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The effects of the global energy transition in Africa: Disruption and opportunity

The effects of the global energy transition in Africa: Disruption and opportunity
Leo Holtz and Chris Heitzig, According to a recent World Bank publication, “Africa’s Resource Export Opportunities and the Global Energy Transition,” the world’s shift toward renewable energy and clean energy technologies will provoke a precipitous reduction in global demand for hydrocarbon fossil fuels, such as coal, oil, and natural...

Inside the proposed Lanseria smart city in Gauteng

Inside the proposed Lanseria smart city in Gauteng
In South Africa, a mega smart city is being planned. The Lanseria smart city will be the  first new city to be built in a democratic South Africa. Addressing the Nation Friday, president Cyril Ramaphosa said that the project was part of the wider plan...

7 countries grappling with huge housing deficit in Africa

7 countries grappling with huge housing deficit in Africa
Majority of African countries suffer from acute shortage of housing thanks to huge population growth that has been compounded by rural urban migration. Studies have shown that USD1.4 trln is needed to plug affordable housing deficit in Africa. This article looks at 7 countries that...

Why Sun City is the best gambling resort in Africa

Why Sun City is the best gambling resort in Africa
How Sun City Casino Resorts Become the Largest Gambling Resort in Africa South Africa is one of the most beautiful places on earth to visit. With amazing beaches, beautiful waters, and spectacular sites to see, it has quickly turned into one of the best vacation...

The female architects behind The Leonardo-Africa’s tallest building

The Leonardo
Upon completion, The Leonardo an iconic building whose construction is underway in Sandton, South Africa will be the tallest in Africa. But there is another aspect to the 55-storey building on Maude Street, which was designed by Co-Arc’s emeritus partner, Francois Pienaar. The project boasts a...

Recent Study Highlights Safety Issues In South African Construction Industry

Recent Study Highlights Safety Issues In South African Construction Industry
The construction industry accounts for 7% of employment globally. In South Africa the figures are even higher, representing 8% of formal employment and 17% of total informal employment. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the world’s most dangerous industries. In South Africa, construction is the third...

THE MOST FAMOUS AND MAGNIFICENT CASINO BUILDINGS IN THE WORLD

Most of the famous casino buildings are monumental, richly decorated buildings with imposing facades. The most impressive casino buildings are covered in gold and look like magnificent Palaces or luxury resorts. Let’s take a look at the architecture of the four famous world casinos. Each of...

Construction sites of the future set to be clean, green and people-free

Construction sites of the future set to be clean, green and people-free
The construction sector is on the cusp of a technological transformation which will drive sustainability considerations to the forefront of decision-making, according to experts who will be debating key challenges associated with construction megatrends at an event this month. Robots are predicted to replace humans...

The ultimate list of leading construction companies in South Africa

The ultimate list of leading construction companies in South Africa
South Africa is home to biggest and smallest construction companies spread across the country. Majority of the construction companies in South Africa are domicile in Gauteng, Pretoria and Johannesburg. Construction industry in South Africa is a major contributor to employment and economic growth. However, in...

Five World’s Most Unique Sports Structures

Five World's Most Unique Sports Structures
Football is the world's most popular sport. That's why everything connected with football comes under intense scrutiny: match results, players' salaries, and, of course, stadiums. Tens of thousands of people visit these sporting venues every week, and some stadiums aren't just memorable for football...

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