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Oct 25, 2013
About 180 000 people had found work through government's infrastructure programme up to March this year, according to Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel. In a written reply to a parliamentary question, he said the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating...
Oct 25, 2013
Two South African infrastructure projects have been recognised for innovation in their respective sectors, having been shortlisted as finalists in the 2013 Be Inspired Awards competition, organised by global infrastructure software developer Bentley Systems....
Oct 01, 2013
About the project This project is to build accommodation for artisans and technicians who will be working for Eskom on the Kusile power station. Eskom has to build 334 units which will have basement parking and accommodate 4 people each. It is a hostel setup and will...
Sep 13, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
Almost five years after its inception, parastatal Eskom, coal producers, government and the Fossil Fuel Foundation on Tuesday officially launched the South African Coal Roadmap (SACRM), a long-awaited document that explores the interventions required for the domestic...
Jun 28, 2013
South Africa has enough coal resources to supply all State-owned power utility Eskom’s existing power stations, plus ten more, says coal advisory firm XMP Consulting senior coal analyst Xavier Prevost.
Jun 07, 2013
The high local-content requirements and the recent re-establishment of the boilers industry have not only brought about opportunities but also challenges. The most challenging of which relates to a reduction in productivity and the quality of boilers produced by the...
Jun 06, 2013
Hansen Transmissions South Africa (Pty) Ltd (HTSA), local subsidiary of industrial gearbox designer, manufacturer and supplier, Hansen Industrial Transmissions nv in Belgium, secured a second order for the manufacture and supply of 384 M4 Air Cooled Condenser (ACC)...
May 30, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has marked National Water Week by unveiling the Komati Water Scheme Augmentation Project (KWSAP), which has been designed to resolve the water supply problems to Eskom's Duvha and Matla power stations in...
Feb 15, 2013
As the main contractor on State-owned power utility Eskom’s Kusile coal-fired power station project, the power utility’s second most advanced new build, Esorfranki Civils was the first contractor to be recognised for achieving one-million lost-time injury free...
Jan 11, 2013
Siemens is on track with its work for State-owned power utility Eskom’s Kusile power station, but is facing challenges, owing to delays in the civil works at both project sites.
Dec 14, 2012
State-owned power utility Eskom was making significant progress with its R340-billion new build programme, but many serious risks had to be carefully managed to ensure the ongoing success of the programme, the utility’s outgoing FD Paul O’Flaherty said during a...
Nov 02, 2012
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is likely to receive a fair bit of feedback ahead of its closing date of November 20 for stakeholder comments on Eskom’s third multiyear price determination period (MYPD3) application, in which it is requesting...
Oct 25, 2012
JSE-listed civil engineering and construction group Esorfranki has returned to profitablity in the six months ended August, with revenue increasing 33%. The company on Thursday reported 300% growth in its headline earnings share to 7.8c, up from a headline loss a...
Sep 03, 2012
Construction group Wilson Bayly Holmes Ovcon (WBHO) saw a 9.6% drop in profit for the financial year ended June 30, at R713-million, compared with R789-million in the previous 12-month period. Operating margin declined from 7.4% to 5.5%. WBHO attributed this to...
Aug 31, 2012
Government would have to start implementing the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity soon, to avoid another power supply crisis, Eskom CEO Brian Dames said at a recent business breakfast hosted by the University of Pretoria.
Aug 31, 2012
East Rand-based IPC Industries is a manufacturer of polyisocyanurate and polyurethane insulation foam ranging in density from 35 kg/m3 to 80 kg/m3.
Aug 17, 2012
Government would have to start implementing the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity soon, to avoid another power supply crisis, Eskom CEO Brian Dames said on Friday. He expressed concern as plans of further generation capacity build programmes, beyond the...
Aug 03, 2012
Hot and cold insulation specialist IPC Industries has started manufacturing prefabricated dome heads for vessels from rigid polyurethane foam (PIC), which it says is faster, compared with the materials previously used. The company focuses on developing new products...
Jul 12, 2012
Stockyard and terrace contracts both awarded to the Cosira Group
Jun 29, 2012
The 4 800 MW Medupi power plant, in Lephalale, Limpopo, is on track to deliver first power to the grid before the end of 2013, State-owned power utility Eskom CFO Paul O’Flaherty said.
Jun 14, 2012
State-owned power utility Eskom says it has agreed to a capital-sharing arrangement with mining group Anglo American for the proposed greenfield New Largo coal mine, in Mpumalanga, which will produce coal for the 4 800 MW Kusile power station, which is being...
May 25, 2012
Esorfranki is undertaking the construction of complex subterranean service infrastructure at Eskom’s Kusile power station, in Mpumalanga.
May 18, 2012
Despite assurances from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) and State-owned mining company African Exploration, Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) that AEMFC is operating without exemption or preference and under fair market rules, concerns by industry...