Small and medium enterprises face various challenges in Africa, particularly in the construction industry.
Mozambique has moved into the world’s spotlight with the rumblings of change in recent years as multinational companies have discovered substantial reserves of gas on land and offshore.
Global programme and construction consultancy Turner & Townsend is providing quantity surveying expertise as part of a major programme by the South African government to close and rehabilitate some 660 abandoned asbestos mines and shafts in various regions around the country.
Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA)’s Bi-Annual Economic Capacity Survey (BECS) from January to June 2015 just released indicates that fee earnings increased by around 1.2%, against an expected decrease of between 3% and 5%.
The third annual South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professionals (SACPCMP) will take off on the 13-15th of October 2015 at Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg.
Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo, guest presenter at the second annual MDA Collective Wisdom lecture in Johannesburg, advised that.
More job losses in construction are likely, with executives in the sector predicting it will continue to suffer the effects of slow economic growth and falling commodity prices during the next financial year.
Three solutions to fast-track and improve infrastructure development in South Africa.