Engineering News | Construction Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:19:56 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Holistic approach to lifting projects saves time, money https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/holistic-approach-to-lifting-projects-saves-time-money-2019-04-19 Shannon de Ryhove HEAVY LIFTING Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516078 1555051255 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791168_resized_precisionplanningatheightjohnsoncranehire03191022.jpg PRECISION PLANNING Johnson Crane Hire heavy lift and support cranes were used for the installation at height of heavy equipment, requiring precision planning and lifting on a confined site 511 287 Patented solution aims to free up working capital for construction firms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contractor-financing-to-improve-construction-project-working-capital-2019-04-19 Schalk Burger Construction Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516481 1555051260 1555624800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Organisations call for responsible transformation in the construction sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-call-for-responsible-transformation-in-the-construction-sector-2019-04-18 Tasneem Bulbulia CONSTRUCTION Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:11:00 +0200 517741 1555597356 1555596660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Contract awarded for LHWP II’s Polihali diversion tunnels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contract-awarded-for-lhwp-iis-polihali-diversion-tunnels-2019-04-18 Simone Liedtke WATER Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:57:00 +0200 517702 1555595522 1555585020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Intu Properties, Cale Street sign JV for Intu Derby shopping centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intu-properties-cale-street-sign-jv-for-intu-derby-shopping-centre-2019-04-18 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:16:00 +0200 517675 1555582637 1555582560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pilot Crushtec partners with Sanral to help smaller contractors tender for projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pilot-crushtec-partners-with-sanral-to-help-smaller-contractors-tender-for-projects-2019-04-17 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:07:00 +0200 517436 1555588055 1555574820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794477_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/78200_2019-04-18_rer533-pilotcrushtec-hdweb.mp492740446Pilot Crushtec partners with Sanral to help smaller contractors tender for projects Pilot Crushtec partners with Sanral to help smaller contractors tender for projects France to open redesign of Notre-Dame's spire to international architects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/france-to-open-redesign-of-notre-dames-spire-to-international-architects-2019-04-18 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:33:00 +0200 517609 1555576032 1555572780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Africa's sole nuclear plant undergoes revamp to extend lifespan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-sole-nuclear-plant-undergoes-revamp-to-extend-lifespan-2019-04-18 Bloomberg NUCLEAR Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:40:00 +0200 517592 1555570146 1555569600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794423_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation110220817duane.jpg 511 287 Saice requests Ramaphosa’s urgent intervention to address construction site attacks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-requests-ramaphosas-urgent-intervention-to-address-construction-site-attacks-2019-04-17 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:16:00 +0200 517539 1555573554 1555506960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794459_resized_bridgeconstruction1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 NUM members on strike at PPC Cement in Pretoria https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-members-on-strike-at-ppc-cement-in-pretoria-2019-04-17 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0200 517533 1555507199 1555506000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 PIC raises Texton stake to 18.9% https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pic-raises-texton-stake-to-189-2019-04-17 Nadine James PROPERTY Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:58:00 +0200 517508 1555502884 1555498680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794240_resized_mariusmullertextonpropertyfundapril20191022jpg.jpeg MARIUS MULLER 511 287 Nzimande requests George IPTN Phase 4B suspension https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nzimande-requests-george-iptn-phase-4b-suspension-2019-04-17 Nadine James TRANSPORT Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:31:00 +0200 517499 1555573693 1555497060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794232_resized_bladenzimande610220115duane.jpg Transport Minister Dr Blade Nzimande 511 287 Eskom CEO says 'days of surprises' over as problems exposed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-ceo-says-days-of-surprises-over-as-problems-exposed-2019-04-17 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:20:00 +0200 517496 1555511867 1555496400 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Steel demand growth rates to moderate in line with slowing global economic growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-steel-demand-growth-rates-to-moderate-in-line-with-slowing-global-economic-growth-2019-04-16 Nadine James STEEL Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:23:00 +0200 517411 1555573722 1555424580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Policy and regulatory malaise undermining efforts to address power deficit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-and-regulatory-malaise-undermining-efforts-to-address-power-deficit-2019-04-16 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0200 517383 1555573674 1555419600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793978_resized_solarpv11022.jpg 511 287 Cape Town in good position even if winter rains are poor – deputy mayor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-in-good-position-even-if-winter-rains-are-poor-deputy-mayor-2019-04-16 News24Wire WATER Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:09:00 +0200 517313 1555417311 1555398540 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793866_resized_raindropfeb20161022reuters.jpg 511 287 Johannesburg Roads Agency suspends top management over tender irregularities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-roads-agency-suspends-top-management-over-tender-irregularities-2019-04-16 African News Agency ROADS Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:01:00 +0200 517310 1555400355 1555398060 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 N1 highway pedestrian bridge to be ready for use soon https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n1-highway-pedestrian-bridge-to-be-ready-for-use-soon-2019-04-15 Simone Liedtke ROADS Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:46:00 +0200 517293 1555339674 1555339560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793836_resized_roadsn1pedestrianbridgenearhswaterklooferasmusrand042019sanral1022.jpg The new pedestrian bridge over the N1 at Erasmusrand will soon be ready for use by pedestrians and cyclists near Hoërskool Waterkloof, in Pretoria 511 287 BRPs initiate Group Five disposals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brps-initiate-group-five-disposals-2019-04-12 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:59:00 +0200 517181 1555077768 1555077540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tribunal dismisses collusive tendering complaint against WBHO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-dismisses-collusive-tendering-complaint-against-wbho-2019-04-12 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:26:00 +0200 517174 1555075631 1555075560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet to meet OEMs this month in bid to reach settlement on ‘unlawful’ locomotive contracts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-meet-oems-this-month-in-bid-to-reach-settlement-on-unlawful-locomotive-contracts-2019-04-12 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:20:00 +0200 517161 1555315828 1555071600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793611_resized_transnetfreightrail1110221013duane.jpg 511 287 Construction industry remains under pressure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-remains-under-pressure-2019-04-12 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:35:00 +0200 517106 1555063726 1555061700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793558_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/78131_2019-04-12_secondtake_-_2.mp432806396Construction industry remains under pressure Construction industry remains under pressure Kenya airports body sees land at $10bn on revaluation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-airports-body-sees-land-at-10bn-on-revaluation-2019-04-12 Bloomberg INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:12:00 +0200 517122 1555057913 1555056720 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Lack of knowledge a concern in flooring industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-knowledge-a-concern-in-flooring-industry-2019-04-12 Thabi Madiba Construction Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515469 1555060335 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789970_resized_flooringindustrytheconcreteinstitute280320191022.jpg CONCRETE FLOOR SPECS Concrete floors must also be aesthetically pleasing, with minimal surface defects and cracking 511 287 Demand for concrete flooring continues to increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-concrete-flooring-continues-to-increase-2019-04-12 Thabi Madiba Construction Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515733 1555060360 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790379_resized_flooringindustrydiamondproducts290320191022.jpg STAIN AND SLIP RESISTANT Concrete can achieve a high-quality and aesthetically pleasing polished finish 511 287 New machine collection for floor preparation launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-machine-collection-for-floor-preparation-launched-2019-04-12 Thabi Madiba Construction Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515930 1555060412 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790818_resized_flooringindustrypanmixersaquintinbooysen02042019creamermedia1022.jpg QUINTIN BOOYSEN There is a huge lack of knowledge on industrial flooring requirements, which leads to small contractors delivering inferior-quality flooring 511 287 Intu appoints interim CFO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intu-appoints-interim-cfo-2019-04-11 Tasneem Bulbulia PROPERTY Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:28:00 +0200 517007 1554985795 1554985680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Redefine demonstrates why its investment strategy works https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redefine-demonstrates-why-its-investment-strategy-works-2019-04-10 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:09:00 +0200 516895 1554962516 1554908940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 'Cash For Trash' idea nets Johannesburg entrepreneur R1m prize money https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cash-for-trash-idea-nets-johannesburg-entrepreneur-r1m-prize-money-2019-04-10 African News Agency ENVIRONMENT Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:15:00 +0200 516864 1554902981 1554902100 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Barloworld offers employees, general public stake in R3.5bn BEE property scheme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-offers-employees-general-public-stake-in-r35bn-bee-property-scheme-2019-04-10 African News Agency EMPOWERMENT Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:51:00 +0200 516829 1554897203 1554893460 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Tribunal dismisses commission’s application to amend West Cape referral https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-dismisses-commissions-application-to-amend-west-cape-referral-2019-04-10 Marleny Arnoldi COMPETITION Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:18:00 +0200 516823 1554891595 1554891480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 M&R JV issued arbitral award in Dubai airport dispute https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-jv-issued-arbitral-award-in-dubai-airport-dispute-2019-04-10 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:57:00 +0200 516810 1554886719 1554886620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SME building and construction industry in the doldrums, says CIDB survey https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sme-building-and-construction-industry-in-the-doldrums-says-cidb-survey-2019-04-09 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:19:00 +0200 516727 1555060379 1554819540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792591_resized_tiltupconstruction1022.jpg 511 287 Communicare sells Cape Town Foreshore building to foreign hotel chain for R120m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/communicare-sells-cape-town-foreshore-building-to-foreign-hotel-chain-for-r120m-2019-04-08 African News Agency PROPERTY Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:34:00 +0200 516514 1554727100 1554712440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Universal considering offer from Afrimat https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/universal-considering-second-offer-2019-04-08 Esmarie Iannucci COAL Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:33:00 +0200 516512 1555060256 1554712380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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