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AfDB hosts successful online business opportunity seminar

By: Marleny Arnoldi     30th April 2020 The African Development Bank (AfDB) on April 28 hosted the first of its two business opportunity seminars for the year. The seminar provided information to potential partners and contractors on the bank’s strategic priorities and procurement procedures.  

Building for sustainability continues to promote valuable returns

25th February 2020 Johan Piekaar, Regional Director, WSP, Structures, Africa There is a direct link between the stability of an economy and ongoing development – and currently the local construction and property industries are undeniably experiencing a lull due to reduced expenditure by government on large scale... 

WSP and broader project team awarded top category honours at Steel Awards 2019

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd October 2019 WSP in Africa, one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms on the continent, are proud of their team’s involvement in the project to upgrade the Fourways Mall Promotions Court, which received the ASTPM Tubular Category award at the Southern African Institute of Steel... 

Africa still diligently attracting M&A activity, says WSP

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th September 2019 In an increasingly complex world Africa is holding its own as an attractive investment region, with the value of investment on the continent showing growth. However, investor confidence still requires some coaxing, and there is an intense focus on robust due diligence – bringing environmental,... 

WSP and Bridges to Prosperity celebrate inauguration of third footbridge project in joint mission in Rwanda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th August 2019 Volunteers from WSP, a leading global multidisciplinary professional services firm, worked with the team from Bridges to Prosperity on the ground in Rwanda to build the Kazo Suspended Footbridge situated over the Sebeya River within the Rutsiro municipality – which is  the third suspended... 

WSP engineers involved in two projects recognised in SAPOA 2019 Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th July 2019 WSP in Africa, one of the largest multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firms on the continent, proudly acknowledge the contributions of the firm’s engineers to two winning projects in the Industrial Development and Overall Transformation categories of the 2019 SAPOA Property Development... 

Green buildings rising

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 As the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) introduces more rating tools, the construction industry’s uptake of green building is “sky rocketing”, says professional services firm WSP Africa building services regional director Alison Groves. The GBCSA developed the Green Star South... 

Top trends energising Africa’s power sectors

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th June 2019 An optimal energy mix for Africa relies on a variety of generation technologies. In fact, in a 2015 report McKinsey estimated that if every country in Africa had to build to meet their current electricity demand, the region would require about $490 billion of capital for new generating capacity –... 

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... 

#AfricaMonth: Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approach, says WSP

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to rebound to 2.8%1 for 2019. While this is still below the 3% since 2015, the more subdued growth is on the back of enduring uncertainty in global and domestic markets, alike, which continue to influence political will, macroeconomic... 

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