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.
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.
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.
The construction of the new R68 million Umyezo Wama Apile High School in Grabouw has resumed after a number of disruptions were resolved in consultation with the project steering committee that was nominated by the local community.
A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to rehabilitate 7 km of the N2 between Borcherds Quarry Rd and the R300, and to add a third lane in both directions, is 80% complete.
The construction of a new primary school in Happy Valley, Bonnievale, is expected to have been completed in October 2017.
Construction has begun on the first phase at Asrin Property Developers’ South Breeze development in Strandfontein. Completion of these homes is expected from October 2017 onwards, with handovers from November 2017.