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Energy Training Foundation secures training facility in Pretoria

     20th May 2016 A memorable milestone for the Energy Training Foundation (EnTF) as 2016 marked the launch of the first training event at the EnTF’s own premises. Early in 2016, the EnTF secured a training facility in Persequor Technopark in Lynnwood, Pretoria where all future Gauteng-based training will be... 

Mall of Africa project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     13th May 2016 The mall started official trading on April 28. 

Dunnottar train manufacture complex project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     6th May 2016 Civil works on the project have been completed. 

Ford Silverton assembly plant expansion project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     6th May 2016 The project involves the expansion of Ford’s Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria, to produce the new Ford Everest sport utility vehicle and the Ford Ranger. 

Less than 1% of staff on strike, says SA Post Office

By: African News Agency      5th May 2016 Less than one percent of staff stayed away from work on the first day of a strike by members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), the SA Post Office said on Thursday. CEO Mark Barnes said it was “business as usual” as the first day of the strike had had a minimum impact on operations... 

Leratong City integrated nodal development project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     29th April 2016 The project involves the construction of 15 000 residential units, an intermodal transport hub, a government precinct and a 30 000 m2 regional mall. 

Engen builds meaningful bonds with soccer field upgrades

     28th April 2016 Engen continues to make a positive impact by giving back to the communities in which it operates. As part of an inventive advertising deal, a portion of Engen’s outdoor spend will be used to upgrade soccer facilities around the country. Engen, who is the proud sponsor of Premier Soccer League... 

World Power Products reinvents to set the efficiency benchmark in sheet metal fabrication

     21st April 2016 World Power Products, South Africa’s leading sheet metal fabricator, is a smart and dynamic company that adapts with the times to ensure the sustainable and on-time delivery of world-class products and service solutions. Since its founding in 1963 in the south of Johannesburg by the late Peter... 

Kyalami racetrack restoration project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     8th April 2016 The first racing event at the new Kyalami racetrack is scheduled for early 2017. 

Flexibility Reaps Rewards For Oem And Quarries

     4th April 2016 It is not only large blue-chip mining companies that are opting for a premium product and technical after-sales support from Weir Minerals Africa. Small mining operations in its sub-Saharan African and Middle East territories are also partnering with the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).... 

Teraco data centre project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     25th March 2016 Teraco plans to create Africa’s largest data centre in a building comprising 17 500 m2, in Isando, Gauteng. 

DTI assisting companies through WPC

By: Anine Kilian     23rd March 2016 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) believes the success of its Workplace Challenge Programme (WPC) initiative will be measured by South African companies competing globally and increasing efficiency in production processes. DTI Deputy DG of Special Economic Zones and Economic... 

Mall of Africa project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     18th March 2016 The Mall of Africa is fully tenanted and remains on track to open on April 28. 

William Nicol drive upgrade project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     18th March 2016 The project will expand the road’s capacity and improve mobility and safety on what is an extremely busy arterial road. 

Manufacturer offers fiber laser cutting machines

By: Malusi Mkhize     11th March 2016 Laser manufacturer and sheet-cutting solutions provider Amada is offering its fiber laser cutting machines, designed from a combination of the Co2 series and the company’s in-house fiber laser technology to the global market. “The fiber laser cutting machines not only set a new standard in terms... 

Reconditioning of components with Thermal Spray Coatings

     7th March 2016 The application of Thermal Spray coatings by South Africa’s leading surface coating specialists, Thermaspray, can lead to an enhancement in performance and an extension of service life of expensive engineering parts and industrial components, leading to substantial reductions in downtime and... 

Gosforth Park industrial and business park, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     4th March 2016 The project entails the construction of a modern business space for blue-chip light industrial users. 

M1 rehabilitation over Oxford and Federation bridges project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     26th February 2016 The project includes the rehabilitation of the Federation and Oxford bridges. 

M1 overpass bridges rehabilitation project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     19th February 2016 The project involves repairs to the M1 overpass bridges between Carr and Anderson streets, in the Johannesburg city centre. 

Time Square at Menlyn Maine project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     19th February 2016 Construction company WBHO has been appointed the principal contractor for the construction of the new Time Square at Menlyn Maine development. 

Surface engineering solutions for Western Cape industry from Surcotec

     12th February 2016 Surcotec, with its vast experience as the oldest established thermal spray coating company in the Western Cape, is perfectly positioned to offer professional surface coating solutions and specialised welding and mechanical component refurbishment services to OEM customers and end-users across a... 

Masingita City mall project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     12th February 2016 The project involves the development of a regional supermall on the junction of the N12 and the R558 in Protea Glen, Gauteng. 

Knightsbridge Manor office park redevelopment project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     5th February 2016 The project involves the redevelopment of Emira’s Knightsbridge Manor office park, in Johannesburg, into a P-grade and Green Star SA-rated office complex. 

Gas boilers reduce hospital carbon emissions

     22nd January 2016 Public sector hospitals are leading government’s environment-friendly drive by replacing their coal-fired boilers with equipment that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG).  

Harambee bus rapid transit system, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     22nd January 2016 Harambee aims to revolutionise public transportation in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. 

Harsh power generation environment no match for spray coating and Plasma Transferred Arc (PTA) cladding solutions from Thermaspray

     18th January 2016 Thermaspray is an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System and Eskom Level 1 certified company that delivers refurbishing, manufacturing and repair services to a number of power stations around the country. As a market leader in South Africa’s Thermal Spray and Plasma Coating industries,... 

Insurers Team Up To Create Jobs And Transform The Sme Supply Chain

     18th January 2016 Economists agree that small and emerging enterprises will play a critical role in resolving South Africa’s unemployment crisis. If one considers that each SME creates up to 50 employment opportunities then a promise of ‘six million jobs’ could be fulfilled by creating 120,000 new businesses. How... 

Gauteng/Gautrain rail extension project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     15th January 2016 The feasibility study to expand the Gautrain commuter rail system is expected to be completed in March this year. 


     15th January 2016 Established in 2006, Gauteng-based RamPiping Systems supplies, fabricates and installs high-density polyethylene (HDPE) carbon steel, stainless steel and a new imported glass-reinforced epoxy (GRE) piping for all applications, with customers in South Africa and beyond the country’s borders. The... 

Mega Water Delivers Innovative And Efficient Uses Of Sa’s Precious Water Resources

     14th January 2016 The agreement recently achieved at the COP21 climate-change summit in Paris, France, is a landmark all of us can celebrate, says Mega Water Corporation founder and CEO, Rudy Roberts. “This important step forward in trying to limit the impact of climate change should not distract us, however, from... 

Corobrik views affordable housing market as a key component in 2016

     13th January 2016 Corobrik believed further developments in South Africa's affordable housing market and investments in social infrastructure were the key to positive prospects for 2016, with the clay brick and paving manufacturer and distributor seeking to add to the value of South Africa’s infrastructure stock... 

A Re Yeng – Tshwane Rapid Transit system, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     8th January 2016 Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa is supplying 40 compressed natural gas buses to the Tshwane Rapid Transit system. 

OR Tambo International Airport industrial development zone – Jewellery Manufacturing Precinct, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     8th January 2016 Construction work on the new OR Tambo International Airport industrial development zone, near OR Tambo International Airport, has started. 

Pilot programme set to upgrade lower-tier S African automotive suppliers

By: Natalie Greve     7th January 2016 Gauteng-based government implementation agency the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) and the International Labour Office (ILO), has launched a pilot programme for the development and application of a... 

Consulting firms appointed to conduct geotechnical investigations for LHWP

By: Kimberley Smuts     11th December 2015 Engineering and environmental consulting firm Jeffares & Green’s (J&G’s) geotechnical division, in association with Lesotho consulting firm GWC Consulting Engineers, has been appointed to undertake the supervision of the geotechnical investigations for the Polihali dam and a 38.2 km transfer... 

Work under way on new Tshwane entertainment, gaming complex

By: Anine Kilian     11th December 2015 Work is now under way at Sun International’s Menlyn Maine project – a major development in Pretoria’s eastern suburbs.   The project at Menlyn Maine has been three years in the making and the entertainment complex is set to become the flagship property of the group when it opens in 2017.   This... 

Gauteng private cemetery concept launched

By: Anine Kilian     4th December 2015 JSE-listed Calgro M3 reported a successful year, despite tough trading and market conditions in the construction sector. Speaking to the media during a site visit to the company’s Jabulani, Fleurhof and Nasrec Memorial Park development projects, in Johannesburg last month, MD Wikus Lategan noted... 

ID Logistics adds two new clients to its portfolio

     30th November 2015 Following a successful launch of their Atlas warehouse in Boksburg recently, ID Logistics SA, part of global contract logistics’ company, announced that they are providing logistics’ solutions for Patleys and Mighty Meats, increasing their client base across the country. Operating in Gauteng,... 

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