The eThekwini Municipality was recently awarded the highly commended award in the category of technical excellence at the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) regional awards held in the June for the M25/ Bhejane Road Underpass Interchange in KwaMashu.
Despite rapid globalisation with investment funds flowing across borders and money pouring into constructed assets, the construction profession has until now, lacked a common language and framework for classifying and reporting construction costs.
Cape Town Mayor Councillor Patricia de Lille says that partnerships are vital to achieving progress and believes that together, we can do great things and take the African continent to new heights by building on our past to create our own futures dynamic and vibrant African cities.
The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started building the Vredekloof Primary School and the Kraaifontein High School.
South Africa’s downgraded status by international agencies is likely to have significant impact on the construction industry as the cost of credit rises, particularly in existing contracts.
Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), the industry association for consulting engineers, representing a member base of over 500 companies which employ over 23000 people in various capacities is dismayed by the current cabinet reshuffle.
The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has made good progress with transforming 32 forestry workers’ timber houses at the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve near Heidelberg into “eco-unit” accommodation for tourists. Work on this R14,5 million project commissioned for Cape Nature started in April 2015 and reached practical completion this month.
After building bus lanes for Nelson Mandela Bay’s beleaguered Integrated PublicTransport System, the municipality now wants to remove some of the infrastructure to ease traffic flow.
The new Zwelethemba Secondary School near Worcester will provide top-quality accommodation to 1 250 learners when it opens its doors in the 2017 academic year.
29 schools in Gauteng and 15 in the Western Cape are made of asbestos, and from today these schools can go to court to force the government to rebuild them.