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23 Jul 2021
Atterbury’s Castle Gate precinct development gets new offices and Planet Fitness

Atterbury, the leading South African property developer and investor, is developing a 6,000sqm addition to the existing Castle Gate Lifestyle…

Atterbury’s Castle Gate precinct development gets new offices and Planet Fitness

Atterbury, the leading South African property developer and investor, is developing a 6,000sqm addition to the existing Castle Gate Lifestyle Centre, which will add a Planet Fitness gym and 3,500sqm of premium-grade suburban offices to this new yet already iconic Pretoria precinct. Construction of the gym and office building is…

23 Jul 2021
Gauteng Piling secures two major foundation projects

Leading Johannesburg-based construction foundation provider, Gauteng Piling, has secured two new major contracts in its 25th year of operations: the…

Gauteng Piling secures two major foundation projects

Leading Johannesburg-based construction foundation provider, Gauteng Piling, has secured two new major contracts in its 25th year of operations: the piling for a large apartment block in Randburg, and a new church in Gqerbeha (Port Elizabeth). The company, founded in 1996 by building industry veteran, Nico Maas, is supplying the…

14 Jul 2021
Huge economic benefits in sound concrete practice

The costs and consequences of poor concrete practice are unnecessary threats to the survival of building and construction enterprises in…

Huge economic benefits in sound concrete practice

The costs and consequences of poor concrete practice are unnecessary threats to the survival of building and construction enterprises in the current challenging times, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at the Cement & Concrete SA’s School of Concrete Technology. Roxburgh says getting construction projects done properly, on time and within…

09 Jul 2021
Training course for building contractors of light steel frame buildings

Due to COVID concerns, SASFA’s popular Light Steel Frame Building course for building contractors is now offered online! If you haven’t yet…

Training course for building contractors of light steel frame buildings

Due to COVID concerns, SASFA’s popular Light Steel Frame Building course for building contractors is now offered online! If you haven’t yet booked, we have a few slots left on our next course: The SASFA Light Steel Frame Building course for LSF contractors will be presentedonline via Zoom from 28 July to 3 August 2021.…

09 Jul 2021
Motheo on a regional growth path as it expands into the Western Cape

The largest black women-managed and led construction company in South Africa, Motheo Construction Group, is making inroads into the Western…

Motheo on a regional growth path as it expands into the Western Cape

The largest black women-managed and led construction company in South Africa, Motheo Construction Group, is making inroads into the Western Cape. Active in general building and civil engineering, together with mechanical works and fire and safety, Motheo has specialist teams and companies focusing on electrical reticulation and works, water-management technology…

09 Jul 2021
The construction industry embraces POPI Act

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) 4 of 2013 came into effect on 1 July 2021. The Act has…

The construction industry embraces POPI Act

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) 4 of 2013 came into effect on 1 July 2021. The Act has been promulgated to protect individuals and businesses from the misuse and abuse of personal information, for example, in financial fraud and identity theft. Companies are now legally obliged to protect…

09 Jul 2021
Concrete durability key factors

The two main reasons why concrete is the most abundantly used construction material are its durability and competitive pricing compared…

Concrete durability key factors

The two main reasons why concrete is the most abundantly used construction material are its durability and competitive pricing compared to other construction materials. Concrete’s durability also leads to significant reductions in maintenance costs over its service life, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at Cement & Concrete SA’s School of…

05 Jul 2021
CCSA initiative to encourage concrete careers for KZN Civil Engineering Students

KZN civil engineering students experiential work opportunities at concrete-related enterprises in the province.

CCSA initiative to encourage concrete careers for KZN Civil Engineering Students

KZN civil engineering students experiential work opportunities at concrete-related enterprises in the province.

01 Jul 2021
Everite Hebel Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

Hebel is a lightweight autoclaved aerated concrete which is completely cured, inert and stable form of calcium silicate hydrate. It is a…

Everite Hebel Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

Hebel is a lightweight autoclaved aerated concrete which is completely cured, inert and stable form of calcium silicate hydrate. It is a structural material, approximately one quarter the weight of conventional concrete, composed of minute cells which give the material light weight and high thermal insulation properties. It is available as blocks and pre-cast reinforced units, i.e. floors, roofs,…

25 Jun 2021
Cape Town’s newest 6-star Green Star Design

Cape Town’s newest 6-star Green Star Design awarded commercial building, the Ridge in the V&A Waterfront, has opened and the Cape Town office of its tenant, Deloitte South Africa, is…

Cape Town’s newest 6-star Green Star Design

Cape Town’s newest 6-star Green Star Design awarded commercial building, the Ridge in the V&A Waterfront, has opened and the Cape Town office of its tenant, Deloitte South Africa, is trading from inside its unique spaces. The Ridge deploys some of the most advanced sustainable building technology available globally, as well as original blue-sky thinking. It was born from the V&A Waterfront’s vision to set…

25 Jun 2021
Special training course on concrete industrial floors

Cement & Concrete SA’s School of Concrete Technology will on August 21 present an online training course on industrial concrete…

Special training course on concrete industrial floors

Cement & Concrete SA’s School of Concrete Technology will on August 21 present an online training course on industrial concrete floors – surfaces that are essential for South Africa’s industrial growth but often pose major problems for the construction industry, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at the School of Concrete…

23 Jun 2021
AECOM fast-tracks Green School South Africa in Paarl for the 2021 school year

Infrastructure consulting firm AECOM enabled Green School South Africa in the Drakenstein Valley near Paarl in the Western Cape to…

AECOM fast-tracks Green School South Africa in Paarl for the 2021 school year

Infrastructure consulting firm AECOM enabled Green School South Africa in the Drakenstein Valley near Paarl in the Western Cape to be fast-tracked so it could open on time for the 2021 school year. AECOM’s long-lead procurement scheduling provided the necessary planning tool to enable the team to monitor and track…


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