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In partnership with Ethekwini Municipality, Corobrik hosts a graduation ceremony for 30 previously disadvantaged individuals who successfully completed a bricklaying course at Corobrik’s Avoca training centre

     31st October 2016 The conference hall at Durban’s popular Botanic Gardens was the setting for the joyful occasion on Wednesday the 19th of September as 30 students were presented with certificates as successful graduates of the bricklaying course facilitated by Corobrik. The nine week bricklaying course the... 

Concrete Footprint In Growth Nodes

     3rd May 2016 South Africa’s leading concrete solutions provider, AfriSam has strengthened its readymix production and supply capacities in the northern areas of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Since September 2015, its new batching plant in Phoenix has been supplying concrete for the construction of the massive Dr... 

Building job opportunities – Cornubia unemployed receive bricklayer training through public private sector partnership

     25th April 2016 A group of 25 unemployed residents from Cornubia, the affordable housing development north of Umhlanga, and the nearby Blackburn informal settlement are learning the skills they need to find jobs as bricklayers in a public private sector partnership (PPP) involving Tongaat Hulett Developments and... 

eThekwini budget to prioritise infrastructure, service delivery backlogs

By: News24Wire      18th April 2016 The bulk of eThekwini Municipality's budget was expected to be spent on infrastructure and dealing with service delivery backlogs, municipal manager Sibusiso Sithole said on Monday.The City tabled its R41.6-billion draft budget at a full council meeting at the end of March, and on Monday it was... 

Cornubia access into industrial and business estate enhanced with opening of JG Champion Drive

     16th March 2016 Access into the Cornubia Industrial and Business Estate has been greatly improved with the opening of MR 458 road-over-rail bridge which leads motorists directly to the main entrance of the estate. Previously, access into the CIBE was via a single lane from the R102, which had to be upgraded to... 

EThekwini Metro cultural and creative industries will never be the same again 

     8th September 2015 An initiative by visionary individuals within the eThekwini Municipality to establish a self-regulated body promoting policy awareness for all artists in the creative arts industry is finally becoming a reality. The vision has been realised through the formation of a structure called the Cultural... 

Business sector embarks on Rail & Road Safety Awareness Campaign

     11th May 2015 The South Durban Basin business sector and the eThekwini Municipality have formed a partnership to promote road and rail safety among school children in the area. A Road Show visiting 30 schools has been organised by a team of representatives from Engen, Mondi, SAPREF, Passenger Rail Agency of... 

Environmental groups take eThekwini municipality to court

By: RDM News Wire      5th May 2015 Environmentalists have turned to the Durban High Court to force the eThekwini Municipality to release oil companies Engen and Sapref's atmospheric emission licenses and compliance reports. The Durban South Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) and the Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance... 

GO!Durban moves ahead in 2015

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     2nd April 2015 The eThekwini Municipality’s GO!Durban integrated rapid public transport network will continue to progress at a rapid pace this year, transport authority head Thami Manyathi said on Wednesday. With five major construction tenders totalling R2.2-billion having been awarded in 2014, focus would now... 

Mathe Group, PFE partner to expand KwaZulu-Natal tyre recycling capacity

By: Shirley le Guern     17th February 2015 A joint venture (JV) between Durban-based small truck tyre recycler Mathe Group and PFE International, which counts Van Dyck Carpets as one of its South African subsidiaries, is expected to double the number of waste tyres recycled in KwaZulu-Natal this year. The JV partners are building a new... 

Afrisam Commissions Two New Readymix Plants To Cement Its Presence In Kwazulu-Natal

     5th December 2014 AfriSam is cementing its presence in the key province of KwaZulu-Natal with the commissioning of new readymix plants at Pietermaritzburg and Umlaas Road. “The plants were commissioned in late 2013 and were in response to increased demand in the Durban/Pietermaritzburg corridor development, as... 

On the Road to Construction of GO!Durban

     2nd September 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 trunk route is due to be... 

Women in Construction Excellence awards – highlighting diversity in the construction industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd May 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 have a long way to go when it... 

Solar Resource Data for Southern Africa

     22nd May 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 of Reunion equipped with high... 

Electrical Engineers gather to discuss Energy Management Systems

     19th May 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 Efficiency brought together the... 

Dedicated $2.5m African sanitation research fund hosts first workshop 

By: Natalie Greve     29th January 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 sanitation on the continent... 

Company Anoucements:Water Infrastructure Big Business for the North

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd October 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 Water and Sanitation (EWS) said... 

City planners need to rethink how built environment is delivered

By: Shirley le Guern     18th September 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 Asmal, said this week. He was... 

Engen launches R4.5 million enterprise development partnership

     12th September 2013 Partnership integrates social elements with enterprise development and business process automation On the 5th of September 200 Waste-preneurs and special guests gathered at the Wildlands Recycling Transfer Station, near Midmar in Pietermartizburg, to officially launch the partnership. Engen,... 

Tsogo Sun revamps and consolidates Durban hotels

By: Natasha Odendaal     5th April 2013 Tsogo Sun planned to inject R220-million into a three-phase revamp and consolidation of two of its hotels on the Durban beachfront into one “mega Sun” hotel – the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani. The revamped hotel, combining the Southern Sun Elangeni and Southern Sun North Beach hotels, would... 

Electron road waste transfer station, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     21st September 2012 The project involves the construction of a 1 200 t/d waste transfer station to serve the Durban area. 

Company Announcement: Liberty Properties Hosts Yenza the Rhino at Durban's Shopping Centre Congress

     19th September 2012 Liberty Properties will host Yenza the Rhino in her debut appearance at the Liberty Properties exhibition stand at the South African Council of Shopping Centres 2012 Congress 

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By: Asha Ramsaran     7th September 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

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By: Asha Ramsaran     31st August 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

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By: Asha Ramsaran     24th August 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

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By: Asha Ramsaran     17th August 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

Municipal

By: Asha Ramsaran     10th August 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

Municipal

By: Asha Ramsaran     3rd August 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

Municipal

By: Site Administrator     29th June 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

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By: Site Administrator     22nd June 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

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By: Site Administrator     6th April 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

MUNICIPAL

By: Site Administrator     30th March 2012 Tender work arising from municipal contracts  

Northern aqueduct augmentation project, South Africa

By: Lisete Bigala     9th March 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. 

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