Engineering News | Infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/infrastructure Sun, 17 Feb 2019 20:02:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gift of the Givers given green light to drill boreholes in water-scarce Makhanda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gift-of-the-givers-given-green-light-to-drill-boreholes-in-water-scarce-makhanda-2019-02-15 News24Wire WATER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:57:00 +0200 511706 1550217046 1550213820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City wants your comment on new strategy to drought-proof Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-wants-your-comment-on-new-strategy-to-drought-proof-cape-town-2019-02-15 News24Wire WATER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:51:00 +0200 511705 1550213573 1550213460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Tanzania hydropower dam to cost more than double government estimate – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-hydropower-dam-to-cost-more-than-double-government-estimate-study-2019-02-15 Reuters HYDROPOWER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:44:00 +0200 511702 1550213475 1550213040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Cesa optimistic after president’s address http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-optimistic-after-presidents-address-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510045 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777864_resized_nereshpathercesa0119dylan1022.jpg NERESH PATHER Procurement policies need to be formulated to embrace the long-term needs of projects 511 287 SA company receives multibillion-dollar contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multibillion-dollar-contract-awarded-to-s-african-company-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510238 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778323_resized_civilengmurrayrobsnowy2002191022.jpg SO MUCH DAM WATER The Snowy 2.0 project with reuse water through a pumping system to keep the grid running 511 287 Operations to be ramped up at edible-oil plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/operations-to-be-ramped-up-at-edible-oil-plant-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510049 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777874_resized_civilengadacons02191022.jpg NO CROP CIRCLE The circular foundation where the storage silos will be placed can be seen from an aerial view of the plant 511 287 Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-government-spend-exacerbates-dire-environment-for-civil-engineering-construction-sector-2019-02-15 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510666 1549955433 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780505_resized_dire.jpg 511 287 Transport projects in Africa provide fillip for infrastructure development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-projects-in-africa-provide-fillip-for-infrastructure-development-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510632 1550219927 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779132_resized_deloitteafricainfrastructureandcapitalprojectsleadjplabuschagne2191022.jpg J-P LABUSCHAGNE The magnitude of African infrastructure development plans necessitates significant capital management skills 511 287 Concrete paver launched at Las Vegas Expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-paver-launched-at-las-vegas-expo-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Infrastructure Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510247 1550220027 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778343_resized_wirtgen20paver02191022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The mobile paver has a 3D integrated control system for varying offset applications 511 287 Huawei to build data centres in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/huawei-to-build-data-centres-in-south-africa-2019-02-14 Reuters TELECOMS Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:48:00 +0200 511636 1550148601 1550148480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 The future of e-tolls is a political decision, says Sanral’s Kannemeyer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-future-of-e-tolls-is-a-political-decision-says-sanrals-kannemeyer-2019-02-14 Irma Venter ROADS Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:07:00 +0200 511606 1550155605 1550142420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 OR Tambo Western Precinct construction to start before end-Feb http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/or-tambo-western-precinct-construction-to-start-before-end-feb-2019-02-12 Marleny Arnoldi INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:37:00 +0200 511387 1549983236 1549982220 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780790_resized_ortamboairportwesternprecinct0220191022.jpg OR Tambo's Western Precinct Phase 1 511 287 Raubex warns of 20% drop in FY earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/raubex-warns-of-20-drop-in-fy-earnings-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:53:00 +0200 511301 1549961678 1549961580 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Three consortiums compete to build dry port west of Cairo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-consortiums-compete-to-build-dry-port-west-of-cairo-2019-02-11 Reuters CONSTRUCTION/PORTS & SHIPPING Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:42:00 +0200 511178 1549891965 1549888920 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Basil Read subsidiary to sell 28% stake in Majwe JV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basil-read-subsidiary-to-sell-28-stake-in-majwe-jv-2019-02-08 Simone Liedtke MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:22:00 +0200 511072 1549635877 1549635720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DST to showcase benefits of using STI in designing future human settlements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-to-showcase-benefits-of-using-sti-in-designing-future-human-settlements-2019-02-08 Simone Liedtke BUILT ENVIRONMENT / HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:20:00 +0200 511071 1549637113 1549635600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 City of Cape Town proposes R800m transport infrastructure project for Wynberg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-proposes-r800m-transport-infrastructure-project-for-wynberg-2019-02-08 African News Agency TRANSPORT Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:20:00 +0200 511041 1549628963 1549628400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 What needs to be done to make SA’s buildings fire safe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-needs-to-be-done-to-make-south-africas-buildings-compliant-with-fire-regulations-2019-02-08 Natasha Odendaal HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509895 1549357623 1549576800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779038_resized_burning.jpg 511 287 ASJV denies it terminated Mtentu project owing to alleged ‘financial inability’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asjv-denies-it-terminated-mtentu-project-owing-to-alleged-financial-inability-2019-02-07 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION / ROADS Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:53:00 +0200 510947 1549551417 1549551180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CBE announces initiatives to drive transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cbe-announces-initiatives-to-drive-transformation-2019-02-07 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:34:00 +0200 510940 1549551006 1549550040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Social, technological change on the way for built environment industry – CBE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/social-technological-change-on-the-way-for-built-environment-industry-cbe-2019-02-07 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:18:00 +0200 510933 1549549717 1549549080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Steel group to approach Nersa for power-tariff relief http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-group-to-approach-nersa-for-power-tariff-relief-2019-02-07 Terence Creamer STEEL Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:45:00 +0200 510921 1549619696 1549547100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779799_resized_kobusversterarcelormittal02191022dylan.jpg AMSA CEO Kobus Verster 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77332_2019-02-07_kobus_-_3.mp420494651AMSA CEO Kobus Verster on the threat posed by power hikes and on the group's plan to approach the regulator for relief. 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Recorded: 7.2.2019 Saice calls for infrastructure review following Hoërskool Driekhoek incident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-calls-for-infrastructure-review-following-horskool-driekhoek-incident-2019-02-05 Tasneem Bulbulia CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:15:00 +0200 510577 1549354637 1549354500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aveng Strabag JV terminates Mtentu contract, citing protests; Sanral unconvinced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/violent-protests-see-aveng-strabag-jv-terminate-mtentu-bridge-contract-2019-02-05 Irma Venter ROADS Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:37:00 +0200 510533 1549375664 1549348620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778909_resized_sanraln2bridgesmtentufinal1022.jpg An artist's impression of the proposed Mtentu bridge 511 287 Group Five appoints interim CEO following Solomon Mosai’s resignation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-appoints-interim-ceo-following-solomon-mosais-resignation-2019-02-01 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:40:00 +0200 510393 1549032095 1549032000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Botswana keen for corridor to link to South Africa’s coalfields http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-keen-for-corridor-to-link-to-south-africas-coal-fields-2019-02-01 Kim Cloete COAL Fri, 01 Feb 2019 10:13:00 +0200 510315 1549010334 1549008780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Trans-Gambia bridge a boon for trade, but a blow for local traders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trans-gambia-bridge-a-boon-for-trade-but-a-blow-for-local-traders-2019-01-31 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:56:00 +0200 510261 1548946637 1548946560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Edcon, SA Corporate Real Estate set to refurbish CBD property http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edcon-2019-01-31 Tasneem Bulbulia INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:10:00 +0200 510250 1549001625 1548943800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Stellenbosch University starts construction on R1bn research institute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stellenbosch-university-starts-construction-on-r1bn-research-institute-2019-01-31 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION & BIOMEDICAL Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:57:00 +0200 510234 1549362059 1548939420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778352_resized_universityofstellenboschbiomedicalresearchinstitutebmrfsodturningceremony25january2019wimdevillersenjimmyvolmink481022.jpg SU Vice-Chancellor Professor Wim de Villiers and Professor Jimmy Volmink at the sod-turning ceremony 511 287 KfW, IDC sign $80m loan facility for green economy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kfw-idc-sign-80m-loan-facility-for-green-economy-development-2019-01-31 Simone Liedtke SMMEs / ENVIRONMENT Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:40:00 +0200 510148 1548946021 1548924000 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