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City forks out R100m to upgrade Soweto bridges

City forks out R100m to upgrade Soweto bridges

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) has allocated a budget of over R100 million to upgrade three low-lying bridges in Soweto. This forms part of a city-wide JRA bridge construction and rehabilitation programme which will be launched by City of Johannesburg Executive...

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Top class speakers confirmed for Pipes IX conference

Top class speakers confirmed for Pipes IX conference

Tuesday, the 8th of September 2015, will see 15 of local and international experts in the field of plastic pipe manufacture and infrastructure take to the stage, when they present their papers at the PIPES IX Conference. The conference is hosted by the Southern...

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Man dies in Joburg building collapse

Man dies in Joburg building collapse

One man was killed and another sustained moderate injuries when part of a building collapsed in Ophirton in Booysens, Johannesburg, on Friday. "ER24 paramedics and other rescue services including Fire and Rescue and provincial paramedics arrived on the scene and found...

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Construction commences on SKA road project

Construction commences on SKA road project

Work on the construction of the access road to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) site, has started thanks to a multidisciplinary construction firm. The scope of work, for the NMC Construction Group’s civils division (NMC Civils), comprises of the design and...

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Lack of skills hinders delivery of water

Lack of skills hinders delivery of water

Lack of skills and capacity among municipalities in South Africa is at the heart of poor water service delivery in the country. This is according to the Chief Engineer in the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Allestair Wensley. Speaking at the Southern African...

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Celebrating women in the waste sector

Celebrating women in the waste sector

While the waste sector is generally thought of as a ‘man’s world’, the remarkable women who serve on the council for the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) are proving that idea wrong. Professor Suzan Oelofse is the president of the IWMSA and...

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