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Concor

South Africa’s leading black-owned construction company, Concor boasts a proud heritage that is built solidly into the fabric of the country’s infrastructure. As a pioneer of transformation in the construction sector, Concor is a Level 1 B-BBEE company, has 58% women ownership and employs just over 2500 people located across the vast landscapes of South Africa. At the same time, it has deep roots which go back to 1902 contributing to many of the iconic engineering achievements that today define our social and economic landscape. Acquired from Murray & Roberts in 2017 by a consortium led by the Southern Palace Group, Concor is active across the Southern Africa.

With agility as a key differentiator, Concor offers its depth of expertise and experience across a range of industry segments – from civils and building, to roads, earthworks, property development and mining. Concor’s in-house resources, including sought-after skills, plant and equipment, underpin the company’s ability to provide world class solutions to clients and to deliver projects on time, within budget and safely.

Many iconic buildings that are part of our daily lives were constructed by Concor. These include the Melrose Arch Precinct, Menlyn Park Shopping Centre in Pretoria and Portside, Cape Town’s tallest building at 139 metre high. Adept at meeting specialised requirements for modern Data Centres, Concor most recently completed projects for Orange in Botswana and Amazon in the Western Cape. The spectacular BP Head Office in the Oxford Parks Precinct is another award winning project undertaken by Concor. Work is also well underway to complete Oxford Parks Phase 2 as well as 16 On Bree in Cape Town. In partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Government and City of Cape Town, Concor’s development and construction of the Conradie Better Living Model mix-used development in the Western Cape is a significant game changer with a development value of R5 Billion. 

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Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal transport development strategies progressing

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th November 2021 The two key logistics provinces of South Africa – Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal –are making inroads with their transport development strategies, particularly at a time when it is urgent to grow the economy, keep up with international trade and decarbonise. Speaking at the Transport Evolution Africa... 

PPC to invest R664m to 2025 to kick-start decarbonisation journey 

By: Terence Creamer     29th November 2021 JSE-listed building materials group PPC has outlined a new decarbonisation strategy that includes firm targets for implementation by 2025 and 2030 and also outlines a long-term aspirational goal of transitioning its operations to net-zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050. The strategy is... 

New Cesa president commits to partnering for value-for-money infrastructure rollout

By: Schalk Burger     29th November 2021 Industry association Consulting Engineers South Africa's (Cesa's) newly elected president Olu Soluade, who is also AOS Consulting Engineers CEO, has committed to partnering with industry stakeholders for sustainable, value-for-money infrastructure development. Soluade is a professional engineer... 

Mainstream raises additional €90m

By: Schalk Burger     29th November 2021 Wind and solar power multinational Mainstream Renewable Power raised €90-million in additional funding to accelerate new market entries and the build-out of gigawatt-scale wind and solar assets across Latin America, Africa and the Asia Pacific region, the company said on November 29. The funding... 

Enza Construction Bags AfriSam Innovation Award for Sustainable Construction

29th November 2021 (South Africa, November 2021) Enza Construction (Pty) Ltd, one of Africa’s leading construction companies has been awarded the AfriSam Innovation Award for Sustainable Construction at the 2021 Construction World Best Projects Awards  for the work completed on the Vopak Terminal Lesedi... 

Opinion: Is green hydrogen the fuel to drive South Africa’s future?

26th November 2021 In this opinion article, Royal HaskoningDHV advisory group for energy transition director Gladys Nabagala writes that South Africa has significant potential to stimulate its economy by building a hydrogen export economy. 

On-The-Air (26/11/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Namibia’s entry into the export of green hydrogen is expected to create 200 000 jobs; South Africa is currently benefitting from the very strong export of platinum into China; and The 4 000 MW electricity that the mining industry is planning to generate will be a great boost for Eskom. 

Jindal plans to start building Botswana coal mine in 2022

By: Reuters     26th November 2021 India's Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) will start building a coal mine in Botswana's southeastern Mmamabula coalfields in 2022, aiming to supply the export market and a planned coal power plant, a company official said. The Indian industrial giant aims for the mine to produce 4.5-million... 

South Africa, Cuba extend their working relations in the water sector

By: Natasha Odendaal     26th November 2021 South Africa and Cuba have signed an agreement for continued cooperation in water resources management and water supply. Signed during the fifth session of the South Africa–Cuba joint steering committee held in Pretoria on November 25, the agreement ensures the continuity of the cooperation on... 

Energy efficiency should be prioritised as South Africa walks supply tightrope

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th November 2021 As the world looks to develop sustainable energy industries, mitigate the impacts of climate change and reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, energy efficiency has been emphasised as an integral part of the efforts to attain these objectives. Countries are falling well short of benchmarks,... 

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