As part of efforts to skill housing inspectors and builders on home building guidelines and standards, the National Home Builder’s Registrations Council (NHBRC) is conducting an intensive two day workshop at the Birchwood Hotel starting on the 16th until 17th of March.
Reflecting its growing experience and expertise in diverse sectors ranging from medical to retail, multi-disciplinary construction group Liviero has secured new building contracts at Natalspruit Hospital and at iconic Durban shopping centre The Workshop.
Small and medium enterprises face various challenges in Africa, particularly in the construction industry.
First day of the Department of Labour's inquiry into the M1 bridge collapse kicks off with the two companies at the centre of the probe unable to agree on who is responsible for the structure's design.
Lack of capacity in governmental and professional structures tasked to implement infrastructure projects is one of the main challenges faced by the construction industry in Africa, resulting in issues with the delivery of quality products within the specified time and budget, payment issues and so on, says Frans Pienaar of Inyatsi Construction.
Construction trends for 2016 reveal economic rebalancing, with activity fading in the mining sector, but picking up in home building, says Frans Pienaar, Chairman of Inyatsi Construction.
New report sponsored by global law firm Baker & McKenzie finds that the funding gap for African infrastructure narrows to about USD25bn a year.
Good communication in a local language is key to safety and productivity in the construction industry says Aaron Bigmore, Senior Project Manager for pan-African property and construction solutions company Profica.