Buildings

IMESA|CESA Awards Winners Roundup

The IMESA-CESA Biennial Project Excellence Awards 2014 The IMESA Biennial Project Excellence Awards in collaboration with Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is a celebration of the art and science of infrastructure engineering. At last...

Global consultant firm first to sign 49M pledge

Aurecon has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability by becoming the first global consulting engineering company in South Africa to sign the 49M pledge. Launched in March 2011, 49M is an Eskom initiative which has been endorsed by the...

Taxpayers will pay for ‘green’ offices

A governement department is building an R8 billion “green” head office in a Pretoria suburb in spite of government-owned buildings standing empty in the inner city. Construction on the building for the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA)...

SA making strides in green building sector

South Africa has been making great strides in the construction of green buildings, with the flagship Vodafone Innovation Centre in Gauteng being the first to get a six star rating by the Green Building Council. This carbon- neutral building blends...

Tshwane: R8bn green building for DEA

Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, turned the sod on 19 July, marking the commencement of the construction of a new green building for the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). The building which will serve as the...