African Construction Expo

African Construction Expo

African Construction Expo is a significant contributor to the economic growth, recovery and transformation within Southern Africa’s construction industry and places a special focus on buyer and seller engagements.

In response to the current times and to encourage adaptability, the African Construction Expo ensures digital access to credible content and

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Woodex for Africa

Woodex for Africa

Long established as the gateway to Africa’s timber trade, WoodEX for Africa 2022 will be the ultimate machinery, tools and supplies gathering in Africa. An event not to be missed, WoodEX for Africa will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 7 ­– 9 June 2022, alongside

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CAPE TOWN CENTRE LINE RAIL REPAIR TO COST R2.5BILLION

CAPE TOWN CENTRE LINE RAIL REPAIR TO COST R2.5BILLION

Acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), David Mphelo has noted that costs for work done on the Central Line in Cape Town are exceeding initial estimates by almost 100%.

The start of the project was originally hindered by 8000 people who have made homes for

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WHY IS SOUTH AFRICA NUCLEAR POWER STATION PROJECT RUNNING LATE

WHY IS SOUTH AFRICA NUCLEAR POWER STATION PROJECT RUNNING LATE

What is describe as South Africa’s most complex project ever is running a bit late as oppose to the original plans. Well, the nation knows that the nuclear facility which was commissioned some 36years agos in 1985 will surely pose some challenges.

Plans were made in 2022 and early 2023

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The more Africa innovates, the closer the world gets to net zero

The more Africa innovates, the closer the world gets to net zero

By: John Lewis, Managing Director, Aggreko Africa

The climate crisis is an unavoidable reality. For every company, individual and government, changing the shape of this crisis has become, or should become a priority. It needs to be central to every conversation, expansion plan, and strategy because remaining aligned with the

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Protecting lives and livelihoods: CESA unpacks skills development and sustainability in the construction industry

Protecting lives and livelihoods: CESA unpacks skills development and sustainability in the construction industry

Press Release

18 November 2021. Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) hosted the fourth instalment of its ‘Protecting Lives and Livelihoods’ webinar yesterday, which aims to bring the consulting engineering profession together regularly, to discuss trends and challenges in the industry. By encouraging knowledge sharing and networking, CESA is

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Electric mining vehicles and fast battery chargers are set to offer safer and more sustainable mining in Africa

Electric mining vehicles and fast battery chargers are set to offer safer and more sustainable mining in Africa

Becker Mining South Africa has been appointed distributors in Southern and Central Africa by Miller Technology, a leading mobile mining equipment supplier. Becker Mining SA now supplies and supports Miller’s new range of Relay electric mining vehicles, which has been developed especially for the underground mining environment.

The Relay electric

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FIBERTEX SOLUTIONS FOR CONCRETE SURFACE ENHANCEMENT

FIBERTEX SOLUTIONS FOR CONCRETE SURFACE ENHANCEMENT

Fibertex geosynthetics solutions encompass Controlled Permeability Formwork (CPF) liners, designed for concrete surface enhancement in diverse applications, including highly aggressive environments.

Typical applications of Fibertex Formtex® CPF liners are in potable water tanks, wastewater treatment plants, settlement tanks, container terminals, bridges and tunnels, marine structures, as well as dams and

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ENGINEERS IN INFRASTRUCTURE – CHANGING THINGS SA

ENGINEERS IN INFRASTRUCTURE – CHANGING THINGS SA

South Africa needs a Chapter 9-institution, namely an Office of the Engineer-General to hold all involved in infrastructure development and implementation to account, especially in all tiers of government and SoEs. A constitutional oversight occurred when Chapter 9-institutions were established and engineering, which is at the heart of infrastructure delivery,

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THE 4TH LARGEST COAL-FIRED PLANT IN THE WORLD REACHES FULL COMMERCIAL OPERATION STATUS IN SOUTH AFRICA

THE 4TH LARGEST COAL-FIRED PLANT IN THE WORLD REACHES FULL COMMERCIAL OPERATION STATUS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The last of Eskom’s six-generation units of the Medupi Power Station Project have attained commercial operation status and have been handed over to the generation division.

In a statement on Monday, the power utility said the milestone marks the completion of all building activities on the 4 764 MW project,

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CESA STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE ACTIONS OF VANDALS AMID COVID PANDEMIC

CESA STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE ACTIONS OF VANDALS AMID COVID PANDEMIC

12 July 2021. Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) strongly condemns the actions of vandals and

the continued opportunism exercised by criminal elements and political opponents that are currently running amok destroying the lives and livelihoods of citizens.

Chris Campbell, CEO of CESA states, “There will be no winners if we

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THE AMBITIOUS LESOTHO HIGHLANDS WATER PROJECT IS SEEKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

THE AMBITIOUS LESOTHO HIGHLANDS WATER PROJECT IS SEEKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has advertised a tender for the construction of a 38-km-long water-carrying tunnel – the Polihali Transfer Tunnel – and will shortly issue the tender for construction of the associated Polihali Dam as it continues its ambitious Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Read the full article

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REDSTONE CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PROJECT BECOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TO DATE

REDSTONE CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PROJECT BECOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TO DATE

Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 May 2021: ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and water desalination plants in 13 countries and the lead shareholder in the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone project following achievement

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CUBAN ENGINEERS – CESA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO PRIORITISE LOCAL UNEMPLOYED ENGINEERS

CUBAN ENGINEERS – CESA CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO PRIORITISE LOCAL UNEMPLOYED ENGINEERS

21 April 2021. Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) CEO Chris Campbell is questioning the decision by Government to import engineering skills when we have a current situation where our own local engineering skills in the private sector are under-utilized together with a large pool of unemployed graduates.

In CESA’s Bi-annual

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THE ROOT CAUSE AND SOLUTION TO ELECTRICITY SHORTAGES IN SOUTH AFRICA

THE ROOT CAUSE AND SOLUTION TO ELECTRICITY SHORTAGES IN SOUTH AFRICA

President Cyril Ramaphosa writes a letter to his people explaining the root cause and his proposed solution being implemented to resolve the issue of electricity shortages in South Africa. 

For more than a week now, South Africans have had to endure the disruption and inconvenience of intermittent load shedding, as

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VERT ENERGY SIGNS PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPLY INDUSTRIAL ENGINES AND POWER PRODUCTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

VERT ENERGY SIGNS PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPLY INDUSTRIAL ENGINES AND POWER PRODUCTS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Vert Energy has been appointed by Yanmar as the official distributors in Southern Africa for Yanmar industrial engines from the 1st of January 2021

What’s exciting for the African market is easy access to the globally respected Yanmar brand through local specialists, offering a dependable service and technical

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ABRASIVE FLOW SOLUTIONS (AFS) IS LAUNCHED

ABRASIVE FLOW SOLUTIONS (AFS) IS LAUNCHED

Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) part of Invicta Holding Limited, has established a new company – Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) – that specialises in the design and manufacture of slurry related valves.

“ESG’s strategy to further expand its fluid technology services, through the launch of an in-house manufacturing facility, strengthens the

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PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA GIVES UPDATE ON INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA GIVES UPDATE ON INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Fellow South Africans,
 
It is nearly four months since I stood here before a Joint Sitting of this Parliament to present to the nation the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan.
 
This evening, we stand here not to make promises but to report on progress in the implementation of the recovery

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REFURBISHMENT OF THE ROZENDAL RESERVOIR

REFURBISHMENT OF THE ROZENDAL RESERVOIR

STELLENBOSCH MUNICIPALITY HEREBY INVITES YOU TO TENDER FOR B/SM 59/21 REFURBISHMENT OF THE ROZENDAL RESERVOIR

TENDER NUMBER:        B/SM 59/21

DESCRIPTION:               REFURBISHMENT OF THE ROZENDAL RESERVOIR

CLOSING DATE:             8 MARCH 2021

CLOSING TIME:              12h00: Bids will be opened in the Council Chambers or SCM Boardroom.

CIDB:                                 The following CIDB class

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