Given the large and rising funding gap, which is estimated to be in excess of R700 billion, private sector involvement in the local water sector is... Show more

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The HardHat Professional posted a new discussion08/11/2018

DISCUSSION: We should applaud the Chinese for investing in...

In this article the writer says several trends make investment in Africa a tempting prospect and during the past decade, China has been investing a...

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The South African Construction industry must reorganise itself not just to fend off uncertainty and global issues and the macro environment, but to... Show more

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Infrastructure development is often cited as the foundation on which to build a strong economy. The East Asian "Tiger" economies, such as Hong Kong,... Show more

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Goverment acknowledges that weak project preparation, planning and execution has resulted in lengthy delays, over- and underspending and problems... Show more

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The HardHat Professional posted a new discussion26/10/2018

Is the #MTBPS2018 the boost the Construction industry needs?

The Medium-Term Budget Speech (MTBPS) 2018 was tabled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, one of things he said is that that government was ready to...

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Finance minister Tito Mboweni said that government was ready to call on the private sector to increase its role in assisting government with better... Show more

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The president’s commitment to vital infrastructure expansion and maintenance is laudable, and private-public partnerships are the way to go

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Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS)

INFOGRAPHIC: On Wednesday, 24 October 2018 the Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will be tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS). We have complied an inforgraphic on what  HardHat Profess....

How is the Infrastructure Investment Landscape Changing?

Infrastructure has been a rock of stability for investors, generating consistent inflation-indexed returns even during tough economic times. With construction soaring in both emerging markets and dev....