In the wake of the devastating economic carnage wreaked by the Covid-19 pandemic, construction developers and contractors have a golden opportunity to leave a positive, lasting legacy in the communities in which their projects are based by facilitating the creation of sustainable livelihoods among the local populations.
Oxford Parks is an architectural focal point along Oxford Road in Rosebank. On completion, this site will house five buildings on a master basement structure.
Government will in the coming months expedite the implementation of at least 50 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of more than R340 billion.
Failure by construction industry players to comply with Covid-19 hygiene regulations and protocols could lead to site shutdowns which the industry can ill afford, says Databuild CEO Morag Evans, given that it was already in a severe slump prior to the outbreak of the pandemic.
Following the required pause during lockdown, construction has once again resumed on the Old Cape Quarter luxury mixed-use development, located at the popular Cape Quarter Precinct in De Waterkant.
When South Africa went into a hard lockdown on 27 March, government’s aim was to use the time to ramp up the readiness of healthcare facilities and hospitals around the country in preparation of the expected COVID-19 peak.
Latest epidemiological models have revealed that the COVID-19 infection peak in the Western Cape will take place from late July through early August.
Today the NHBRC has temporarily closed down its Tzaneen satellite office after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has broadly welcomed President Ramaphosa’s vision of massive infrastructure spending as the “flywheel” of South Africa’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
The NHBRC has temporarily closed its East London office down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 as of 17th of June 2020.