The decline of modern, well-functioning infrastructure in SA – Peter Major, Director for Mining at Cadiz Corporate Solutions investigates.
Upmarket mixed-use estates offering the ultimate in luxury living continue to be on-trend and the aspiration for most home-owners.
The engineering of infrastructure development in today’s world needs to evolve towards revolutionising the way in which technology is researched, developed and used, states Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens South Africa.
South Africa sits on the verge of a dilemma – the collapse of the coal industry and all that it represents – or the resurgence of a new and sustainable coal-based industry.
The commissioning of the Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm (TCWF) pushes the boundaries beyond just representing the success of the renewable energy programme in South Africa, but speaks to the heart and the success of the AmaMfengu community in the Eastern Cape.
The Department of Human Settlements undertook a rigorous programme last year to address the backlog of housing for military veterans. The Military Veterans Housing Programme is aimed at assisting and supporting military veterans and their dependents.
Governments need to energise infrastructure projects and so far they have relied heavily on the private sector to achieve their economic, social and environmental objectives.
International import/export trade continues to grow – this in spite of the global financial crunch.
South Africa’s oldest consulting engineering firm, Knight Piésold, which celebrates 95 years this year, will soon join the ranks of top South African companies, such as De Beers and Old Mutual, which have been in existence for over a century.
Power, water, electricity, telecommunications, commercial property development, agriculture and housing – these are but some of the sectors in which South Africa has made progress in developing critical infrastructure, but significant challenges remain in closing the infrastructure development gaps across the country.
African cities and specifically Africa’s new urban agenda have become a hot topic amongst businesses and institutions seeking to understand, influence and explore opportunities arising from Africa’s rapid rate of urbanisation. This is according to multidisciplinary and built-environment consultancy Arup.
Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) has revealed the statistics for global growth in 2015. The leading provider of online data, analysis and advisory services also believes global construction in 2016 will improve slightly, with the Middle East and Africa taking the lead.
Government’s commitment to attracting foreign investments could turn the tide in favour the Hydroelectric Inga III project, reveals new analysis from Frost & Sullivan.
Construction of the R3,5bn Clairwood Logistics Park will begin within the first quarter of 2016, creating much needed employment and business opportunities within the South Durban Basin.
The Interwaste plant aims at reducing waste to landfill and pioneering general, industrial and municipal waste to alternative fuels, ensuring less reliance on South Africa’s vital resources and resources that are carbon intensive.