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Tuesday, 05 September 2017 15:47

Major N1 upgrade project is progressing well

A R487 million Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade 9 km of the N1 between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange is 38% complete.

AfriSam Group (Pty) Ltd (AfriSam) is pleased to announce that it submitted a revised merger proposal to PPC Limited (PPC) and that Fairfax Africa Investments Proprietary Limited (Fairfax) has made a Partial Offer to acquire ordinary shares in PPC representing a value of R2 billion held by PPC shareholders.

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with phased upgrades and extensions to the Vredenburg Hospital to cater for the growing health needs of the West Coast District.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 21:46

Roadworks begin in St Helena Bay

The Department of Transport and Public Works and the West Coast District Municipality have started a project to upgrade the gravel road between the R27 and R399 near St Helena Bay to a surfaced road.

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) recognised Arup with a Highly Commended Award in the Structural Engineering Project Division for their work on the PwC Tower, at the Most Outstanding Project Awards ceremony hosted by SAICE, Johannesburg Branch.

This matter concerned a Request for Consideration of the Commission’s prohibition of the intermediate merger between Italtile Limited (“Italtile”), the primary acquiring firm, and Ceramic Industries (Pty) Ltd (“CIL”) and Ezee Tile Adhesive Manufacturer’s (Pty) Ltd (the primary target firms).

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 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.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 22:30

Stilbaai roadworks progressing well

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.

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