May
4

Which are the best Apps to make you more productive…..

Evernote – is a popular note-taking & goal-tracking app which can be synced across your other devices. Record your thoughts and notes, upload and save photos, audio files, bookmarks, and any type of reference materials all in one place. Wunderlist – is a…

Feb
22

Breaking News: Guess who just bought 25% of Murray & Roberts Construction…………

South Africa’s Murray & Roberts Construction (M&R) declared on Wednesday 22 February 2017 that a German company had bought a 25% controlling share in the company. This new german Shareholder is now the largest shareholder in this engineering & construction group. So where…

Feb
20

Property Developers – Startup Tips

Business Plan – ensure your business plan meets the specific needs of your business. The plan’s marketing, financial and operational requirements must be specifically tuned for your business success. Research and ask questions. You need to learn from mistakes others have made in…

Feb
1

Construction Communication – Tips for Success

1. Assess why others see things differently to you. In our rainbow nation different cultural groups interpret things differently. Do not try to predict the feelings and attitude of the receiver. Try and understand why some cultural groups see looking away from you…

Jan
23

Chelsea football Club has revealed their plans to spend £500 million for the club but on exactly what you may ask? ………

Believe it or not the already congested city of London has received planning approval by Hammersmith and Fulham council’s planning committee for the construction of Chelsea Football Club’s new £500 million stadium. With an anticipated completion date by 2020 this new stadium will…

Jan
16

New Year Resolutions for the Construction Sector

It’s that time of year and time to begin to take stock of how you performed in 2016 and make plans for the future. As typical in the building industry, you’ll probably find things slow down over Christmas, giving you a chance to…

Dec
5

Guess who is responsible for 25% of SA’s water losses?

Did you know that 25% of water supplied by Municipalities is being lost through leaking pipes and dripping taps. With our current drought-promoting climate and subsequent water restrictions, this is a serious concern for our country. Last month, the Department of Water and…

Nov
25

What does Trump think of green building?

Alongside all the harsh words of the US presidential campaign, Donald Trump made clear his thoughts on climate change, labelling it a “hoax” made up by the Chinese “in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive” But climate change is not a hoax, and…

Nov
14

Is sale of 51% of Aveng Grinaker-LTA to Kutana Construction morally OK?

Construction group Aveng announced recently that it agreed to sell a 51% of economic interest in Aveng-Grinaker LTA to Kutana Construction for an amount not higher than R756 million. This scenario arose out of Aveng’s settlement agreement with the state in October 2016…