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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.

Published in Construction Industry
Saturday, 01 February 2020 07:27

Could 2020 see recovery of tower cranes sales?

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.

Published in Construction Industry

With South Africa’s construction sector in the doldrums, it is vital that material suppliers get smarter.

Published in Construction Industry
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 14:50

Largest student housing development in SA

The largest student housing project ever undertaken by a South African public university is currently under development at the University of Fort Hare (UFH).

Published in Construction Industry
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 16:29

Economical new finishing plaster sets new benchmark

MetaCote is a new, smoother and more economic finishing plaster that promises to take the South African market by storm.

Published in Construction Industry
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 15:18

Custom floor grating solution for Macadamia Industry

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.

Published in Construction 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.

Published in Construction Industry
Saturday, 24 August 2019 10:45

Women in construction vital to sector growth

As reported by Stats SA, many sectors in South Africa today are facing a downturn. In fact, the report states that construction, mining and trade are in recession with a 3.2% decline being the biggest quarterly fall in economic activity since 2009.
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Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Pty) Ltd, (Bakwena), the private roads authority responsible for the N1N4 toll roads, will soon be launching its Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) Project along the N4.

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