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Airbus announces greater range for new airliners

By: Rebecca Campbell     31st May 2019 Europe-based global aerospace group Airbus has announced that, from the second half of next year, it would be offering airlines increased range versions of its A220 small (100 seats to 150 seats) single-aisle airliners family. The A220 family is composed of two models, the A220-100 and the... 

M&D Construction Group’s Safety Awareness Week positively reinforces a fundamental company value

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th May 2019 M&D Construction Group, a leading diversified South African contractor, held yet another successful Safety Awareness Week from the 20th to 24th of May 2019. The event is just one of a number of initiatives geared at positively reinforcing one of the group’s fundamental values, namely “Be Safe”.... 

Airbus announces range extensions for its new A220 family

By: Rebecca Campbell     21st May 2019 Europe-based global aerospace group Airbus announced in Canada on Tuesday that it would be offering airlines an increased range version of its A220 small (100 seats to 150 seats) single-aisle airliner family, from the second half of next year. The A220 family is composed of two models, the... 

Rescue practitioners expect proceeds of R709m from initial Group Five disposals 

By: Terence Creamer     15th May 2019 Business rescue practitioners (BRPs) at construction firm Group Five reported on Wednesday that the disposal of stakes in three companies, together with sale of plant, assets and property, is expected to yield proceeds of R709-million. Group Five’s shares were suspended in March after the company... 

Triton gets mining concession at Ancuabe

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th May 2019 The Mozambique government has granted ASX-listed Triton Minerals a mining concession for its Ancuabe graphite project, paving the way for project development. “The board is extremely pleased with receive final government approval for Ancuabe. Mozambique has a long and proud history of mining and... 

CoreCivils helps Estate Construction bridge the divide

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th April 2019 A new bridge over the Limpopo River at Platjan border post will enable the faster movement of people and goods between South Africa and Botswana. It supports the establishment of another commercial border at Platjan border post to alleviate vehicle congestion, comprising mainly trucks, at the... 

Applications For Mentis Expanded Metal Growing

8th April 2019 With almost 70 years of experience in the manufacture of expanded metal products, Andrew Mentis has been supplying a growing range of applications using this high quality and versatile material. From screens, grates, scaffolding and truck bodies to walkways, tunnel linings and garden furniture,... 

Fire safety in buildings must integrate sprinklers with smoke control

4th April 2019 Automatic sprinklers and smoke-control ventilation systems are not incongruous. However, they must be designed explicitly with each other in mind when approaching a fire-safety system design for a building. The primary, and most important, fire-safety objective, as stated in T1.1(a), A1 of SANS... 

Canada tribunal recommends tariffs for 2 types of steel, exclusion for others

By: Reuters     4th April 2019 The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) said on Wednesday that tariffs should stay on two types of steel originating from many countries other than the United States, and those on five other steel products should be lifted. The Canadian government had argued the special tariffs, called... 

Renewal of iconic Joburg high-rise a response to city’s evolving property needs 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     29th March 2019 In recent years, the Johannesburg central business district (CBD) has been the beneficiary of concerted rejuvenation efforts to assuage the effects of neglect and revitalise the ailing city centre, and the current redevelopment of Absa Towers Main represents a striking manifestation of this. Absa... 

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