Construction World

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) will start 2019 boldly with the launch in January of the construction pre-qualification for the Phase II main works, the Polihali Dam and Polihali Transfer Tunnel. 

PPC Ltd today announced strong financial results for the six months ended 30 September 2018. Highlights include an eight percent rise in group revenue to R5,6-billion, largely due to a four percent increase in total cement volumes to 3,1 million tons.

The revelations tumbling out of the Parktown Pandora’s Box opened by the Zondo commission will certainly mean that, due to the previous nine years of looting public coffers, public spending on long-awaited infrastructure projects will simply not happen in the near future. If the lack of government spending was not a big enough blow to our industry, the talk of land expropriation, a declining Rand and, closer to home, drought, continued destruction of Metrorail train carriages and ongoing service delivery protests, would seem enough reason to knock the lights out of any private building initiatives as well.

It was another night to remember for Royal HaskoningDHV who walked away with two awards at the IMESA/CESA Excellence Awards held in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday 30th October. The Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) and Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) recognized outstanding achievements in municipal infrastructure and honoured projects showcasing how engineering enhances the lives of the local communities.

Jet Demolition won its second consecutive award at the annual World Demolition Awards 2018 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on 8 November. The premium event of its kind, the awards are hosted by Demolition & Recycling International, published by the KHL Group, in conjunction with the European Demolition Association. The awards are accompanied by an industry-leading World Demolition Summit.

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon is proud to announce that Sonja de Klerk, Head of Quality, Environment & Sustainability at Aurecon, was chosen as the Country Winner – SADC South 2018/9, in the Business & Professional Service sector of CEO Global’s Most Influential Women in Business & Government Awards. The award identifies and recognises Africa’s most influential leaders to honour excellence in the public and private sectors.

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