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Conveyor benefits stack up for Estcourt quarry

BLUROCK Quarries, whose opencast pit is an institution in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal, recently took delivery of a Finlay TC-80 Tracked Conveyor. This was after Chief Executive...

All industry stakeholders can win from SA rail boom

OPENING up third-party access to South Africa’s rail infrastructure would fundamentally change the way freight moves in the country. This would not only grow...

Gearing up for better year in roadwork

WITH some important road contracts secured for 2021, AfriSam believes it is well placed to bring more capacity on stream as and when there...

Pre-fabulous! COVID clinics among hundreds of mobile buildings erected in record time

OVER a nine-month period, Kwikspace executed 630 projects, delivering and erecting more than 1 700 prefabricated, relocatable buildings covering 55 000 m². Of these,...

Fast track solution for KZN COVID wards

WORKING closely with the Department of Health in Kwa-Zulu Natal, TAL, a division of Norcros SA, has helped fast track an overhaul of the...

KZN water projects on track

THE Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated its commitment to implement long-term measures to address water scarcity issues in different parts...

High capacity boom lift a boon for 5G installers

WORK-at-height and material handling supply company Eazi Access recently added JLG’s 460SJ HC3 Telescopic Boom Lift to its fleet, something it believes will prove...

Dube do! Durban airport zone to get its first hotel

IN a welcome dose of good news for KwaZulu-Natal’s COVID-battered tourism industry, international hotel group Radisson has announced plans to build a hotel at...

Humungous! Scale of automaker’s R365m parts warehouse expansion

WORK has begun in earnest at the Toyota Parts Distribution Warehouse in Atlas Road, East Rand, where Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) is expanding...

Africa focus: big changes at engineering firm

ENGINEERING, design, and advisory company Aurecon Africa has demerged from the global Aurecon brand to position itself as a business aimed at the African...

What makes an efficient precast wall production line?

ELEMATIC is well-known globally for hollow core technology but the company also has a strong product line for precast wall element production, with three...

Why building designs must include effective disaster-management systems

EVEN a minor design flaw in a building could potentially place people, equipment, and property at risk of death and destruction. That’s the warning from...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...