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Nkosi City – R7.8bn ‘agri-city’ for the future in Mpumalanga -

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CONSTRUCTION OF BOPHELONG CLINIC ON TRACK FOR EARLY 2020 COMPLETION -

Friday, August 16, 2019

Cape Town’s dam levels passes the 80% mark -

Friday, August 16, 2019

TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CO-ARC’S WOMEN ARCHITECTS -

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

dhk Architects- Landscape Architect wanted! -

Friday, August 2, 2019

Ethiopia plants world-record 350 million trees in 12 hours -

Friday, August 2, 2019

Snøhetta reveals new Madiba-inspired “peace bench” -

Friday, August 2, 2019

CPUT’s 2019 Enactus team bags six national awards! -

Friday, August 2, 2019

More than 30 developments are in the pipeline for Cape Town’s CBD -

Thursday, August 1, 2019

The 16th Annual Evergreen Turf Turf Day -

Friday, July 26, 2019

Global architecture honour for UCT professor -

Friday, July 26, 2019

Caretakers secure their future by saving Hout Bay dunes -

Friday, July 26, 2019

Have you signed on to attend FutureScape Africa 2019? -

Friday, July 19, 2019

City’s skills development programme cultivates future environmentalists -

Friday, July 19, 2019

NOMA sculpture garden extension features outdoor theatre and submerged walkway -

Friday, July 19, 2019

Massive Cornubia development begins -

Friday, July 19, 2019

New R20m V&A Waterfront swing bridge now open -

Friday, July 12, 2019

Green Developments- Construction with the environment in mind -

Friday, June 21, 2019

Outdoor gym launched -

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mall of the West kicks off Ntshongweni Urban Development -

Thursday, June 20, 2019

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  • Nkosi City – R7.8bn ‘agri-city’ for the future in Mpumalanga

    After 10 years of planning and dreaming, three men are close to achieving their goal – an ‘agri-city’ for the future in Mpumalanga. Nearly a decade ago, property developer Philip Kleijnhans, traditional leader Sicelo Nkosi and then ward councillor in the city of Mbombela, Mpumalanga, Mandla Msibi, stood on a bushy piece of land – a picture of a future city unfolding in their minds. The communal land bordering the Daantjie tribal village, about 35km from Mbombela and 3km from the Kruger National Park, remains as bushy as it was then, and livestock still graze there. However, one thing is…

  • CONSTRUCTION OF BOPHELONG CLINIC ON TRACK FOR EARLY 2020 COMPLETION

    Community members of Doornkop, Soweto, can look forward to a larger, modernisedfacility, capable of accommodating larger volumes of patients and providing a wider range ofservices in February 2020.The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, hasbeen implementing the construction of Bophelong Clinic, a new 1790m² modern clinic,which is another testament of the City’s drive to provide healthcare facilities within a 5kmradius of all communities. Nkomaba Trading and Projects was appointed as the main contractor for the construction ofthe clinic, and were handed the site in March this year. This construction is also playing arole in job creation…

  • Cape Town’s dam levels passes the 80% mark

    Cape Town’s dam levels increased to 80,6% over the past week. Read more below: The dams supplying the City of Cape Town are 80,6% full. Collective water consumption for the past week of 5 to 11 August 2019 has increased by 20 million litres per day from 588 to 608 million litres per day. Although daily consumption has  slightly increased, we remain within our daily allocation of 650 m/l per day.  The City again thanks all residents who continue to think water. Please visit www.capetown.gov.za/thinkwater for all water-related information and Frequently Asked Questions. 

  • TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CO-ARC’S WOMEN ARCHITECTS

    It’s 7am in Sandton on a crisp winter morning. The towering construction site on Maude Street, just a stone’s throw away from the JSE in the heart of the CBD, is already alive with activity. Somewhere within The Leonardo’s beehive of more than 2 000 construction workers are several women who’ve managed, crafted and overseen the creation of this 55-storey skyscraper; the highest building in Africa. As part of Co-Arc International Architects’ predominantly female-led team, Director Catharine Atkins and professional architect Malika Walele are familiar faces on the multibillion-rand construction site. Atkins heads Co-Arc’s team on the project, responsible as Principal…

  • dhk Architects- Landscape Architect wanted!

    dhk is an established architecture, urban design, landscape architecture and interior design studio with an expanding portfolio of exciting landscape architectural projects. We are currently looking for a talented landscape architect to join our busy Cape Town team. REQUIREMENTS ·         Applicants should have an MLArch from a recognised university ·         Be SACLAP registered as a professional landscape architect ·         Have at least 5 years’ relevant work experience in landscape architecture ·         Possess strong design, communication and organisational skills ·         Be proficient in hand drawing, Autocad, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office ·         Have a passion for urban design (with experience in the field being an…

Latest

Nkosi City – R7.8bn ‘agri-city’ for the future in Mpumalanga

Aug 16, 2019

After 10 years of planning and dreaming, three men are close to achieving their goal – an ‘agri-city’ for the future in Mpumalanga. Nearly a decade ago, property developer Philip Kleijnhans, traditional leader Sicelo Nkosi and then ward councillor in the city of Mbombela, Mpumalanga, Mandla Msibi, stood on a bushy piece of land – a picture of a future city unfolding in their minds. The communal land bordering the Daantjie tribal village, about 35km from Mbombela and 3km from the Kruger National Park, remains as bushy as it was then, and livestock still graze there. However, one thing is…

CONSTRUCTION OF BOPHELONG CLINIC ON TRACK FOR EARLY 2020 COMPLETION

Aug 16, 2019

Community members of Doornkop, Soweto, can look forward to a larger, modernisedfacility, capable of accommodating larger volumes of patients and providing a wider range ofservices in February 2020.The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), on behalf of the City of Johannesburg, hasbeen implementing the construction of Bophelong Clinic, a new 1790m² modern clinic,which is another testament of the City’s drive to provide healthcare facilities within a 5kmradius of all communities. Nkomaba Trading and Projects was appointed as the main contractor for the construction ofthe clinic, and were handed the site in March this year. This construction is also playing arole in job creation…

Cape Town’s dam levels passes the 80% mark

Aug 16, 2019

Cape Town’s dam levels increased to 80,6% over the past week. Read more below: The dams supplying the City of Cape Town are 80,6% full. Collective water consumption for the past week of 5 to 11 August 2019 has increased by 20 million litres per day from 588 to 608 million litres per day. Although daily consumption has  slightly increased, we remain within our daily allocation of 650 m/l per day.  The City again thanks all residents who continue to think water. Please visit www.capetown.gov.za/thinkwater for all water-related information and Frequently Asked Questions. 

TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CO-ARC’S WOMEN ARCHITECTS

Aug 14, 2019

It’s 7am in Sandton on a crisp winter morning. The towering construction site on Maude Street, just a stone’s throw away from the JSE in the heart of the CBD, is already alive with activity. Somewhere within The Leonardo’s beehive of more than 2 000 construction workers are several women who’ve managed, crafted and overseen the creation of this 55-storey skyscraper; the highest building in Africa. As part of Co-Arc International Architects’ predominantly female-led team, Director Catharine Atkins and professional architect Malika Walele are familiar faces on the multibillion-rand construction site. Atkins heads Co-Arc’s team on the project, responsible as Principal…

dhk Architects- Landscape Architect wanted!

Aug 2, 2019

dhk is an established architecture, urban design, landscape architecture and interior design studio with an expanding portfolio of exciting landscape architectural projects. We are currently looking for a talented landscape architect to join our busy Cape Town team. REQUIREMENTS ·         Applicants should have an MLArch from a recognised university ·         Be SACLAP registered as a professional landscape architect ·         Have at least 5 years’ relevant work experience in landscape architecture ·         Possess strong design, communication and organisational skills ·         Be proficient in hand drawing, Autocad, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office ·         Have a passion for urban design (with experience in the field being an…

Ethiopia plants world-record 350 million trees in 12 hours

Aug 2, 2019

Ethiopia planted more than 350 million trees in 12 hours on Monday in what officials believe is a world-record-setting effort to combat climate change and rapid deforestation. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed set in motion the ambitious “Green Legacy” campaign to plant 4 billion trees between May and October to restore the country’s landscape. CONGRESS PROBING TAXPAYER-FUNDED WILDLIFE GROUP OVER ATROCITIES IN AFRICA “Today Ethiopia is set in our attempt to break the world record together for a green legacy,” the prime minister’s office tweeted on Monday morning. Half a day later, the office tweetedagain, congratulating the country for exceeding its initial goal of planting 200 million trees in a…

Snøhetta reveals new Madiba-inspired “peace bench”

Aug 2, 2019

This Article first appeared on Bizcommunity. For more click here Nelson Mandela’s legacy continues to inspire many around the world. To mark this year’s Nelson Mandela Day, The Nobel Peace Centre in Norway has commissioned former Design Indaba speakers, Snøhetta, to create a new art piece in collaboration with aluminium specialists, Hydro and furniture producers, Vestre. The team designed a “peace bench” called The Best Weapon, which is inspired by one of Nelson Mandela’s famous quotes which reads: “The best weapon is to sit down and talk.” The bench will be unveiled today at the UN Headquarters in New York…

CPUT’s 2019 Enactus team bags six national awards!

Aug 2, 2019

Team CPUT bagged six awards including the Most Outstanding Growth during the recent Enactus South Africa National Competition. Enactus is an international movement aimed at using entrepreneurial action to improve lives. Held in Johannesburg recently, the competition saw a distinguished panel of top executives reviewing the presentations of the country’s university teams in order to decide the national champion. The CPUT team walked away with more than R100 000 in cash prizes that will be invested in its various business projects. This includes three trophies, a laptop with the MS Office package, R30 000 towards their startup App, Mobi-Health, US$5…

More than 30 developments are in the pipeline for Cape Town’s CBD

Aug 1, 2019

The Cape Town Central City Improvement District has released its annual year in review report, detailing the incredible numbers behind Cape Town’s CBD’s growth in 2018. The central city is the traditional CBD or “downtown” of the Cape Town metropole, and lies within a 1.62 square kilometre area managed and promoted by the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID). This area is bordered to the northeast by Table Bay harbour including the V&A Waterfront, and by the largely residential suburbs around the rest of its perimeter known as the Atlantic Seaboard (to the northwest), the City Bowl (to the west…

The 16th Annual Evergreen Turf Turf Day

Jul 26, 2019

15th August 2019 From 11:00 – 16:00 Evergreen Turf invites you to the 16th Annual Turf Day. The 16th Annual Turf Day will once again be held in the beautiful surrounds of Evergreen Turf’s farm. The event is a highlight on our Green Industry calendar and not to be missed. Exhibitors will include representatives from the machinery & equipment, irrigation, landscaping, chemical & fertiliser and other green industry sectors. Entry to the Turf Day is completely free.