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.
Several women’s networking and empowerment groups have been established across the male dominated technical trade industries, each with a focus on their specific industry.
Women in construction are certainly an occupational minority, much like male nurses, male teachers and female surgeons.
Cementation Canada Inc. (“Cementation”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murray & Roberts Limited (“Murray & Roberts”), has completed the acquisition of Merit Consultants International Inc. (“Merit”).
The broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) project took the spotlight when project and construction management profession stakeholders converged for one of the major industry conferences.