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Wetlands inspires Springs Mall ecologically sensitive design
Wetlands inspires Springs Mall ecologically sensitive design

Developed by Flanagan & Gerard and designed by MDS Architecture, the 50,000m2 Springs Mall in Gauteng opened its doors earlier this year. The shopping centre is located alongside ecologically sensitive wetlands.

23 hours ago

N2 project to make travelling easier
N2 project to make travelling easier

The N2 Wild Coast project will improve mobility and connectivity between provinces and towns, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

2 days ago

Rob Wesselo, CEO Transcend and Steve Brookes, CEO of Balwin signing the MoU.
Balwin, Transcend announce strategic alliance on five apartment developments in Gauteng

Balwin Properties and Transcend Residential Property Fund recently revealed a strategic alliance that will see 8,900 rental apartments developed across five projects in various Gauteng nodes over the next six years.

2 days ago

Porto do Caio, Angola's new deepwater port
Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' rather than buyers' market. A shift that signals good news for many of Africa's national economies, including Angola.

By Miguel Damião Gago 2 days ago

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Sudan's Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, 17 August, that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo.

2 days ago

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Heavy rain brings some hope for dam levels

Nelson Mandela Bay supply dam levels could see a slight increase as heavy rain brought relief to some of the worst-affected catchment areas in the drought-stricken Eastern Cape and Garden Route.

By Riaan Marais 2 days ago

Tap shuts on Cape water wastrels
Tap shuts on Cape water wastrels

Two of Cape Town's worst water wasters became the first to have their supply restricted on Wednesday, 16 August.

By Dave Chambers 18 Aug 2017

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Developer fined R1.6m for non-compliance

The National Home Builders Registration Council's (NHBRC) Disciplinary Committee has imposed a fine of R1.6m on a developer after failing to enrol residential units which were under construction at Elarduspark in Gauteng.

18 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: How WomEng is displacing the glass ceiling to make room for more women in engineering
#WomensMonth: How WomEng is displacing the glass ceiling to make room for more women in engineering

Why sit back and complain about life's challenges when you can actually do something about it? This is the positive foundation upon which WomEng was developed 11 years ago. A product of then UCT students Hema Vallabh and Naadiya Moosajee, WomEng has grown as they've grown, built on their experiences in the field of engineering.

By Sindy Peters 17 Aug 2017

New Africa infrastructure fund launched
New Africa infrastructure fund launched

AP Moller Holding, together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension, has launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The fund has received commitments of $550m from anchor investors.

17 Aug 2017

The Tsomo River supplies Xilinxa Dam and Gcuwa Dam in Mnquma municipality. The dams are dangerously low. Photo: Mbulelo Sisulu
Eastern Cape towns struggle with water rationing

Water is being rationed to residents of Butterworth, Adelaide and Bedford in the Eastern Cape's Amathole district, as dam levels shrink.

By Mbulelo Sisulu 17 Aug 2017

ArcelorMittal SA to cut staff as steel sector outlook dims
ArcelorMittal SA to cut staff as steel sector outlook dims

ArcelorMittal SA is to retrench more than 50 workers as the poor economy and continuing cheaper Chinese steel imports gave it "no option but to review staffing levels".

By Mark Allix 16 Aug 2017

Open Source House by Studiolada
An affordable, open source home

As part of the push toward sustainable design, Studiolada released plans for the Open Source House.

16 Aug 2017