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Wolfgang Neff
WBHO sees marked improvement in civils, road sectors
3rd March 2021 By: Irma Venter

The pipeline of civil engineering projects in which Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) hopes to participate has “recently nearly tripled” to R27-billion, up from R10.5-billion in June last year, says... 


C.I.S Engineering
C.I.S Engineering
26th February 2021

C.I.S Engineering is a leading fabricator of specialist steel structures.  As such it manu-factures an impressive range of products ranging from power line support structures through to mining... 


MeerKAT telescope project, South Africa – update
MeerKAT telescope project, South Africa – update
26th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

South African contractor Concor, in partnership with OptiPower, has been awarded a contract for the structural foundations and associated infrastructure for 24 additional dishes for the MeerKAT. 


Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
12th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 3 is on track for commercial operation by March 2021. 


Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
12th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Medupi Unit 1 is on track for commercial operation by July 2021. 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
5th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Heavy rains are temporarily interrupting work at its sites. 


HEALTHY PLC
The upgraded PLC is used in conjunction with Becker’s chairlift system to safely transport personnel on mines
Upgraded chairlift PLC panels increase safety
15th January 2021

Mining systems solutions provider Becker Mining South Africa in October last year successfully installed and commissioned its first, upgraded chairlift programmable logic controller (PLC) panel,... 


P714 road construction project, South Africa
P714 road construction project, South Africa
4th December 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport and the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government plan to build a road that will connect the community of Ndwedwe to essential services such as schools, clinics,... 



MIXING IT UP
Concor is developing the derelict Conradie hospital site into an integrated, sustainable and affordable residential-led mixed-use precinct
Construction group welcomes green shoots after lull
13th November 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

After what has been months of uncertainty about when new projects will come to tender or whether awarded projects will progress, construction company Concor notes that work continues apace on its... 


WCPDF sceptical about real change with State infrastructure tenders, should they realise
11th November 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF) says that, while the “robust infrastructure pipeline” is supposed so set South Africa’s economy back on track and kickstart the flaying property... 


Kusile power plant project, South Africa
Kusile power plant project, South Africa
6th November 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 2 of Eskom's six-unit Kusile coal-fired power station has achieved full commercial operation status. 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
6th November 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has reported that underground tunnelling works inside the two Polihali diversion tunnels is progressing well. 


Civils firms keen to support bargaining council
14th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Companies in the civil engineering sector continue to recognise the value of their bargaining council, with another 373 firms registering in 2019, according to Kevin Moodley, acting general... 


Concrete trumps on municipal sport and recreational projects
13th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Concrete remains one of the preferred building materials for the construction of grandstands for sports and recreational facilities in previously marginalised areas of Limpopo. This is considering... 


DIAMOND DECLINE
The decline on the Tongo diamond project is progressing well as is the fabrication of the diamond processing plant
Processing plant progressing well amid slowdown
9th October 2020 By: Halima Frost

Despite Covid-19 having an adverse effect on the greenfield development of a mine and metallurgical plant, in Sierra Leone, local consulting firm METC Engineering director Dr Steve Cathey says the... 


GVK-Siya Zama launches dedicated civils unit
9th October 2020 By: Irma Venter

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 improve society by filling the void left by... 


M2 Highway filling station project, South Africa
M2 Highway filling station project, South Africa
9th October 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

ICON Group is building a filling station on the M2 Johannesburg, in Kensington, between the Chilvers street and Cleveland road offramps. 


Shanta starts construction of Singida project
7th October 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

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... 


Company enters wind energy space locally
2nd October 2020

As engineering solutions provider Zest WEG’s holding company, Brazil-based WEG, is already well-established in the wind energy sector in South America, Zest WEG is developing its own momentum in... 


M2 Highway filling station project, South Africa
M2 Highway filling station project, South Africa
2nd October 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

ICON Group's M2 Highway filling station project will provide motorists with a convenient refuelling point on a currently underserviced stretch of highway. 


Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
2nd October 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has issued a no-obligation request for information to gain insight into what flue-gas desulphurisation technologies are currently available and to assess their potential suitability for... 


Kusile power plant project, South Africa
Kusile power plant project, South Africa
25th September 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Kusile's units 2 and 3 are due to enter commercial operation in the 2020 financial year. 


Mark Bristow
Encouraging exploration would deliver enormous opportunities for SA – Bristow
4th September 2020 By: Martin Creamer

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... 


Camino Rojo oxide gold project, Mexico – update
Camino Rojo oxide gold project, Mexico – update
4th September 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

The Mexican Federal Environmental Department has granted approval of the Camino Rojo environmental-impact statement required for the development of the project in August this year.  


Company appoints a woman as branch manager
28th August 2020

Excavating contractor Bobcat Equipment South Africa, part of industrial equipment group Goscor Group, has appointed Kimmy Wright as branch manager in Durban. Wright began her career at Bobcat seven... 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
28th August 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

The prequalification for the construction of the Polihali dam and Polihali transfer tunnel has been cancelled. 


Black-owned engineering, mining company looks to expand locally
27th August 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Emergent diversified multidisciplinary engineering and construction group Tirelo Africa is actively searching for business opportunities in the South African engineering, project management,... 


Anton Botha
GVK-Siya Zama adds civils unit to its construction offering
18th August 2020 By: Irma Venter

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... 


Mark Bristow
Encouraging exploration would deliver enormous opportunities for SA – Bristow
17th August 2020 By: Martin Creamer

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... 


State-of-the-art construction training and trade-testing facility set to open doors in October
14th August 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

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... 


Stefanutti Stocks laments ‘adverse’ market conditions
14th August 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

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... 


Kendal power station ash disposal facility extension, South Africa
Kendal power station ash disposal facility extension, South Africa
14th August 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom is building a continuous lined ash dump and its associated infrastructure. 


Stefanutti Stocks laments ‘adverse’ market conditions as order books decrease
30th July 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

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... 


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... 


M&R subsidiary awarded EPC contract for urea plant in Western Australia
1st July 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed construction group Murray & Roberts’ (M&R’s) wholly-owned subsidiary Clough has been selected as the engineering, procurement and construction contractor (EPC) for the development of... 


The construction site along the M2 Johannesburg highway, in Kensington
Icon Group developing a new filling station along M2 highway
24th June 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Civil engineering and construction services provider Icon Group was awarded a contract to develop a new filling station along the M2 Johannesburg highway, in Kensington. Located between the... 


Lionel Maasdorp
Lionel Maasdorp
19th June 2020

This week we profile Lionel Maasdorp, MD of Allmech, which is involved in water treatment of heat-transfer surfaces and the manufacture of electrode boilers. Allmech is also the agent for Runxin... 


Concor paves the way for remote Botswana mine
17th June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

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... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
12th June 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy has received no formal communication from Eskom with regard to it potentially not installing flue-gas desulphurisation systems at the... 


Concor Infrastructure MD Eric Wisse
Concor Infrastructure secures contract at Eskom’s Kendal power station
5th June 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Construction contractor Concor Infrastructure has secured the contract for the extension of the ash disposal facility (ADF) at Eskom's Kendal power station, in Mpumalanga. This comes just a few... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
29th May 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom is rolling out design modifications, made recently to units 3 to 6 of the Medupi power plant, rather than waiting for the results of an evaluation of the fixes, which is proceeding in parallel. 


Concor wins ash dump project at Kendal
20th May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Concor Infrastructure has secured the contract for the extension of the ash disposal facility (ADF) at Kendal power station. This comes just months after securing another Eskom contract – for the... 


Concor Infrastructure MD Eric Wisse
Concor Infrastructure secures contract at Eskom’s Kendal power station
20th May 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

Construction contractor Concor Infrastructure has secured the contract for the extension of the ash disposal facility (ADF) at Eskom's Kendal power station, in Mpumalanga. This comes just a few... 


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