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  • South Africa’s roads may eventually look like Bourke’s Potholes in Mpumalanga’s Blyde River Canyon. Image credit: Photos of Africa VR Safari on Youtube

SA’s R416bn road maintenance backlog

July 12th, 2019|

Construction of affordable housing will ultimately grind to a halt without infrastructure. For instance, the cost to eradicate South Africa’s road maintenance backlog alone has more than doubled to R416-billion since 2013. […]

  • Junior engineer Moreblessing Chipango, Engineering draftsperson, Miché Van Rensburg, and Engineer-in-training, Davina Ramadhin, are creating a spark in the industry. Image credit: Norconsult Iyanda

Creating a spark

July 11th, 2019|

Junior engineer Moreblessing Chipango, Engineer-in-training, Davina Ramadhin, and Engineering draftsperson, Miché Van Rensburg are creating a spark in the industry. […]

  • Rosebank SA’s priciest office node

Rosebank SA’s priciest office node

July 3rd, 2019|

Sam Mhlaba, CEO of SCM Holdings, responsible for construction of the multi-billion rand affordable housing project at Randfontein, says the key to integrated developments is the rail link. The experience of Rosebank and Sandton suggests [...]

  • Waterfall wins

Waterfall wins

June 28th, 2019|

Waterfall Management Company has been honoured with the best mixed-use development in South Africa 2019/2020 award for the Waterfall development. In addition to garnering this accolade for the sixth consecutive year, the company also received [...]

  • Knauf Insulation bats in new product

Knauf Insulation bats in new product

June 25th, 2019|

At the recent African Construction Expo in Johannesburg, South Africa Knauf Insulation launched its new Acoustic Batt insulation. Acoustic Batt has been specifically developed to meet demand for a noise reducing insulation slab for the [...]

  • AECOM mentors young future professionals

AECOM mentors young future professionals

June 18th, 2019|

A candidacy mentoring programme run by integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM is playing a vital role to ensure newly-employed graduates attain professional registration. The programme, which includes monthly touchpoint and quarterly progress sessions, tracks performance [...]

  • Gyproc receives fourth consecutive global Green Tag

Gyproc receives fourth consecutive global Green Tag

June 14th, 2019|

Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s range of RhinoBoard products for walls and ceilings recently achieved the prestigious Global Green Tag Certification earning GreenRate Level B, for the fourth year running, while RhinoLite® plaster products for walls and ceilings [...]