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The Dying Star - The Decline of the South African Construction Industry

The Dying Star - The Decline of the Sout...

Shadleigh Terence Brown - Highly skilled and practiced construction professional MSc LLM FRCIS FCIArb FAArb MCIOB Arriving back in South Africa in late 2015 after a period delivering construction projects abroad, there was as sense that the construction industry was unwell. Not terminally ill, but certainly ailing. In the three years since, the decline of the South African construction industry has been cataclysmic. Even the biggest, oldest, the most well established firms have suffered to the point of collapse. Share prices in many of the top construction firms have plummeted to record lows. Everyday there is another insolvency, another failed contractor. There are many challenges facing...

Shadleigh Terence Brown - Highly skilled and practiced construction professional MSc LLM FRCIS FCIArb FAArb MCIOB Arriving back in South Africa in late 2015 after a period delivering construction projects abroad, there was as sense that the...

Shadleigh Terence Brown - Highly skilled and practiced construction professional MSc LLM FRCIS FCIArb FAArb MCIOB Arriving back in South Africa in...

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Survey confirms South African building, construction industry’s ‘woeful state’

Survey confirms South African building, ...

The Construction Industry Development Board’s CIDB’s small and medium-sized enterprises SME conditions survey for the second quarter has confirmed the “woeful state” of the South African building and construction industry.Building confidence decreased to 30 index points, from 33 in the first quarter, particularly as building activity slowed even further. CIDB construction industry performance project manager Ntando Skosana on Tuesday noted that, “with the exception of a marginal uptick at the end of 2018, general builder GB sentiment has trended downwards since the beginning of 2017”. Across the grades, GBs in Grades 3 and 4 experienced the sharpest drop in sentiment from 40 to 30 index...

The Construction Industry Development Board’s CIDB’s small and medium-sized enterprises SME conditions survey for the second quarter has confirmed the “woeful state” of the South African building and construction industry.Building confidence...

The Construction Industry Development Board’s CIDB’s small and medium-sized enterprises SME conditions survey for the second quarter has confirmed...

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At least five N2, N3 tenders to open by financial year-end, says Sanral

At least five N2, N3 tenders to open by ...

At least five tenders for the upgrade of the N3 and N2 highways in KwaZulu-Natal will go out before the end of South African National Road Agency Limited's Sanral’s current financial year, Sanral Eastern Region design, planning and construction manager Ravi Ronny told a business briefing roadshow at Durban’s King’s Park Stadium on Thursday. Due to the length and estimated R30-billion cost of both upgrades, the corridor has been split into a number of detailed design and construction packages each valued at about R1-billion.The upgrade of the 80-km-long N3 corridor between Durban and Pietermaritzburg accounts for 14 packages and the 55 km stretch of the N2 between Isipingo and the Dube...

At least five tenders for the upgrade of the N3 and N2 highways in KwaZulu-Natal will go out before the end of South African National Road Agency Limited's Sanral’s current financial year, Sanral Eastern Region design, planning and construction...

At least five tenders for the upgrade of the N3 and N2 highways in KwaZulu-Natal will go out before the end of South African National Road Agency...

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Ramaphosa consolidates economic cluster as part of streamlined Cabinet

Ramaphosa consolidates economic cluster ...

The 28-member streamlined Cabinet unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday night includes a new-look economic cluster, which consolidates the departments of Trade and Industry and Economic Development, as well as the departments of Mineral Resources and Energy.As was widely anticipated, Ramaphosa reappointed Tito Mboweni as Finance Minister and retained Pravin Gordhan as Public Enterprises Minister. Dr David Masondo was appointed as Deputy Minister of Finance. The President also confirmed that David Mabuza would be Deputy President. Former Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel was named Trade and Industry Minister, while Gwede Mantashe was appointed Minister of Mineral...

The 28-member streamlined Cabinet unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday night includes a new-look economic cluster, which consolidates the departments of Trade and Industry and Economic Development, as well as the departments of Mineral...

The 28-member streamlined Cabinet unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday night includes a new-look economic cluster, which consolidates...

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