The eThekwini Municipality was recently awarded the highly commended award in the category of technical excellence at the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) regional awards held in the June for the M25/ Bhejane Road Underpass Interchange in KwaMashu.
The construction of Tshwane Regional Mall in Mamelodi is progressing beyond expectation.
The NHBRC’s Disciplinary Committee imposed a fine of R1, 6 million on a developer, PJJ Van Vuuren Beleggings (EDMS) BPK (NHBRC reg. no. 4526), for failure to enrol 160 residential units which were under construction at Erf 1943, Elarduspark in Gauteng.
Good progress is being made on a R156 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate and make design improvements to the R305 between Stilbaai and the N2.
The tourism industry is expected to grow in Mkhanyakude, KwaZulu-Natal, following a decision by the provincial government to upgrade Mkhuze Airport.
Two key infrastructure projects – a 288 unit residential facility and the complete rebuild of the electricity substation – have been completed at the University of Zululand’s main KwaDlangezwa Campus.
A forensic investigation to determine the cause of the N3 pedestrian bridge collapse is underway, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.
The Department of Transport and Public Works apologises to road users for a delay in the completion of a R52 million contract to reseal, rehabilitate and perform structural maintenance on 20 km of road in Saasveld and Wilderness Heights.
Work on a Department of Transport and Public Works project to rehabilitate a 33 km section of the R341 between Oudtshoorn and De Rust is progressing well.
Despite rapid globalisation with investment funds flowing across borders and money pouring into constructed assets, the construction profession has until now, lacked a common language and framework for classifying and reporting construction costs.