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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.
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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.
Nov 29, 2002
Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) is planning capital expenditure of more than R2,6-billion over the next five years.
Nov 29, 2002
When I talk to people here about the transition to democracy in South Africa they always tell me about how amazed they are that it was so peaceful.
Nov 26, 2002
The bulk of the proposed R2,5-billion allocated by Cell C to new network infrastructure will be spent between 2002 and 2004, reports Cell C head of strategy Jonathon Newman.
Nov 22, 2002
Malawi – The Malawian parliament has authorised that country’s ministry of finance to obtain a US$3-million loan from the International Development Association (IDA) for a national water development project in addition to the $75-million loan it acquired...
Nov 22, 2002
July next year will see thousands of motorists and pedestrians crossing what is now only a jumble of scaffolding and construction personnel, but what will soon be one of Johannesburg's biggest attractions.
Nov 22, 2002
The Helderberg region of the Western Cape is famous not only for its exquisite beauty, but also as an area that produces magnificent wines.
Nov 22, 2002
The construction of the Avondale Winery at Groot Drakenstein outside Paarl, in the Western Cape, by Neil Muller Construction is making good progress.
Nov 21, 2002
The European Commission and the South African government recently wrapped up bi-annual consultations in Pretoria, regarding the effectiveness of the European Programme for Reconstruction and Development (EPRD) in South Africa, as well as the efficiency of its...
Nov 21, 2002
Work has started on the construction of a R95-million distribution warehouse for Nestl
Nov 20, 2002
Construction group, WBHO KwaZulu-Natal has started work on the R160-million Liberty Midlands Mall in Pietermaritzburg.
Nov 18, 2002
Group CE of Transnet, Mafika Mkwanazi, announced last week that an additional R200-million had been allocated to Spoornet to increase efficiency levels that will positively impact on service to customers.
Nov 15, 2002
Black-economic empowerment (BEE) company AKA Capital has acquired a 25% stake in South Africa’s largest brick manufacturer Corobrik.
Nov 15, 2002
The beginning of the month saw the launch of Women for Housing, a company created to empower women in the housing, finance and construction sectors of the economy.
Nov 15, 2002
Maintaining a capital spend of about R1-billion a year over the next two to three years is a key strategic objective of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Kenny Fihla, who heads Johannesburg’s Mayoral Committee on Finance, Strategy and Economic Development,...
Nov 11, 2002
The Coega Development Corporation has already appointed almost 100 contractors to work on various infrastructure projects within the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) and 1 500 people are employed on various construction sites in the zone, with thousands of...
Nov 08, 2002
South African cement firm, Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC), said it was expecting continued growth in cement sales in the year ahead, mainly as a result of increasing trends in gross fixed capital formation, which is evident in all sectors of the economy.
Nov 08, 2002
The Clay Brick Association (CBA) has published a 56-page technical guide which, for the first time, presents comprehensive information on design, detailing and specification of clay brickwork.
Nov 08, 2002
Work is in full swing on the development of two strategically located modern filling station outlets for BP, which will straddle the N1 motorway at the Beyers Naude Interchange, Randburg, Gauteng.
Nov 08, 2002
Suggesting a positive shift in the industry, the reopening of two clay-brick factories is providing employment for about 300 new and old employees.
Nov 07, 2002
South Africa’s State-owned Eskom Enterprises has been asked to participate in the controversial $550-million Bujagali hydropower project in Uganda.
Nov 06, 2002
South Africa's dependence on private transport and the amount that is spent on it is clearly a cause for concern.
Nov 04, 2002
In a major boost to small business participation in the Coega project, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has secured a bridging finance facility for emerging businesses through the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC).
Nov 01, 2002
It seems there will be a happy ending to the story of Germiston’s Gosforth Park racecourse after all.
Nov 01, 2002
In what will be a first for Africa, GE Transportation Systems is to modernise the control systems of Cameroon rail operator, CamRail’s fleet with the its latest microprocessor technology, known as the BrightStar system.
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