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Motswere building in Gaborone receives Botswana's first Green Star rating

The Motswere building in Botswana has been awarded a five-star Green Star Africa - Office Design v1.1 rating by the Green Building Council South Africa...

1 day ago

Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City earns four-star green rating

Attacq's recently launched Courtyard Hotel Waterfall has been awarded a four-star green rating for Best Practice from the Green Building Council South Africa...

23 Jul 2021

World Architecture Festival Awards announces 2021 shortlist

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards has announced its 2021 shortlist, celebrating buildings and landscapes to have been completed across the globe...

22 Jul 2021

#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space...

By Peter Hodgkinson 22 Jul 2021

Construction industry can emerge stronger after Covid-19

The global pandemic has led many of the industry's top performers to re-strategise their future paths and realign them with the new normal that is slowly emerging...

By Nico Pienaar 21 Jul 2021

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Jul 2021

Ethiopia says second filling of giant dam on Blue Nile complete

Ethiopia has completed filling the reservoir of its huge dam on the Blue Nile river for a second year and the plant may start generating power in the next few months...

By Dawit Endeshaw 20 Jul 2021

UFS green concrete project aims to help fight global warming

The green concrete project at the University of the Free State is research aimed at producing environmentally friendly concrete based on industrial waste materials...

19 Jul 2021

New approach to plumbing apprenticeships aims to increase employment

This new approach to sourcing and skilling sets these young artisans up for success, and the transformative training they receive enables them to play a vital role in enhancing the sector and the economy...

16 Jul 2021

KZN communities urged to report water infrastructure damage

The Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has called on residents to avoid the vandalism of water infrastructure, as dam levels in the province...

15 Jul 2021

Demolition vs deconstruction in a sustainable built environment

A sustainable built environment extends well beyond deconstruction. It has to consider the risk profile of deconstruction versus demolition, as well as the...

By Kate Bester 15 Jul 2021

Africities 2022 offers opportunity to examine water issues

Kisumu County, Kenya, will host Africities 9 from 26-30 April 2022, under the auspices of the Pan-African Organisation of UCLG Africa...

By Simon Thomas 14 Jul 2021

Construction industry collaborates on solutions to key issues undermining sector

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North recently hosted a broad spectrum of panelists during a roundtable discussion on some of the key issues that continue to undermine the construction industry...

13 Jul 2021

#MandelaDay2021: Call to action

This Mandela Month, you can align your company or brand with worthy causes that address social injustice...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 Jul 2021

What architects need to see in manufacturers' architectural specifications

According to Morag Evans, CEO of BuildConnect, manufacturers that fail to improve the quality of architectural specifications provided online, risk not being specified in projects...

12 Jul 2021

UN Security Council backs AU bid to broker Ethiopia dam deal

UN Security Council members on Thursday, 8 July, backed African Union mediation efforts between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan in a dispute over the operation of...

By Michelle Nichols 9 Jul 2021

'Still not enough women in architecture, engineering' - Aecom's Melissa Truscott

Speaking on the upcoming occasion of Women's Day on 9 August, Aecom's recently appointed director of architecture for Africa, Melissa Truscott, says she has been fortunate...

1 day ago

Isikhova Media wins publishing rights to South African Builder magazine

Isikhova Media has been awarded the publishing rights to publish South African Builder magazine, the official journal for Master Builders South Africa (MBSA)...

15 Jul 2021

SA manufacturing production up 35.3% in May

South African manufacturing production increased by 35.3% in May 2021 compared with May 2020...

12 Jul 2021









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