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Shanta starts construction of Singida project

By: Simone Liedtke     7th October 2020 Aim-listed Shanta Gold has started construction work, together with the updated project economics, for its Singida gold mining project, in central Tanzania. Construction is expected to span two years, with the first gold pour expected at the end of 2022. 

GVK-Siya Zama adds civils unit to its construction offering

By: Irma Venter     18th August 2020 Construction company GVK-Siya Zama has added a dedicated civils unit to its operational offering.  Through this unit, the company aims to create jobs and better society by filling the void left by many companies in the construction industry that had to close their doors. 

Encouraging exploration would deliver enormous opportunities for SA – Bristow  

By: Martin Creamer     17th August 2020 Encouraging exploration in South Africa would deliver enormous opportunities, says Barrick Gold president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow, a world leader in exploration success. Bristow was commenting on the call for mining exploration to be encouraged, made last month by the economic transformation... 

State-of-the-art construction training and trade-testing facility set to open doors in October

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th August 2020 Tjeka Training Matters, a leading registered private Technical and Vocational Education and Training college that is accredited by the Construction Education Training Authority and Quality Council for Trades and Occupations, will start training and undertaking trade testing at a new... 

Stefanutti Stocks laments ‘adverse’ market conditions

By: Simone Liedtke     14th August 2020 JSE-listed construction and engineering group Stefanutti Stocks a loss a share 640.35c and a headline loss a share of 622.48c for the financial year ended February 29. While the group’s order book stands at R8.5-billion (R4.2-billion of which arises from work beyond South Africa’s borders), CEO... 

Kendal power station ash disposal facility extension, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     14th August 2020 Eskom is building a continuous lined ash dump and its associated infrastructure. 

52 Katherine Street makes best use of its central, sloping site

6th July 2020 As if designing the award-winning Sasol Place on a curving site in Katherine Street, Sandton was not enough of a challenge for the Paragon Group, client Alchemy Properties tasked it to design a clearly-differentiated building at 52 Katherine Street, directly in front of the iconic Sasol... 

Concor paves the way for remote Botswana mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th June 2020 Tackling the demanding conditions of Botswana’s Kalahari Desert, Concor Infrastructure is nearing completion of a 35 km access road for the Khoemacau Copper Silver Starter Project. Concor is also busy with constructing a parallel haul road , as well as conducting earthworks and concrete civils at... 

a.b.e. products widely used for waterproofing in KZN

29th April 2020 Products supplied by a.b.e. Construction Chemicals – part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group - were used for the waterproofing of several new projects in KZN. Rafique Hoosen, Technical Sales Consultant for a.b.e. in KZN, says the company’s products were selected for the following projects: 

Strong exploration activity in Canada serves for a bit of good news

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd April 2020 Amid a surge of bad news for businesses and societies globally, explosives manufacturer BME is nonetheless excited about the exploration landscape for mining in Canada. The company launched its BME Mining Canada last year, which is a joint venture with Consbec – the largest civils drill and... 

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