To protect the wellbeing of its staff and stakeholders, the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has put a number of measures in place to ensure that the risk of Covid-19 transmission is managed throughout its office premises.
It is imperative to the growth of the South African economy, and our social responsibility, that big businesses support small businesses within the construction industry, and give back to the community.
Concor’s new group CEO Lucas Tseki is confident South Africa’s construction sector is turning the corner, provided there is no further delay in the adjudication and awarding of large infrastructure contracts by government agencies.
The depressed state of construction in South Africa means that tower cranes are usually rented rather than purchased, but there is a chance that this trend may start changing this year.
With South Africa’s construction sector in the doldrums, it is vital that material suppliers get smarter.
The largest student housing project ever undertaken by a South African public university is currently under development at the University of Fort Hare (UFH).
MetaCote is a new, smoother and more economic finishing plaster that promises to take the South African market by storm.
Andrew Mentis (Pty) Ltd, a leader in steel grating since 1950 and Endecon Ubuntu, engineering consultants with 20 years’ experience in the agricultural industry, have joined forces to come up with a cost effective custom solution for the macadamia farming industry.
The World Economic Forum for Africa, which took place in Cape Town, South Africa in early September 2019, focused on the theme of shaping inclusive growth and shared futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Despite the headwinds facing the world economy, the global construction sector entered 2019 with significant momentum, having seen growth of five percent in 2018.