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Limpopo looters brought to book

Law enforcement processes and other forensic investigations were under way in Limpopo, “ensuring that any wrongdoing is identified and necessary action taken against individuals involved”, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in Parliament on...

Sexwale ruffles private sector’s feathers

The Master Builders South Africa (MBSA), a national organisation representing the building industry, is none too pleased with Tokyo Sexwale’s proposal for a state construction company. “We are very concerned with the proposition tabled...

R185m upgrade for East London airport

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has invested R185m in an East London airport runway upgrade project, the largest expenditure in the airport’s history, airport manager Michael Kernekamp said. The project to rehabilitate...

State housing company rejected

Building industry organisations and experts are “very concerned” about the government’s intention to consider establishing a state-owned construction company. “This is just another hair-brain scheme,” Llewellyn Lewis, the principal consultant at...

2010: A look back at the building of Soccer City

The Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg is the largest and most spectacular stadium construction site in the world. The icon of the FIFA World Cup 2010 will host the opening and the final matches. The innovative Austrian company Rieder Smart...

Green-minded design and construction

“It’s good to see how the SA property industry can move to a more sustainable way of operating. The green features will improve the energy and environmental performance of the building, and will also ‘lock in’ superior long-term performance for...