Focused on building relationships and servicing all stakeholders in the civil engineering sector, the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI) has widened its geographical reach; this time into the Eastern Cape.
Cape Town Mayor Councillor Patricia De Lille will deliver the keynote address at the FIDICGAMA 2017 Conference to be held from the 07th to 10th May 2017 at the International Convention Centre in Cape Town.
A Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) project to upgrade the K53 testing track and build a new vehicle testing centre at the Gene Louw Traffic College in Brackenfell will be launched on 10 March 2017.
Corobrik has opened a new bricklaying training centre at its Lawley factory in Gauteng which is one of three countrywide that provides opportunities for unskilled South Africans to acquire the fundamental expertise they need to secure work in the building industry.
Building refurbishment projects are always a challenge. Unlike new builds, contractors are usually confronted by a host of “unknowns” that require careful planning and, just as importantly, the ability to adapt quickly to keep these projects on their critical paths.
Construction companies domestically are employing a new strategy to survive in a sector stunted by an economy that is not expected to grow at all.
Much is said about the apart heid structural constructs of spatial occupation, socially and economically, when it comes habitation, Bantustans not withstanding.
The Tanzanian based Bakhresa Group has appointed Verde Hotels from South Africa to develop and manage the total overhaul and upgrading of the old Mtoni Marine Hotel in Zanzibar, 2km from Stone Town. The brand new five star property will be known as Hotel Verde, Zanzibar’s greenest hotel.
A mixture of Corobrik’s facebrick and paver range has been used in the construction of the vibrant Century City Square, a R1 billion project of mixed-use development that forms the heart of the Bridgeway Precinct in Cape Town.