Construction

JOHANNESBURG, 04 October 2017 – RentWorks, South Africa’s largest independent asset rental company, has been acquired by DölbergPremium. The deal is subject to regulatory approval by the Competition Commission of South Africa. A subsidiary of WesBank, one of the country’s

Over 40 finalists have been selected in the Women in Construction Awards (WICA) and the winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 24 May 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Awards celebrate the achievements of

The annual Digital Construction Expo (DCE 2017) is the only event showcasing digital construction and its growth in Africa. This innovative platform is now in its second annual edition, held as part of the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo. 

Project delivery, sustainability, affordability and disaster resilience have been identified by the World Economic Forum as key challenges currently facing the global construction industry. However, innovative solutions to these are already taking shape in pockets of Africa’s construction marketplace. With

For the first time in years, there is a mood of cautious optimism in the mining industry, with commodity prices on the rise, shallow growth returning to different end markets, and most mining companies in better cost positions than in

The South African government is to publish its finalized Mining Charter this March. The new regulations are designed to tackle racial inequality in the industry, by promoting ownership by black South Africans, while mining companies will also be required to

Women Empowerment has been deemed vital for the emancipation of women from cultural and social barriers. Women have traditionally been sidelined in male dominated industries such as the steel industry, which meant being excluded from important decision-making industries affecting economies.

Despite global economic headwinds, Africa’s success story continues. The continent once labeled hopeless and backward just a few years ago, is now considered the world Cinderella after many countries changed course in the past two decades and achieved significant growth,

Siemens AG is interested in bidding to build gas-fired electricity-generating capacity in South Africa as the German engineering company boosts its presence in the country and the government seeks to end power shortages. “Gas can be a complete game-changer for

The Verde Hotel Group from South Africa has won a contract to upgrade and manage Zanzibar’s Mtoni Marine Hotel into a green five-star property, which will be renamed to Hotel Verde Zanzibar. The Bakhresa Group has commissioned the development, which