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MINDSET Mining Consultants conducted a longwall feasibility study for Sasol

29th June 2020 Mining consulting engineers, Mindset Mining Consultants, conducted a feasibility study for Sasol Mining on its proposed longwall project. The proposed longwall project forms part of the Syferfontein Colliery planning. The study looked at two mining blocks, namely Block IV and Alexander Block 2.... 

Bigen recognised as Standard Bank’s Top Gender Icon

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th August 2019 Bigen, an innovative, solutions-focused infrastructure development Group and influential contributor to socio-economic development across Africa, received the Top Gender Icon Award for its firm commitment to women empowerment at Standard Bank’s 16th Top Women Awards ceremony held at Emperors... 

We need detail, and we need it soon, business says in SoNA response 

By: Terence Creamer     21st June 2019 Business Unity South Africa (Busa) has lamented the absence of “real implementation plans” from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s June State of the Nation Address (SoNA) and has urged him to work with business to table a clear implementation plan, with timeframes and milestones, to address South... 

Petrus Pienaar

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     21st June 2019 This week we profile Petrus Pienaar, CEO of Nyeleti Consulting Engineers 

Afrimat Construction Index shows marginal improvement year-on-year

By: Simone Liedtke     20th June 2019 JSE-listed Afrimat’s Construction Index (ACI) for the first quarter broadly followed the same “disappointing trend” evident in overall economic activity during the quarter, with gross domestic product (GDP) having contracted by more than 3% quarter-on-quarter. Economist Dr Roelof Botha, who... 

Green buildings rising

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 As the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) introduces more rating tools, the construction industry’s uptake of green building is “sky rocketing”, says professional services firm WSP Africa building services regional director Alison Groves. The GBCSA developed the Green Star South... 

Concrete Society

7th June 2019 The Concrete Society of Southern Africa NPC (CSSA) is a non-profit, member-based organisation - a ‘community’ of like-minded professionals who keep themselves up-to-date with the latest technology and thinking in concrete-related matters. The society offers seminars, site visits, publications,... 

Software provides support for project’s design phase

By: Thabi Madiba     24th May 2019 To help avoid construction failures for building contractors and consulting engineers, construction fastening and fixing supplier fischer fixings SA’s design software FIXPERIENCE has been developed as a tool to provide safe, reliable and professional support for the design phases of construction... 

Bigen’s commitment to transformation continues

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th May 2019 The CEO of Bigen Group, Mr Anton Boshoff has submitted his resignation, effective 31 May 2019 to enable the business to fill the position of CEO with a Black Professional, through his own personal commitment to the economic transformation required for the Infrastructure industry. Anton will... 

Solution assists in energy optimisation

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     10th May 2019 Energy management multinational Schneider Electric’s digital energy management system EcoStruxure Power can help organisations to improve their efficiency and uptime. The system assists clients in ensuring that power is available, operational costs are optimised and maintenance is performed on... 

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