Global construction sector shows positive momentum

According to Turner & Townsend’s latest annual International Construction Market Survey (ICMS), the global construction sector entered 2019 with significant momentum and prospects throughout the year are expected to remain buoyant, despite the headwinds facing the world economy. Turner & Townsend team members presenting the ICMS results nationally in South Africa are from left: Cari…

BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible

Early January 2020 will deliver BizTrends2020 – The Definitive Intra-African B2B Industry Trend Report, and with it your opportunity to make possible some of the best trend content in Africa. Under the theme Towards BizAfrica2020, Bizcommunity’s editors will soon be inviting contributions from strategic, economic, cultural and academic trend forecasters, analysts, management and development consultants…

Community consultation is key to frustration in building sector

The construction sector is in dire straits. Due to slow economic growth many constructions companies are under immense pressure which includes retrenchments and possible business closure. In addition, the frustration is compounded by surrounding rural communities that often work for local construction companies. Janine Espin, managing director at Economic Development Solutions When a new project…