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Three Joburg properties open for public tender as part of inner city rejuvenation

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th October 2018 The City of Joburg (CoJ) has released information about three inner city properties that are now open for public tender by potential developers, as part of its inner-city rejuvenation project that comprises over 80 buildings and plots for renovation. This project aims to fulfil the city’s vision... 

City of Johannesburg inner city revitalisation project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     14th September 2018 The City of Johannesburg aims to deliver 4 000 low-cost housing units to inner city residents to address the housing backlog. 

Waste gas fuels smelter

By: Halima Frost     31st August 2018 A gas processing plant, built by backup and continuous power solutions provider Diesel Electric Services, in Boshoek near Rustenburg, has achieved over 45 000 lost-time injury-free hours in its first year of operation. The project –  which started in January 2016, and took about 16 months to... 

City of Joburg makes 71 inner city properties available for private sector development

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th August 2018 Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba has declared Johannesburg’s inner city open for business by putting 71 properties out to tender for private sector development into mixed-income housing, student accommodation and small business rental space. This forms part of City of Joburg’s inner... 

City Power working around the clock to restore power in central Joburg

By: African News Agency      5th September 2017 Johannesburg’s City Power said on Tuesday that it had restored at least 27% of the power in the inner city following a fire at an underground tunnel that was caused by cable thieves. City Power said the damage to the cables had resulted from fire during the attempted cable theft on Sunday... 

Sections of Joburg highways to be upgraded

By: SANews, SA government news service     7th May 2015 Key sections of the Johannesburg highway system will soon be upgraded to world-class standards, but none of these roads will be tolled. This was the assurance given by Executive Mayor Parks Tau in his 2015 State of the City Address on Wednesday. 

Marshalltown generating station project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     8th August 2014 The project involves the construction of a new nominal 650 MW, combined-cycle, natural-gas-fuelled generating station. 

Ascension, Nedbank conclude R45m loan

By: Natasha Odendaal     15th April 2013 Substantially black-owned and black-managed property income fund Ascension Properties has secured a R45-million loan from Nedbank Corporate Property Finance. The financing would enable the Western Cape-based JSE-listed property group to buy the Swiss House in Marshalltow, in Johannesburg for... 


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