One Discovery Place in Sandton achieves six Green Star As-Built rating

The new Discovery head office in Sandton, Johannesburg has achieved a six Green Star As-Built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa. Image supplied Aurecon (rebranding as Zutari), provided mechanical and ESD (environmentally sustainable design) services for the development. One Discovery Place was developed by Growthpoint Properties in a joint venture with Zenprop…

New report: The Future of Infrastructure

Global infrastructure firm AECOM has released its third annual global infrastructure report, The Future of Infrastructure: Creating opportunity for everyone, which illustrates the essential role infrastructure plays in addressing society’s most complex challenges. Critical themes include economic stimulus, funding, social value, innovation, resilience, climate change, sustainability and adapting for a post-pandemic world. In response to…

NHBRC regional offices to resume, satellites phased in

While the National Home Builders’ Registration Council (NHBRC) provincial offices will resume full service operations next Monday, 8 June, satellite offices will be phased in gradually. The satellite offices are in Tzaneen, Witbank, Bethlehem, Thulamela, Mafikeng, Klerksdorp and Newcastle. Acting chief executive Otsile Maseng said the approach was to ensure that the NHBRC safeguards the…