https://www.engineeringnews.co.za
R/€ = 19.34 Change: 0.14
R/$ = 17.37 Change: 0.17
Au 1729.40 $/oz Change: -5.60
Pt 843.07 $/oz Change: 8.87
 

Property News

Guide for settlements launched by Minister

By: System Author     28th April 2000 A workbook of information to assist professionals and policy makers in creating sustainable settlements in South Africa, known as the Red Book, was released this month in Pretoria. 

SA glass bridges off to Zimbabwe

By: System Author     28th April 2000 Three glass airport passenger-loading bridges left for Harare, Zimbabwe, this week to join the first bridge successfully transported to and installed at Harare airport earlier this month. 

Telescope construction to start next quarter

By: System Author     21st April 2000 Construction of the proposed R100-million Southern African large telescope, which will be able to record images as faint as a candle flame at the distant of the moon, at Sutherland in the Northern Cape is set to start in the third- quarter of this year. 

Saldanha upgrade starts next month

By: System Author     14th April 2000 Implementation of Portnet’s plan for a R400-million upgrade to the Port of Saldanha’s 23-year-old iron-ore export plant is due to begin by the end of May. 

Big QS shake-up

By: System Author     7th April 2000 South Africa’s quantity-surveying industry experienced a significant shake-up at the beginning of April, with three long-serving directors leaving one of the country’s largest firms, Farrow Laing Ntene, and setting themselves up in direct opposition. 

Pro Brick Equipment

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Factory 

Sports centre pilot project on track

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Sport and tourism development 

R100m ‘struggle’ museum for Jhb

By: System Author     24th March 2000 The R100-million Freedom Park development – a museum commemorating freedom struggles worldwide, and the brainchild of Akani Egoli, will be completed next year in Johannesburg. 

Soweto in eco-house experiment

By: System Author     24th March 2000 A new trend towards energy-efficient housing construction is taking off in Soweto. 

Constructor grows out of shrinking SA

By: System Author     24th March 2000 South African construction company LTA’s expansion into a number of African countries and offshore is paying off – the company’s order book stands at R3,9-billion and it posted record results with earnings up by 42% in the past year. 

R3m for Mafikeng airport

By: System Author     17th March 2000 The North West provincial government will fund a R3-million refurbishment project to upgrade the existing facilities at Mafikeng international airport this month. 

Mining’s the way for construction firm

By: System Author     17th March 2000 South African construction engineering group Aveng has selected underground mining as its vehicle for global expansion. 

R23m church plan for Pimville

By: System Author     17th March 2000 After 17 years of having no permanent place of worship, the enterprising Grace Bible Church, of Soweto, is planning the construction of a R23-million church complex in Pimville, Soweto. 

Airport upgrade is taking off

By: System Author     10th March 2000 Namibia’s Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication has invited tenders for the upgrading, rehabilitation and extension of the existing runway, a new taxiway and appurtenant works at Walvis Bay Airport. 

R50m mall upgrade

By: System Author     10th March 2000 The Somerset Mall – owned by AECI Pension Fund – in Western Cape, is getting a R50-million face-lift and extension. 

Work starts on Cape waterfront project

By: System Author     10th March 2000 The group of companies under Grinaker have pulled together for two contracts awarded for projects at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. 

21 000 to benefit from water scheme

By: System Author     10th March 2000 Contracts for the construction of the R28-million Ndaleni water supply scheme are to be awarded at the end of this month. 

Dry-dock delayed again

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 The calling for proposals for the R1,2-billion dry-dock development at the port of Richards Bay has been delayed until Portnet settles a number of issues with Rowdock. 

Concrete signs of growth

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Hefty construction projects announced this year to date might be the first concrete proof that the South African economy is truly set to grow in 2000. 

Initiatives to boost construction under way

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Civil engineering and construction 

Building industry raring to go

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Civil engineering and construction 

JHB gets largest roller-coaster in S Hemisphere

By: System Author     18th February 2000 Johannesburg’s Gold Reef City will have an R850-million new face in March on completion of an upgrade to the existing entertainment complex and the construction of a new casino. 

Multibillion shoppertainment complex gets kick-start

By: System Author     18th February 2000 Property developer Old Mutual Properties forges ahead with critical planning for the R5-billion first phase of South Africa’s largest planned shopping and family entertainment complex, Zonk’Izizwe, in Midrand. 

Colombia offers opportunities

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Colombia’s ambassador to Pretoria is urging his government to invite South African companies to tender for infrastructural projects in that country. 

Seismic monitors in dam wall

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Despite delays brought on by heavy rain, the R130-million Paris dam, situated on the Bivane river near Vryheid in Kwazulu-Natal, is on schedule for completion in April. 

Southern Africa leads in ‘Cape to Cairo’ rail dream

By: System Author     4th February 2000 A score of topographical, monetary and political constraints still render Cecil John Rhodes’s dream to link the African continent from ‘Cape to Cairo’ by rail just a dream for the foreseeable future. 

Sandton head office for bank progresses

By: System Author     4th February 2000 The new head office complex in Sandton, Johannesburg, for the Nedcor banking group, is on target for completion by November this year. 

Huberta: bigger than her legend

By: System Author     4th February 2000 A massive replica of Huberta, the legendary hippopotamus who, in the 1930s, made her way from Richards Bay to King William’s Town, is set to be built in Richards Bay. 

Cape Town waterfront just keeps on growing

By: System Author     4th February 2000 Office and residential developments at Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred (V&A) Waterfront are continuing apace. 

Long-awaited start for R1,5bn project

By: System Author     21st January 2000 Next month the long-awaited construction will begin on the R1,5-billion brownfields expansion of Indian Ocean Fertilizer (IOF) in Richards Bay. 

The sky is alive with moving metal

By: System Author     21st January 2000 While it can’t exactly be described as a forest of cranes, the skyline above Jo’burg’s other CBD, Sandton, is most definitely alive with moving metal. 

Stand by for the world’s first rooftop drive-in cinema this year

By: System Author     21st January 2000 The R700-million construction and rejuvenation of the Menlyn Park shopping centre is on schedule and should be completed by October this year. 

Richards Bay dry dock out to tender – again!

By: System Author     21st January 2000 The R1,2-billion proposed dry dock development at the port of Richards Bay has experienced a setback following the news that Portnet has opted to put the construction out on a two-stage tender process. 

Phase two presents continued involvement

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Mozal 

R54-million contract for Mozal substation

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Mozal 

R133m-worth of Mozal contracts tied up

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Mozal 

R343m dam on track for mid-2001 completion

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Maguga Dam 

89 90 91 92
93
94 95 96 97
 

Latest News

more

Latest Videos

more

Company Announcements

more

Topics In These Articles

RSS Feed

About

Engineering News is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Engineering News is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Subscribe Now for $119
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Subscribe Now for $119 Close