Entries by Sybul Ngobeni

SMEC professional scoops Technologist of the Year Award

SMEC professional scoops Technologist of the Year Award Nov 7, 2018 | Awards, News |   SMEC South Africa’s Kresen Manicum has scooped the title of Technologist of the Year at the 2018 South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Awards held in Cape Town recently. Manicum received the award for his leadership qualities, sustained […]

Stefanutti posts R125m H1 operating profit despite order book decline, strained market

Stefanutti posts R125m H1 operating profit despite order book decline, strained market 8th November 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi Creamer Media Online Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ JSE-listed construction company Stefanutti Stocks managed to generate an operating profit of R125-million in the six months ended August 31, despite a constrained construction […]

Bitumen supplier concerned about slowdown in road construction

Bitumen supplier concerned about slowdown in road construction 2nd November 2018 By: Irma Venter Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The rapidly increasing bitumen price is less of a concern to bitumen suppliers than the recent slowdown in South African road construction, sayscivil engineering firm Colas South […]

SANRAL 2017/18 project roll-out stalled owing to Treasury regulations

SANRAL 2017/18 project roll-out stalled owing to Treasury regulations 2nd November 2018 By: Irma Venter Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has, in the past year, issued a total of 60 new contracts to the value of R4.9-billion for […]

SANRAL halts Mtentu megabridge construction owing to violent protest

SANRAL halts Mtentu megabridge construction owing to violent protest 1st November 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi Creamer Media Online Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) was on Thursday forced to stop construction of the R1.63-billion Mtentu megabridge, which forms part of its N2 Wild […]

Drones helping revolutionise Gauteng’s infrastructure projects 

Drones helping revolutionise Gauteng’s infrastructure projects  Gauteng infrastructure development MEC Jacob Mamabolo 29th October 2018 By: Rebecca Campbell Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (DID), with the assistance of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ’s) Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in […]

Raubex rightsizes road rehab division as lower Sanral work volumes bite

Raubex rightsizes road rehab division as lower Sanral work volumes bite 29th October 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi Creamer Media Online Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ JSE-listed Raubex Group continued to experience challenging conditions in the South African construction industry in the six months ended August 31, particularly in the road […]

Mixed picture emerges of state of SA’s road bridges following deadly Genoa collapse

Mixed picture emerges of state of SA’s road bridges following deadly Genoa collapse Previous Next Embed VideoPopup VideoInstagram DownloadBuy Photos Photo by Sanral STATISTICAL ANOMALY A full inspection of the N3 pedestrian bridge had been done in July 2016, with no defects of any significance being noted 26th October 2018 By: Nadine James Creamer Media Writer SAVE THIS […]

Ramaphosa declares end to ‘investment strike’ and unveils R209bn in commitments

Ramaphosa declares end to ‘investment strike’ and unveils R209bn in commitments 26th October 2018 By: Terence Creamer Creamer Media Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ President Cyril Ramaphosa declared an end to South Africa‘s proverbial ‘investment strike’, when he unveiled firm investment commitments of R209-billion across a diverse range of sectors, […]