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Recycled plastic for South African roads

In a groundbreaking, market-leading initiative, Shisalanga Construction – a majority owned subsidiary of Raubex Group Limited – has paved a South African road using a locally recycled plastic compound as part of the asphalt formula ingredient. On...

Increasing automation in the construction industry

The construction industry is grappling with issues pertaining to productivity and meeting project deadlines that have been intensified following the economic recession of 2008-2009. About 2 million construction workers were let go in the United...

SOE tenders give construction sector hope

South Africa’s construction industry has been given a glimmer of hope, with state-owned enterprises (SOEs) Transnet, Eskom, the Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) and the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) advertising multiple multi-billion...

These are the most dangerous roads in Joburg

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) has identified the hot spots where most fatal road accidents took place in July. At least 41 people died in crashes in July. Following the release of the statistics, Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba urged...