Construction sector urged to get water wise

2017-09-12 06:00

The construction industry should make use of treated effluent water wherever possible, says Cape Town deputy executive mayor Ian Neilson.

Construction picks up but pressures remain

2016-06-22 11:41

Construction activity has rebounded unexpectedly, boosting confidence during the second quarter of the year, but the outlook remains downbeat, an index shows.

Murray & Roberts on reconstruction path

2013-10-08 15:29

The once-admired construction group has embarked on a long-term recovery plan, which has seen revenue rise by 9% to R34.6bn in the last financial year.

Labour woes continue as strikes grow

2013-08-27 23:52

South Africa is set for more labour disruptions with petrol station and car dealership workers also expected to embark on strike action for higher wages.

Construction workers killed weekly in SA

2013-04-11 18:17

Two construction workers die every week in the country, says Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi, who stressed the importance of health and safety regulations.

Construction recovery fragile

2012-06-18 15:04

A recovery in the construction sector is gaining momentum but remains fragile, say First National Bank and the Bureau for Economic Research.


Another interest rate drop could be on cards - economist

2017-09-11 19:46

SARB's monetary policy committee could lower the interest rate by a further 25 basis points next week, according to Craig Lemboe of the Bureau for Economic Research.

Construction still reeling from 2013 collusion

2014-09-23 09:29

Collusion in the construction industry has undermined efforts towards social and economic transformation, says Deputy Labour Minister Patekile Holomisa.

Sanral warns motorists of traffic delays

2013-08-28 19:09

A strike by construction workers has resulted in the need for traffic diversion in the Northern Cape, says the South African National Roads Agency Limited.

No end in sight for barrage of strikes

2013-08-26 23:25

Countrywide strikes in vital sectors of the economy looks set to continue into the week, raising concerns that it could paralyse the economy.

Commission probing bid rigging

2013-02-08 13:47

The Competition Commission has confirmed that its investigation into alleged construction tender bid rigging is still underway.

State aims to audit refineries

2011-11-10 19:14

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters wants an audit of oil refineries to establish their reliability, after unplanned shutdowns caused gas and bitumen shortages.

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