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Maintenance of ageing road network a top priority – JRA

By: Tracy Hancock     24th June 2022 The deterioration of Johannesburg’s roads is a key concern in terms of the general maintenance of the city, with inclement weather, vandalism and theft, as well as ageing infrastructure, the key challenges hindering service delivery, says Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) acting road infrastructure... 

Candidacy programme puts young women on upward path at AECOM

21st June 2022 In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on 23 June, trusted infrastructure consulting firm AECOM is showcasing its candidacy mentoring programme. The programme plays a vital role in ensuring newly employed graduates and experienced young professionals attain professional... 

Raubex posts good full-year results amid higher infrastructure spend by govt

By: Marleny Arnoldi     16th May 2022 JSE-listed construction and engineering company Raubex posted a 159% year-on-year increase in its operating profit to R945-million for the financial year ended February 28. The group posted a R364-million operating profit in the year ended February 28, 2021.  

JRA commits over R12m to resurface the M2 motorway by end-June

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     11th May 2022 The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) has committed over R12-million towards the resurfacing of the M2 motorway. The three-pronged project, which entails the resurfacing of the M2 motorway Eastbound, 

N4 toll route project, South Africa and Mozambique – update

By: Sheila Barradas     15th April 2022 The rehabilitation of the eMalahleni to Middelburg road pavement rehabilitation and upgrade project – between the OR Tambo and Van Dyksdrift interchanges in the Highveld region – is complete. 

N4 toll route project, South Africa and Mozambique – update

By: Sheila Barradas     8th April 2022 An update on the N4 toll route projects. 

FFS Refiners, Rubis Asphalt partner to ensure security of bitumen supply

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     23rd March 2022 Bitumen – commonly used in road construction and maintenance –  is now more widely available to the Western Cape market as a result of a partnership agreement between sustainable hydrocarbon solutions provider FFS Refiners and Rubis Asphalt South Africa. The agreement has already resulted in the... 

AECI lifts 2021 revenue, records lowest total recordable incident rate 

By: Donna Slater     2nd March 2022 JSE-listed chemicals group AECI increased its revenue by 8% year-on-year to R26.05-billion in 2021 and declared a total ordinary dividend of R6.85 a share – up 20% year-on-year. The company declared a final ordinary cash dividend of R5.05, 7% higher than the R4.70 in 2020.  

N1: Pienaarsrivier and Bela Bela rehabilitation project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     25th February 2022 The project entails road rehabilitation works in Limpopo. 

N4: Kameeldrift and Ga-Rankuwa interchanges rehabilitation projects, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     25th February 2022 The base layers of sections of the N4 between the Kameeldrift and Ga-Rankuwa interchanges require significant rehabilitation. 

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