MPA, Motseng acquire Mott MacDonald Africa

Malani Padayachee & Associates (MPA), a 100% black-women-owned and managed civil and structural engineering consulting firm, and investment holding company Motseng Women Investments (Motseng), have acquired 100% equity of Mott MacDonald Africa, the South African engineering entity of Mott MacDonald. MPA will be rebranded as MPAMOT. Malani Padayachee-Saman, CEO of MPA, has been named CEO…

Winde, De Lille to tackle economic recovery at WCPDF virtual events

From August to November, the Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF) will be hosting monthly interactive virtual sessions addressing the future of the construction and property development industry. Alan Winde, premier of the Western Cape, and Patricia De Lille, national minister of public works and infrastructure, will tackle South Africa’s economic recovery during these “In…

Transformation in the construction sector

“A recent study by the Boston Consulting Group has found that diverse companies produce 19% more revenue. Not only does diversity generate a bigger bottom line, there are a multitude of other benefits, including access to a variety of perspectives, increased productivity, improved performance, as well as heightened company reputation,” says Devi Paulsen-Abbott, vice president…