This week, 55 small Western Cape construction business owners began the 10-month Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) Contractor Development Programme (CDP) training.

Cities could tackle the global problem of rising levels of waste and depleted resources by using organic waste, such as bananas, potatoes and maize as building materials, Arup predicts.

Public Works Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko on Monday called on the construction industry to embrace innovative technologies that have superior energy efficiency performance compared to conventional materials.

AS the Eastern Cape’s largest shopping and entertainment centre, Baywest Mall, marks its second birthday this month (May 21), its performance for owners Rebosis Property Fund suggests consumer appetites for super-regional malls are far from waning.

South Africa’s downgraded status by international agencies is likely to have significant impact on the construction industry as the cost of credit rises, particularly in existing contracts.

Competition Tribunal is today due to confirm an immunity agreement JSE-listed construction group Aveng struck with the Competition Commission.

Construction groups say they will collectively pay R1.25bn to accelerate transformation in the country's construction sector in settlement of collusion claims in the industry.

After improving marginally to 42 in 4Q2015, the FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index lost 14 points to register a level of 28 in 1Q2016.

First day of the Department of Labour's inquiry into the M1 bridge collapse kicks off with the two companies at the centre of the probe unable to agree on who is responsible for the structure's design.

Women in construction are certainly an occupational minority, much like male nurses, male teachers and female surgeons.

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