows-industry-far-from-dead-2017-03-30 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:16:00 +0200 448089 1490950525 1490883360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638070_resized_afrimatavanheerden1022.jpg Andries van Heerden 511 287 R50m budget approved for revitalisation of Ekandustria Industrial Park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r50m-budget-approved-for-revitalisation-of-ekandustria-industrial-park-2017-03-30 African News Agency MANUFACTURING Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:38:00 +0200 448027 1490867140 1490866680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Shareholders in Aveng approve sale of 51% stake in Grinaker-LTA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shareholders-in-aveng-approve-sale-of-51-stake-in-grinaker-lta-2017-03-29 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:18:00 +0200 447903 1490790042 1490789880 1493416800 Reuters 0 0 Cape Town's drastic plan for affordable housing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-towns-drastic-plan-for-affordable-housing-2017-03-29 News24Wire HOUSING Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:46:00 +0200 447885 1490784548 1490784360 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City launches R88m project to fix potholes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-launches-r88m-project-to-fix-potholes-2017-03-28 African News Agency ROADS Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0200 447763 1490703954 1490703780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0