Industry News

Funding South Africa’s infrastructure spending gap

The government is making critical headway in paving the way for private sector involvement in infrastructure investment, but there are outstanding factors that still need to be resolved if South Africa is to close its substantial infrastructure...
Vaal river

No end in sight to Vaal River sewage problem

Millions of liters in raw sewage continue to flow daily into the Vaal River and there’s little hope the pollution crisis will end any time soon according to activist group, Save the Vaal Environment. The group says it’s been pressing...

We need to synergize and deliver water to people

The Minister of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Senzo Mchunu, and his deputies were in the Mpumalanga Province for their seventh provincial working session. The purpose of the working session was to engage a variety of stakeholders to fully understand...
Hout Bay beach in Cape Town.

An update on flooding in Western Cape catchments

The National Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) provides advisorys regarding floods in some catchments in the Western Cape. As of Saturday, 4 December 2021, the South African Weather Service (SAWS) issued a revised Impact Based Warning for...

Sentiment among civil contractors weakens in Q4

Delays in awarding infrastructure projects are believed to be responsible for confidence in South Africa’s civil construction industry dropping in the fourth quarter of this year. Confidence levels deteriorated despite most of the underlying...