Engineering News | Roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/roads Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:41:33 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Firm completes Soweto-based project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridge-construction-assists-with-community-housing-development-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472513 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695189_resized_bridgeconstructionproject112017hatch1022.jpg CONNECTING COMMUNITIES The bridge, for the Elias Motsoaledi housing project, comprises a five-span 65 m long and 13.5 m wide continuous composite deck 511 287 Construction firm forges ahead on N2 road, bridges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-firm-forges-ahead-on-n2-road-bridges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP PROJECTS: ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470746 1512994084 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691503_resized_jonathanpearceconractsmanager112017concorinfrastructure1022.jpg JONATHAN PEARCE A range of environmental studies were carried out and remedial strategies were developed 511 287 Maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 slated for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-slated-for-2018-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472516 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695171_resized_plazapivet102017bakwenaduanedaws1022.jpg INCREASING CAPACITY Bakwena has installed two pivots, each valued at about R2.4-million, at both the Doornpoort and Pumulani toll plazas 511 287 N2 rehabilitation project to be completed end of this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-rehabilitation-project-to-be-completed-end-of-this-year-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472552 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695248_resized_n2streetlightswesterncape112017westerncapegovernment1022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY The upgrade will provide better ride quality, safety and visibility 511 287 Assistance in overcoming bridge challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-assist-in-overcoming-bridge-maintenance-challenges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472508 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695157_resized_ropeaccesstechnicianstemporaryaccessplatforms112017skyriders1022.jpg ABSEILING FOR ACCESS Technicians had to deploy rope access to abseil from a structure to erect the access platforms 511 287 Transverse launching method to minimise impact on traffic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transverse-launching-method-to-minimise-impact-on-traffic-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472393 1512994084 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695192_resized_bridgedeckpreparation112017aecom1022.jpg FIRST OF ITS KIND LOCALLY The bridge is the first tied-arch bridge that will be launched into position sideways 511 287 Heartland-to-heartland linkages sought in China-driven industrial superproject http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heartland-to-heartland-linkages-sought-in-china-driven-industrial-superproject-2017-12-12 Schalk Burger INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:29:00 +0200 473753 1513071342 1513070940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DTI, EU negotiating new tariff deal for electric vehicles, small cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-eu-negotiating-new-tariff-deal-for-electric-vehicles-small-cars-2017-12-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:55:00 +0200 473280 1512730566 1512557700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696743_resized_bmwi31022duane.jpg 511 287 Ford Struandale plant exceeds 3m engine production milestone, eyes 2018 expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ford-struandale-plant-exceeds-3m-engine-production-milestone-eyes-2018-expansion-2017-12-01 Natasha Odendaal AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:37:00 +0200 472872 1512133659 1512131820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695988_resized_fordockertberry1022.jpg Ford Middle East and Africa VP operations Ockert Berry 511 287 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Roads Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Long-delayed Gauteng Transport Authority to be launched in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-12-01 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471861 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Kenya set to build coast-to-centre highway to boost Africa trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-set-to-build-coast-to-centre-highway-to-boost-africa-trade-2017-11-30 Reuters ROADS Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:46:00 +0200 472740 1512050271 1512049560 1514584800 Reuters 0 0 Concor Infrastructure forges ahead with new construction projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concor-infrastructure-forges-ahead-with-new-contract-awards-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Roads Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469314 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689549_resized_n2concorinfrastructure2017construction1022.jpg N2 UPGRADE The first half of the new carriageway will be complete mid-2018, after which the existing carriageway will be rehabilitated while traffic runs on the new carriageway 511 287 Sanral appoints engineering executive http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-appoints-engineering-executive-2017-11-13 Creamer Media Reporter NEW APPOINTMENT Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:24:00 +0200 470910 1510584058 1510583040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 E-toll issues stem from governance issues – Manuel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-toll-issues-stem-from-governance-issues-manuel-2017-11-10 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:13:00 +0200 470714 1510322680 1510319580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691184_resized_gfipsanraletolln12wtrafficaroads405121022duane.jpg 511 287 Maintenance and upgrades on cards for Platinum Corridor in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-route-to-start-in-2018-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469410 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688493_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE Construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 Sanral denies writing off R3bn debt in unpaid e-toll fees in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-denies-writing-off-r3bn-debt-in-unpaid-e-toll-fees-in-south-africa-2017-11-08 African News Agency ROADS Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:50:00 +0200 470290 1510135997 1510134600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sanral reopens Msikaba bridge tender http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-reopens-msikaba-bridge-tender-2017-11-03 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:02:00 +0200 469950 1509715228 1509714120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689812_resized_sanraln2msikabaselectedoption1022.jpg 511 287 Successful debut for new technology solution on bridge project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-debut-for-new-technology-solution-on-bridge-project-2017-11-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468447 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686418_resized_roadsroyalhaskoningdhvireport1020171022.jpg ROADMAP Royal HaskoningDHV’s new project management solution, the iReport, used interactive data to communicate information to stakeholders for the Vincent Tshabalala Pedestrian Bridge project 511 287 Suitable solution for African road conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/suitable-solution-for-african-road-conditions-2017-11-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468189 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685745_resized_roadsfibertexam2roadmaintenancepic21020171022.jpg ROAD TO RECOVERY Fibertex AM-2 has been introduced to road authorities in several developing African countries as a cost-effective solution to road rehabilitation 511 287 South Africa steadily keeps pace with global LED shift http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-shift-to-led-street-lighting-south-africa-to-keep-pace-2017-11-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468445 1511775989 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690456_resized_roadsbekaschrederdji00601120171022.jpg STREETS AHEAD Light-emitting diode technology for street lighting provides improved lighting levels and generates energy savings 511 287 Vadi urges better cooperation between provincial govt, Gauteng metros http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vadi-urges-better-cooperation-between-provincial-govt-gauteng-metros-2017-11-02 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:21:00 +0200 469808 1509626257 1509625260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689445_resized_drismailvadi21022.jpg Gauteng Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Heavy increase in irregular expenditure in South Africa, now pegged above R45bn, says AG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-increase-in-irregular-expenditure-in-south-africa-now-pegged-above-r45bn-says-ag-2017-11-01 African News Agency GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:13:00 +0200 469677 1509623791 1509538380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689036_resized_kimimakwetuauditorgeneral2govtza1022.jpg Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu 511 287 Bakwena to start various maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 routes in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bakwena-to-start-various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-routes-in-2018-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:46:00 +0200 469242 1509462718 1509108360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688264_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE The R600-million construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 Fabric containers used to divert Orange river for bridge-widening project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabric-containers-facilitate-bridge-widening-equipment-divert-river-2017-10-27 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468071 1509091430 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685486_resized_n12hopetown02georevetbagsconsolidatingtheplatformcopyfotor.jpg GEOTEXTILE SOLUTION The project required 1 000 GeoRevet Geobags to help create the piling platform structure 511 287 High Court orders Telkom to stop disconnecting services to eNatis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-court-orders-telkom-to-stop-disconnecting-services-to-enatis-2017-10-26 African News Agency TRANSPORT Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:46:00 +0200 468980 1509000508 1509000360 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Renergen secures onshore petroleum production right in South Africa; will locally produce LNG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renergen-secures-onshore-petroleum-production-right-in-south-africa-will-locally-produce-lng-2017-10-24 Mia Breytenbach GAS Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:26:00 +0200 468669 1508833898 1508833560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686884_resized_renergenceostefanomarani0520161022.jpg Renergen CEO Stefano Marani 511 287 Group Five says Greenbay offer to lapse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-says-greenbay-offer-to-lapse-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:45:00 +0200 468482 1508510799 1508510700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BAIC implementing catch-up strategy to meet 2018 Coega deadline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baic-implements-catch-up-strategy-to-accelerate-factory-construction-to-meet-2018-deadline-2017-10-20 Dylan Slater Automotive Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467307 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683794_resized_baicsafactory2092017dylancopyfotor.jpg PORT ELIZABETH FACTORY In the foreground of the newly completed steel superstructure are BAIC vehicles that will be available in South Africa once production reaches full capacity 511 287 Greenbay makes R1.6bn offer for Group Five’s European assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenbay-makes-r16bn-offer-for-group-fives-european-assets-2017-10-16 Anine Kilian CONSTRUCTION Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:31:00 +0200 467845 1508493289 1508142660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685015_resized_road210220515duane.jpg 511 287 M1 final phase opening delayed by one week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/m1-final-phase-opening-delayed-by-one-week-2017-10-13 Natasha Odendaal ROADS Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:54:00 +0200 467741 1507892420 1507892040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sanral overhauls procurement strategy in bid to facilitate transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-2017-10-13 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466646 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Partnership creates complete truck stop service concept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-creates-complete-truck-service-stop-concept-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger Freight Logistics Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466657 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682237_resized_laserfasttrucktrailerwheelalignmentexxonmobilandmichelin60917duane1022.jpg TRUCK SERVICES The truck stop service station provides all major checks and services for heavy-duty vehicles during rest stops 511 287 Sanral kicks off series of transformation consultation workshops http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-kicks-of-series-of-transformation-workshops-2017-10-12 Schalk Burger ROADS Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:59:00 +0200 467618 1507842058 1507813140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transport megaprojects stand on four legs – Gautrain CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-megaprojects-stand-on-four-legs-gautrain-ceo-2017-10-10 Keith Campbell INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:22:00 +0200 467256 1507648922 1507638120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683723_resized_jackvandermerweduane.jpg Gautrain CEO Jack van der Merwe 511 287 Strike looms at Road Accident Fund, Numsa granted certificate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strike-looms-at-road-accident-fund-numsa-granted-certificate-2017-10-10 African News Agency TRANSPORT Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:28:00 +0200 467169 1507617594 1507616880 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Traffic volumes between Buccleuch and Allandale have nearly doubled since 2006 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toll-roads-2017-10-06 Irma Venter TOLL ROADS Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465887 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0