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Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness
Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

1 day ago

World's tallest indoor waterfall completed at Jewel Changi Airport
World's tallest indoor waterfall completed at Jewel Changi Airport

The world's tallest indoor waterfall has been designed by Safdie Architects, reimagining the centre of the Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore as a major public realm attraction...

2 days ago

Joe de Klerk, MD, CCSMI
Mind the gap between finance and engineering in mining and industrial projects

Mining and industrial organisations need to adopt integrated business solutions that enable them to bridge the gap between their engineering and finance departments...

By Joe de Klerk 2 days ago

Mozambique water project: insights into supply and use in a peri-urban area
Mozambique water project: insights into supply and use in a peri-urban area

The United Nations reports that water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population. Just over a third of people don't have access to safely managed drinking water. This is why the Sustainable Development Goals set out to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.

By Ana Rita Sequeira et al. 2 days ago

Top 5 power tool trends to watch
Top 5 power tool trends to watch

Did you know that the first ever power tool is said to be a hand-powered lathe that was created by the ancient Egyptians?

By Orlando Luis 18 Apr 2019

Heike Hanada-designed Bauhaus Museum opens in Weimar
Heike Hanada-designed Bauhaus Museum opens in Weimar

The German architect Heike Hanada-designed new Bauhaus Museum has been opened in Weimar, home of the legendary school of art and design founded by Walter Gropius a hundred years ago...

17 Apr 2019

R28 road upgrade complete
R28 road upgrade complete

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi, has officially opened the rehabilitated multimillion rand R28 road in Westonaria, south of Johannesburg...

17 Apr 2019

Phase one of White River Crossing development nearing completion
Phase one of White River Crossing development nearing completion

Fortress REIT says the first phase of its White River Crossing development, a retail and leisure centre near the Kruger National Park, is nearing completion and is on course for its scheduled opening on 22 August...

16 Apr 2019

Eastern Cape artist takes top accolade in 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards
Eastern Cape artist takes top accolade in 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards

Eastern Cape emerging artist Sonwabiso Ngcai was revealed as the overall winner of this year's PPC Imaginarium Awards, taking home R150,000 in cash for his sculpture entitled 'Isigu'...

16 Apr 2019

Professor Makgopa Tshehla
Can South Africa learn lessons from the mega mistakes of Eskom's mega projects?

Kusile and Medupi power stations continue to come under fire as poorly managed and ill-designed, remaining years behind completion dates amidst drastically rising costs that now stand at R300bn...

By Makgopa Tshehla 15 Apr 2019

Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition
Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition

Born for leadership, Nkgomeleng Julia Petla is the founder and MD of Amedzo Trading and Projects, a 100% black-women-owned construction company which turns 10 this year...

By Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2019

Efficient project management reduces costs, drives innovation in property construction
Efficient project management reduces costs, drives innovation in property construction

East Africa continues to grow as an attractive investment prospect for both international investors looking for favourable returns and global organisations establishing their presence in the region...

By Kenneth Oigo 15 Apr 2019

Divercity takes transfer of Towers Main, redevelopment set to begin
Divercity takes transfer of Towers Main, redevelopment set to begin

Divercity Urban Renewal Fund has taken transfer of the 30-storey Towers Main building in Johannesburg's ABSA Precinct...

12 Apr 2019

Pilot Crushtec, Sanral sign MoU to promote transformation in SA
Pilot Crushtec, Sanral sign MoU to promote transformation in SA

While the continuous expansion and maintenance of South Africa's road network generates billions in revenue and employs tens of thousands of individuals, barriers to entry for newcomers are restrictive...

12 Apr 2019

Liveable cities rankings: how a global enterprise is influencing urban change
Liveable cities rankings: how a global enterprise is influencing urban change

Every year, the world's most "liveable" cities are celebrated, in city rankings published by Mercer, the Economist Intelligence Unit, and Monocle Magazine...

By Jenny McArthur and Tim Moonen 12 Apr 2019

Mall of Tembisa development under way
Mall of Tembisa development under way

Work on the 42,889m2 Mall of Tembisa, McCormick Property Development's (MPD) largest development to date, has begun...

11 Apr 2019

MAD Architects softens New York City skyline with fluid-form skyscraper
MAD Architects softens New York City skyline with fluid-form skyscraper

MAD Architects has unveiled an alternative skyscraper softening New York City's skyline with its fluid form and new iconic presence...

11 Apr 2019

VSD and magnetic bearings drive HVAC advances in 2019
VSD and magnetic bearings drive HVAC advances in 2019

HVAC solutions are getting smarter and more efficient every year. These advances are driven by both customer demands and new regulations...

By Russell Hattingh 10 Apr 2019

ITC-SA receives renewed SAQA accreditation
ITC-SA receives renewed SAQA accreditation

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa has received renewed recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority as a professional body...

10 Apr 2019

Boogertman+Partners launches platform for research, experimental design thinking
Boogertman+Partners launches platform for research, experimental design thinking

New studio FuturePart will be seeking alternate design and conceptual opportunities that are not part of traditional architectural practice...

9 Apr 2019

Van Dyck Floors, Nouwens Carpets consolidate operations
Van Dyck Floors, Nouwens Carpets consolidate operations

Nouwens Carpets and Van Dyck Floors will consolidate their operations in order to streamline their manufacturing and supply chains...

9 Apr 2019

Top 3 teams announced in NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge
Top 3 teams announced in NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

NASA has announced the top three teams competing for the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge completed the latest level of the competition - complete virtual construction...

9 Apr 2019

New MDA office awarded Net Zero Carbon pilot certification
New MDA office awarded Net Zero Carbon pilot certification

The new MDA Attorneys office in Houghton, Johannesburg, is one of the first buildings in South Africa to receive a Net Zero Carbon pilot certification...

8 Apr 2019

Vaal River. Image by Ossewa,
R341m set aside for Vaal River rehabilitation

Government has set aside R341m for the rehabilitation of all wastewater treatment infrastructure in the Vaal Triangle...

8 Apr 2019

SANDF bungalows upgraded with solar water heating systems
SANDF bungalows upgraded with solar water heating systems

Two bungalows at a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) base in Limpopo are to be upgraded with solar water heating (SWH) systems...

5 Apr 2019

PPC launches brick-making workshops in Gauteng townships
PPC launches brick-making workshops in Gauteng townships

PPC is running brick-making workshops in various townships across Gauteng with the aim of improving the skills of local brick-makers...

5 Apr 2019

Why building plans must be updated and fully approved by the local municipality
Why building plans must be updated and fully approved by the local municipality

In order for a residential property to be sold or for a bond to be acquired, South Africa's banks are increasingly insisting that the property has up-to-date building plans which have been approved by the local municipality...

4 Apr 2019

Closing Africa's infrastructure gap
Closing Africa's infrastructure gap

Never before has the need for infrastructure felt so immediate and acute. This became apparent to me as I travelled to Nairobi, Lagos, Lusaka and Gaborone...

By Gerald Gondo 4 Apr 2019

Veolia installs packaged potable water treatment plant in Stellenbosch
Veolia installs packaged potable water treatment plant in Stellenbosch

Commissioned in December 2018, Veolia Water Technologies South Africa has supplied a package plant for the treatment of water abstracted from two new boreholes at Cloetesville in Stellenbosch...

3 Apr 2019

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