ARTICLES RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Cape Town's Salt River Market rezoned for mixed development

2019-08-14 14:04

The planned development of Cape Town's Salt River Market is expected to go ahead after two appeals against the rezoning of the land failed, according to the City of Cape Town.

Cape Town's unfinished freeways: What it will take to complete the job

2018-09-26 10:57

The unfinished roads are iconic Cape Town structures. They’re a source of some embarrassment. They are also an anachronism of road engineering, writes Lisa Kane.

Gauteng turns to drone technology to monitor construction projects

2018-05-22 07:13

The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development has launched a drone to monitor and collect data in a bid to improve inefficiencies and reduce on project delays.

The politics of infrastructure

2017-09-28 09:42

Infrastructure projects can shape the economic future of a country. Government's role is to identify projects that would ensure broad-based economic development. But is this happening?

Wolfgang: Africa poses biggest geopolitical risk

2017-05-05 18:43

Africa – and not Brexit, or a new US presidency under Donald Trump – poses the biggest geopolitical risk, says German Finance Minister Wolfgang.

Drastic change on cards for Cape Town

2016-05-31 14:08

Cape Town’s development blueprint for the next 16 years shows dramatic changes to the city, with mixed land incorporating housing, shopping and transport choices.

Outa fighting for the rich - ANC MP

2016-01-26 14:12

Opposition to the Urban Tolling Alliance has been blasted by ANC MPs for being only "concerned about the rich and promoting non-compliance".

Investment in water infrastructure worrying

2015-11-12 11:54

As SA battles drought-induced water shortages, a survey shows that some municipalities’ capital expenditure on water was high, while others spent significantly less.

Ghana needs $15bn over 10 years for infrastructure

2015-06-10 19:30

Ghana requires some $15bn over the next decade to plug a gap in its infrastructure, after flooding in Accra last week exposed problems with creaking public services.

 

Ramaphosa: Govt casting wide net for Infrastructure Fund

2019-07-23 20:27

Asked about the China Development Bank, President Cyril Ramaphosa said consideration would be given to source funding from a number of international finance institutions, both state-owned and private.

Mkhize: Help is on the way for dysfunctional municipalities

2018-08-06 15:06

Minister Zweli Mkhize has said his department has appointed 81 new engineers and town planners.

Crumbling roads, bridges a global threat

2018-01-22 09:52

Deteriorating infrastructure hurts business activity as it increases the cost of production and travel. While SA’s ageing infrastructure is in desperate need of an upgrade, the country is not alone.

Ramaphosa: ANC has wise men and women to take SA forward

2017-06-15 05:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the ANC-led government follows a process to institutionalise good leadership, but would not be drawn on to comment on President Jacob Zuma's leadership.

Four areas where mining does a lot for SA

2016-09-29 07:18

It is highly inaccurate to suggest that South Africans do not benefit from the mineral wealth beneath their feet, writes Kerwin Lebone of the SAIRR.

EDC unveils R200m quarry aggregate mine in Indwe

2016-05-25 14:38

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation has spent some R736 000 prepping up for operations a R200m quarry aggregate mine in Indwe, just outside Queenstown.

Two years on: Outa lists 5 reasons why e-tolls flopped

2015-12-03 12:51

On the second anniversary of the launch of e-tolls, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance looks back at a system it says "was doomed from the outset".

Waco delays JSE listing over bridge collapse

2015-10-16 06:49

Local building-equipment rental firm Waco International has postponed its planned R3.5bn share sale following the fatal bridge structure collapse in Johannesburg.

Move to Gauteng or lose out, says David Makhura

2015-05-07 10:01

If your business does not have a base and footprint in Gauteng within the next five years, it will miss out “big time”, says Gauteng premier.

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