Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:31:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Signing of power purchase agreements with IPPs imminent – SAWEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/signing-of-power-purchase-agreements-with-ipps-imminent-sawea-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:44:00 +0200 475777 1516370016 1516369440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701982_resized_sawea1022.jpg 511 287 Egypt, Ethiopia leaders say Nile dam must not ruin relations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-ethiopia-leaders-say-nile-dam-must-not-ruin-relations-2018-01-19 Reuters HYDROELECTRICITY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:42:00 +0200 475735 1516351456 1516351320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 African Energy to delist from Botswana exchange http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-energy-to-delist-from-botswana-exchange-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt COAL Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:40:00 +0200 475732 1516355458 1516351200 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701850_resized_canyoncoalphalanndwa510220217duane.jpg 511 287 Guidance note on support for off-grid renewable energy launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-focused-event-launches-guidance-document-promoting-african-renewables-2018-01-19 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY – 1 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473843 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New report names WBHO’s Australian unit the country’s ‘most active’ construction firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-2018-01-19 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473730 1516281015 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Africa, and other regions, seen benefiting from China-driven One Belt, One Road superproject http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heartland-to-heartland-linkages-sought-in-china-driven-industrial-superproject-2018-01-19 Schalk Burger INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473825 1516281116 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 $324m for Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-grants-loan-support-to-two-african-renewable-energy-projects-2018-01-19 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY – 2 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473845 1516351903 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 German construction sales to grow by 4% this year – associations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-construction-sales-to-grow-by-4-this-year-associations-2018-01-18 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:37:00 +0200 475600 1516279148 1516279020 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Chinese demand drives construction boom in Cambodia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinese-demand-drives-construction-boom-in-cambodia-2018-01-17 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:22:00 +0200 475510 1516198973 1516198920 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ABB supplies motor for world’s steepest funicular railway http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-supplies-motor-for-worlds-steepest-funicular-railway-2018-01-16 Megan van Wyngaardt AUTOMATION Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:02:00 +0200 475387 1516113354 1516111320 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701078_resized_abbfunicularrailway1022.jpg 511 287 JRA to upgrade Soweto bridge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-to-upgrade-soweto-bridge-2018-01-12 Anine Kilian ROADS Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:08:00 +0200 475134 1515763627 1515762480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Drilling on Cape Flats Aquifer starts as Cape Town dams dry up in drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drilling-on-cape-flats-aquifer-starts-as-cape-town-dams-dry-up-in-drought-2018-01-12 News24Wire WATER Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:34:00 +0200 475071 1515739334 1515738840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 PRASA warns of impact of prohibition notice on commuters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-warns-of-impact-of-prohibition-notice-on-commuters-2018-01-11 Anine Kilian RAIL Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:05:00 +0200 474926 1515664634 1515661500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LHDA awards Polihali transfer tunnel design contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lhda-awards-polihali-transfer-tunnel-design-contract-2018-01-10 Schalk Burger WATER Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:25:00 +0200 474856 1515592439 1515590700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa to lead South African delegates at World Economic Forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-lead-south-african-delegates-at-world-economic-forum-2018-01-10 Dylan Slater ECONOMY Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:02:00 +0200 474851 1515590984 1515589320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699920_resized_cyrilramaphosa110220917duane.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Rustenburg Water Trust opens tenders for Bospoort treatment works expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rustenburg-water-trust-opens-tenders-for-bospoort-treatment-works-expansion-2018-01-10 Megan van Wyngaardt WATER Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:40:00 +0200 474786 1515571202 1515570000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699755_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging710221213duane.jpg 511 287 Next 12 months crucial as PRASA prepares to receive new rolling stock http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/next-12-months-crucial-as-prasa-prepares-to-receive-new-rolling-stock-2018-01-08 Irma Venter RAIL INDUSTRY Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:43:00 +0200 474454 1515408468 1515408180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699359_resized_pietsebola112171022duane.jpg Piet Sebola 511 287 Nelson Mandela Bay water crisis deepens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nelson-mandela-bay-water-crisis-deepens-2018-01-03 African News Agency WATER SHORTAGE Wed, 03 Jan 2018 21:06:00 +0200 474357 1515006600 1515006360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699109_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 AfDB to support Mozambique rail project with $300m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-to-support-mozambique-rail-project-with-300m-2017-12-20 Megan van Wyngaardt TRANSPORT Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:43:00 +0200 474246 1513774129 1513773780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698868_resized_transnetfreightrailsishensaldanharailwayline3310221013duane.jpg 511 287 Ethiopia signs $4bn deal to build 1 000 MW-geothermal power plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethiopia-signs-4bn-deal-to-build-1-000-mw-geothermal-power-plants-2017-12-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:53:00 +0200 474245 1513767575 1513767180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 ABB, SNC-Lavalin joins forces for substation projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-snc-lavalin-joins-forces-for-substation-projects-2017-12-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:32:00 +0200 474243 1513766171 1513765920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Group Five expects material earnings impact as Kpone drags http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-expects-material-earnings-impact-as-kpone-drags-2017-12-19 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Tue, 19 Dec 2017 09:40:00 +0200 474214 1513682124 1513669200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Update on multimodal project progress set for next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/update-on-multi-modal-project-progress-set-for-next-year-2017-12-15 Donald Makhafola TOP RAIL PROJECT Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472571 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Technology can improve effectiveness of emergency response agencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safe-smart-cities-to-respond-more-effectively-to-incidents-huawei-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473185 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Plans on track for rapid rail network extensions in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plans-on-track-for-rapid-rail-network-extensions-in-gauteng-2017-11-15 Donald Makhafola TOP RAIL PROJECT Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472584 1512994086 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Legislation, regulation to ensure rail success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/legislation-regulation-to-ensure-rail-success-2017-12-15 Donald Makhafola TOP RAIL PROJECT Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472577 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Firm completes Soweto-based project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridge-construction-assists-with-community-housing-development-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472513 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695189_resized_bridgeconstructionproject112017hatch1022.jpg CONNECTING COMMUNITIES The bridge, for the Elias Motsoaledi housing project, comprises a five-span 65 m long and 13.5 m wide continuous composite deck 511 287 Maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 slated for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-slated-for-2018-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472516 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695171_resized_plazapivet102017bakwenaduanedaws1022.jpg INCREASING CAPACITY Bakwena has installed two pivots, each valued at about R2.4-million, at both the Doornpoort and Pumulani toll plazas 511 287 N2 rehabilitation project to be completed end of this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-rehabilitation-project-to-be-completed-end-of-this-year-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472552 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695248_resized_n2streetlightswesterncape112017westerncapegovernment1022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY The upgrade will provide better ride quality, safety and visibility 511 287 Assistance in overcoming bridge challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-assist-in-overcoming-bridge-maintenance-challenges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472508 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695157_resized_ropeaccesstechnicianstemporaryaccessplatforms112017skyriders1022.jpg ABSEILING FOR ACCESS Technicians had to deploy rope access to abseil from a structure to erect the access platforms 511 287 Transverse launching method to minimise impact on traffic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transverse-launching-method-to-minimise-impact-on-traffic-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472393 1512994084 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695192_resized_bridgedeckpreparation112017aecom1022.jpg FIRST OF ITS KIND LOCALLY The bridge is the first tied-arch bridge that will be launched into position sideways 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 National road network at core of local growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-road-network-at-core-of-local-growth-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473504 1513321460 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697372_resized_nationalroad122017sanral1022.jpg LOCAL HUB The national road network has been steadily growing over the years and has improved connectivity between cities and regional hubs 511 287 Emphasis on infrastructure development catalyst for growth and sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emphasis-on-infrastructure-development-catalyst-for-growth-and-sustainability-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473784 1513321477 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697971_resized_siphofanibridge122017aurecon1022.jpg SIPHOFANENI BRIDGE The Siphofaneni bridge and road project is going to be the standard for future infrastructure projects in Swaziland 511 287 Construction firm forges ahead on N2 road, bridges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-firm-forges-ahead-on-n2-road-bridges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP PROJECTS: ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470746 1513322178 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691503_resized_jonathanpearceconractsmanager112017concorinfrastructure1022.jpg JONATHAN PEARCE A range of environmental studies were carried out and remedial strategies were developed 511 287 Novare opens two new malls in sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/novare-opens-two-new-malls-in-sub-saharan-africa-2017-12-14 Megan van Wyngaardt PROPERTY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 474076 1513327942 1513288800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Authority to implement plan to protect Lesotho’s local heritage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authority-to-implement-plan-to-protect-lesothos-local-heritage-2017-12-14 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:00 +0200 474094 1513262418 1513260360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0