Sustainability and the green agenda continue to inform the architecture and design of new developments, says Hugh Fraser.
South Africa’s mobile operators are leveraging technologies to deliver improved health and education facilities to rural areas.
Botswana is planning a large-scale solar power station, which, when complete, will provide a significant energy boost to Southern Africa.
The construction sector at large continues to outperform the economy as a whole by a considerable margin.
Cement import influx and slow large-scale infrastructure project roll-out are two key challenges impacting the cement industry.
‘Pure’s bold move’ reaps rewards.
Major changes, including appointment of a new board, are under way at the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), recently appointed CEO, Mzwandile Sokupa, tells built.
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.