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Topic - Gauteng
Jan 15, 2015
Gauteng Premier David Makhura
A panel of transport experts tasked last year by Gauteng Premier David Makhura with determining the impact of e-tolls on the province has described the current system as “unaffordable and inequitable”, adding in a report made public on Thursday that it placed a...
Aug 11, 2014
Cape Town will not have tolled freeways like Gauteng, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) said on Sunday. "Firstly, whereas in Gauteng we went out to borrow money in order to build the road, with Cape Town we will be appointing a concessionaire...
Aug 01, 2014
BRAZZAVILLE 1997 J&G team members present former Republic of Congo president Pascal Lissouba with a model of the proposed Sounda dam
Engineering and environmental consultancy Jeffares & Green (J&G) MD Chris Robinson will retire in February 2015, following an eventful career with J&G spanning more than three decades. “I started working for J&G as an associate – now known as an executive associate –...
Jun 13, 2014
Natural gas reticulator Egoli Gas has formally initiated a network expansion on the west of Johannesburg, which will enable cellular group MTN to increase its power generation capacity from 2 MW currently to over 10 MW during 2015 and lay the basis for further...
Jun 06, 2014
Gauteng has taken a step towards implementing its so-called “smart province” strategy, with an extensive R1.2-billion broadband project, designed to promote greater government efficiency, stimulate innovation and knowledge creation and lay the basis for higher levels...
Jun 06, 2014
Gauteng has taken a step towards implementing its so-called “smart province” strategy, with an extensive R1.2-billion broadband project, which is designed to promote greater government efficiency, stimulate innovation and knowledge creation and lay the basis for...
May 27, 2014
Breaking Ground on the new Egoli Gas pipeline, west of Johannesburg
Natural gas reticulator Egoli Gas has formally initiated a network expansion on the west of Johannesburg, which will enable cellular group MTN to increase its power generation capacity from 2 MW currently to over 10 MW during 2015 and lay the basis for further...
May 15, 2014
Industrial minerals and aggregate products provider Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden expects a shift in government focus away from low-income housing development towards service delivery-centered infrastructure projects, saying this would boost demand for the...
Oct 25, 2013
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Nov 23, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
South Africa’s most populous province will require better planning coordination, as well as greater integration across transport modes if it is to avoid future “gridlock”, Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi warned on Tuesday. The recently released Census...
Oct 19, 2012
The project involves the construction of a new parts distribution warehouse near the freight terminal of OR Tambo International Airport.
Aug 31, 2012
The National Contract Cleaners Association (NCCA) aims to level the cleaning industry playing field in ensuring that big and small companies operate on a regulated basis, Gauteng chairperson Patrick Makhubela tells Engineering News.
Aug 24, 2012
Beverage giant Coca-Cola South Africa (CCSA) no longer wants its packaging to be seen as waste, but rather as a valuable resource that can be reused in the future, CCSA senior technical operations manager and chairperson of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling...
Jun 29, 2012
The idea of a job seekers grant was proposed during commission discussions around the ANC's social transformation policy document, Gauteng chairman Paul Mashatile said on Thursday. "In the commission there was no support for the youth subsidy as initially proposed....
Jun 29, 2012
Gauteng has partnered with the private sector, academia and with industries from industrialised countries to boost manufacturing as part of the province’s economy, said Gauteng Economic Development member of the executive committee Qedani Mahlangu in her speech to...
May 17, 2012
South Africa needed to invest in and grow its infrastructure network to best position Gauteng as a financial hub and to retain the country’s status as the gateway to Africa, said Gauteng member of executive committee (MEC) for finance and economic affairs Mandla...
Apr 27, 2012
New infrastructure developments at the Port of Durban, which form part of freight transport group Transnet’s R300-billion, seven-year capital expenditure programme, will have a big impact on all shipping lines calling at the port, says global shipping company Maersk...
Mar 19, 2012
The Competition Commission has unconditionally approved Pretoria Portland Cement’s (PPC’s) R280-million acquisition of Gauteng-based Pronto Holdings, Through the acquisition, which was announced in November, PPC would become a supplier to the Gauteng markets for...
Feb 24, 2012
Flourishing property developer Calgro M3 Holdings (“CalgroM3”) today transferred its listing from AltX to the JSE Main Board in the ‘Industrials - Construction & Materials’ sector, following a natural progression in the group’s promised turnaround. The move is the...
Nov 01, 2011
The economic output of Gauteng was expected to grow significantly in the next three years, the provincial department of finance said on Tuesday. "The provincial economy has transformed into a sophisticated structure, with the tertiary [service industry] sector and...
Oct 28, 2011
Three major environmental threats facing South Africa will be discussed by University of the Free State Centre for Environmental Management professor Dr Anthony Turton at an upcoming environmental conference.
Jun 10, 2011
Toyota South Africa Motors is constructing a parts distribution warehouse near the freight terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.
Nov 12, 2010
Mining company BHP Billiton South Africa, which has donated R1-million to Business Against Crime South Africa (Bacsa), has called on other corporate companies to follow suit. "We can't have a sustainable country with high levels of crime," says BHP Billiton South...
Apr 22, 2010
Striking workers at ASX- and JSE-listed Gold One’s Modder East mine, in South Africa’s Gauteng province, would return to work on April 28, after the company and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) finally signed a wage agreement. About 80% of workers at the gold...
Mar 05, 2010
By 2055, the Gauteng province would reduce its overall energy consumption by 18% from business-as-usual projections and its carbon emissions by 49% in relation to 2007 levels, Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Friday. Speaking at the launch of the Gauteng...
Aug 21, 2009
Economic activity in South Africa’s economic power house, the Gauteng province, has declined owing to the deterioration in the international and domestic climate, but the 2010 World Cup and planned infrastructure projects will hold “tremendous” opportunity, a report...
Jul 17, 2009
The experience gained from the challenges that have been overcome in South Africa’s water infrastructure sector can be used as a tool to assist other African countries in improving and developing their water infrastructure, says water operations utility Rand Water...
Jul 17, 2009
Rand Water Services (RWS), a subsidiary of Gauteng water utility Rand Water reports that it plans to expand its business portfolio to include in-house construction capabilities which will consist of general construction expertise and specialised construction expertise.
Jan 16, 2009
Faced with the challenges of a global economic slow down, the Gauteng Economic Development Agency (Geda) states that it will realign and adapt its investment strategies to reach its economic growth target of 8% for the Gauteng province by 2014.
Jul 25, 2008
The automotive division of Bosal Plant 9 received two awards at the Annual National Automotive Conference (ANAC) conference, hosted by the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) in June, for its participation in the AIDC's Tirisano Cluster programme.
May 23, 2008
The project will entail the construction of a four-star hotel at Hyde Park shopping centre.
Mar 28, 2008
The tunnel-boring machine (TBM), specially manufactured for the Gautrain project, will be dismantled when it reaches the end of the three-kilometre tunnel it has been tasked to complete, running from underneath Oxford Road and on to Killarney.
Jan 23, 2008
Jan 18, 2008
WITH subsidence-prone dolomite underlying 25% of Gauteng and with economic growth and development requiring more and more land, the expertise of the Engineering Unit of the Council for Geoscience (CGS) is becoming critical for non-mining sectors of the economy.
Nov 06, 2007
Wooden products supplier KayDav Group is expected to list on the JSE’s main board, on November 15, through a private placement of shares, the company said on Tuesday.
Sep 28, 2007
The City of Johannesburg is drawing up a business plan to develop a new township, which will form part of greater Soweto.
Sep 28, 2007
The South African Association of Consulting Engineers (SAACE) has awarded the Gauteng Department of Public Transport and Works its Visionary Client of the Year accolade at the 2007 SAACE/Glenrand MIB Engineering Excellence function.
Jun 08, 2007
Soweto and the City of Johannesburg are to be linked by a proposed overhead monorail, which will be able to transport over 1,5-million commuters a day. The system will run off batteries and solar power and will be constructed along the road system.
May 18, 2007
May 15, 2007
Soweto and the Johannesburg city centre will soon be linked by a R12-billion monorail, which can transport over 1,5-million commuters a day, the Gauteng provincial government said this week.
Mar 30, 2007
OR Tambo International Airport’s runway is to receive an upgrade, owing to a joint venture between Rand Roads and Black Top Surfaces that completed two contracts involving the rehabilitation of a 3 400 m long runway (03R21L) and parallel taxiway (Taxiway...
Mar 19, 2007
The 126% rise in cost for the new multiproducts petroleum pipeline, which State-owned Petronet will build from Durban to Johannesburg, is mainly because of rising costs in the local construction and steel industries, COO Lennie Moodley said on Monday. On March 7,...
Feb 23, 2007
Criticised in the past for too much talk and too little action, the National Tooling Initiative (NTI) is being propelled by the tool-, die- and mould-making (TDM) industry and can now expand on its actions through the mobilisation, alignment, capacity building and...
Aug 29, 2006
South Africa's economic powerhouse, Gauteng, vowed to renew its focus on strengthening its integrated transport system and skills development programmes, among other areas, Premier Sam Shilowa said on Tuesday when he launched the province's strategy to build a...
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