Two South African buildings have been shortlisted for the international Arcaid Architectural Photography Awards 2017- one of the world's foremost photographic prizes. And Johannesburg's infamous but iconic Ponte Tower is one of them.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a private sector multicurrency line of credit of $100-million and R1.3-billion to South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
As a measure to stem cases of collapsed building in Lagos state, the government, yesterday, commenced demolition of 114 identified distressed buildings in the state.
Africa’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure deficit is not only severely hampering seamless regional integration, industrialisation and efficiencies, but is also detrimental to the overarching competitiveness of the emerging continent.
Now in its 5th year, the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo has truly become the Must Attend Show for the Built Environment professional.
2017 marks PPC’s 125th anniversary. The company started in South Africa in 1892 and established a number of plants across the country. Since then, PPC’s investment in Africa has been extensive.
To grow their economies in line with their growing size, Africa’s cities must open their doors and connect to the world to ensure that investments in these cities’ infrastructure, industrial and commercial structures keep pace with its concentration of people.
A commercial biogas farm in Kenya has become Africa’s pioneering electricity producer powered by biogas to sell additional electricity to the national grid, cutting the carbon emissions associated with oil-powered generation.
Forbes has published its annual list of richest men in Africa. This year, only 21 billionaires are on the list, worth a combined $70 billion. This is down from the 2015 list which featured 23 African billionaires worth a combined $79.8 billion.
A new agreement between the South African government and six major construction companies signals a new era of peace between the government and the beleaguered construction industry.
MasterRheobuild admixtures provide superior cement dispersion allowing for the production of flowable concrete with a low water/cement ratio.
The First Chinese-built railway line linking the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and the port of Djibouti has been formally inaugurated. Covering a total of 752 km it is the first electric railway in Africa.
Standard Bank of South Africa (SBSA), US overseas development financier Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and diversified community-based financial services company Wells Fargo Bank have announced a US$300-million facility to fund power and infrastructure projects in Africa.
Cement manufacturer Bamburi Cement and National Construction Authority (NCA) have signed a deal to train 1.5 million construction experts in a move aimed at curtailing frequent cases of building’s collapsing.
Lafarge Africa Plc has announced the appointment of its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bruno Bayet following the resignation of Anders Kristiansson at its Board of Directors Meeting on September 30th 2016.
According to Moneyweb, PPC, South Africa’s largest publicly traded cement maker, said it received R4 billion ($263 million) of bank guarantees
A special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe last week to present three designs for a new $145m legislature China
According to Engineering News, Cement manufacturer PPC is attaining the benefits of an upgrade to the cooler on one of the kiln lines
Doors open at 7:00 on Monday, 9 May for Housing for Africa, Civilution, African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo and the Construction IT Summit and Expo.
Revelstone was founded in August 1993 by Andrew Cyprianos. He identified a niche in both the domestic and commercial markets for customised cast stone products
Concrete.TV recently did a skype interview with Robert Lewis, Technical Marketing Manager at Elkem Silicon Materials about his key involvement with the upcoming African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo which will bring together world class expertise in the concrete, cement and construction industries.
The rail projects planned or under way in Africa are enough to connect Cape Town to Copenhagen. On the outskirts of a national wildlife park in Kenya,
As both local and international producers vie for their share in the African cement market, cement plants are being built across the continent at a rapid rate.
Mignon Daubermann, creator of a pair of tinted cement rings set with gemstones and shaped into organic forms inspired by human bones