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Watt Street precinct under construction
JDA looking for new contractor to finish Watt Street Precinct project
27th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

The City of Johannesburg’s infrastructure arm the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has started the procurement process for a new contractor for the Watt Street Public Environment (PEU)... 


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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Banks and other financiers should withdraw their support for the Area 1 project, environmental lobby groups have urged in a letter sent on November 17 to more than two dozen project funders. 


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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

TotalEnergies is “hopeful” it will be possible to restart the project in early 2024. 


Some Rivonia road lanes to be closed for Rea Vaya station construction
4th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The southbound lanes on Rivonia road, in Sandton, will be reduced to two lanes from Monday, August 7, for three months to accommodate the bus rapid transit (BRT) road widening project. At a later... 


Mbavhalelo Mabogo
South African taxi industry needs technology innovation to enhance the economy and become commuters' preferred mode of transportation
27th June 2023

By Mbavhalelo Mabogo, Quickloc8 founder & CEO The taxi industry is not a profitable business anymore and needs technology to save it! 


Location map of the Mozambique Area 1 field
Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

TotalEnergies plans to relaunch its Mozambique liquefied natural gas project, according to reports. 


Top stock fund wagers BHP, Rio Tinto will weather iron-ore slump
Top stock fund wagers BHP, Rio Tinto will weather iron-ore slump
18th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

A top equities fund manager is backing BHP Group and Rio Tinto, betting they can withstand softer iron-ore prices and will benefit as China’s reopening boosts demand for the commodity. Australian... 


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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has said it is safe for TotalEnergies to restart the LNG project that was halted in 2021 following insurgent attacks on civilians. 


Rea Vaya's Selby depot
Rea Vaya's Selby depot nearing completion
28th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) says the construction of the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) depot, in Selby, is nearing completion, with Phases 2A and 2B complete, while Phase 2C... 


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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The British government's funding of up to $1.15-billion for the Area 1 project has been declared lawful by a London court. 


Orchards Clinic officially opens its doors
8th September 2022

Orchards Clinic, a new clinic on Louis Botha Avenue. A much stronger public presence through the architectural design and street frontage onto Louis Botha Avenue. The vibrant, primary healthcare... 


AESSEAL South Africa helps group reach ‘beyond Net Zero’
6th September 2022

AES Engineering Ltd, the parent group for AESSEAL (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, went beyond Net Zero in 2021, with its global business activities delivering C02e savings equivalent to the environmental... 


Balfour park has a new look student programme
23rd August 2022

You can really let your creative energy loose for public safety! The Balfour Park Transit Precinct Development - the Johannesburg Development Agency keeps creating high-quality public spaces for... 


Klipspruit Valley road in Soweto to be closed for three months
15th August 2022 By: Schalk Burger

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) has advised the residents of Orlando and Greater Soweto that the Klipspruit Valley road, which is an arterial road going in and out of Soweto and a main route... 


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Watt Interchange nominated for Fulton Award
3rd August 2022 By: Donna Slater

The City of Johannesburg’s Watt Interchange has received an entry into the 2022 Fulton Awards – an awards programme which recognises and honours excellence and innovation in the use of concrete in... 


Joburg starts construction of Bertrams social development multipurpose centre
21st June 2022 By: Schalk Burger

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) has started construction of the Bertrams Multipurpose Centre, on the eastern edge of the inner city central business district. The Bertrams Multipurpose... 


Rea Vaya Phase 1C agreements signed
14th March 2022 By: Schalk Burger

City of Johannesburg (CoJ) mayoral committee member for transport Funzi Ngobeni has signed three key agreements which pave the way for the operation of Rea Vaya Phase 1C route that will connect... 


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CoJ passes Adjustment Budget, which prioritises infrastructure
25th February 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) has passed its Adjustment Budget through its Council to see it through to the end of the 2021/22 financial year in June. The CoJ says the Adjustment Budget is, in... 


A DNG Energy container on a truck
Energy Regulator approves five LNG storage licences for DNG Energy
6th December 2021 By: Terence Creamer

The Energy Regulator has approved five site licences for the importation and storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by black-owned energy company DNG Energy. The Energy Regulator approved the site... 


New depot nears completion
19th November 2021

As the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) cruises to the end of transport month, it is worth noting that the Selby Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) depot is edging closer to reaching practical completion... 


City reports steady progress on Selby BRT depot
26th October 2021 By: Schalk Burger

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) says the Selby Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) depot is progressing towards practical completion in one of the heavier industrial nodes in the inner city. The depot... 


JDA celebrates 20 years in existence
27th July 2021 By: Schalk Burger

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) celebrates 20 years in existence this year and the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) says the agency will aim to further advance its impact over the next ten... 


Metrorail, Rea Vaya services suspended amid violent protests
12th July 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Urban rail services provider Metrorail has suspended its operations in Gauteng and the City of Johannesburg's Rea Vaya bus rapid transit system has suspended operations amid ongoing violent... 


Finance MMC Jolidee Matongo
City of Joburg tries to strike balance between revenue, relief in new budget
25th May 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In its R73.3-billion budget statement for the 2021/22 financial year, the City of Joburg (CoJ) has attempted to strike a balance between the needs of residents and the institution’s ability to... 


Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
30th April 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Owing to the security situation in the north of Cabo Delgado province, in Mozambique, Total has confirmed the withdrawal of all project personnel from the Afungi site. 


Construction starts on Rivonia road Rea Vaya BRT station
Construction starts on Rivonia road Rea Vaya BRT station
30th March 2021 By: Donna Slater

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) says it will start implementation of the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit (BRT) station on Rivonia road, in Sandton, in the second quarter. The station’s... 


Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
19th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The project and financial organisation the African Development Bank have jointly received the Global Multilateral Deal of the Year 2020 award from print and online publication Project Finance... 


Work on Selby Rea Vaya depot progressing well, says Joburg council
Work on Selby Rea Vaya depot progressing well, says Joburg council
12th February 2021 By: Irma Venter

Work on the Selby Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) depot, which will be designated for Phase 1B and Phase 1C operations of the bus service, is progressing well, reports the City of Johannesburg.... 


Closing the US$50 Billion Per Annum Investment Gap in Africa’s Energy Sector
13th October 2020

The African continent is a huge reservoir of energy resources, with potentials largely unexploited and many more undiscovered. However, with most African countries having a target of achieving... 


Johannesburg mayor warns rogue business forums not to delay projects
6th October 2020 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Johannesburg Executive Mayor Geoffrey Makhubo has warned "business forums" not to interfere in service delivery projects. “The stopping of service delivery projects by business forums will not be... 


Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique
Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique
28th August 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Total has signed a new security-related memorandum of understanding with the Mozambique government. 


Mozambique, Total agree to ‘Joint Task Force’ to help secure mega LNG project
Mozambique, Total agree to ‘Joint Task Force’ to help secure mega LNG project
24th August 2020 By: Terence Creamer

French energy major Total, which is leading the development of the $20-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) megaproject in northern Mozambique, announced on Monday that it had signed a new... 


Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
24th July 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

South Africa’s State-owned Development Bank of Southern Africa has confirmed financing of $120-million for the project. 


Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique
Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique
5th June 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Rand Merchant Bank has said that the project expects to receive about $15-billion of financing commitments this month. 


Jan Lourens
Jan Lourens
5th June 2020

This week we profile Jan Lourens, MD of Thermaspray, a high-technology coatings company 


Slow Economy Demands Efficiency, Quality In Readymix
Slow Economy Demands Efficiency, Quality In Readymix
13th January 2020

With South Africa’s construction sector in the doldrums, it is vital that material suppliers get smarter. AfriSam’s Jukskei readymix plant is doing just that, says operations manager Kevin Naidoo.... 


Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique
Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique
29th November 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been granted a $400-million loan from the African Development Bank. 


Celebrating 10 Years of LED Luminaire Manufacture
25th November 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

BEKA Schréder is pleased to reflect on the early days of professional LED lighting, when we recognised and predicted the success of LED as the light source of the future, leading the way in product... 


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Anglo implementing electromobility for the transport of its workers in Chile
8th November 2019 By: Martin Creamer

In the context of efforts to have more sustainable and efficient operations and to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses, Anglo American is implementing electromobility for the transport of its... 


Gautrain’s contactless-cards move seen as integrated ticketing precursor
1st November 2019 By: Irma Venter

As from October 31, public transport in South Africa has moved one step closer to integrated ticketing with the Gautrain to accept contactless bank cards for payment of its train, parking and bus... 


Hydrogen fuel cell car being refuelled.
Anglo implementing ‘green’ worker transport in Chile
29th October 2019 By: Martin Creamer

In the context of efforts to have more sustainable and efficient operations and to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses, Anglo American is implementing electromobility for the transport of its... 


 Gautrain to accept contactless bank cards from October 31
Gautrain to accept contactless bank cards from October 31
17th October 2019 By: Irma Venter

As from October 31, public transport in South Africa moves one step closer to integrated ticketing with the Gautrain to accept contactless bank cards for payment of its train, parking and bus... 


Construction is progressing well
Construction on Rea Vaya’s Selby depot progressing
10th October 2019 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) is making progress with the construction of the Rea Vaya bus rapid transit’s (BRT’s) Selby bus depot, in the Johannesburg central business district (CBD).... 


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