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The importance of private sector partnership in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

22nd October 2021 The 24th of October marks International United Nations Day. This year marks 76 years since the signing of the United Nations Charter, the foundational document that gave birth to the United Nations in San Francisco in 1945.  According to the UN, the Charter mandates the member states to maintain... 

Berg River Voëlvlei Augmentation Scheme, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     10th September 2021 A laboratory hydraulic model study has been successfully completed at the Berg river project. 

Mokolo-Crocodile Water Augmentation Project Phase 2A, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     10th September 2021 The tender designs for the project have been concluded. 

Changing of the guard

20th August 2021 Changing of the guard  Bigen, a leading African infrastructure development group of companies, has announced the retirement of current CEO Dr Snowy Khoza, who has been at the helm since October 1, 2010, holding the distinct roles as the group CEO and Executive Chairperson of Bigen Africa Group... 

Luthando Vutula to succeed Dr Snowy Khoza as Bigen CEO

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     8th July 2021 Infrastructure development group Bigen has appointed Luthando Vutula, previously the CEO of Ubank, to succeed Dr Snowy Khoza, as of October 1. Khoza will be retiring from the group in December. 

The right call – Bigen appoints Luthando Vutula as new CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th July 2021 Leading infrastructure development Group, Bigen, is pleased to announce the appointment of Luthando Vutula, previously the CEO of Ubank, as the incoming CEO set to succeed Dr Snowy Khoza on 1 October 2021.  Dr Khoza will be retiring from the Group in December of this year. Vutula hails from an... 

A message to the Youth, doors will only open if you move

1st July 2021 To be honest, starting this article was tough. In a time where things seem pretty dark (no pun intended), we find ourselves faced with profound inequalities in our modern age. High rates of unemployment, crime on our doorstep, gender-based violence and the list goes on. As depressing as the above... 

The benefits of being a young professional in the consulting engineering sector

24th June 2021 Imagine a world without engineers, a world where everyone still use pit latrine toilets, a world with no access to potable running water. Picture a world where individuals still used animals to commute, a world with no cars, no bridges, no technology, and no convenience. Just envision a world... 

They fought a battle that needed to be fought, but the war for a good standard of living persists

18th June 2021 Apart from the popular notion that the rats from there are extremely huge, there are two facts that every South African needs to know about Alexandra township: one, it is amongst the most impoverished urban areas in the country and two, its neighbour is the wealthiest square mile in Africa. I am... 

Steel shortage delays building projects

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     18th June 2021 The shortage of steel and an increase in the steel price have led to delays in projects for the light-steel-frame building and roofing sector, says construction materials supplier Izinga Roofing director and owner Jerred Micholson.   

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