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New forensic pathology facility due to open mid-2021

The R287m Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute (OFPI) is expected to come online in mid-2021, if everything goes according to plan...

2 days ago

GVK-Siya Zama CEO urges construction industry peers to remain positive

Eben Meyburgh, CEO at GVK-Siya Zama Building Contractors, believes that the construction industry has the potential to help kickstart the economy. This after the industry declined in 2020...

3 days ago

How to make the Construction Charter work for your company

Everybody knows that the construction industry has been reeling for a number of years, a casualty of an economy that seems to be going backwards...

By Allon Raiz 18 Feb 2021

Workers missing after ArcelorMittal site accident

Rescue efforts are under way at ArcelorMittal South Africa's Vanderbijlpark Works to find three employees missing after an accident, the steelmaker said...

17 Feb 2021

AECOM's 2020/21 Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide now out

AECOM has released the 31st edition of its Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide, published in conjunction with the Bureau of Economic Research...

17 Feb 2021

5 pillars for successful digital transformation in construction

Whenever significant change occurs in a business, the process can seem overwhelming, and if not conducted correctly, can result in unsuccessful transformation. The need for change management is therefore essential. This is especially true in the construction industry where tried-and-tested traditional ways of working are not easily abandoned.

By Andrew Skudder 15 Feb 2021

Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December

Manufacturing production increased by 1,8% in December 2020 compared with December 2019, according to data from Stats SA...

12 Feb 2021

MDA Attorneys notes lack of clauses dealing with pandemic in construction tenders, contracts

In view of the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, parties who commission work (employers) may be faced with time and additional money...

11 Feb 2021

Phase 2 of Sol Plaatje University precinct set for completion in mid-2022

Phase 2 development of the R800m Sol Plaatje University (SPU) precinct in Kimberley in the Northern Cape is currently under way...

8 Feb 2021

Teraco finalises R2.5bn funding for data centre construction

The new 38mw hyper-scale data centre in Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg was announced by Teraco in November last year...

3 Feb 2021

Teddy Daka appointed co-CEO of Zutari

Previous Aurecon Group chair Teddy Daka has been appointed co-CEO of Zutari, serving with current CEO Dr Gustav Rohde...

2 Feb 2021

Call for entries: The 3rd annual NHBRC/Gibs Women Empowerment Programme

The National Home Builders Regulatory Council (NHBRC) will be launching the third annual Women Empowerment Programme (WEP). The programme which is targeted at women entrepreneurs in the construction sector will kick off in March 2021...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 18 Jan 2021

Construction industry can no longer delay adoption of technology

In South Africa, the pandemic exacted a heavy toll on the construction industry, leading to severe financial hardship and even closure for many companies...

13 Jan 2021

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