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New Concor chief sees surge in issuance of large tenders as sign of possible construction turnaround 

By: Terence Creamer     19th February 2020 Newly appointed Concor CEO Lucas Tseki believes the strong flow of tenders in the last quarter of 2019 could signal that the domestic construction market is finally bottoming out. He is also cautiously optimistic that infrastructure-focused departments and State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are, at... 

Jungheinrich seeks to offer the best of both worlds in new counterbalance truck

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     31st January 2020 Intralogistics solutions provider Jungheinrich this week gave the media and clients a preview of the future of sustainable logistics, with attendees at the company’s Innovations & Highlights seminar, in Hamburg, Germany, given a sneak peek of a pioneer counterbalance truck, the P30i. Jungheinrich... 


24th January 2020 Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure development. Founded by industry legend Koos Raubenheimer in 1974, the company has a proud record of... 

Planes, trains, autos eclipse miners in fabric of Canada market

By: Bloomberg     20th January 2020 Move over materials, there’s a new kid on the block. The C$300-billion industrials group has ousted miners and forestry stocks to become the third-most valuable collection of companies on Canada’s equity market, behind banks and energy. Comprised mainly of transportation, engineering and... 

Rio commits A$5m to new child care center

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th January 2020 Diversified major Rio Tinto will commit up to A$5-million to develop a new state-of-the-art childcare centre in Tom Price, in Western Australia, in partnership with the Shire of Ashburton. The proposed facility will have capacity for 96 children and is projected to be open in 2021. It will... 

High-quality plastic bottle sorting with the STADLER Delabeler

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th January 2020 Plastic has become an indispensable feature of modern life, and has many redeeming qualities: it is flexible and strong, as well as light; it can be used in place of natural resources such as ivory or wood, and is very good for keeping foods fresh, just to mention a few. However, its durability... 

Acsa ‘charting a fresh course’ with new CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th December 2019 The Airports Company South Africa has announced the appointment of Nompumelelo Mpofu, currently the director-general in the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, as its new CEO. Her appointment would take effect from February 1, Acsa said this week, noting that Mpfo... 

CT and nine world cities participating in carbon-neutral competition

By: African News Agency      4th December 2019 The City of Cape Town on Wednesday said it will be participating to the carbon-neutral competition with Chicago, Dubai, Lima, Madrid, Milan, Montreal, Singapore, Reykjavik, and Rome. The competition requires projects to deliver the most ambitious climate solutions that will also benefit the local... 

Largest student housing development in SA

1st November 2019 The largest student housing project ever undertaken by a South African public university is currently under development at the University of Fort Hare (UFH). Funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training, the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the European Union, phase two of the... 

Establishment of infrastructure fund progressing well – Mboweni

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     30th October 2019 Emphasising the importance of driving further infrastructure investment in the country, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday said government had made progress on establishing a blended finance infrastructure fund that would be hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa and led by Dr... 

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