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Tallest buildings in every province of South Africa

Tallest buildings in every province of South Africa

The tallest building in each SA province isn’t always even a skyscraper. Outside of those hosting big metros, SA’s provinces are still a long way from gleaming skyscrapers. The tallest buildings in each SA province range from a 16 floor Post Office to Africa’s tallest skyscraper. 45 years later, Gauteng’s Carlton Centre is still not only the tallest building in SA but Afric... »

11 Civil Engineering Projects That Might Define the Future

11 Civil Engineering Projects That Might Define the Future

Civil engineering has, since time immemorial, pushed the envelope of current thinking and technological know-how of the time. This hasn’t changed today, but the rate of change and demand for the development of ever more sophisticated, new and emerging technology has.[rml_read_more] The following 11 projects are great examples of this and some of them might even become the de facto standard o... »

Dubai named world’s top Mega City for construction

Dubai named world’s top Mega City for construction

Dubai number 1 in GlobalData’s  list of the 50 Construction Mega Cities Dubai has been named as the world’s top city for construction projects, beating out London to land the top spot. With $374.2 billion worth of construction projects in the pipeline, the UAE city obtained its position with a wide margin, with London at a project pipeline to the value of $328.7 billion. »

The Longest Suspension Bridge in Africa

The Longest Suspension Bridge in Africa

The longest suspension bridge in Africa is located in Mozambique, and it links the capital city of Maputo with the Catembe district. The $725M bridge is part of the Maputo Bridge and Link Roads project funded by the Export-Import Bank of China and the Mozambique government. The project is being implemented by the Empresa de Desenvolvimento de Maputo Sul (EDMS), a government body set up to develop ... »