Despite the headwinds facing the world economy, the global construction sector entered 2019 with significant momentum, having seen growth of five percent in 2018.

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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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14th August 2019 In a night celebrating Excellence in Engineering hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsored by Aon South Africa, leaders in the Built Environment gathered at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand to honour 25 years of democracy and celebrate the winners of the 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards – reshaping our future together.

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WBHO Construction takes four awards, Belo & Kies Construction wins two awards in fiercely contested competition.

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A world-first electromechanical load-management system aiming to reduce the number of serious injuries and fatalities from crane operations and a portable medical device providing speedy diagnoses of infectious diseases have been awarded Best in Class in Engineering Design, sponsored by global engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon, at the 2019 Good Design Awards.

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The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has deregistered seventeen (17) contractors and builders from its database of approved homebuilders following the outcome of the disciplinary hearing processes.

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Australia’s infrastructure sector is riding a wave of major projects coming to market, each one bigger and more complex than the next.

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.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says the financial and operational challenges faced by power utility Eskom are not caused by the Independent Power Producer (IPP) programme.

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