Engineering News | Civil Engineering and Construction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/civil-engineering-and-construction Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:19:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Cesa optimistic after president’s address https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-optimistic-after-presidents-address-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510045 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777864_resized_nereshpathercesa0119dylan1022.jpg NERESH PATHER Procurement policies need to be formulated to embrace the long-term needs of projects 511 287 SA company receives multibillion-dollar contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multibillion-dollar-contract-awarded-to-s-african-company-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510238 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778323_resized_civilengmurrayrobsnowy2002191022.jpg SO MUCH DAM WATER The Snowy 2.0 project with reuse water through a pumping system to keep the grid running 511 287 Operations to be ramped up at edible-oil plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/operations-to-be-ramped-up-at-edible-oil-plant-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510049 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777874_resized_civilengadacons02191022.jpg NO CROP CIRCLE The circular foundation where the storage silos will be placed can be seen from an aerial view of the plant 511 287 Rescue Rod https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-rod-2019-02-15 Creamer Media Reporter Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511270 1549957881 1550181600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780552_resized_aqua11022.jpg 511 287 Green solution used for retaining walls https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-solution-used-for-retaining-walls-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510237 1550219893 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778316_resized_civilengfibertex02191022.jpg RETAINING THE GREENERY A green-wall solution was found to make retaining walls more aesthetically pleasing 511 287 Open day highlights new offerings from Upat https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/open-day-highlights-new-offerings-from-upat-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510245 1550220005 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778339_resized_civilengupatstabilaapp02191022.jpg MEASURING UP The new Stabila app makes measuring information quicker to archive and easier to access 511 287 Concrete paver launched at Las Vegas Expo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-paver-launched-at-las-vegas-expo-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510247 1550220027 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778343_resized_wirtgen20paver02191022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The mobile paver has a 3D integrated control system for varying offset applications 511 287 Industry should use slowdown to train staff https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-should-use-slowdown-to-train-staff-2018-10-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503348 1542091281 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763551_resized_concretetci11181022.jpg CONCRETE COGNITION Concrete is extensively used in all civil and construction projects and sound concrete technology knowledge is important 511 287 CESA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-2018-11-16 Creamer Media Reporter Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504568 1542099902 1542319200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rescue Rod https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-rod-2018-11-16 Creamer Media Reporter Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504570 1542100083 1542319200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765992_resized_image2310222.jpg 511 287 Repair, maintenance vital for infrastructure life span https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/repair-maintenance-vital-for-infrastructure-lifespan-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503347 1542362502 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763547_resized_n14bridgeabe11181022.jpg BRIDGE RESORATION a.b.e. Construction Chemicals is involved in the restoration of bridges on the N17 and N14 511 287 Industry body supports economic recovery plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-supports-governments-focus-on-infrastructure-development-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503694 1542362530 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764276_resized_chriscampbellcesa11181022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL We are in a position, as the private sector, to partner with government to develop and build infrastructure to a level that supports good service delivery 511 287 IRP could revive struggling construction sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irp-could-revive-struggling-construction-sector-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503300 1542362563 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763803_resized_sandtoncrane10608duane1022.jpg OPTIMUM OPPORTUNITIES Although the construction industry is facing challenging times, it must be realised that there are many opportunities and initiatives to uplift the industry 511 287 Project to have major economic impact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motherwell-project-to-have-major-economic-impact-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503333 1542362577 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763518_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659912421022.jpg MOTHERWELL PASSENGER RAIL CORRIDOR The construction of the railway line and associated infrastructure is scheduled to start in 2022/23 511 287 Building slump causing disputes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-slump-causing-disputes-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503263 1542378324 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763395_resized_buildingsitejbcc11181022.jpg BUILDING BLOCKS Those seeking or offering services in the building industry should deal only with reputable clients 511 287 Construction industry depressed, but upturn expected https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-depressed-but-upturn-expected-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503673 1542965205 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Discovery headquarters nears completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-headquarters-nears-completion-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476969 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704619_resized_wbhodiscoverybuildingcivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg VISIONARY CONSTRUCTION The vision for the Discovery building extends beyond providing indoor environmental quality for the occupants, to the integration of a building into a healthier, more desirable surrounding precinct 511 287 Reuse of road construction materials mitigates road damage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reuse-of-road-construction-materials-mitigates-road-damage-2018-02-16 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474453 1518691368 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699356_resized_waylonkukard21117duane1022.jpg WAYLON KUKARD Cold recycling using foamed bitumen as a binding agent is a globally established process that is attracting increasing interest from road construction authorities 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/72833_2017-11-23_wirtgen_-_hd_web.mp436981314 Wirtgen South Africa sales manager Waylon Kukard discusses the benefits of road rehabilitation and cold recycling. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Wirtgen South Africa sales manager Waylon Kukard discusses the benefits of road rehabilitation and cold recycling. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Projects boding well for geotechnical contractor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ground-improvement-and-piling-projects-boding-well-for-geotechnical-contractor-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476961 1518691457 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704910_resized_clairwoodsiteaerialviewfrankiafricacivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg WAREHOUSING NEEDS The Clairwood logistics park is being built on Durban’s 91-year-old Clairwood racecourse site to meet the growing demand for A-grade logistics and distribution facilities in the south of Durban 511 287 Materials supplier company secures contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-supplier-company-secures-contract-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476970 1518691484 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704623_resized_afrimatglendouglasquarry11022.jpg BUILDING NEEDS Afrimat will supply materials – aggregates, ready-mix concrete, bricks and blocks – for the resettlement village at a gasfields development project in Mozambique 511 287 Bags ensure soil retention for projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gsc-bags-ensure-soil-retention-for-building-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477109 1518691525 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704947_resized_fibertexgscbagsconstruction0220181022.jpg FOR SLOPES’ SAKE Fibertex Naue Secugrid 40/40Q6 soil reinforcing biaxial geogrids are used to minimise soil deformation under tensile loads over the lifetime of the structure 511 287 Concor Infrastructure forges ahead with new construction projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concor-infrastructure-forges-ahead-with-new-contract-awards-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469314 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689549_resized_n2concorinfrastructure2017construction1022.jpg N2 UPGRADE The first half of the new carriageway will be complete mid-2018, after which the existing carriageway will be rehabilitated while traffic runs on the new carriageway 511 287 Construction company awarded R10m residential development contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-residential-development-contract-awarded-to-construction-company-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469594 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689403_resized_archierutherfordmdofmotheoconstructiongroupcivils1020161022.jpg ARCHIE RUTHERFORD The South Hills project will have a positive impact on the local community 511 287 Emotional awareness can improve productivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emotional-awareness-can-improve-construction-productivity-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469678 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689522_resized_charissabloomberghiddendimensionscivilengineeringconstruction20171022.jpg CHARISSA BLOOMBERG With all the problems that the construction industry faces, a site psychologist can play a supportive role in training, coaching and mentoring, as well as putting the right teams together 511 287 Geosynthetic products produce a sealing barrier for diverse applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-products-produce-a-sealing-barrier-for-diverse-applications-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465944 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680762_resized_fibertexsageosyntheticclaylinersbentofixx092017fibertexsa1022.jpg BENTOFIX X The carrier geotextile of the Bentofix X is coated with an additional, low-permeability polyethylene layer 511 287 Industry suffers when large companies close down https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-suffers-when-large-companies-close-down-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469666 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689011_resized_chriscampbellcesa0620171022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL CESA encourages its consulting engineering member firms to be more involved in business groups that lobby for more political certainty 511 287 PMSA Batching Solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmsa-batching-solutions-2017-11-17 Creamer Media Reporter Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470773 1510648185 1510869600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691842_resized_0000621596201602121244471022.jpg 511 287 SA lacking global competitiveness https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-lacking-global-competitiveness-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469840 1510914191 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689515_resized_rdphousetembisan1022.jpg SOCIOECONOMIC BENEFITS Authorities would do well to accelerate the pace of affordable housing delivery, such as Reconstruction and Development Programme housing 511 287 African models boost construction development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-models-increasingly-boost-construction-development-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469825 1510914239 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689492_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN There is a lot more awareness around projects, and legislation, and people are more vocal about the impacts of development projects on their circumstances 511 287 Commitment to quality boosts confidence in specialised product https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commitment-to-quality-boosts-confidence-in-specialised-product-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441737 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622852_resized_unknown1.jpeg BRETT LARSEN a.b.e. Construction Chemicals focuses on prioritising good quality standards and keeping up to date with product advancements 511 287 Expansion project to support economy and create job opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expansion-project-to-support-economy-and-create-job-opportunities-2017-02-17 Simone Liedtke Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439628 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617654_resized_temaportexpansionproject102016aecom1022.jpeg TEMA PORT EXPANSION The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2019 511 287 Familiarity with building contracts essential for emerging contractors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/familiarity-with-building-contracts-essential-for-emerging-contractors-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441552 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622342_resized_jbccuweputlitz012017jpg1022.jpg UWE PUTLITZ Most disputes between building contractors can be avoided by following the provisions in the building contract 511 287 Challenging times call for innovation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenging-times-in-industry-call-for-innovation-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441548 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622428_resized_unknown3.jpeg HOISTS GAIN POPULARITY SA French’s high-speed rack and pinion hoists are proving to be an effective complement to traditional tower cranes 511 287 Conference to boost key partnerships https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-boost-key-partnerships-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441578 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622680_resized_cesaceochristopherchriscampbell1022.jpg CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL CESA aims to achieve a more inclusive approach to infrastructure development in Africa 511 287 Partnership crucial in addressing housing shortfall https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-crucial-in-addressing-housing-shortfall-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441724 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622813_resized_calgroppcfleurhofdevelopment0220171022.jpg DEVELOPMENT AT FLEURHOF 9 600 housing units together with infrastructure for community services will be completed along the Fleurhof dam by 2018 511 287 Quay wall construction completed in Durban https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quay-wall-construction-completed-in-durban-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441845 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623160_resized_dormacfloatingdock0220171022.jpg NEW QUAY WALL An aerial view of the 175 m wall completed by Franki Africa for Dormac’s new floating dock in Durban 511 287 PMSA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmsa-2017-02-17 Zandile Mavuso Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441251 1487148334 1487282400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626090_resized_0000621591showmachine1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Quality key for the construction sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-key-for-the-construction-sector-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Civil Engineering and Construction Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441573 1487333970 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622432_resized_unknown2.jpeg BENEFITS OF PRECAST Precast concrete is gaining popularity as a cost-effective and efficient solution that can help to facilitate good quality construction work 511 287