R/€ = 12.88
R/$ = 11.46
Au 1280.85 $/oz
Pt 1253.00 $/oz
Nov 17, 2014
Construction company Group Five has welcomed the decision of the Competition Commission to refer a collusive tendering case to the Competition Tribunal in respect of the construction of 2010 FIFA World Cup stadiums, with outgoing CEO Mike Upton arguing that the move...
Nov 12, 2014
The Competition Commission today referred a case of collusive tendering to the Competition Tribunal regarding the construction of the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup stadia against majors WBHO Construction, Group Five Construction, Murray & Roberts (M&R), Stefanutti...
Oct 31, 2014
The German government has committed a further R70-million towards the second phase of the Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) programme. The NMT programme forms part of the Department of Environmental Affairs’ 2010 FIFA World Cup National Greening Legacy Programme.
Jun 20, 2013
Boogertman + Partners diversity in skills permeates various spheres of life: where we live, where we work, where we unwind and engage with others. From spaces where communities congregate to numerous: retail, industrial, healthcare, residential and commercial...
Jul 06, 2012
Johannesburg has one and so does Cape Town. Port Elizabeth almost had one, Rustenburg is planning one, and Tshwane may finally roll out one after a delay of several years. Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems, although they may go by different names in different cities,...
Jul 06, 2012
Johannesburg has one and so does Cape Town. Port Elizabeth almost had one, Rustenburg is planning one, and Tshwane may finally roll out one after a delay of several years.
May 17, 2012
The materials used to manufacture the innovative composite radio telescope dishes developed in South Africa for the KAT-7, MeerKAT and, hopefully, the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio astronomy projects were tested and proven to meet their...
Oct 14, 2011
8·ta, South Africa’s fourth mobile operator is increasing its brand equity and awareness in and around Joburg, with the latest exercise being the rebranding of the iconic Telkom Hillbrow Tower
Aug 12, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will personally head a new ‘Infrastructure Commission’, which will be set up to improve visibility and coordination around South Africa’s R860-billion public investment drive, which has so far failed to live up to its growth and...
Jun 24, 2011
The Brazilian Secretariat for the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been travelling through South Africa to learn from the lessons of the 2010 World Cup. The group of visitors was accompanied by a delegation from the Department of Trade and Industry and have visited...
May 27, 2011
South Africa successful municipal elections last week provided yet more evidence that, when this country applies its mind, time and energy to an issue, almost any obstacle is surmountable. It was a timely confidence booster as memories of our 2010 FIFA World Cup...
May 06, 2011
As South Africa approaches midwinter, blackout fears have us in an icy grip. South Africa has managed to avoid rotational load-shedding since April 2008. But the system is ‘tight’ and will remain so for many months yet. Closing the supply-demand gap is going to...
Apr 29, 2011
South Africa has racked up an imperative list of successfully-hosted prestigious sporting events over the past decade that required the best in project management and event infrastructure, says manufacturer and supplier of products for the exhibitions and events...
Mar 11, 2011
The Department of Communications (DoC) on Friday unveiled its strategic plan for 2011 to 2014, which promises a “new wave of change” through a six-point turnaround strategy. The DoC would focus on stabilising the public entities within the portfolio, reconstructing...
Feb 03, 2011
Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele on Thursday issued a strongly-worded statement about the current investigation into possible bid rigging between construction companies to secure contracts in the public sector, questioning the fact that the local construction...
Jan 21, 2011
Global temporary power giant Aggreko, whose South African profile rose sharply last year when it installed 56 MVA of diesel generation capacity to ensure consistent power supply during the month-long 2010 FIFA World Cup, has material growth ambitions in the country,...
Nov 26, 2010
On November 1, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) published numerous external policy documents, which are bound to affect anyone involved in international trade in South Africa.
Nov 19, 2010
In a year in which some of the most outstanding entries since the inception of the Steel Awards were received, prompting Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) executive director Dr Hennie de Clercq to say "perhaps the best ever", Cape Town Stadium...
Oct 29, 2010
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) awarded joint first prize to the FNB Stadium, in Johannesburg (formerly Soccer City), and the Port of Ngqura, in Nelson Mandela Bay, for its technical excellence at the 2010 SAICE- Murray & Roberts Steel...
Oct 08, 2010
South Africa’s commercial property market is still feeling the impact of the global and domestic economic downturn. The immediate focus is on mopping up high vacancy rates, caused by high levels of development activity in 2006/7, when the prospect of a recession...
Sep 10, 2010
Public-private partnerships (PPPs), initiated between governments, could offer some new opportunities for construction giant Murray & Roberts in the next decade.
Sep 03, 2010
In the aftermath of hosting a successful R30-billion FIFA World Cup, some South African cities are said to be fired up to bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, which could require investments of more than R40-billion. Some observers canvassed by Engineering News...
Sep 03, 2010
In the aftermath of hosting a successful R30-billion FIFA World Cup, some South Africa cities are said to be fired up to bid for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, which could require investments of more than R40-billion.
Aug 26, 2010
Public-private partnerships (PPPs), initiated between governments, could offer some new opportunities for construction giant Murray & Roberts in the next decade. CE Brian Bruce said projects of this type – where “sovereign engagement” created PPPs – could allow for...
Aug 25, 2010
JSE-listed construction major Murray & Roberts (M&R) took a R619-million Gautrain-related hit during the year to June 30, 2010, which led to a sharp reduction in earnings for the period. The company said that the charge reflected the additional estimated cost to...
Aug 13, 2010
By the end of the year, the Royal Bafokeng stadium, located in the village of Phokeng, in the North West province, will have hosted six 2010 FIFA World Cup matches, 12 Premier Soccer League (PSL) games involving Platinum Stars (the Bafokeng’s PSL team), four games of...
Aug 06, 2010
It is a well-known story by now: Banks were like indulgent parents taking their five-year-old to a toy store, allowing him to fill up his basket with everything he wanted and making no mention of the bill waiting when he got home. Things went topsy-turvy for a...
Aug 06, 2010
It is a well-known story by now: Banks were like indulgent parents taking their five-year-old to a toy store, allowing him to fill up his basket with everything he wanted and making no mention of the bill waiting when he got home.
Jul 23, 2010
South Africa has earned worldwide accolades for its 2010 FIFA World Cup stadiums as well as for hosting the spectacular event. However, the biggest challenge is how to continue to get the best out of our new and refurbished stadiums for the benefit of sport and fans,...
Jul 12, 2010
The 2010 FIFA World Cup has played a key role in the rebranding of the country and forging unity among South Africans, 2010 FIFA World Cup organising committee chief executive Danny Jordaan said on Saturday. In a media briefing in Sandton on the impact of the FIFA...
Jul 09, 2010
As countries participating in the historic 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals were beginning to descend in our shores, early in June, there were also men and women who were gathering under one roof to write a history of a different kind.
Jul 07, 2010
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has increased the total funds raised for road upgrades to R18,2-billion, after having raised a further R543-million under its domestic medium-term note programme. The money was raised in its sixth auction for...
Jun 25, 2010
FIFA World Cup host city Cape Town is using the fan fest in the city to showcase its ‘Green Goal 2010’ environmental programme.
Jun 25, 2010
On June 10, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) issued a media release relating to the exemption of fringe benefit tax on 2010 soccer World Cup-related items.
Jun 18, 2010
South Africa is a significant business partner for Germany and trade and investment relations are the strong backbone of this close relationship, says German ambassador Dieter Haller.
Jun 14, 2010
Attached please find a press release on: Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS) has extended its 2010 FIFA World Cup™ website onto a mobile platform (m.sa2010.gov.za) allowing fans access to football information from their cellphones.
Jun 11, 2010
Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) says that its systems and facilitation procedures are capable of handling increased passenger volumes during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Jun 10, 2010