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Smart cities innovation winners announced ATTACQ and LaunchLab Smart Cities Innovation Winners Announced
The six winners of the ATTACQ Smart Cities Innovation Challenge were recently announced after a strict adjudication process. The winners receive incubation support from the
16 Nov 2017
GE Africa Innovation Centre Innovative fit-out boosts ‘green’ status of GE Africa Innovation Centre
Leading architecture, interior design, and space-planning practice Paragon was tasked by GE Global Properties to design and fit-out the GE Africa Innovation Centre (GEAIC), the
02 Nov 2017
Curb construction project costs Curb construction project costs through value management
Improvements in the construction process as well as the function of a building can be achieved through a highly underrated process called value management. The value management
03 Oct 2017
Building Industry Congress The State of the Construction Industry on the Table at Building Industry Congress
Economic transformation in the South African construction sector and the impact of ratings downgrades on the development and future of the industry, are topics that will be
07 Sep 2017
Western Cape Government’s newest office building constructed with Corobrik Western Cape Government’s newest office building constructed with Corobrik face brick on track for 5-Star Green Star SA as-built rating
Designed to achieve the illustrious 5-Star Green Star SA rating for its sustainability, the Green Building in Bellville, Western Cape has been constructed using a number of
21 Aug 2017
Poject Administrators How Effective are your Project Administrators
The business world today is a highly competitive and fast-paced environment in which the rapid creation and delivery of high quality products and services is critical to business
15 Aug 2017
Constructing a better future? South African women in roofing: constructing a better future?
While the South African construction sector is a provider of a significant number of jobs and fertile ground for entrepreneurial activities, female representation across all
07 Aug 2017
Surveying from the Top BBQ speaks to Inga Vanqa, Managing Director of Inga Vanqa Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers
Inga Vanqa Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers (IVQS) has built a reputation as one of the fastest growing built-environment consulting firms in South Africa. The company was
07 Aug 2017
High risk and complex infrastructure projects South Africa must contribute to the debate on alliance contracting for high risk and complex infrastructure projects
The NEC recently released the consultation draft of the new NEC4 Alliance Contract. This format is designed specifically to elicit feedback from the construction and
07 Aug 2017
Agility and adaptability The third annual ASAQS Conference promotes agility and adaptability
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) Conference took place 2 August at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. The Conference inspired quantity surveyors
07 Aug 2017
The softer side of technology development “Technology is an exciting and rewarding career,” states Lorraine Steyn firmly. And she should know. A pioneer in the South African software development industry, Steyn has been at the helm of the company she founded for some 30 years since it launched. She ascribes her company’s enduring success to the fact that she started Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS) with an entrepreneurial mindset, which she continues to apply every day.
When it comes to some of the challenges and opportunities that women may have in the technology sector, Steyn is vocal. “Women are very suited to software development, as
07 Aug 2017
Square metre cost myth Debunking the rate per square metre cost myth
A “cost per square metre rate” is a method of expressing building cost that should be used with extreme caution by both clients and contractors involved in the cost
28 Jun 2017
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