13 November 2018 Multi award winning civil engineering consultancy Knight Piésold, has proved that it is possible to become a truly transformed multi-national organization that embraces South Africa’s BBBEE imperatives as responsible corporate citizens.
Ten SMMEs received their SAQA accredited NQF certificates at the announcement of the completion of the construction of a 4,5km community access road in Mzamba in the Mbizana Local Municipality.
The first phase will consist of building a 400-metre quay and 250,000 square metre yard extension as well as the development of a free zone to create a new regional trading hub.
With its successful record in the fast track construction of high-end projects, Concor Buildings has been awarded the prestigious Illovo Central contract. This 17-storey mixed-use development near Sandton is due for completion in January 2020.
The Minister of Public Works, Mr Thulas Nxesi, will address the SACPCMP 6th Project and Construction Management Professions Conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre on 29-31 October 2018.
The fourth and final phase of the popular Willow Wood Office Park, developed by Heartwood Properties, in Fourways in Gauteng, is currently under construction and due for completion in March next year.
The cost of global construction is set to rise by 4.3 percent during 2018 compared to 4.1 percent in 2017, as developers face the challenge of continued shortages of relevant skills to deliver an increasing number of projects, according to new research from global professional services firm Turner & Townsend.
The gazetting of an amended Code of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) specifically for the construction industry on 2 November 2017 opens up new opportunities for the industry, says Kwakho Mpepho, Education, Training and Transformation Manager at the Master Builders Association North.
The NHBRC warns unsuspecting housing consumers against a letter allegedly sent out by Cosmopolitan Projects about guarantees on their completed homes.