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Deriving value for safe, smart cities

The mobile revolution in Africa has had a powerful impact on job creation and community development. Now, off the back of this technological leap forward...

By Leona Mentz 16 Feb 2021

#SONA2021: Ramaphosa's dream of a smart city

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled the progress of the country's infrastructure plan to stimulate the economy and promote growth during his State of the Nation Address (Sona), which includes smart cities...

12 Feb 2021

Renewables, energy storage and the future of smart cities

'Smart cities' are no longer considered to be just a buzzword; they are a topic of constant conversation, and they've already...

By Seydou Kane 27 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Construction & Engineering

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Construction & Engineering site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

A sustainable future: Green buildings key to reducing energy consumption

Construction is a key sector to address South Africa's housing shortage and infrastructure needs, and thus is unlikely to slow down...

By Thabang Byl 18 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Why we should be making cities smart, rather than building new smart cities

Covid-19 has highlighted underlying vulnerabilities that undermine South African citizens' quality of life. These include growing inequality, limited and/or aging infrastructure, and a shortage of public resources to address these challenges...

By Tijs van den Brink 25 Sep 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

African Construction, Totally Concrete Expo to focus on Africa's 4IR readiness

The 2020 African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, set for 9 to 11 June, will focus on transformation in the construction industry and its adaptation to the fourth industrial revolution...

26 Feb 2020

Time for SA to join the smart cities revolution

Smart cities use information and communications technology (ICT) to enhance liveability, workability and sustainability, thereby improving the life of its residents...

28 Jan 2020

How smart building automation will drive security market growth

Smart access control and security are the key reasons why businesses choose to establish 'smart' buildings or those that reflect the intelligent combination of technology and automation to facilitate intuitive interaction...

15 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Construction & Engineering

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

17 Dec 2019

Smart cities embrace 4IR

Smart cities rely on smart grid technology that includes traditional and renewable energy sources in its mix of power supply...

19 Nov 2019

Building new cities to meet Africa's rapid urbanisation is a risky bet

By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in Africa and Asia...

By Astrid R.N. Haas 4 Nov 2019



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