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ATON bemoans M&R’s Competition Tribunal application

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th June 2018 German investment company ATON says JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has initiated another ‘frustrating action’ against its offer to acquire all shares in M&R, by trying to prevent ATON from exercising its full rights and voting against M&R’s proposed combination with construction giant Aveng.  

Civil work, settlement agreement position company for future growth

By: Nadine James     26th May 2017 A minuscule uptick in civil tenders, private sector projects and a recent development agreement with a multinational construction group have ensured that emerging construction group Motheo Construction is well positioned for future growth. One of the project’s the group has secured is the... 

PRASA deal's European 'BEE' partner, arms deal links

By: News24Wire      16th September 2016 A Swiss consulting firm, whose owner had been named in a corruption probe in Italy, may have received at least R4-million thanks to its bizarre BEE stake in PRASA's R51-billion tender for new passenger coaches. Last week, News24 revealed that JSE-listed technology firm EOH had paid R16.5-million... 

Consortium wants another crack at BAUMA CONEXPO

4th September 2015 Having participated in bauma Africa 2013, the leading technology supplier for the precast concrete industry, Progress Group, tells Engineering News it relished the opportunity to register for this year’s event – BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA – to increase the group’s familiarity with local industries and... 

Future proof your business by capitalising on trends

10th June 2015 Entrepreneurs who can identify trends, assess their duration and viability, and swiftly turn them into sustainable opportunities, are entrepreneurs who are geared for success. This business truth applies as much to leadership of major multi-national corporations as it does to start-up businesses.... 

Hidrostank Access Chambers In Panama Canal

22nd April 2015 HIDROSTANK has supplied innovative reinforced polypropylene chambers to the expansion works of the Panama CANAL, one of the great engineering feats of the XXI century. In August 2009, the Panama Canal Authority awarded the design and construction of the third set of locks in the Panama Canal to... 

Battle for Ethiopia’s cement market intensifying

By: John Muchira     10th April 2015 The battle for control of Ethiopia’s cement market is set intensify following the commissioning of Dangote Cement's plant later this month. Says Dangote Cement Ethiopia country GM  Teshome Lemma: “Construction of the state-of-the-art cement factory has been completed and what is remaining is the... 

M&R subsidiary sells shares in Aus engineering group

By: Natasha Odendaal     25th March 2013 Construction giant Murray & Roberts on Monday announced that its Australian subsidiary Clough has sold its shares in ASX-listed multidisciplinary engineering, procurement and construction group Forge for A$187-million. The engineering and project services contractor subsidiary, which completed a... 

Grand Mosque project, Algeria

By: Sheila Barradas     5th April 2012 The project will see what is expected to be the construction of the third-largest mosque in the world. 


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