R/€ = 13.05
R/$ = 11.57
Au 1279.72 $/oz
Pt 1254.50 $/oz
Sep 26, 2014
I went to Port Elizabeth for a couple of days. I had received various requests to travel to the coastal city. So, accompanied by my project coordinator, I went.
Sep 02, 2014
The announcement of the successful bidder for the construction of Durban’s long-awaited passenger cruise terminal was imminent, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) CEO Tau Morwe told delegates at the African Ports Evolution Conference in Durban on Tuesday. The...
Jul 18, 2014
The yearly Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress will be held in Port Elizabeth in September, where national and African representatives will have an opportunity to discuss the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in the building industry.
Apr 24, 2014
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality has upgraded its Department of Human Settlements’ centralised information centre (CIC), introducing a new integrated land planning information system (ILIS) and refurbishing the interior and exterior of the centre, using...
Feb 28, 2014
Wind farm development project MetroWind Van Stadens (MWVS) wind farm will sell renewable energy to State-owned utility Eskom, who will be exhibiting at Power-Gen Africa 2014, for the next 20 years in accordance with the terms of a power purchase agreement.
Feb 14, 2014
Construction of the Baywest Mall, in Port Elizabeth, officially started in June last year and Baywest City MD Gavin Blows says the scheduled opening of the mall remains March 2015 and the project is still within its budget of R1.7-billion. Although Eastern Cape MEC...
Feb 14, 2014
On February 2, the facility reached completion.
Nov 29, 2013
The development of the R1.7-billion Baywest Mall, in Port Elizabeth, is an integral part of job creation in the Eastern Cape and is considered by provincial government to be an important development driver of the region. Speaking at the official launch of the 87 500...
Jun 14, 2013
The first two shiploads of wind-turbine components for the MetroWind Van Stadens wind farm site have arrived at the Port of Ngqura.
Feb 08, 2013
Wind farm Metrowind Van Stadens has installed solar-powered streetlights in the communities of Shamrock and Witteklip, in the Eastern Cape. The lights were commissioned in December and provide transformational light for local residents.
Aug 03, 2012
MetroWind has been given the go-ahead to build and operate the Van Stadens wind farm.
Jul 20, 2012
A study conducted on the Noordhoek dune fields, southwest of Nelson Mandela Bay, to determine the impact of dune migration on nearby infrastructure has revealed that the rate at which the dunes are advancing has nearly doubled from 14 m a year in 1989 to 25 m a year...
Jul 12, 2012
Renewable energy developer MetroWind reported on Thursday that its R550-million, 27 MW wind farm at Van Stadens, in the Eastern Cape, was poised to start supplying power to the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality (NMBM) within the next 13 months. Located near to Port...
May 11, 2012
Local demand for water infrastructure is growing and, if it is to be met, will require the roll-out of large water delivery projects, says water treatment and distribution solutions provider VAG-Valves South Africa manager Hennie de Meyer.
Aug 24, 2011
Representatives of striking municipal workers had a second round of salary increase negotiations planned with employers on Wednesday, Samwu spokesperson Tahir Sema said.
Jul 29, 2011
The lack of skills and expertise remain an obstacle to improving service delivery, says United Democratic Movement (UDM) secretary-general Bongani Msomi.
Dec 10, 2010
The Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) aims to develop three wind farms, which will accommodate 60 turbines, on 300 ha of land, says Coega Development Corporation (CDC) business development manager for information on investments Nkuli Mxenge.
Oct 29, 2010
The role of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) in Government’s rollout of one-million solar water heaters to homes across the country by 2014 has come under heavy scrutiny.
Oct 22, 2010
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality (NMBM) will receive full delivery of nine remote surveillance systems, housed in stainless steel trailers worth about R800 000 each, and a mobile control room worth R6-million before the end of October, reports local manufacturer...
Jun 18, 2010
Government departments and agencies continue to support the development of skills in the automotive industry, however South Africa is still behind the required skills level to ensure adequate competitiveness and economic growth, reports the Automotive Industry...
Mar 26, 2010
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality will soon complete the R38,9-million upgrade of Port Elizabeth’s (PE) Alister Miller drive, the main public entrance to the city’s airport. Municipal spokesperson Kupido Baron says that the upgrade, which started in June 2009,...
Feb 12, 2010
The stadium will feature a modern stadium design, with a ‘sunflower' roof that wraps around the stadium, without covering the full extent of the stands.
Oct 02, 2009
City governments have a significant role to play in managing energy consumption and green house gas (GHG) emissions, reports local nongovernmental organisation Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA).
Aug 19, 2009
The Central Energy Fund (CEF) said it received some 180 bids in response to its advertisement seeking interested parties for the supply of solar water heaters (SWHs) for the initial phase of a major project roll-out in Port Elizabeth. South African National Energy...
Jun 17, 2009
The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has extended the deadline for interested parties to submit bids for the supply of solar water heaters (SWHs) for the initial phase of a major project roll-out in Port Elizabeth. Interested parties now had until July 13 to tender bids,...
Nov 25, 2008
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has called for proposals from technical advisers that could assist it in the construction of an initial 800 MW gas-fired power station at the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ). CDC project manager Luvuyo Mkontwana said...
Nov 07, 2008
Diversified consulting engineering company SSI, part of the DHV group of companies, has capitalised on the opportunities presented by the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Jun 20, 2008
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, in Port Elizabeth (PE), is set to be completed in time to meet the deadlines set by FIFA, after the world soccer governing body raised concerns about the pace of developments in the build of the new R1,2-billion stadium.
Feb 05, 2008
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is to launch three energy efficient projects including solar water heating for domestic use and using wind turbines and landfill gas to generate renewable electricity. The Solar Water Heating project, a Wind Power project and the...