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Nov 01, 2002
Malawi – The British Government through its Department for International Development (DFID) has granted the Malawi government
Oct 25, 2002
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (Saice) and the South African Local Government Association (Salga) have joined forces with the Department of Provincial and Local Government in an initiative aimed at equipping municipal councillors with the...
Oct 25, 2002
Frans Kapp of consulting engineers Entech Consultants says the company has since its establishment in 1995, seen its duty in a broader context than merely making a living in South Africa.
Oct 25, 2002
WHILE trade between European countries accounts for about 80% of their total gross domestic product, Africans are not trading with each other as much as they could, said acting chief operating officer of Trade and Investment South Africa Ismail Dockrat at the Safcec...
Oct 18, 2002
Mozambican hydroelectric power generator Hidroelectrica do Cahora Bassa (HCB) has cut off a 750-megawatt daily supply to South African monopoly supplier Eskom, after the two disputed the price that should be paid for the electricity.
Oct 18, 2002
South Africa’s nine largest cities have formed a network to share their information and find innovative solutions in the face of demographic changes, growing urban poverty and increasingly fierce global competition.
Oct 17, 2002
South African firms have been awarded key contracts in Zambian roads projects, valued at R400-million.
Oct 16, 2002
Site preparation for the construction of the Coega port in the Eastern Cape has started, with actual construction expected to commence next year.
Oct 15, 2002
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Oct 10, 2002
South African construction group Aveng said on Wednesday it had raised R150-million through a three-month commercial paper issue, as part of its programme to diversify its funding source.
Oct 07, 2002
Discussions around the Skuifraam dam in the Western Cape are focused on many of the elements of the large-scale dam debate that has occupied the world's attention for the last 15 years.
Oct 04, 2002
Discussions around the Skuifraam dam in the Western Cape are focused on many of the elements of the large-scale dam debate that has occupied the world’s attention for the last 15 years.
Oct 04, 2002
The South African Infrastructure Fund is the largest dedicated infrastructure focused equity fund in Southern Africa.
Oct 04, 2002
As non-tariff barriers begin to assume a more prominent role in preventing South African-manufactured products from entering overseas markets, the Southern African Institute of Welding has taken precautionary steps to ensure South African qualifications meet...
Oct 04, 2002
Malawi – The World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking funds for a special operation to repair the Nacala rail line to facilitate the speedy transportation of imported food items from the Mozambique port of Nacala to Malawi, which is experiencing an acute food...
Oct 04, 2002
Government’s urban renewal and development programme presents new growth opportunities for the construction industry, especially for emerging entrepreneurs.
Oct 02, 2002
The head of South Africa’s largest construction group is optimistic that the government is focusing on various major road projects and says it seems increasingly likely that some of the mega projects, such as the Gauteng Super-Highway System, as well as the...
Sep 27, 2002
The company MDS Architecture has been involved with the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment project since its early gaming license bid proposals in 1997.
Sep 27, 2002
The Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World development has raised the stakes in the ongoing game to attract and keep visitors, says Broll Property Group director Iain Burns.
 
 
 
 
Sep 27, 2002
The new Suncoast Casino is situated some 150 m away from the Indian Ocean. This has allowed for numerous design and ecological challenges to the landscape architects and entire professional team as a whole.
Sep 27, 2002
The art deco theme of the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment project in Durban posed a number of challenges for interior designers, Blacksmith Africa, although art deco does lend itself to casino design and theming.
Sep 27, 2002
When there is a development as big as the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment project, there is bound to be potential for environmental impact.
Sep 27, 2002
Exclusive distributors in Southern Africa for the Tractel range of safety equipment, Bellambie Mining & Industrial, has an extensive range of fall arrest equipment, including safety harnesses and working belts, suitable for use in diverse applications.
Sep 27, 2002
Phase one of the Suncoast casino, Durban’s newest tourist facility, is on track to meet its opening date at the start of the festive season – just in time to provide holiday makers with another new entertainment venue.
Sep 27, 2002
To describe the construction of the Suncoast Casino as a fast-track job is an understatement, says Nigel Holley, director at BFH Project Managers.
Sep 27, 2002
Some R800-million of the Gauteng government’s R3,5-billion budget for its Blue IQ initiative has been spent to date. The R3,5-billion will be spent over the next three years with a the addition budget requirements to be determined after 2005.
Sep 27, 2002
Project managers Camane, Honu and Associates of Centurion have had a name change and will in future be known as Diagonal Projects Africa (DPA).
Sep 27, 2002
The construction industry has injury and fatality rates second only to the mining industry in South Africa, and yet very is known about occupational health and safety in this sector says the Industrial Health Unit (IHU) project manager Jaine Roberts.
Sep 27, 2002
Cutting-edge air conditioning technology has been installed at the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment project, says Richard Pearce and Partners director Noel Smith.
 
 
 
 
Sep 27, 2002
The King Report on Corporate Governance in South Africa released in March recommends that organisations report at least annually on the nature and the extent of their social, transformation, ethical, safety, health and environmental management policies and practices.
Sep 27, 2002
The R1,4-billion investment by Tsogo Sun in the new Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World has been leveraging previously disadvantaged groups into employment and prosperity.
Sep 27, 2002
A joint venture (JV) has been formed to handle the structural engineering design component of the construction of the Tsogo Sun Suncoast casino in Durban in Kwazulu-Natal.
Sep 27, 2002
It is important to provide the correct and sufficient training and equipment for staff working at height, says Alpinist Safety Consultants technical director Mark Campbell.
Sep 26, 2002
Previously disadvantaged individuals and emergent enterprises within the construction industry are set to benefit from the establishment of Durban's first waterfront leisure development, the 4 200 sq m R25,1-million Wilson's Wharf.
Sep 20, 2002
Developing the worldwide market for its wire-products, East Rand-based Barnes Fencing Industries has seen potential for its products.
Sep 20, 2002
The JSE Securities Exchange-listed Aveng group’s construction order book for the next two years has grown to R9,8-billion, equivalent to103% of the cluster’s revenue for the 12 months to the end of June this year.
Sep 20, 2002
Malawi – Plans are at an advanced stage for a $4,5-million project to rehabilitate part of the Sena railway line from Mozambique's mining town of Moatize to Malawi's Southern town of Balaka.
Sep 20, 2002
An industry that appears to be expanding in South Africa is the rope access industry.
Sep 13, 2002
Sierra Leone has embarked on a comprehensive programme of reconstruction, backed by the international community and under an international security umbrella.
 
 
 
 
Sep 13, 2002
A Johannesburg-based consulting engineer has urged teams implementing engineering and construction projects requiring a high degree of interaction between designer and constructer to discard the traditional approach in favour of partnering.
Sep 12, 2002
In his presentation of the annual departmental report, the Gauteng Housing MEC Paul Mashatile said on Tuesday the Gauteng Housing Department has spent approximately R 5-billion and delivered 275 383 serviced stands and 175 034 houses since 1994.
Sep 11, 2002
Cape Town’s International Convention Centre on the foreshore is nearing completion, as the deadline for the finalisation of the project approaches.
Sep 11, 2002
Engineering giant ABB insisted on Monday it would stick to its main financial targets as it struggled to counter growing investor fear that the group may have to row back on its goals.
Sep 11, 2002
South African construction giant, Murray & Roberts, has confirmed that its subsidiary, Booker Tate, is involved in a legal battle in Indonesia.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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