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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.
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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.
Sep 10, 2002
South Africa’s largest construction group, Aveng, that now earns 45% of its revenue outside of southern Africa, yesterday reported another set of excellent results, with diluted headline earnings a share 24% ahead of a year ago
 
 
 
 
Sep 06, 2002
One of South Africa’s largest construction companies, Group Five, announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Group Civils – Industrial and Mining – has secured two contracts worth R95-million, at Vilankulo in Mozambique.
Sep 06, 2002
A new precast building technology adopted by Group Five’s construction unit, could help meet the significant demand for housing in Africa, while taking into account the shortage of building skills on the continent.
Sep 06, 2002
In a development which will pave the way for what is expected to be a significant tourism industry in southern Mpumalanga, the local community and the public and private sectors have joined forces to build a 33-km road from Highlands, outside Barberton, to Bulembu,...
Aug 30, 2002
The South African transport industry, especially in the mining and construction sectors, could soon see a number of new trucks from the local division of the US Mack Trucks.
Aug 30, 2002
A decision has yet to be made whether to proceed with criminal prosecution against the parties cited in the Injaka bridge collapse inquiry report.
Aug 29, 2002
Construction giant Murray and Roberts believes prospects for its major project capabilities in South and southern Africa have improved in line with higher levels of fixed investment.
Aug 28, 2002
South Africa’s construction industry is preparing to roll out a R50-million project to fast-track thousands of experienced workers in the construction industry to formal trade qualification standards – and better paying jobs.
Aug 27, 2002
State rail company, Spoornet, had a “comprehensive plan” to address the estimated R16-billion backlog in rail infrastructure alone, that accumulated over the last 20 years, public enterprise minister Jeff Radebe reported.
Aug 23, 2002
Industrial development remains one of South Africa’s, and Africa’s, foremost challenges. The continent, along with most other developing regions, remains severely under-developed in this area, and the situation is not improving.
Aug 23, 2002
Cape Town-based gas safety product company Suregas, has been chosen by the Legacy Hotels and Resort to install gas detection facilities into its hotels on the continent.
 
 
 
 
Aug 23, 2002
More than R15-million of the R88-million budget for the construction of South Africa's new 12 000 m3 Constitutional Court in the Johannesburg inner city, which is being undertaken by a joint venture between Rainbow Construction and WBHO, has been committed.
Aug 23, 2002
Local pipe manufacturer Hall Longmore, a Murray & Roberts company, is supplying line pipe for the 205 km South African section of Sasol’s natural gas project, which will bring the gas from Temane in Mozambique.
Aug 23, 2002
Gauteng-based company Pipeline Erectors has been awarded a R1-million contract by Sasol Technologies (Sastech) to construct the first kilometre of Sasol’s $549-million 865-km natural gas pipeline between Temane in Mozambique and Secunda in South Africa.
Aug 23, 2002
Construction group Aveng has announced that its Australian company McConnell Dowell has been awarded new contracts to the value of about R580-million.
Aug 23, 2002
One of South Africa’s largest construction companies, Group Five, announced a R3-billion order book, as well as a number of projects in the pipeline.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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