Much of the same expected for 2019

With pressure on costs, increased fuel prices, the water shortage in Cape Town in 2018, and an economy that is struggling at best, the remedial construction industry can prepare for much of the same challenges in 2019. Geoffrey Jäck, MD, Indawo The industry is a major supplier of employment and a decline in industry trends…

Green rehabilitation implemented at 37 Commerce Crescent

Undertaken by architecture and interior architecture company Paragon, the 37 Commerce Crescent renovation project in Kramerville, Johannesburg, saw the existing industrial building rehabilitated into a retail and showroom development. “The decision by the client to recycle the building was with merit, but did complicate the project,” Paragon architect Kim Newell explains. The original building was…

AfDB approves €115m in funding for Rwandan water and sanitation programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved €115m in additional funding to support Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Programme. The initiative aims to improve access and reliability of sustainable water supply services for 1.5-million people, 700,000 of who live in peri-urban / rural areas. The funding will cover strategic cities and address water and…

#BestofBiz 2018: Construction & Engineering

We’ve compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity’s Construction & Engineering site over the past year below. Our most-read stories Our most-read contributors Our most-viewed press offices Our most-read new…