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Friday, 21 February 2014 12:16

Eskom declares power emergency

Eskom on Thursday declared an electricity emergency and asked its industrial customers to reduce their load by 10% as of this afternoon.

Published in Company News

Group Five achieves an 'improved' six months ended December, as revenue growth is bolstered by energy sector and buildings work,according to CEO Mike Upton.

Published in Construction Industry

On Friday, January 31, Richards Bay municipality stopped supplying power to the coal terminal. It appears this was due to cable faults at the municipally administered substation.

Cancelling Alstom's boiler protection system software contract at Eskom's Medupi station is a 'proactive' step aimed at ensuring that the commissioning deadline for the station's first unit is not missed

Murray and Roberts executive director of sustainability Andrew Skudder chats about the group's decision to use a third of its net profit on skills development.

Published in Construction Industry
Monday, 13 January 2014 07:34

Government stake can protect private investors

Research shows that project equity as a percentage of overall capital and project risk decreased when the government entity holds a minority equity stake.

Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:12

Powertech Quadpro secures R280m orders

Altron says its subsidiary Powertech Quadpro has secured R280m orders from companies in the infrastructure development and renewable energy sectors.

Group Five intends becoming a 'diversified infrastructure company' rather than a pure construction contractor.

Published in Construction Industry

Construction has begun on the R24-billion Savanna City lifestyle housing development situated near Orange Farm, 35km outside of Johannesburg.

Published in News

The construction of Medupi power plant in Lephalale, Limpopo, has just gone beyond the halfway mark.

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