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Institute warns of looming change in standards
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the unit standards of the current National Qualifications Framework (NQF) expired in June 2023, with the last enrolment of learners in June 2024, professional body Institute for Work at Height... 


Wind energy poses increased fall risks
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the demand for greener energy helps drive the increased uptake of wind energy, the dangers that face workers in the sector are becoming even more evident. As reported by the US Occupational... 


Cape Town’s MyCiTi depot construction 65% complete
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 


Nedbank looks to investment banking for growth under new CEO
11th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s Nedbank Group is hoping to hire more investment bankers as it seeks to take advantage of a surge of deals in renewable energy, water and logistics in Africa’s most developed economy.... 


Tribunal approves Afrimat, Lafarge merger with conditions
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved the proposed large merger wherein Afrimat intends to acquire the entire issued share capital of Lafarge South Africa Holdings.   The tribunal’s... 


DBSA launches African Journal of Infrastructure Development
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Development finance institution the Development Bank of Southern Africa this week held its second yearly Infrastructure Research Colloquium at the DBSA Campus, in Midrand. The colloquium provided a... 


Concor stresses green building practices in its new Rosebank project
10th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African construction group Concor has highlighted progress at its Green Star V2-rated Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1 project, in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank. Work started in February... 


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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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John Deere (Pty) Ltd
John Deere (Pty) Ltd

In 1958 John Deere Construction made its first introduction to the industry with their model 64 bulldozer.

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SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)

Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points

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‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
22nd March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


Methanol surge expected to continue
15th March 2024

In recent years, the demand for methanol has witnessed a significant surge, particularly within the marine and construction industries, states analytical reportage company Persistence Market... 


‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
6th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


Cape Town to invest R43bn in infrastructure in the next three years – mayor
14th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city will invest R43-billion in infrastructure over the next three years. The ten-year project pipeline is valued at R120-billion. 


Impower successfully installs solar PV, battery storage at E Cape estate
22nd January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Solar installation company Impower has launched a flagship solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage system (BESS) facility at Coral Beach Residential Estate, in the Eastern Cape. Prior to... 


EAIF completes $294m debt raise for African infrastructure
15th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has raised $294-million of additional debt facilities, achieving over half of its target to... 


Project achieves financial close
15th December 2023

Independent power producer EDF Renewables achieved commercial and financial close on its Umoyilanga project on November 28, 2023, reaching commercial close with the Department of Mineral Resources... 


Infrastructure

Institute warns of looming change in standards
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the unit standards of the current National Qualifications Framework (NQF) expired in June 2023, with the last enrolment of learners in June 2024, professional body Institute for Work at Height... 


Wind energy poses increased fall risks
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the demand for greener energy helps drive the increased uptake of wind energy, the dangers that face workers in the sector are becoming even more evident. As reported by the US Occupational... 


Nedbank looks to investment banking for growth under new CEO
11th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s Nedbank Group is hoping to hire more investment bankers as it seeks to take advantage of a surge of deals in renewable energy, water and logistics in Africa’s most developed economy.... 


DBSA launches African Journal of Infrastructure Development
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Development finance institution the Development Bank of Southern Africa this week held its second yearly Infrastructure Research Colloquium at the DBSA Campus, in Midrand. The colloquium provided a... 


Africa Data Centres breaks ground on new solar farm in the Free State
8th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Technology group Cassava Technologies subsidiary Africa Data Centres (ADC) has broken ground on the construction of a solar farm in the Free State in collaboration with solar power company... 


Cesa calls on incoming govt to not lose grip on infrastructure development
8th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell highlights the importance of ensuring that infrastructure development and service delivery continue uninterrupted, as South Africa heads... 


Rainmaker Marketing releases Western Cape Property Market Report
5th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Western Cape enjoys the lion’s share of semigration activity in South Africa and, as a result, has to cater to the shift in the market’s needs, says global property and lifestyle marketing... 


Materials & Equipment

PPC’s Zimbabwe business flourishes while South African, Botswana businesses flounder
27th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Revenue growth in cement producer PPC’s South Africa and Botswana cement businesses was driven by price increases during the ten months ended January 31, positively offsetting the declining sales... 


‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
22nd March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


Masslift Africa launches Mitsubishi Forklift’s new Grendia series in South Africa
15th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Forklift products and services provider Masslift Africa, in partnership with Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, this week launched Mitsubishi’s new-generation Grendia forklift series for the Southern... 


Methanol surge expected to continue
15th March 2024

In recent years, the demand for methanol has witnessed a significant surge, particularly within the marine and construction industries, states analytical reportage company Persistence Market... 


‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
6th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


Machinery heralds more efficient, environment-friendly practices
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a significant development for the construction sector, machine industry group Husqvarna has introduced a new range of advanced machinery, which machinery distributor Superb Construction Systems... 


Prefab buildings provider celebrates five decades
1st March 2024

Prefabricated buildings provider Kwikspace is celebrating more than five decades of delivering tailor-made solutions across diverse industries. With expertise spanning schools, clinics, mining,... 


Property

Rainmaker Marketing releases Western Cape Property Market Report
5th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Western Cape enjoys the lion’s share of semigration activity in South Africa and, as a result, has to cater to the shift in the market’s needs, says global property and lifestyle marketing... 


Old govt buildings to be converted into homes for State employees
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Human Settlements Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi wants to convert old and unused government buildings into residential properties for government employees. She said this was part of an effort to do away... 


Spear to acquire Western Cape properties from Emira
2nd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Emira and its wholly owned subsidiaries have agreed to dispose of 13 predominantly industrial and office properties situated in the Western Cape to... 


Calgro M3, Eris acquire Bankenveld District City development land parcel
2nd April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A joint venture between JSE-listed property investment company Calgro M3 and property development company Eris has acquired a strategic land parcel for the Bankenveld District City development, in... 


Human Settlements Minister outlines progress for 2023/24 year
28th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The government has made progress on its Medium-Term Strategic Framework targets and, as it wraps up this administration, believes these numbers will continue to increase, Human Settlements Minister... 


Energy major gears up to roll out solar across retail sites as it marks South African centenary
28th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Energy group bp Southern Africa (bpSA) has set the expansion of its service station network in South Africa as a key priority as it moves to mark its centenary in a country where it first began... 


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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