City of Cape Town Municipality: Advancing socio-economic development in a challenging environment

City of Cape Town Municipality: Advancing socio-economic development in a challenging environment

in Construction, Features, Infrastructure

Cape Town is set in one of the most evocative settings on the planet. Overlooked by Table Mountain, the city has the most spectacular backdrop and according to the last census in 2011, is home to over 3.7 million people. Cape Town first received local self-government in 1839, with the promulgation of a municipal ordinance […]

Aveng Manufacturing: The pros and cons of globalisation

in Features, Manufacturing

The effects of globalisation are far-reaching and can impact positively or adversely on a business. In October of 2016, Aveng, the listed construction and engineering group, reported that operating conditions in South Africa and other markets in sub-Saharan Africa, Australasia and south-east Asia remained difficult because of the continued global economic downturn and associated intense […]

Alexandria Container and Cargo

in Features, Manufacturing, Transport

Globalisation has brought an enormous sense of change and opportunity to ports around the world. In Egypt, maritime trade has always been an important element to the economy, with Alexandria Container & Cargo Handling Company providing materials handling expertise for over thirty years. We were recently privileged to catch up with Admiral Mamdouh Deraz, Chairman […]

Airports Company South Africa Spotlight

in Transport

The intrinsic link between airports and the fortunes of a company’s commerce and tourism cannot be underplayed. With international air travel becoming a hugely competitive arena, South Africa has taken action, as it bids to strengthen its position in global markets. In early 2017, Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) announced that it is set to […]

Municipal Council of Mbabane: The catalyst for socio-economic development

in Infrastructure

The partnership between public and private sector continues to help drive through infrastructure and socio-economic improvement across Africa. However the involvement of local community engagement should not be underestimated, particularly in the context of local government activity. The Municipal Council of Mbabane is accomplishing necessary work through both channels, with the result an improved road […]

KenGen: A legacy of innovation

in Energy

Across the African Continent, energy supplies are coming under continued strain as a result of the twin challenge of increased population and the development of infrastructure. In Kenya, much of this pressure is taken up by Kenya Electricity General Company Limited, better known as KenGen. Headquartered in Nairobi, KenGen is the leading electric power generation […]

eThekwini Municipality: Blending the mix of past and present for a thriving, modern city

in Infrastructure

Blending the past with the fast-pace and technology of a thriving modern city is no easy matter. Adding in the demands for infrastructure development, eThekwini Municipality has accomplished much from its ‘2010 and Beyond’ programme. With beautiful countryside, battlefields and rich history, along with the stunning coastline, Durban has become a popular tourist spot. Tourism […]