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Eastern Cape municipality upgrades wastewater plant
15th May 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Kouga local municipality, in the Eastern Cape, has upgraded its St Francis Bay wastewater treatment works (WWTW) from a capacity of 750 m3/d to 2 000 m3/d. The upgrades, which started in... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
15th May 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 3 at the Medupi power station is in operation. 


Five reasons to choose a short form construction contract for Captive Solar Projects
6th May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) contracts are commonly used to undertake construction works in complex, large scale infrastructure projects. Currently in South Africa we are... 


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... 


Kusile power plant project, South Africa
Kusile power plant project, South Africa
10th April 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

All work has been stopped on Kusile units 4, 5 and 6. 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
10th April 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom did not shift its April 9 deadline for returning Medupi Unit 3 to service, despite work restrictions imposed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 


Strong exploration activity in Canada serves for a bit of good news
3rd April 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

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... 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
3rd April 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Phase II will increase the current supply rate of the project to more than 1.27-billion cubic metres a year. 


Kusile power plant project, South Africa
Kusile power plant project, South Africa
27th March 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has yet to agree on a supply contract for the bulk of coal needed for the Kusile power station. 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
27th March 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Commercial operation of the power plant is scheduled for November 2020. 


Civils sector lifts its head after sharp contraction
Civils sector lifts its head after sharp contraction
17th March 2020 By: Irma Venter

Collectively, in nominal terms, the nine listed contractors on the JSE have lost “a staggering” 80% of their value since before the start of the financial crisis, says construction market... 


HAPPY WITH HYUNDAI
Hyundai excavators and wheel loaders are a key construction equipment brand in Pera Plant & Civils’ fleet
No growth expected amid low govt spend
6th March 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

Government spending is the main drive for construction and/or civils spending, but, as the budget is exceptionally tight, construction equipment supplier HPE Africa MD Ross Collard does not expect... 


Styldrift I expansion project, South Africa
Styldrift I expansion project, South Africa
6th March 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

RBPlat COO Neil Carr has said that the ramp-up of Styldrift has been disappointingly below expectations. 


South African-built Flsmidth Feeder Breaker Excels In Chile
South African-built Flsmidth Feeder Breaker Excels In Chile
18th February 2020

Engineered to be adaptable to almost any situation, FLSmidth Buffalo™ Feeder Breakers are as reliable as they are efficient – even in harsh operating conditions. In an application on a potash mine... 


JOINING MODULES
The vertical and overhead welding to join these modules were done with all- positional Flux-Core welding
Equipment supplier overcomes vats challenge
29th November 2019 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Industrial equipment supplier Turnmill Proquip Engineering mitigated challenges that were presented by the installation and manufacturing of four leaching vats at a vanadium mine. The vats form... 


Water department prepared to settle dispute to get water running in Giyani by June 2020
26th November 2019 By: African News Agency

The department of human settlements, sanitation and water affairs was ready to pay contractors outstanding fees to get the stalled Giyani bulk water infrastructure project completed within the next... 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
22nd November 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

A sod-turning ceremony was held on November 13 in preparation for the project. 


Resource Recovery Centre, UK
Resource Recovery Centre, UK
22nd November 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

Viridor plans to divert nonrecyclable waste away from landfill. 


CUSTOMER FOCUSED
HPE Africa’s national workshop facilities are geared to assist customers with modifications of machines, enabling adaptability for specific tasks
Equipment supplier caters to diverse customer base
15th November 2019

During tough times in civil engineering – where lack of work is one of the most worrying issues – equipment supplier Civplant Civils and Civtek Limited’s team pulls together even closer to... 


Exploration contracts near finalisation
25th October 2019

Base metals exploration and development company Force Commodities announced last month that it expected to finalise key exploration, mining and beneficiation contracts for the new openpit... 


20 years skilling South African youth
23rd October 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

2019 marked the twentieth anniversary of the Go for Gold Education-to-Employment programme.  For the past 20 years, Go for Gold has boasted the efficacy of public-private partnerships, combining... 


Sani Pass road upgrade project, South Africa
Sani Pass road upgrade project, South Africa
11th October 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves upgrading a 33 km section of the Sani Pass from gravel to tar. 


MODULAR IS SMART A modular solution enables companies to design a plant using components specific to their needs and site specifications, and add components as their needs evolve
Modular plants a solution in depressed economy
4th October 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Mines and quarries are conservative with regard to capital expenditure on crushing and screening equipment amid the current depressed economic climate, but there are gaps in the market where the... 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
4th October 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has awarded the Northern Access Road rehabilitation tender. 


ALAN MABBETT
The extension project has progressed according to plan
Coal mine lives on
20th September 2019 By: Darren Parker

Coal mining company Canyon Coal’s Phalanndwa colliery extension project is expected to extend the life-of-mine to 2027, and the company is negotiating with the relevant stakeholders to further... 


Kusile power plant project, South Africa
Kusile power plant project, South Africa
20th September 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom is in negotiations with mining houses for the proposed development of a cost-plus coal mine, solely for supplying coal to the new Kusile power station. 


Armorflex Specified for Attenuation Pond
19th September 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Armorflex 165, Technicrete’s erosion control system that provides an alternative for a wide variety of erosion control and drainage projects, was specified for the recently completed Attenuation... 


Perth’s Force To Let Key Contracts This Month For New Open-Pit Lead-Silver Mine In Malawi
Perth’s Force To Let Key Contracts This Month For New Open-Pit Lead-Silver Mine In Malawi
6th September 2019

A Perth company which has already pre-sold to a major Swiss global trading house its entire high grade lead-silver entitlement from a mine yet to be built in Africa, says it expects to finalise the... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
6th September 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The Medupi coal-fired power station has produced first power out of its last unit. 


Gamsberg mine and plant, South Africa
Gamsberg mine and plant, South Africa
30th August 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is ramping up to its target capacity. 


Styldrift I expansion project, South Africa
Styldrift I expansion project, South Africa
23rd August 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

Styldrift’s ramp-up is progressing steadily. 


Rehabilitation Of Parktown Stormwater System
Rehabilitation Of Parktown Stormwater System
7th August 2019

Concrete stormwater pipes have a long lifespan but it is not infinite. Ageing infrastructure and pipe erosion and corrosion are all factors that initiate the rehabilitation of stormwater piping... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
2nd August 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

ELB Engineering Services has been successful in assisting Eskom’s Medupi power station to bring the dust handling plants under control. 


Unemployed Youth Trained By Arc Skills Win Contract T0 Build Vital New Homes In South Africa
24th July 2019

Arc Skills sees its prize students start their own company, win their first big contract and create job opportunities for 100 young people.  Arc Skills, the world’s first lifelong learning company,... 


Jag Civils powers up its business with Milwaukee Tool range from Upat
Jag Civils powers up its business with Milwaukee Tool range from Upat
10th July 2019

From power tools to angle grinders, drills, cutting discs, and even lighting systems, contractor Jag Civils from Boksburg, Gauteng uses Milwaukee products to give its food-and-beverage customers a... 


Medupi power station project, South Africa
Medupi power station project, South Africa
5th July 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 3 at Eskom's Medupi power station has attained commercial operation status. 


Powasol ExtremeX at Royal Show a roaring success thanks to Bobcat B730 TLB
Powasol ExtremeX at Royal Show a roaring success thanks to Bobcat B730 TLB
28th June 2019

The Powasol ExtremeX Regional Championship from 1 to 2 June at the 2019 Royal Agricultural Show in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal was a resounding success thanks to the generous donation of a B730... 


Making roads and bridges last longer with Afrisam
25th June 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Blurb for online platforms. Construction materials leader AfriSam leverages the power of applied research to make roads, bridges and other concrete structures more resistant to corrosive environments. 


TEAM WORK
Partnering with global providers of mine finance allows all project development activities to move forward
Company progresses copper/silver project
24th May 2019

Venture capital firm and owner of the Khoemacau copper/silver project Cupric Canyon Capital has made significant progress towards the construction of what is to be a major copper and silver mine in... 


Conax Machine Solutions
Conax Machine Solutions
17th May 2019

Since 2011, Conax Machine Solutions (CMS) has designed and manufactured innovative mining, civils and industrial equipment solutions. CMS initially built only customised mining equipment and... 


Making Roads And Bridges Last Longer With Afrisam
Making Roads And Bridges Last Longer With Afrisam
13th May 2019

Construction materials leader AfriSam leverages the power of applied research to make roads, bridges and other concrete structures more resistant to corrosive environments. Among its long term... 


Styldrift I expansion project, South Africa
Styldrift I expansion project, South Africa
26th April 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

Royal Bafokeng Platinum has reported that the project continues to make steady progress. 


Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho
26th April 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The contract for the construction of the Polihali diversion tunnels has been awarded. 


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