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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
Murray & Roberts has accrued around R350-million in losses in its South African business owing to labour unrest and strikes in the 2013 financial year, says CE Henry Laas. He says the deteriorating labour situation in South Africa is a “big problem”, and that he...
Jul 22, 2013
The Murray & Roberts Cementation Training Academy carries the exclusive distinction of being the only training facility of its kind in South Africa that is ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:1999 certificated
Jun 13, 2013
Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a contract for trackless, high-speed development at the Lubambe copper mine, in Zambia, which South Africa's African Rainbow Minerals jointly owns with Brazil’s Vale and Zambia Consolidated Copper. The project was...
Jan 17, 2013
Mineral sands miner Iluka on Thursday reported a 30.5% drop in production volumes for the full year, as the company reduced output to match the declining demand environment. Total mineral sands production for the year reached 811 800 t, compared with the...
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...
Jun 29, 2012
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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...
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...
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.
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.
Nov 15, 2007
A contract worker died on Thursday morning in a fall of ground at Aquarius Platinum's Kroondal mine, labour union Solidarity said.
Jun 15, 2007
As part of South Africa's preparations for the 2010 soccer World Cup, the Green Point stadium is to be transformed into a completely new 68 000-seater, all-weather, multipurpose, environmentally sustainable, modern, technologically advanced, world-class stadium.
 
 
 
 
May 18, 2007
As part of South Africa's preparations for the 2010 soccer World Cup, the Green Point stadium is to be transformed into a completely new 68 000-seater, all-weather, multipurpose, environmentally sustainable, modern, technologically advanced, world-class stadium....
May 14, 2007
As part of South Africa's preparations for the 2010 soccer World Cup the Green Point stadium is to be transformed into a completely new 68 000-seater, all-weather, multipurpose, environmentally sustainable, modern, technologically advanced, world-class stadium.
Apr 27, 2007
From humble beginnings in 1953 in a small office in the heart of the Free State goldfields, Genrec has grown into one of the largest engineering companies in Africa.
Jan 26, 2007
A joint venture between construction firms Murray & Roberts (M&R) and Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the construction of Green Point stadium, in Cape Town, a city spokesperson last week.
Jan 15, 2007
A joint venture between construction firms Murray & Roberts (M&R) and Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the construction of Green Point stadium, in Cape Town, a city spokesperson said on Monday. The controversial Green Point...
 
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