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MEC Tasneem Motara to deliver closing remarks at the African Construction Expo Stakeholder Engagement Forum
The Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development and Property Management, Ms. Tasneem Motara will today (12 June 2019) deliver closing remarks at the Stakeholder Engagement Forum taking place at the African Construction Expo in Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. The Expo, co-located within the Totally Concrete Expo brings together more than 9000 construction experts and professionals from all over the African continent. It also provides a networking platform […]
City of Joburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba’s Inner City Rejuvenation Programme (ICRP) has, to date, awarded tenders for 24 developments, spanning 81 properties and pieces of land. These developments are expected to create 11 000 direct jobs and will comprise around 6 500 one- and two-bedroom housing units, in addition to accommodation for 1 500 students. […]
In pursuit of growing the Gauteng economy through public infrastructure projects, Public Transport and Road Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo on Wednesday said Transnet’s Tambo Springs inland terminal formed part of the province’s drive to accelerate provincial and national economic growth. Mamabolo pointed out that the project, for which the preferred bidder was announced last week, would raise the province’s economic growth by 1% and the country’s […]
Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Tasneem Motara plans to establish a sector advisory panel to consider ways of bridging the gap between the vast number of youth in the province that need jobs and the skills needed by the construction industry. Motara, newly appointed in her position as MEC, gave a closing address on the second day of Africa Construction Expo, in Midrand, on […]
Leading Turkish construction and manufacturing companies are showcasing their products and services at the African Construction Expo – the biggest on the continent – with hopes of penetrating the sub-Saharan Africa market. “This is the first time we are exhibiting in South Africa, but we have already gotten an overwhelming response mainly from people who […]
REINVENTING URBAN LIVING IN THE SMARTEST WAYS POSSIBLE AT THE AFRICAN SMART CITIES SUMMIT ON 11 JUNE 2019
Urban population in Africa was reported to be the fastest growing globally and by 2030 Africa will host six of the world’s 41 megacities. “Africa’s remarkable urban growth creates major challenges around city infrastructure and service delivery but at the same time provides an abundance of opportunities for both public and private sector players to […]
For over two decades, South Africa has been repairing the imbalances of its past. The Bantu Education system armed many with below average schooling – today’s most basic human right. This system deprived the largest population of basic skills, such as the critical thinking and problem-solving involved with mathematics and science. Now, the construction industry […]
South Africans went to the polls on Wednesday in its fifth, pivotal general election since the advent of democracy. Now, all eyes remain on the IEC boards as the preliminary results emerge. And while many South African voters are focused on social issues, such as job creation, some candidates in the race could significantly and […]
TECHNOLOGY, TRANSFORMATION AND TRAILBLAZERS FEATURED AT AFRICA’S TOP BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND CONSTRUCTION EXPO
Africa’s must-attend construction event, the annual African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo, is taking place from 11 to 13 June 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. Organised by dmg events, and now in its 7th year, the event provides a unique platform for over 9,500 construction and built environment professionals from over […]