South Africa Construction Industry,

In Conversation with PrEng Jeshika Ramchund

In Conversation with PrEng Jeshika Ramchund

In this interview with The HardHat Professional, Project Lead Engineer Jeshika Ramchund (JR) talks about her career journey as a consultant engineer in the construction and built environment industry. [rml_read_more] THHP: Briefly tell us about your background. JR: I am currently a Lead Engineer in the Developments division at Bosch Projects, in Durban, South Africa. I am a professional engineer, ... »

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... »

Registered Project and Construction Managers be appointed to construction projects

Registered Project and Construction Managers be appointed to construction projects

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) urges that only appropriately registered Project and Construction Managers be used on construction projects, irrespective of the size and nature of such projects.   This follows the recent Sunday Times report, indicating that Construction and Project Managers who worked on the two Eskom power stations ... »

Turn Around Off-track Capital Projects with New Leadership

Turn Around Off-track Capital Projects with New Leadership

On distressed projects, top executives must often acknowledge that the original project leaders are ineffective—a serious problem that necessitates immediate change. According to our interview panellists, even very experienced leaders may lack one or more critical skills. Their main weaknesses might include indecisiveness, failure to maintain the trust of important project stakeholders, approximat... »

Carillion: Any Lessons For The South African Construction Industry?

Carillion: Any Lessons For The South African Construction Industry?

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