Eskom to pump R163bn into transmission infrastructure

2015-08-28 12:00

Eskom plans to spend R163bn on transmission infrastructure in the next 10 years, according to the utility's transmission development plan.

Cement the new oil as Africa’s richest man takes on Lafarge

2015-08-25 09:16

Africa’s richest man is pushing to dominate its market for cement, the material at the heart of the continent’s infrastructure boom.

GE books R31.6bn African orders from oil to trains

2015-07-26 12:00

General Electric booked R31.6bn of orders from sub-Saharan Africa in the past 11 months, including oil and gas equipment and locomotives.

What SA infrastructure needs

2015-06-18 07:54

Coega's Duncan Grenfel presents three solutions to boost infrastructure development.

Rousseff aims to lure $64bn in infrastructure

2015-06-10 09:15

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled an effort to draw $64bn in private investment to build, upgrade and operate Brazilian infrastructure.

9 ways Joburgers will benefit from the budget vote

2015-05-26 17:49

There could be some light at the end of the tunnel for Joburg informal settlement dwellers – R400 million has been set aside for the electrification of their areas in the next two financial years.

Mabuza’s Italian trip yields R10bn in infrastructure investment

2015-05-12 17:22

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza’s trip to Italy last week has yielded R10 billion in infrastructure investment capital for the construction of hospitals and schools.

‘Boom in construction won’t last’

2015-05-06 09:59

The proposed R800bn investment in infrastructure over the next three years will be a shot in the arm for construction, but should not be seen a panacea.

ICBC in $2bn Equatorial Guinea deal

2015-04-29 14:01

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China's biggest lender by assets, says it has signed an infrastructure deal worth $2bn with Equatorial Guinea.

Possible solution for German toll standoff

2015-02-01 12:13

A European-wide road toll could be a solution to a dispute between the EU and Germany over its plans to introduce a tolling system, says the bloc's transport chief.


Alli's 'olive branch' to De Lille over Cape tolls

2015-08-27 14:45

Sanral CEO Nazir Alli has written to the Cape Town mayor to ask for a 'win-win' solution because he believes citizens will be prejudiced by a delay in the project to upgrade roads.

Prasa boss denies downsizing rumour

2015-08-23 15:00

Executives at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA have denounced talk by disgruntled employees that the agency intended to “downsize” staff as “peddling untruths”.

Maimane outlines plan to save SA

2015-06-22 15:23

Instead of the government creating five million new jobs, South Africa needs one million new entrepreneurs, according to DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Siyabonga Gama on the developmental role of State Owned Enterprises

2015-06-10 14:44

Transnet Acting CEO Siyabonga Gama tells Tim Modise that Black Economic Empowerment is an imperative for the growth and future of South Africa’s economy.

Gordon Brown outlines Africa dream at WEF

2015-06-05 14:52

The combination of investment in infrastructure and education will make Africa one of the world's leading economies in the future, says British ex-PM Gordon Brown.

Rupert, Nhleko’s fund raises $345m for infrastructure

2015-05-26 09:04

Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund, founded by two of South Africa’s richest men, has raised $345m to invest in electricity generation, transport and logistics in Africa.

R1 trillion spend fails to keep lights on in SA

2015-05-12 09:33

South Africans constantly subjected to load shedding can draw little comfort from how much the government has spent on infrastructure in the past five years: R1 trillion.

Ebrahim Patel: Invest in infrastructure to grow SA

2015-05-05 16:21

A shift in investment towards SA’s ambitious long-term infrastructure strategy should be put under the spotlight, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Taxing times for Nene

2015-02-22 16:03

Employment, energy and infrastructure will loom large in the budget speech by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

China, Nigeria sign $12bn railway deal

2014-11-20 10:30

A state-owned Chinese company has signed a $12bn agreement to build a railway along Nigeria's coast that it billed as China's single largest overseas contract.

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