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We need detail, and we need it soon, business says in SoNA response 

By: Terence Creamer     21st June 2019 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) has lamented the absence of “real implementation plans” from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s June State of the Nation Address (SoNA) and has urged him to work with business to table a clear implementation plan, with timeframes and milestones, to address South... 

Petrus Pienaar

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     21st June 2019 This week we profile Petrus Pienaar, CEO of Nyeleti Consulting Engineers 

Afrimat Construction Index shows marginal improvement year-on-year

By: Simone Liedtke     20th June 2019 JSE-listed Afrimat’s Construction Index (ACI) for the first quarter broadly followed the same “disappointing trend” evident in overall economic activity during the quarter, with gross domestic product (GDP) having contracted by more than 3% quarter-on-quarter. Economist Dr Roelof Botha, who... 

Bosch Projects has been awarded a Silver Arrow certificate for the National Survey on Consulting Engineering Firms at the 2019 Business Excellence Awards function, held in Gauteng on 3 June.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th June 2019 “The awards are the culmination of an independent research process, where companies are rated based on respondents’ perceptions, with a strong focus on evaluating and measuring client service and satisfaction,” explains Gert Fourie, Gauteng’s Regional Director, Bosch Projects – a... 

WSP takes four Diamond Arrow accolades in Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th June 2019 WSP in Africa, one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms on the continent, were honoured to receive four (4) Diamond Arrow accolades in the 2019 Business Excellence Awards, as hosted on 3 June.  The purpose of the annual awards is to set a benchmark... 

Concrete Society

7th June 2019 The Concrete Society of Southern Africa NPC (CSSA) is a non-profit, member-based organisation - a ‘community’ of like-minded professionals who keep themselves up-to-date with the latest technology and thinking in concrete-related matters. The society offers seminars, site visits, publications,... 

Both barrels: govt and small business

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     31st May 2019 When Engineering News publishing editor Martin Creamer gave me the go-ahead to write this column, he set down certain topics to be avoided. Politics was one. However, I am allowed to criticise government, so now I am going to give them both barrels. Fortunately, the election is over, so whatever... 

The Leonardo, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     31st May 2019 The Leonardo high-rise building will eclipse the 50-storey Carlton Centre, in downtown Johannesburg, as South Africa’s tallest skyscraper, with 55 storeys. 

Broad stakeholder engagement necessary to effect 'new dawn' – Cesa 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th May 2019 In keeping with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for a “new dawn” in South Africa’s economy, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) says it would like to see the reinstatement of stakeholder engagement processes in especially the construction industry. These processes are aimed at creating a... 

DEHN Africa involved in lightning protection design and installation as large poultry farm embraces solar renewable energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2019 Lightning and surge protection specialist DEHN Africa was recently involved in an extensive project to provide rooftop solar power to one of South Africa’s largest poultry farms, Chubby Chick, in Potchefstroom. All parties involved worked closely together from design to commissioning, ensuring... 

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