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Concor hands over high speed Ikusasa Project at Oxford Parks Precinct

Applying innovative construction methods and its well-established quality and scheduling systems, Concor has met another tight deadline with the handover this February of the Ikusasa building in Rosebank, Johannesburg.   The building – which features four storeys above ground and three basement levels – is part of the popular Oxford Parks mixed-use precinct in Johannesburg, [...]


Milestone at Msikaba project with jacking of south pylon legs

The Msikaba Bridge Project on the new N2 toll road between Port Edward and Umtata achieved an engineering milestone this month, as the legs of the bridge’s south pylon were hydraulically jacked apart.   The 580 metre long, stay cable bridge – which will span the 198 metre deep Msikaba Gorge – forms part of [...]


Concor builds to Top-Level Green Rating at IKUSASA

Its commitment to Zero Harm and sustainability ideally positioned Concor to complete the Ikusasa office block in Rosebank’s Oxford Parks precinct to 6-Star SA Office V1.1 green standards.   According to Concor contract manager Martin Muller, the company has constructed a number of buildings in this development and elsewhere to 5-Star Green Star SA [...]


Concor starts work on fast-track student block

Leading black-owned contractor Concor is hard at work on the latest student accommodation project in Braamfontein, Johannesburg - a much-needed contribution to the national shortage of these facilities.   The Groove, a substantial 13-storey development, will provide space for 899 students, and is conveniently located just opposite the South Gate of Wits University. Concor is [...]


Concor progresses with Majuba Ash Disposal Facility

Leading black-owned contractor Concor is over halfway with extending the continuous ash disposal facility (ADF) at Eskom’s Majuba power station near Amersfoort in Mpumalanga. This project will ensure that Majuba can continue generating electricity while complying with ever-stricter environmental regulations regarding the responsible storage of waste.   According to Mabandla Dlamini, contracts director at [...]


Construction of the MeerKAT Extension gets underway

Concor, the leading black-owned construction company, in partnership with OptiPower, is building the foundations and infrastructure for 20 more dishes for the pioneering MeerKAT radio telescope. A precursor to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) – which will be the world’s largest radio telescope – the MeerKAT project has already allowed astronomers to deliver unprecedented results.  [...]


Concor recognised For Excellence at Best Projects again

Concor Construction has been recognised for excellence at the Construction World Best Projects 2021 Awards with two of its projects each receiving an award.   While both projects entered are quite different, the hallmark of quality construction underpinned both. The Radisson RED hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg received a Highly Commended in the AfriSam Innovation [...]


Managing construction waste is part of Greener Future

Climate change is now everyone’s concern, and black women-owned construction leader Concor’s efforts to operate more efficiently and sustainably include the way it deals with its construction waste.   According to Leah Nwedamutswu, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) officer at Concor, the company’s commitment to Zero Harm embraces staff, the community and the [...]


Concor’s Innovative Paarl Rock Shows The Way

Construction is underway at Paarl Rock, the fifth building in Concor’s 22-hectare Conradie Park development in Cape Town.   Piling for the eight-storey block began in May 2021, marking the start of a one-year building programme, according to Mark Schonrock, property development manager at Concor. Paarl Rock will comprise 266 architecturally designed apartments in [...]


Concor poised for growth as better year begins

With 2021 heralding some long-awaited improvements for the construction sector, Concor is leveraging its new operating model to position itself for growth.   The pace of tender roll-out for civil infrastructure work has picked up this year, as have aspects of the building sector. The mining sector – Concor’s other key focus – has also [...]

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