The announcement on the 15 June 2018 that Basil Read Construction is applying for business rescue is a clear indication of the critical state of the construction industry, says Mohau Mphomela, Executive Director, Master Builders Association North.

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Johannesburg, 01 June 2018, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is concerned about the 75% increase in irregular municipal expenditurefrom R16, 212 billion in the previous year to R28, 376 billion in the year under review, as reported in the recent Auditor General’s report.

The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period June to December 2017 recently released indicate that expectations relating to industry confidence levels for the first six months of 2018 are still very positive increasing in the last six months of this year.

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As the University of Witwatersrand regional winner of the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award, Margeaux Adams from the University has put her name on the architectural map of the future.

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Cities could tackle the global problem of rising levels of waste and depleted resources by using organic waste, such as bananas, potatoes and maize as building materials, Arup predicts.
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Friday, 15 September 2017 14:36

More than R3bn spent on Gauteng roads

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has spent over R3 billion undertaking heavy and light rehabilitation of the road infrastructure along various corridors in the province since 2014.

Thursday, 10 August 2017 11:58

Probe into N3 bridge collapse underway

A forensic investigation to determine the cause of the N3 pedestrian bridge collapse is underway, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

A wave of BEE fronting schemes is causing ‘collateral damage’ among genuinely empowered black businesses, says Gestalt, a leading BEE consultancy.

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This year will see Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) take the lead in transforming its membership and industry.

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WBHO will mentor three emerging contractors within its SA construction business as part of a settlement deal between the state and seven construction groups.

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