May StatsSA Building Statistics – Very strong Residential Completions growth still, while on the Non-Residential side Industrial and Warehouse building activity appears to be the provider of “relative stability”
Following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s first budget, economist Dr Azar Jammine has raised hopes for a “major recovery” in the South African economy, but he warned it was unlikely to happen before 2021.
The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period June to December 2017 recently released indicate that expectations relating to industry confidence levels for the first six months of 2018 are still very positive increasing in the last six months of this year.
While concerns have been raised about the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality's intention to raise a loan of R3.1bn for infrastructure projects, it says it is confident the projects will generate money.
Western Cape ANC wants to know how the province came to award tenders worth about R600m to collapsing construction company Filcon.
Another tussle has erupted between the residents of Bekkersdal and the Westonaria Local Municipality, this time over the allocation of new housing.
In his recent State of the Nation Address, president Jacob Zuma said, "In 2012 we unveiled the National Infrastructure Plan, led by the President through the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission.
The inter-ministerial report into the security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's private home in Nkandla, KwaZuluNatal, will be made public today.
Shoddy work by contractors used by government can no longer be tolerated, the African National Congress in the Free State said on Sunday.