Thursday, 06 September 2018 13:24

Icon of SA Engineering passes away at 97

South Africa’s ‘grating man’ Andrew Mentis, founder of steel floor grating specialist Andrew Mentis (Pty) Ltd, passed away on 17 June 2018 in Johannesburg at the age of 97, four days before he would have turned 98.

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Johannesburg, 01 June 2018, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is concerned about the 75% increase in irregular municipal expenditurefrom R16, 212 billion in the previous year to R28, 376 billion in the year under review, as reported in the recent Auditor General’s report.

The cost of global construction is set to rise by 4.3 percent during 2018 compared to 4.1 percent in 2017, as developers face the challenge of continued shortages of relevant skills to deliver an increasing number of projects, according to new research from global professional services firm Turner & Townsend.

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Successful entrepreneur Nonku Ntshona, addressed entrepreneurs who are participating in the Sekela Development programme.

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As the University of Witwatersrand regional winner of the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award, Margeaux Adams from the University has put her name on the architectural map of the future.

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Raubex Building has notched up another successful RDP housing project in Gauteng, completing 480 units at Riverside view south of Diepsloot in the Fourways area near Johannesburg.

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) recognised Arup with a Highly Commended Award in the Structural Engineering Project Division for their work on the PwC Tower, at the Most Outstanding Project Awards ceremony hosted by SAICE, Johannesburg Branch.

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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.

Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal wins the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards.

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The quality, durability and overall affordability of Corobrik’s face brick range has seen it form part of several inner-city rejuvenation schemes across the country, with the latest Heritage View development in Brickfields, Newtown Johannesburg forming an eye-catching example.

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