Eskom nuclear site is not safe at Thyspunt because of deep, hidden canyons in the bedrock covered by sand and soft rock, says geological study.
'Africa rising' story is under pressure with a dramatic fall in infrastructure spending on the continent, according to the Deloitte 2016 African construction trends report.
Projects of Royal HaskoningDHV came out triumphant once again at the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) & South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC) Annual National Awards held at Emperor’s Palace on the 13th October, winning 4 awards in the Technical Excellence, Water Engineering and Community based Projects categories.
Eskom say it can pay for the nuclear build programme because it will have accumulated a R150bn cash pile in the next 10 years, says head of generation, Matshela Koko.
While keeping the lights on, power utility Eskom has increased its full year profit to R4.6 billion.
The second day of the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, has seen industry experts, leaders, students - and those with a general interest in the construction and built industry - gather at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, Johannesburg.
Eskom has welcomed a high court decision to dismiss the urgent application of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) to stop Eskom from implementing the approved tariff increase of 9.4% on 1 April 2016.
Improved productivity, environmental efficiency, flexibility and enhanced manufacture quality are some of the massive benefits associated with Corobrik’s new robotic technology at its Lawley Factory.