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Feb 14, 2003
Two years after the completion of the R3,2-million award-winning dam and water scheme supplying the Eastern Cape mountain village of Hogsback, the purification system lies in disrepair, the water has been judged unfit to drink and leaking pipes are reported along...
Feb 14, 2003
With the pilot programme completed and the project launched officially, Nuon-Raps Utilities (NuRa), intends to install at least 3 800 solar home systems at households in 2003 in a bid to complete its allocated 50 000 installations in five years.
Feb 13, 2003
Despite cross-border work causing construction company Group Five some headaches in the last few months, CEO Mike Lomas believes the money being spent globally in construction ensures the company has a solid three years ahead of it.
Feb 13, 2003
The development of The Innovation Hub in Pretoria has been approved in the final report of the Development Facilitation Act (DFA) Tribunal, released recently.
Feb 07, 2003
Malawi– The African Development Bank has approved a $9-million loan to the Malawian government for a fisheries development project.
Feb 07, 2003
Large construction projects may be delayed in the next few years as a result of a shortage in human resources and general capacity in the steel-construction industry.
Feb 07, 2003
HIV-positive and Aids-infected workers in the construction sector may live longer thanks to an initiative which is being promoted by the South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors (Safcec) as an industry-wide response to the disease.
Feb 05, 2003
A US team using dynamite and radar-equipped vehicles has begun carving out the first permanent land route to the South Pole, the Antarctica Star reported yesterday.
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Jan 27, 2003
The multibillion-rand Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), which transfers huge quantities of water from the rugged peaks of the Mountain Kingdom to the industrial heartland of South Africa, has always fitted the current stereotype of large dams – that they...
Jan 24, 2003
The Copperbelt Energy Company (CEC) in Zambia, together with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government, has embarked on the erection of a second 220kV line that is 136 km long. Once completed, the line is expected to run from Luano near Chingola in Zambia to...
Jan 24, 2003
The multibillion-rand Lesotho Highlands Water Project, which transfers huge quantities of water from the rugged peaks of the Mountain Kingdom to the industrial heartland of South Africa, has always fitted the current stereotype of large dams – that they are...
Jan 24, 2003
The introduction of new standards governing distribution boards and motor control centres has some small manufacturers concerned that they might go out of business due to what they describe as excessive costs that they will have to incur for testing, which had...
Jan 22, 2003
The Thai government has awarded a contract to a Hong Kong firm to conduct a feasibility study into building a canal across the kingdom's southern isthmus to connect the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, a news report said yesterday.
Jan 21, 2003
Lindiwe Gadd, CEO of Freedom Park Trust, yesterday briefed architects on how to register for the architectural design competition for the Freedom Park planned for Pretoria.
Jan 17, 2003
Family-owned steel fabrication company, the Cosira Group, in the last six months has expanded its activities to now offer three facets of the steel fabrication industry to the market.
Jan 17, 2003
South Africa’s six new regional electricity distributors (Reds) will not benefit from revenue from the countries 150 largest electricity consumers, which will be allowed to continue to buy electricity directly from the power utility Eskom.
Jan 17, 2003
With over 45 years of experience, Barloworld Robor Open Sections says it has established a reputation for supplying a total customer service to a wide spectrum of stockists, industrial and end-user markets.
Jan 17, 2003
In efforts to guide the development of the steel construction industry, the South African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) established a steel contractors working committee in November last year.
Jan 17, 2003
More than 80% of the 150 apartments in the new Michelangelo Towers in Sandton have already been sold, despite the 25 month lead time for the developments construction.
Jan 17, 2003
Software for neon signs makes them colourful, better, cheaper.
Jan 17, 2003
In response to the shortage of skilled draughtsmen for the structural steel industry, a training institute specifically for this industry will be opening early this year at the old AECI drawing office on the East Rand.
Jan 14, 2003
Engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group said it won a C$96-million ($60-million) contract from Algeria's Agence Nationale des Barrages to build an emergency water project in Skikda, about 400 km (256 miles) east of Algiers.
Jan 13, 2003
WBHO has started work on the construction of a R95-million distribution warehouse for Nestl
Dec 13, 2002
Although many thought it would never materialise, the Coega project (near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape) has begun in earnest this year, with close to 100 contractors appointed so far and nine sites already in operation.
Dec 13, 2002
A CALL has been made for expressions of interest in establishing an estimated R180-million to R300-million, international standard film studio in Cape Town. The closing date is January 6 next year.
Dec 13, 2002
The Cape Town International Convention Centre’s (CTICC) environmental impact assessment was not a project typically influenced by biophysical issues, but rather by environmental issues such as visual impact, wind impact, and archaeological impact.
Dec 13, 2002
The developers of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) have unveiled plans for a commercial development that will be constructed near to the centre.
Dec 13, 2002
Cape Town’s International Convention Centre on the foreshore is growing by the minute.
Dec 13, 2002
IF all you want in your Christmas stocking this year is a string of glittering pearls, don’t book that flight to the Far East just yet. Plans are afoot to grow abalone mab
Dec 13, 2002
Structural engineering and contracting firm DSE is asking project managers for the large projects that are expected to begin in a year or two to develop a master plan among themselves or advise companies of their construction requirements well in advance.
Dec 12, 2002
The Cape Town Waterfront is poised to expand and get a new terminal at the Cape Town Harbour.
Dec 11, 2002
Spectators at today’s One Day International (ODI) match, between South Africa and Pakistan, will get a sneak preview of the huge developments currently transforming St George’s Park ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup next year.
Dec 10, 2002
Architects worldwide have been invited to design South Africa’s own symbol of humanity and freedom – an international icon positioned similarly to the Arc d
Dec 06, 2002
The civil works and pipe racks for what will be the world’s largest air separation plant will be carried out by Group Five Civils.
Dec 06, 2002
In what he refers to as a world-class hospital offering world-class health services, CEO of the first public–private partnership (PPP) Hospital in Africa, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital, Bryan Carpenter says he is optimistic that South Africa is becoming a...
Dec 06, 2002
Industrial engineering consulting firm LTS Consulting was appointed by Siemens Medical Solutions as value-added project managers to ensure the on-time commissioning of the laboratories at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban.
Dec 06, 2002
In a bold and unparalleled step for healthcare in Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, the Kwazulu-Natal Department of Health specified a single source solution for the management of the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH), located in Cato Manor, Durban.
Dec 06, 2002
Leading supplier for automated medical equipment Siemens Medical Solutions (SMS), a division of Siemens South Africa, is supplying about a thousand different types of medical items to Inkosi Albert Luthuli hospital in Durban, Africa’s first public-private...
Dec 06, 2002
The fundamental concept of the Automotive Supplier Park (ASP) being developed in Pretoria, is to achieve synergies and optimisation through economies of scale by grouping together technologies, services and service providers for various participants in the automotive...
Dec 06, 2002
In a R5-billion, 15-year contract with the Kwazulu-Natal Department of Health, the Impilo Consortium vows to provide world class service to Inkosi Albert Luthuli hospital, Africa’s first public private partnership (PPP) in the health sector.
Dec 04, 2002
To mark the 10th anniversary of democracy in South Africa, the government will, by April 2004, complete the first phase of a multi-million rand tourist attraction in Pretoria – one that is to serve as a tangible record of the country’s historical...
Dec 04, 2002
South African construction company, Group Five has been awarded a construction contract in excess of $70-million for the Bank of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam.
Dec 02, 2002
Last week, FNB announced that it is investing R28-million in the Johannesburg CBD with the development of a car parkade, which will form part of the bank’s BankCity complex.
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