Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:47:20 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Group Five says Greenbay offer to lapse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-says-greenbay-offer-to-lapse-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468482 1508510799 1508510700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Robben Island inaugurates R25m microgrid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robben-island-inaugurates-r25m-microgrid-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLES Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:21:00 +0200 468481 1508510144 1508509260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686506_resized_abbrobbenisland210171022duane.jpg 511 287 TNPA progresses multibillion-rand investment in East London port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-progresses-multibillion-rand-investment-in-east-london-port-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:26:00 +0200 468471 1508502908 1508502360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Company expands African footprint to pursue major projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-african-footprint-to-pursue-major-projects-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Infrastructure Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466817 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682702_resized_turnertownsendnairobiskyline1020171022.jpg STRATEGIC BASE With several of Turner & Townsend’s multinational clients based in Nairobi, the city was an obvious choice for the location of a new hub 511 287 New business model drives group’s resurgence in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-model-drives-groups-resurgence-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Infrastructure Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466834 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682707_resized_elbminingequipment1020171022.jpg ACCESSING NEW MARKETS ELB has been focused predominately on the mineral and metals market and diversification will enable it to better protect its balance sheet during future commodity downturns 511 287 Gautrain chief on the four pillars of a successful transport megaproject http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-transport-infrastructure-megaprojects-rest-on-four-legs-gautrain-chief-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467251 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 IDC will invest in infrastructure that unlocks industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-idc-is-committed-to-investing-in-infrastructure-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 1 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467285 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR is looking to transform how infrastructure is built in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-csir-is-looking-to-transform-how-infrastructure-is-built-in-south-africa-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 2 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467358 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 Eskom’s new R174bn grid plan includes R18bn for IPP connections http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-new-r174bn-grid-plan-includes-r18bn-for-ipp-connections-2017-10-19 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468385 1508425171 1508424300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686220_resized_powerlines10312duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Time and money – two major obstacles in tackling Cape Town's water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/time-and-money---two-major-obstacles-in-tackling-cape-towns-water-crisis-2017-10-19 News24Wire WATER Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:06:00 +0200 468352 1508416455 1508414760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Outa accuses Eskom consultants of ‘gambling’ with public money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-accuses-eskom-consultants-of-gambling-with-public-money-2017-10-19 Kim Cloete STATE CAPTURE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:56:00 +0200 468318 1508405719 1508403360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686046_resized_tedblom07171022duane.jpg Ted Blom 511 287 Ramaphosa applauds Safcec’s efforts to transform the country’s built environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-applauds-safcecs-efforts-to-transform-the-countrys-built-environment-2017-10-17 Anine Kilian BUILT ENVIRONMENT Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:50:00 +0200 468069 1508495693 1508244600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686445_resized_cyrilramaphosa306171022duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Mandela slates 'insensitive' proposal to exclude coloured and Indian BEE contractors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mandela-slates-insensitive-proposal-to-exclude-coloured-and-indian-bee-contractors-2017-10-17-1 News24Wire CONSTRUCTION Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:13:00 +0200 467986 1508241554 1508224380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Greenbay makes R1.6bn offer for Group Five’s European assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenbay-makes-r16bn-offer-for-group-fives-european-assets-2017-10-16 Anine Kilian CONSTRUCTION Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:31:00 +0200 467845 1508493289 1508142660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685015_resized_road210220515duane.jpg 511 287 Tears and joy on Britain’s St. Helena as 'world's most useless airport' finally opens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tears-and-joy-on-britains-st-helena-as-worlds-most-useless-airport-finally-opens-2017-10-16 Reuters AVIATION Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:10:00 +0200 467807 1508493387 1508134200 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684960_resized_sthelenaairportterminalbuilding1022.jpg 511 287 Buried utility locating facility essential for accurate information http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buried-utility-locating-facility-essential-for-accurate-information-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466184 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681155_resized_uslfacility092017boschmunitech1022.jpg NECESSARY SERVICE The Underground Services Location facility helps with the planning of new pipe designs, utility diversions and new construction 511 287 Global water insecurity calls for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-water-insecurity-calls-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466187 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681175_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022.jpg FOOD INSECURITY Food is heavily reliant on water supply. Scarce water supply puts crops and livestock at risk 511 287 Population increase outstrips water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/population-increase-outstrips-water-infrastructure-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466022 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680864_resized_ingulabedforddam1022.jpg BEDFORD DAM The Bedford Dam, constructed in 2011, is one of the few notable water infrastructure projects in the past 20 years 511 287 Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-municipality-begins-master-plan-to-combat-water-loss-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466165 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681120_resized_willemliebenbergandandrekowalenskiofdrakensteinmunicipality1022.jpg MASTER PLANNERS Willem Liebenberg and André Kowalewski (right) of the Drakenstein municipality are at the forefront of the master plan 511 287 Italian company ensures engineering success in KZN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-company-ensures-engineering-success-in-kzn-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466283 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681439_resized_maccaferrimtedgecombeproject0920171022.jpg MAMMOTH TASK Careful project management ensured that each of the nine mechanically stabilised earth walls was constructed and delivered to site as it was needed 511 287 Open immigration regime central to S Africa’s growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/open-immigration-regime-central-to-s-africas-growth-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465973 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680759_resized_garyeisenbergeisenbergassociates0820171022.jpg GARY EISENBERG South Africa’s foreign policy should never lose sight of the historical benefits that have streamed into South Africa from Italy 511 287 Construction management council establishes transformation committee http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/council-establishes-transformation-committee-opens-channels-for-reporting-of-misconduct-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466651 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682221_resized_img9033edteedcopyfotor.jpg Tjiamogale Manchidi Demographic representativeness in the project and construction management professions is crucial 511 287 Sanral overhauls procurement strategy in bid to facilitate transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-2017-10-13 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466646 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 Insurance plays vital role in construction project success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insurance-plays-vital-role-in-construction-project-success-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Infrastructure Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467710 1507882250 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684736_resized_georgedavisheadconstructionandengineering102017rbsinsurance1022.jpg GEORGE DAVIS Every construction project is unique and has its own set of risks 511 287 R20bn Swazi Rail Link being prepared for presentation to investors before year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r20bn-swazi-rail-link-being-prepared-for-presentation-to-investors-before-year-end-2017-10-12 Terence Creamer RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:45:00 +0200 467633 1508489223 1507815900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684474_resized_stephensonngubaneravinair110221017duane.jpg Swaziland Rail CEO Stephenson Ngubane and TFR CEO Ravi Nair 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71451_2017-10-12_transnet_-_hd_web.mp445839038R20bn Swazi Rail Link being prepared for presentation to investors before year-end. Video and video editing: Darlene Creamer 12.10.2017 R20bn Swazi Rail Link being prepared for presentation to investors before year-end. Video and video editing: Darlene Creamer 12.10.2017 Sanral kicks off series of transformation consultation workshops http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-kicks-of-series-of-transformation-workshops-2017-10-12 Schalk Burger ROADS Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:59:00 +0200 467618 1507842058 1507813140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom facing threats on multiple fronts, Maritz acknowledges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-facing-threats-on-multiple-fronts-maritz-acknowledges-2017-10-12 Terence Creamer ESKOM Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0200 467548 1507797747 1507797000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684212_resized_seanmaritz107161022duane.jpg Eskom interim group CEO Sean Maritz 511 287 Transport key to continental integration, says minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-key-to-continental-integration-says-minister-2017-10-11 Anine Kilian LOGISTICS Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:54:00 +0200 467497 1507879254 1507733640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684369_resized_transport1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71441_2017-10-11_transport_-_hd_web.mp49785342Deputy Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga talks about intercontinental integration Deputy Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga talks about intercontinental integration CSIR seeking to develop new methods to improve local infrastructure production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-seeking-to-develop-new-methods-to-improve-local-infrastructure-production-2017-10-11 Keith Campbell INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:06:00 +0200 467363 1507790519 1507709160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Kenya Power sees slower grid expansion as electricity access reaches saturation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-power-sees-slower-grid-expansion-as-electricity-access-reaches-saturation-2017-10-10 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:24:00 +0200 467286 1507647861 1507645440 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 Transport megaprojects stand on four legs – Gautrain CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-megaprojects-stand-on-four-legs-gautrain-ceo-2017-10-10 Keith Campbell INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:22:00 +0200 467256 1507648922 1507638120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683723_resized_jackvandermerweduane.jpg Gautrain CEO Jack van der Merwe 511 287 Transnet locomotive corruption probe extended as Parliament gears up for inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-locomotive-corruption-probe-extended-as-parliament-gears-up-for-inquiry-2017-10-09 Terence Creamer GOVERNANCE Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:10:00 +0200 467145 1507558959 1507558200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683450_resized_transnettfrcsrzelcclass20elocomotivepyramidsouthdepot410221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Cornubia held up as vision for future, socially-minded developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cornubia-held-up-as-vision-for-future-socially-minded-developments-2017-10-09 Anine Kilian HOUSING Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:47:00 +0200 467130 1507555526 1507553220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Makhura concerned at delays in Grayston Bridge collapse inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-premier-makhura-concerned-at-delays-in-grayston-bridge-collapse-inquiry-2017-10-09 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:50:00 +0200 467071 1507560323 1507535400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Manufacturer innovates to address lack of water and sanitation challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-innovates-to-address-lack-of-water-and-sanitation-challenges-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Infrastructure Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465453 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680002_resized_sulzerpumps1022.jpg TESTING STANDARDS Results of computational fluid dynamics and finite element analysis are validated through prototype and model testing at Sulzer 511 287