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Aug 27, 2014
Main contractor Murray & Roberts Buildings is making good progress on the new Dainfern Square Shopping Centre, north of Johannesburg, being developed by Abacus Asset Management. This upmarket mixed-use retail development on the corner of William Nicol Drive and...
Aug 08, 2014
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) will continue refurbishing its existing Metrorail fleet for another 15 years, despite the R51-billion acquisition of 600 new trains of six cars each, signed last year. Not all the new coaches will come on stream at...
Aug 07, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
A Metrorail coach in need of refurbishment
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) will continue refurbishing its existing Metrorail fleet for another 15 years, despite the R51-billion acquisition of 600 new trains of six cars each, signed last year. Not all the new coaches will come on stream at...
Jun 13, 2014
Precast concrete specialists Salberg Concrete Products and Ubuntu Pre-Cast have merged to form a new company with an estimated yearly turnover of R100-million. The 51% black-owned company will retain the name Salberg Concrete Products, as it is a well-known brand in...
May 22, 2014
Precast concrete specialists Salberg Concrete Products and Ubuntu Pre-Cast have merged to form a new company with an estimated yearly turnover of R100-million. The 51% black-owned company will retain the name Salberg Concrete Products, as it is a well-known brand in...
Dec 13, 2013
In the Engineering News edition of November 15, 2013, we incorrectly stated in our Civil Engineering and Construction feature that Murray & Roberts had received accolades at the Construction Awards, in New York. In fact, two of Murray & Roberts Construction's...
Oct 31, 2013
Two Murray & Roberts Construction companies received accolades at the recent 2013 Construction World’s Best Projects awards ceremony that recognises projects across the entire construction industry. Murray & Roberts Western Cape was named the overall winner of the...
Sep 13, 2013
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Sep 14, 2012
The delay and disruption claim the Bombela consortium has filed against the Gauteng government regarding the Gautrain project is unlikely to be “settled in the short term”.
Aug 23, 2012
Despite the softening market demand, mineral sands miner Iluka Resources on Thursday reported an 88.1% increase in net profit after tax for the first six months of the year. Net profit rose to $274.4-million from the $145.9-million reported in the previous...
Jul 19, 2012
Consistently achieving well beyond production and safety targets over the last eleven years at Impala Platinum’s opencast mine near Rustenburg has led to Concor Opencast Mining renewing the contract for another year
Jun 29, 2012
Steel fabricator Genrec, which is part of the Murray & Roberts group, has fabricated nearly 50% of the 220 000 t of steel required for the erection of boiler units at State-owned power utility Eskom’s Medupi and Kusile power plants.
Mar 23, 2012
The buy-out of concrete, mortar and industrial pumps manufacturer Germany-based Putzmeister Holding by China-based Sany Heavy Industry Company will have no negative effect on Putzmeister’s customers, assures Putzmeister South Africa CEO Ludwig Geyser.
Feb 10, 2012
JSE-listed Murray & Roberts at the end of January proposed raising around R2-billion in a rights offer to enable the construction group to reduce its overall debt, fund delivery of its order book and continue with its growth strategy.
Dec 02, 2011
The mineral sands industry has seen a surprising change through the rapidly rising prices and increasing demand for titanium dioxide feedstocks, zircon and pigments throughout the past two years. The increasing global demand and the market bounce-back in 2010 have...
Dec 02, 2011
Steel pipe manufacturer Hall Longmore has appointed Dubai-based Unimet as a distributor of its range of large-bore steel pipes. Steel financing, trading and shipping company Unimet has long standing contracts with steel conglomerates in Europe, the Commonwealth of...
Nov 11, 2011
Murray & Roberts is no stranger to turnarounds. Brian Bruce had to execute such a strategy when he took over the lossmaking company in 2000, and now new CEO Henry Laas has to implement another recovery programme. He faces similar problems to those Bruce did 11 years...
Nov 11, 2011
Murray & Roberts is no stranger to turnarounds. Brian Bruce had to execute such a strategy when he took over the loss-making company in 2000, and now new CEO Henry Laas has to implement another recovery programme.
 
 
 
 
Sep 30, 2011
The Gauteng Management Agency has proposed construction work at the Gautrain station at OR Tambo International Airport, which will allow it to offload passengers from 4.5 coaches.
Sep 23, 2011
As Murray & Roberts last month gave details of its performance for the financial year ended June 30, CE Henry Laas noted that there remained some risk to the construction group – which reported a R1.74-billion loss – going forward.
Sep 23, 2011
The Bombela consortium has submitted its statement of case with regard to the delay and disruption the consortium experienced in construction work.
Sep 16, 2011
The Bombela consortium’s claim against the Gauteng government relating to the release of land on the R26,4-billion Gautrain project, as well as other disputes on the rail project, “is not millions, but billions of rands”, says Murray & Roberts CE Henry Laas.
Sep 01, 2011
As Murray & Roberts on Thursday gave details of its performance for the financial year ended June 30, CE Henry Laas noted that there remained some risk to the construction group – which reported a R1.74-billion loss – going forward. The current recovery process was...
Sep 01, 2011
Oct 13, 2010
South African engineering, contracting and construction services company Murray & Roberts on Wednesday said it was privileged to be part of the Chilean mine rescue process. "We are very privileged to have been a part of this process and its a feather in our cap as...
Oct 13, 2010
South African engineering, contracting and construction services company Murray & Roberts on Wednesday said it was privileged to be part of the Chilean mine rescue process. "We are very privileged to have been a part of this process and its a feather in our cap as...
Aug 30, 2010
William Nairn has been appointed as an independent nonexecutive of Murray & Roberts, the JSE-listed construction group said on Monday. Nairn is currently an independent nonexecutive director at AngloGold Ashanti. He previously served on the boards of several...
Aug 10, 2010
JSE-listed Aveng has agreed to pay a R21,9-million fine, after admitting that its Duraset unit participated in a mining roof bolts cartel. The penalty represents 5% of the 2008 turnover of Duraset, which admitted to collusive tendering and entering into agreements...
 
 
 
 
Aug 10, 2010
JSE-listed Aveng has agreed to pay a R21,9-million fine, after admitting that its Duraset unit participated in a mining roof bolts cartel. The penalty represents 5% of the 2008 turnover of Duraset, which admitted to collusive tendering and entering into agreements...
Apr 30, 2010
Medupi is the first base-load, coal-fired station to be built in South Africa in over 20 years and its delivery on schedule is viewed as critical.
Feb 25, 2010
The world’s number-one zircon producer Iluka Resources is looking to increase its production of the mineral to about 500 000 t/y by 2011, MD David Robb reported on Thursday. Zircon output would be increased to 400 000 t in 2010, from 263 000 t in 2009, he said in a...
Feb 12, 2010
Manufacturer of precast concrete infrastructural products Rocla, which is part of the Murray & Roberts group, is manufacturing precast concrete sewer- age pipes for the second phase of the Paarl wastewater project, in Cape Town.
Jan 29, 2010
Precast concrete infrastructural products and solutions specialist Rocla, which is part of the Murray & Roberts group, has issued a license to a community-owned and operated factory in Vhembe, in the Limpopo province, for the manufacture of some of its products.
Jan 15, 2010
Manufacturer of precast concrete infrastructural products and solutions Rocla, which is part of the Murray & Roberts group, has delivered specialised jacking pipes for the eThekwini municipality’s Western Aqueduct pipeline extension project.
Nov 27, 2009
May 15, 2009
A key intervention aimed at alleviating South Africa’s electricity supply constraints is an aggressive investment and capacity expansion programme by State-owned power utility Eskom.
May 09, 2009
Jan 16, 2009
In a possible signal of a shift from a suppliers to a buyers market, State power utility Eskom has placed its R3-billion main civil-works contract for its new R100-billion Kusile power station with a consortium comprising four JSE-listed contractors, including Basil...
 
 
 
 
Dec 09, 2008
In a possible signal of a shift from a suppliers to a buyers market, State power utility Eskom has placed its R3-billion main civil-works contract for its new R100-billion Kusile power station with a consortium comprising four JSE-listed contractors, including Basil...
Jul 18, 2008
Medupi, formerly code-named projects ‘Alpha' and ‘Charlie', will be a dry-cooled coal-fired generating plant, comprising six units, with a 4 800-MW installed capacity.
Mar 28, 2008
"Would you like a builder who can show you some nice plans of houses, or one who can show you two houses he has built," asks outgoing Aveng CEO Carl Grim.
Feb 29, 2008
Steel producer DSE, part of the Aveng Group of companies, has contributed a significant amount of steel to the World Cup stadiums that are currently under construction for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Jan 07, 2008
Africa's number-two gold producer Gold Fields has appointed Dave Murray (62) to its board as a nonexecutive director, effective January 1, it said on Monday.
 
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