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Full closure of the N3 due to blasting near Peacevale

THE N3 in KwaZulu-Natal will be fully closed on 10 April 2024 between 14h30 and 15h00 to facilitate blasting next to the N3 opposite...

N3 closing between Spaghetti Junction and M7

SANRAL will be completely closing the N3 for 35 hours, from 17:00 on Saturday 23 March 2024 to 04:00 on Monday 25 March 2024...

The valuable role of the private sector in affordable housing

OPINION | AFFORDABLE housing remains a complex challenge, with varying interpretations of what ‘affordable’ actually means, say Lloyd Wallace, technical director and expertise lead,...

CESA’s annual Infrastructure Indaba highlights critical issues

CEO of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), Chris Campbell, emphasised the significance of the CESA Infrastructure Indaba, held in Cape Town from 19-20 March,...

Water security in SA requires reliable water infrastructure

OPINION | IN the arid landscape of South Africa, where water is a precious resource, the significance of reliable water infrastructure cannot be overstated....

Well-engineered materials take on climate change challenges

GLOBAL warming is increasing the frequency and intensity of storms, leading to disastrous flooding, which is intensified by rising sea levels. “The installation of...

Another accolade for expert dam and reservoir consultants

CONSULTING firm Aecom was ranked first in Dams and Reservoirs in the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms list for 2023. It underpins...

Closures on N3/M13 off-ramp and Hammarsdale Interchange

SANRAL announced that traffic lanes on the N3, northbound and southbound, between the N3/M13 and Hammarsdale Interchanges will be reduced in width from February...

Rural bridge programme is changing lives in KZN

WHILE in KwaZulu-Natal last week, president Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Welisizwe Rural Bridges Programme at Ngilanyoni Sports Field, Mkhambathini. Across the country, 58 rural...

N2 repairs near Harding set to start by month-end

THE South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is repairing the N2 between Izingolweni and Harding on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. The agency reports that...

Global construction group completes acquisition of local flooring specialist

SAINT-Gobain Construction Products South Africa’s (SGCP) acquisition of Technical Finishes SA has reached closure, paving the way for SGCP to diversify its product portfolio...

Precast concrete a solution to sanitation challenge in eThekwini

ROCLA, one of South Africa’s leading precast concrete manufacturers, is supplying 2,866 Twin Eco Leach Pit sanitation units to the eThekwini Municipality in support...

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Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

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Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

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Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...