JSE civils and construction group, Esor, faced another challenging year to February 2017 with a mixed bag of highlights and lowlights.
The Competition Commission has referred a supplier of the main ingredient in RDP bricks to the Competition Tribunal for charging excessive prices.
Eskom nuclear site is not safe at Thyspunt because of deep, hidden canyons in the bedrock covered by sand and soft rock, says geological study.
'Africa rising' story is under pressure with a dramatic fall in infrastructure spending on the continent, according to the Deloitte 2016 African construction trends report.
Projects of Royal HaskoningDHV came out triumphant once again at the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) & South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors (SAFCEC) Annual National Awards held at Emperor’s Palace on the 13th October, winning 4 awards in the Technical Excellence, Water Engineering and Community based Projects categories.
Eskom say it can pay for the nuclear build programme because it will have accumulated a R150bn cash pile in the next 10 years, says head of generation, Matshela Koko.
While keeping the lights on, power utility Eskom has increased its full year profit to R4.6 billion.
The second day of the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, has seen industry experts, leaders, students - and those with a general interest in the construction and built industry - gather at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, Johannesburg.