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River upgrade wins excellence award

By: Anna Moross     21st January 2022 The Kuils river upgrade project for the City of Cape Town recently won the Consulting Engineers South Africa AON Engineering Excellence Award 2021 for projects with a value of less than R50-million. 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     21st January 2022 The construction of permanent housing, a visitors’ lodge and associated infrastructure at the Polihali Village is set to start this month. 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     10th December 2021 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has awarded the construction contract for the Katse Village upgrades. 

ECSA mourns the death of president Mashao Lawrence Lebea

By: Donna Slater     8th December 2021 The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) reports that it was informed on December 7 that its sixth-term council president Mashao Lawrence Lebea had died. He was inaugurated as ECSA president in December 2020, marking the start of a four-year term, with Refilwe Buthelezi serving as VP.  

Grundfos pumps keep up pressure in new Rosebank blocks

6th December 2021 To reliably serve the water needs at three recently constructed multi-story apartment buildings in Rosebank, Johannesburg, ACS Consulting Engineers has installed a range of the latest pumping solutions from Grundfos. Reaching heights between 10 and 22 floors, the three buildings required domestic... 

Sugar factory expansion earns excellence award

By: Nadine Ramdass     3rd December 2021 Consulting engineering and project management company Bosch Projects was named a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the category of projects valued between R50-million and R250-million. “This annual awards programme,... 

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... 

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... 

Hot dip galvanized reinforcing steel for concrete

16th November 2021 By Simon Norton, International Zinc Association Africa Desk One of the most widely used modern construction materials, reinforced concrete is inexpensive, readily available, has a range of attractive properties and characteristics, and is suitable for a variety of building applications. 

Consulting engineers influential in mining success

By: Anna Moross     12th November 2021 Consulting engineers play an important role throughout the mining process, from the exploration phase to the construction and operation of the mine, says Consulting Engineers South Africa CEO Christopher Campbell.  

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