It should be no surprise that Cape Town’s CBD is in high demand, so it’s no wonder there are plans to build taller than any other building.
Who fancies a walk in an underground park, followed by a cup of coffee? Jozi’s 75-year-old tunnels might be set for a massive revamp.
With big business comes big responsibility – and Sasol’s Sandton headquarters are set to house all of its SA-based employees.
It’s been almost twenty years in the making, but now the good people of Switzerland have the world’s longest tunnel. Happy days.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once again proves that he really doesn’t give a damn, as he is now paying kids to hold parking spots for construction vehicles working on his house.
Trust the Chinese to do something quicker, faster and more efficiently. Worker bees that they are. So what the industrious Orientals have managed to do this time, is literally build ten one-storey houses in a DAY by using 3D printing technology. The 3D printers in question are massive, being10 meters (33 feet) wide and 6.6 […]
Spotted on the Corner of St. Bedes and Somerset Road, Three Anchor Bay. This image sent in by a 2oceansviber sets such a bizarre scene, it’s hard to work out exactly what happened.
The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) provincial government is backing a R500 million plan to create a 7km cableway for the Drakensberg. The cableway is good way to increase tourism to KwaZulu-Natal.
The FORD-class carriers are being built in America and this signals the next generation of aircraft carriers. The USS Gerald R. Ford has a total cost of $14 billion. The 25 storey high carrier is over 350 metres long and 76 metres wide.
These residents refused to move from their homes when the ground around them became a new construction site. Instead they kept their homes are now living in some very interesting places.
Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese construction company, is aiming to assemble an 838m-tall building in Changsha, a city in southern China, beating the Burj Khalifa in Dubai by 10 metres. What’s more, they’re looking to build the thing – dubbed SkyCity One – in 90 days because, well, why not.
This morning we told you about the One World Trade Centre, which officially became the tallest building in New York City yesterday. See an incredible time-lapse video of its construction over the past eight years – as well as a collection of photos via the WTC Twitter feed – after the jump.
Julius Malema’s fall from the graces of his ANC handlers seems to have eroded much more than his political riches. The Beeld newspaper reported that Malema was allegedly unable to settle debt of R400 000 owed to his building contractor at the end of March, after which the company decided to transfer its workers to another project in Bedfordview. See more, after the jump.
China is at it again. When they’re not building war-machines, churning out electronics and manufacturing cars at the speed of light, they’re constructing 30-storey hotels in the time it usually takes to get your call answered by Telkom customer service.
Recession reschmesssion. Russia has unveiled an ambitious (read: $65 billion) plan to build the world’s longest tunnel under the Bering Strait – as part of a railway corridor linking North America to Europe, via Siberia. Because ships and planes just weren’t cutting it. Also, this sucker’s going to be entirely fueled by green energy, apparently.