World's highest bridge opens in China

2016-12-30 10:07

The world's highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel times by as much as three-quarters, local authorities say.

PICS: Inside Sasol’s new mega R2bn Sandton HQ

2016-12-07 10:14

Africa’s largest rooftop garden, a state-of-the art fitness centre, cafés and an art gallery are just a few features of Sasol’s new multi-billion rand head office in Sandton.

BBC lashes out at govt over development deal

2016-10-14 18:58

The Black Business Council says it doesn’t back the state's new development fund deal with major construction firms due to conditions the agreement falls short of.

Building confidence shows slight uptick

2016-09-15 12:43

Although the FNB/BER Building Confidence Index has risen back to first-quarter levels, over 60% of respondents are dissatisfied with current business conditions.

Jabu shines in construction industry

2016-08-30 19:57

Jabu Serithi has been promoted to becoming the first woman director to be appointed within GVK-Siya Zama.

UK construction shrinks as Brexit delays projects

2016-08-12 11:45

Construction has shrunk for a second month and there are signs of worse to come as firms put spending plans on hold following the Brexit vote.

Africa 'must grab construction opportunities now'

2016-07-15 17:29

The future of Africa will be unbuilt without the right transformation and if the general attitude does not change, says a construction expert.

Seven new projects to up Cape Town CBD value

2016-05-24 18:01

The Cape Town CBD has gained at least seven development projects since January 2016, according to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District.

Master Builders W Cape offers training

2016-04-11 12:11

The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape is offering a number of free training opportunities and the chance to gain employment.

Will things pick up again for SA's construction sector?

2016-03-22 10:00

Will things turn around for the construction industry? Experts give their views on the outlook for the sector.


Construction confidence at 4-year low

2016-12-14 12:14

The FNB/BER Civil Construction Index dropped 17 index points to its lowest level since 2012.

Winning Women: Determination and passion personified

2016-11-13 05:59

It’s been 10 short years since Sibongile ­Manganyi-Rath, born and raised in Soweto, founded the Indigo Kulani Group. Today it’s making a big impact in construction and property development across Africa, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

Construction profit margins fall but income rises 13.4%

2016-09-26 12:26

Profit margins in the construction industry dropped from a high of 4% in 2007 to 2.9% in 2014, but income lifted 13.4% from 2011 to 2014 to a total of R392.3bn.

Raubex won't carry risk for SA Fence and Gate venture

2016-09-02 17:01

Construction firm Raubex has reassured shareholders that it will not carry the risk associated with providing guarantees for its joint venture with SA Fence and Gate.

Refurbishment of former Imax building in V&A Waterfront

2016-08-16 17:29

The extensive refurbishment and tenant fit-out of the V&A Waterfront’s Pavilion building, which previously housed the old Imax Theatre, have been completed.

Group Five shares rally on upbeat trade update

2016-08-01 13:26

Group Five's share price has rallied over 7% after the construction firm said it expects fully diluted headline earnings per share to be up to 70% higher than before.

Tribunal confirms WBHO bid rigging settlement

2016-07-13 17:34

The Competition Tribunal has confirmed a settlement agreement between Wilson Bayley Homes-Ovcon and the Competition Commission.

An expert’s solution – A plan to regenerate SA from bottom up

2016-05-19 07:51

Business and engineering have remedies for the economic and social chaos SA faces, says engineer Greville Wood.

Weakening in construction activity - index

2016-03-23 16:40

More than 70% of respondents in the latest FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index are dissatisfied with current business conditions.

 Student saves R10 000 on food living in res, claims developer

John Schooling says a student in one of the residences his company built saved R10,000 on her yearly food bill. According to Schooling, the student saved almost R1,000 per month on food once she lived in a communal residence.

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