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The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) confirmed that global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon was the first company to have 50 Green Star-rated buildings certified in South Africa. Aurecon fulfilled the role of green building consultant on these projects.

The Department of Public Works (DPW) has awarded 30 bursaries to deserving learners of the Matric class of 2017. The R3,9-million worth of bursaries were awarded to learners interested in studying for careers in the built industry. The learners come from schools across the country, which are participating in the DPW schools programme.

In a move that clearly underlines its total migration from the use of conventional yellow metal haulers, PPC Slurry has further added three more units of the construction-type Scania mining tippers. The new acquisitions bring to seven the number of Scania’s G410CB8x4EHZ mining tippers operating at Slurry.

We are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution where architecture, like almost every profession, stands to be completely disrupted and transformed. This is a world with infinite possibilities, a world where billions of people are connected by mobile devices and computers have almost unbounded processing power. This is the age of artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, self-drive vehicles, 3-D printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, quantum computing and more.

The alarming increase in South Africans at all walks of life opting for a policy of “getting as much as they can for as little payment as possible” is contributing to the decline of a building industry already plagued by late or no payments, says Uwe Putlitz, CEO of the Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC).

KwaZulu-Natal is rapidly shaking off the mantle of the laid-back regional economy. All indications are that the undeveloped land surrounding major centres holds enormous value that could reshape the face of one of South Africa’s most popular coastlines.

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