Construction World

Growsmart, the leading education initiative by Growthpoint Properties in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Education, this month launched its ninth annual programme focused on boosting the literacy, numeracy and science performance of primary school children.

Innovation is the standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special and appreciated by one’s peers. Innovation in sync with context provides the delight factor permitting architectural design to compete comfortably on the world stage. Technical skill, the ability to create memorable form that draws one in while treading softly on our planet is what puts the finishing touches to sustainable architecture. South African architecture continues to take positive strides also demonstrating an extra creative dimension unique in a country where the shaping of the urban landscape requires an appreciation of the complexities of creating an inclusive built environment.

On Tuesday 28th November 2017 Wacker Neuson South Africa signed an exclusive partnership agreement with long-standing Namibian dealer, Industrial Building Supplies & Plant Hire (IBS). The agreement positions IBS as the exclusive supplier of Wacker Neuson light construction and compact equipment in Namibia.

The Mobility Centre for Africa NPC (MCA) hosted it’s 3rd Future Mobility Roundtable in Cape Town on 13 February 2018. The discussion, held at the Westin Hotel was the 3rd in a series of events bringing together government, industry and academia to collaborate in a drive to prepare South Africa and the continent at large for the rapidly changing world of transportation.

By Deon Oberholzer, CEO of Gestalt Growth Strategies

The final Construction Sector Code was finally gazetted on December 2017 – notably just two weeks before the builder industry’s holiday... but at least better than the repeal of the old one just days before the financial year end of most companies in 2016. In reviewing the final document against the draft, CEO of Gestalt Growth Strategies Deon Oberholzer found that most of it was left unchanged, but there were a few earthquakes set to shake some well-constructed BEE strategies to their foundations.

Turner & Townsend today announced that its Kenya business is to merge with Nairobi-based project management firm Mentor Management Limited (MML). Turner & Townsend has acquired a majority stake in MML from leading growth markets investor – Actis. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.

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