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Sep 02, 2014
Construction of GO!Durban, the eThekwini Municipality’s new integrated rapid public transport network is well underway with the development of the C3 corridor from Bridge City, in KwaMashu, to Pinetown CBD, in the first phase of the project. The first corridor or...
May 23, 2014
With rising education levels and general empowerment, women play an increasingly important role in economic development across the continent. Even though this is an overall positive development, typically male dominated sectors such as the construction industry still...
May 22, 2014
Six universities from South Africa and one each from Reunion, Botswana, and Namibia are cooperating on the Southern African Universities Radiometric Network or SAURAN. The network consists of 12 radiometric measurement stations in Southern Africa and on the island...
May 19, 2014
The eThekwini Municipality in partnership with the SA Institute for Electrical Engineers in KZN, the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa , the Institute for Certified Mechanical and Electrical Engineers SA, the South African Association for Energy...
Apr 18, 2014
Durban 1H-13890A Tenders are invited for the professional services, town planner for planning process at Greater Amaoti area (Ward 53; 56; 57 & 59) within the north of eThekwini Municipality., A compulsory briefing meeting will be held at 10:00, on 11 April 2014, in...
Jan 29, 2014
Water research body the South African Water Research Commission (WRC) will host the first workshop of the $2.5-million Sanitation Research Fund for Africa (SRFA), from January 30 to 31, in Johannesburg, in an effort to stimulate competency and capacity in the area of...
Oct 02, 2013
2014 will be a big year for water infrastructure in Durban with construction of the second phase of the Western Aqueduct gathering momentum and the beginning of the first contract of the urgently Northern Aqueduct likely to begin. Neil Macleod, head of eThekwini...
Sep 18, 2013
Those involved in city planning needed to rethink the way in which the built environment was conceived, designed and delivered, president of the organising committee for the twenty-fifth International Union of Architects World Congress (UIA 2014) conference, Hassan...
Apr 05, 2013
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Mar 09, 2012
The Northern aqueduct augmentation project forms part of the eThekwini strategic master plan to deal with the increasing demand for water in the northern regions of Durban.
Feb 02, 2012
The eThekwini municipality is set to advertise a R140-million tender for the construction of infrastructure to support strained water supply to the north of Durban. The first phase of the Northern Aqueduct Augmentation (NAA) project, which was expected to start in...
Dec 02, 2011
New street lighting in Durban represents good luminance and uniformity in LED lighting; will create a more livable city with safer roads, increased security and a comfortable outdoor environment.
Sep 21, 2011
eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) saved R58,5 million over the past financial year as a result of a reduction in leaks and burst pipes and added another R19,2 million in increased billing as illegal connections were reduced.
Sep 06, 2011
Availability of water is key to sustainable urban development in South Africa. That is why the eThekwini Municipality’s Water and Sanitation (EWS) Unit’s number one priority is to deliver water to people efficiently, economically, reliably and equitably. Currently,...
Aug 23, 2011
Attached please find a press release on: Corobrik clay pavers have played a major role in urban regeneration projects countrywide – and Durban is no exception.
May 16, 2011
Sanyati Holdings had turned to the courts for a resolution in its dispute with the eThekwini municipality to award the tender to build the KwaZulu-Natal Western Aqueduct to Esorfranki, despite Sanyati being the lowest bidder on the project, at R700-million. The case...
Apr 05, 2011
Sanyati Holdings CEO Malcolm Lobban said on Tuesday that he expected an outcome on the company’s appeal against the awarding of the KwaZulu-Natal Western Aqueduct tender to Esorfranki “in a matter of days”. He said the appeals tribunal appointed by the Ethekwini...
Dec 14, 2010
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a €50-million loan for the expansion and upgrade of the eThekwini Municipality’s water infrastructure. EIB will provide the long-term loan, which represents 15% of the total investment costs of the water investment...
Oct 01, 2010
Bridge City is a new town precinct being developed 17 km from the Durban city centre, in KwaZulu-Natal.
Jun 18, 2010
Silveray Manufacturing, the maker of Croxley stationery products, has switched to solar power as an alternative to electricity for the supply of hot water to the company's kitchen and three ablution blocks. Silveray installed a 6 000-litre solar water heating system...
Jun 18, 2010
After almost three years of construction, the eThekwini Municipality's R1,6-billion asbestos cement (AC) pipe replacement project is set for completion by the end of June. The project, which started in July 2007, has replaced 1600 km of old AC pipe, and forms part...
Jun 17, 2010
Attached please find a press release on: Petzetakis Africa, the largest and leading pipesystems producer in southern Africa and part of the international Petzetakis group of companies, has secured two major pipe supply contracts worth more than R148-million,...
Feb 12, 2010
The stadium has become a land mark of Durban and was the first newly completed stadium to host Bafana Bafana.
Jan 29, 2010
The eThekwini municipality’s R1,6-billion asbestos cement (AC) pipeline replacement project, which will save the city about R248-million a year, is expected to be extended beyond the June 2010 deadline subject to council approval and the availability of funds.
Jun 26, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: eThekwini Municipality became the first city in Africa to sign a Partnership Declaration with local & national business leadership, plus the United Nations to act towards the mitigation & adaptation in respect of climate...
May 15, 2009
The eThekwini Municipality Agribusiness Forum and the Department of Agriculture has launched a Soybean Project aimed at enhancing food security, engaging small farmers and introducing soya farming in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) region.
Mar 30, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: Work on the eThekwini Municipality’s Asbestos Cement (AC) Pipe Replacement Project will move into Durban’s Central Business District (CBD) in April 2009 utilizing trenchless technology to minimize disruptions.
Mar 24, 2009
KwaZulu-Natal bulk-water supplier Umgeni Water will study the feasibility of a new water treatment plant, near Sundumbili, to increase supply to the North Coast region of the province. The treatment plant forms part of the supply infrastructure of the Lower Thukela...
Mar 19, 2009
Durban's 2010 FIFA World Cup Moses Mabhida stadium is to feature a cable car, which will run along the 106-m high arch spanning the length of the pitch. The cable car will arrive from Italy at the end of March. eThekwini municipality strategic project unit and 2010...
Mar 16, 2009
Design, engineering, and management consultancy WSP group intends to conduct environmental-impact assessments (EIAs) for two proposed landfill gas extraction power projects, one in the Emfuleni Municipality, and the other in the City of Cape Town. WSP Environment &...
Nov 21, 2008
South Africa’s eThekwini Municipality has signed an emission reduction purchase agreement with Trading Emissions PLC (TEP) for the sale of some one-million tons of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs), from its Durban landfill-gas-to-electricity Clean Development...
Oct 16, 2008
Attached please find a press release on: The eThekwini Municipality had proposed an upgrade of the Umhlanga promenade and an Urban Design framework plan was compiled by Iyer Rothaug & Associates.
Oct 06, 2008
Physicists at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's centre for quantum technology were set to install a quantum communication security solution over the eThekwini Municipality fibre-optic network infrastructure, which they claim will propel the City of Durban to become...
Sep 26, 2008
The Moses Mabhida stadium project entails the construction of a multipurpose 70 000-seater stadium.
Sep 05, 2008
Durban's Engen oil refinery has made strides in improving its environmental performance, particularly in controlling its atmospheric sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions, states the company's annual performance report.
Aug 15, 2008
The economic development unit of the eThekwini Municipality is currently facilitating the development of a maritime cluster that will engage key industry stakeholders, in implementing corrective measures towards a competitive maritime logistics industry.
Jul 24, 2008
Attached please find a press release on: Leading South African ICT company, Business Connexion, has been awarded the implementation of the Human Resources Management Information System for the eThekwini Municipality in Durban.
Sep 28, 2007
Transport Minister Jeff Radebe launched the R750-million Bridge City rail project and shopping centre, in KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday.