Construction World

By: Anton Hartman

Sprawled across a bike path in Nuenen, Netherlands, 50 000 solar-powered stones are embedded on the pavement to glow in the dark and resemble Vincent van Gogh’s famous ‘The Starry Night. It was a commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the painter’s death: a techno-poetry that Dutch artist and urban architect Daan Roosegaarde describes as “technical combined with experience”, a fusion of art and purpose.

While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) supports the provisions of Minister Tito Mboweni’s 2019 Budget presented in his speech today, the organization believes that Government needs to urgently revise its Procurement Practices for Consulting Engineering Services related to the development of Infrastructure making sure that the citizens of South Africa get ‘Value for Money’ infrastructure that is safe and designed to stand the test of time.

As predictions for the Internet of Things’ growth continues at an exponential rate, new data from global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon reveals that many businesses have a significant lack of knowledge for utilising the technology.

Until black people have enough faith in their fellows to employ them as service providers, black economic transformation (BEE) will not become entrenched, BEE Advisory Council member Dr Thami Mazwai said on Friday.

Vukile Property Fund will appoint respected stalwart of South Africa’s listed property sector, Laurence Cohen, as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Friday, 15 February will have a significant impact on the lives of 2 000 students across the country, as well as long term effects on the infrastructure of South Africa as CETA (Construction Education and Training Authority) invest in the education and development of these students.

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