It is nearly universally accepted that good infrastructure has significant benefits for the economy and peoples’ quality of life. Kenya currently has a predicted annual infrastructure spend of US$6.5bn a year by 2030.
A lack of progress on National Development Plan implementation is killing off SA’s construction sector and hampering economic growth, says Master Builders’ Association North.
The Transport Department has transferred R5.7 billion in its medium-term budget appropriation to the toll road network of the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL).
The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPP) is making a significant impact on the economy, job creation, community upliftment, economic transformation and climate change.
Ten SMMEs received their SAQA accredited NQF certificates at the announcement of the completion of the construction of a 4,5km community access road in Mzamba in the Mbizana Local Municipality.
With its successful record in the fast track construction of high-end projects, Concor Buildings has been awarded the prestigious Illovo Central contract. This 17-storey mixed-use development near Sandton is due for completion in January 2020.
Stakeholders in South Africa’s construction sector continue to anxiously await the materialisation of the proposed R800-billion of public sector investment in the country’s infrastructure over the next three years.
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will work even harder to maintain solid relationships with the building industry in order to put roofs over the heads of millions of South Africans.