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A strong workplace safety culture protects staff and brand reputation

EVERY day thousands of lives are lost due to work accidents or fatal diseases linked to work activities. These are deaths that could and should...

Could 3D printing solve SA’s housing crisis?

WITH around a quarter of South Africa’s urban households living in informal settlements, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement that government is to pilot 3D...

R297m lifeline for carbon black tyre manufacturer

AN investment of almost R300m will ensure that Orion Engineered Carbons remains in business and part of the automotive value chain. The investment arrangement, involving...

Pyloning on the progress at Msikaba Bridge project

The Msikaba Bridge project on the new N2 toll road between Port Edward and Umtata achieved an engineering milestone this month, as the legs...

N2 stop-go traffic alert

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) has announced stop-go traffic controls on the N2 Section 13 between Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) and Fish River...

R76m more for N2 Wild Coast road project

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) will invest over R76 million in seven new contracts to benefit local communities that live around the...

Nooitgedacht upgrade project: first water flows

THE first water from the Nooitgedacht Water Scheme was delivered recently, marking the finalisation of Phase 3 of the project which is meant to...

Culverts for EC road collapse rehab

RECENT heavy rains led to the collapse of a bridge forming part of the R61 at Tsomo Junction between Ngcobo and Cofimvaba in the...

Work forging ahead on R18bn EC mega development

GOOD progress is being made on the N2 Nodal Development in Gqeberha, with 20% of the civils works completed since construction started in January. That’s...

EC projects head list of firm’s expanded offering

BOSCH Ulwazi has expanded its offering from training and skills development, to also include consulting engineering and project management services. The emerging enterprise, with a...

Prioritise responsible manufacture, urges cement leader

AS South Africa endures some of its most difficult economic times yet, the country should recognise the importance of supporting responsible manufacturing practice in...

R3bn roads projects boost for EC SMMEs

THE South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has set aside over R3 billion to benefit local small, medium, and micro enterprises (SMMEs)...

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Gift of the Givers opens boreholes in NMB to ease water crisis

THE Gift of the Givers opened its seventh borehole yesterday as part of its efforts to get 30 boreholes in place to ensure that...

Iconic car maker revs up carbon commitments

ICONIC car and commercial vehicle manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is moving closer towards its vision of carbon-neutral manufacturing production after the successful launch...

Container volumes reach record highs at East London terminal

THE East London Terminal recorded a 67 percent increase in container volumes at the end of May. The terminal had budgeted for the handling...

Auto industry applauds EC port development projects

THE announcement by the Transnet National Port Authority that R9.1-billion will be invested in the Eastern Cape ports over the next seven years has...