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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 […]
Since the highs last experienced just before the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the construction sector in South Africa and on the African continent has yet to see an industry boom. South Africa experienced a technical recession in the first and second quarters of this year. Coupled with 2018’s economic instability, woeful performances by state-owned enterprises […]
The South African government has set aside US $24m for refurbishment works on all wastewater treatment plants in Vaal River in Mpumalanga province. The project comes after the signing of implementation protocol last month by Agriculture, Water and Sanitation ministry, South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA), Cooperative Governance and Traditional […]
Photo by Simone Liedtke Sanral CEO Skhumbuzo Macozoma (left) and Nafbi president Aubrey Tshalata (right) during the signing of the MoU agreement on Thursday State-owned South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) and nongovernmental organisation, the National African Federated Building Industry (Nafbi), on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at developing small contractors […]
The Umyoti mayor addresses Umyoti youth taking part in the learnership programme. MORE than 100 young people from Umvoti were addressed last Thursday by the president of the National African Federation for the Building Industry, Aubrey Tshalata, who inducted them into two skills development programmes. At the youth programme launch in June, young people were […]
Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba invites South African and international construction firms to transform Joburg’s inner city
Exciting project unlocking new economic potential for small to medium-sized contractors in the construction industry. The City of Johannesburg’s inner city revitalisation project, championed by Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba and also known as the “84 properties initiative”, continues to unlock new economic potential for small to medium-sized contractors and other underprivileged groups operating in the […]