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World Cup stadium construction cartel gets its comeuppance

Those construction firms that did not accept culpability and settle when accused of collusive tendering now face an unforgiving Competition Tribunal.

Foreign direct investment boosts African megaprojects

West Africa overtook East Africa in a construction boom that stretches the continent.

WBHO gets off lightly but Murray & Roberts left to stew

Construction company WBHO got off lightly for collusive tendering. But co-accused, Murray & Roberts's Concor company, will not be as lucky.

Aveng takes action on collusion-scandal employees

Construction company Aveng has explained how it held executives and employees involved in anti-competitive behaviour accountable, says a report.

Afrimat revenue grows to close to a billion

Industrial minerals and construction materials supplier Afrimat says revenue grew 38.8% to R931.9-million for the interim period to August.

Adcorp offers to buy Australian workforce firm

Adcorp has put in an offer to buy 100% of Labour Solutions Australia, saying the final consideration would depend on the company's earnings.

Constrictions choke off construction

The state's failure to get its infrastructure plans off the ground is frustrating industry.

Construction industry fraught with problems

The South African construction industry has major delivery issues that need to be fixed, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Business confidence in building sector on five-year high

Business confidence is on the rise, according to the First National Bank/Bureau for Economic Research building confidence index.

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Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

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Old Mutual announces digital AGM

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