CEMENT producers have been caught off-guard by rapid growth in demand over the past year and SA may face a shortage of cement by 2007.

THE construction sector would do well to introduce black economic empowerment partners as soon as possible because some large government contracts are expected to be put out to tender in the next year or so.

Friday, 18 June 2004 02:00

Keeping ahead of the game

Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon makes the contracting business look easy - until you look at the performance of its peers in the construction sector

South Africa's civil engineering sector, hit by a slump in revenues as contracts fall, could shed thousands of jobs this year, a key industry official warned yesterday.

Tuesday, 09 March 2004 02:00

Aveng shakes up Grinaker as income drops

Rand's gains take heavy toll on group

Thursday, 26 February 2004 02:00

Resized M&R aims for select contracts

SA's second-largest construction company, Murray & Roberts, retrenched about 2000 people in the six months to December

Thursday, 19 February 2004 02:00

Building sector puzzled by R100bn hole'

Construction companies concerned about the absence of a mention of promised infrastructure in the budget

Wednesday, 04 February 2004 02:00

Aveng woes no litmus test of construction sector

CONSTRUCTION stocks were hit hard on Monday after Aveng warned its profit would fall by half. But the stampede lost momentum fairly quickly, and most of the shares in the sector, apart from Aveng, had recovered lost ground by the close of trade.

Tuesday, 03 February 2004 02:00

Aveng issues profit warning

Aveng could be 50% lower than that of a year earlier

Tuesday, 03 February 2004 02:00

No agenda behind rebranding of Alpha

Alpha, one of SA's three largest cement producers, says its R29m rebranding exercise is not indicative of intentions by its largest shareholder to up its stake in the South African company

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