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Colossal Concrete Products acquires Aveng Infraset's Brakpan, De Aar plants
Colossal Concrete Products acquires Aveng Infraset's Brakpan, De Aar plants

Mahuma Investment Holdings (MIH) and Randvest Capital Investments, along with two other investors, have acquired Aveng Infraset's Brakpan and De Aar facilities...

1 day ago

Arab states call on UN Security Council to meet over Ethiopian dam
Arab states call on UN Security Council to meet over Ethiopian dam

Arab states are calling on the UN Security Council to discuss the dispute over Ethiopia's plan to fill a giant dam it is building on the Blue Nile...

By Mahmoud Mourad, Nayera Abdallah and Raya Jalabi 1 day ago

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Vaal water system intervention - mission critical

The Vaal water system is not only the lifeblood of Gauteng, it is one of the most strategic water assets in the country, on this African continent and a water management area of global significance...

By Dhesigen Naidoo 23 hours ago

Australia's Fortescue in talks on giant Congo hydro project

Australia's Fortescue Metals Group said on Tuesday, 15 June, it was in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to develop a hydroelectric power project...

By Melanie Burton and Hereward Holland 2 days ago

Sudan says it is open to conditional interim deal on Ethiopia dam

Sudan is open to a partial interim agreement on Ethiopia's multi-billion-dollar dam on the Blue Nile, with specific conditions, irrigation minister Yasir Abbas said...

By Khalid Abdelaziz 3 days ago

2019/2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards winners announced

The 2019 and 2020 winners of the Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were revealed on Thursday, 10 June, in a hybrid event hosted by Corobrik in Johannesburg...

3 days ago

13 projects awarded in 6th AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Awards

The winning projects in the sixth AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Awards were announced recently at a virtual awards ceremony...

3 days ago

SA signs plan to revive steel industry

South Africa has signed a plan that aims to revive the local steel industry and boost output...

By Tanisha Heiberg 3 days ago

TUHF launches Sustainable Bond Framework, first social bonds

TUHF, with the assistance of Standard Bank, has launched its Sustainable Bond Framework and first social bonds...

11 Jun 2021

National Stakeholders Forum paves way for growth in construction sector

Public sector investment in infrastructure will be one of the defining features of South Africa's economic recovery as the country emerges from its current...

By Cyril Gamede 11 Jun 2021

Big irrigation projects in Africa have failed to deliver. What's needed next

In 1938, French colonial authorities in what is today Mali started on an ambitious infrastructure plan to transform the desert into an area of agricultural production...

By Tom Higginbottom, Roshan Adhikari and Timothy Foster 10 Jun 2021

Dam levels in Integrated Vaal River System decline

The dam levels within the Integrated Vaal River System (IVRS), with the exception of four dams, have fallen this week while one remains unchanged for the second consecutive week...

10 Jun 2021

#StartupStory: How Kgaugelo Mogapi is paying it forward through Kele Engineering and Construction

After almost 20 years of work experience in leading and growing organisations in the mining and engineering industries, Kgaugelo Mogapi decided to establish her own business...

By Sindy Peters 9 Jun 2021

GBCSA, YIPA sign MOU with strong focus on knowledge sharing

GBCSA and the Youth In Property Association (YIPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a strong focus on knowledge sharing and events...

9 Jun 2021

The queer city: how to design more inclusive public space

Most people might not usually think of public space as being gendered, but this is how scholars of the built environment increasingly talk about it...

By Pippa Catterall and Ammar Azzouz 9 Jun 2021

2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award shortlist revealed

The shortlisted entries for the 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award have been announced. Awarded and commended projects will be announced virtually on Thursday, 10 June...

8 Jun 2021

MBA looks to tackle unethical contractual practices in construction industry

With the local construction industry having been in crisis for more than a decade, Mohau Mphomela, executive director at Master Builders Association North, cites...

7 Jun 2021

Egypt sends building equipment to begin Gaza reconstruction

Egypt has sent a convoy of engineers and building equipment to Gaza to begin reconstruction in the Palestinian enclave after the recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

By Nadine Awadalla and Nidal Al Mughrabi 7 Jun 2021

Young female South African architects reinvent Serpentine Pavilion in London

The arrival in London of a new Serpentine Pavilion is a design diary highlight every year...

By Matthew Barac 4 Jun 2021

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