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Massive Anchor Blocks Underpin Msikaba Project

The four massive concrete blocks that anchor the Msikaba Bridge in the Eastern Cape are key components of this iconic project, being built by the Concor-Mota Engil Joint Venture (CME JV).   According to Concor’s project director, Laurence Savage, the blocks represent the engineering on which everything else rests. “Since they are largely buried structures, [...]


KENDAL gets new Ash Disposal Facility for a compliant future

Eskom’s Kendal power station near Ogies is having its ash disposal facility (ADF) expanded in a multi-faceted contract by joint venture partners Concor and Lubocon Civils.   The project, says Concor contracts manager Pierre van Vuuren, will ensure that the new ash disposal facility is environmentally compliant with South Africa’s environmental regulations. The continuous ADF [...]


Iconic Msikaba Bridge Makes Steady Progress

Construction of the Msikaba Bridge near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape – which started in earnest in late 2019 – is advancing steadily and the project should be complete in the last quarter of 2024.   The Msikaba Bridge, which will span the 198 m deep Msikaba River gorge, forms part of the South African [...]


Stream diversion allows Ash Dump Expansion at Kendal

Preparing the way for expanding the Ash Disposal Facility (ADF) at Eskom’s Kendal power station, a 3 km stream diversion has been completed by a joint venture of Concor and Lubocon Civils.   The diversion was part of the joint venture’s contract to add 65 hectares to the ADF footprint, giving the power station the [...]


Msikaba project achieves 3 million LTI free hours

The Msikaba Bridge Project near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape recorded 3 million Lost Time Injury (LTI) Free hours on 21 October 2022. This is a considerable achievement given that the bridge involves intricate construction operations of a type rarely – if ever – seen before in South Africa.   The Msikaba Bridge, which will [...]


Parks Boulevard Building Marks 7-Up for Concor at Oxford Parks

After beginning construction this July, Concor is well on track to soon top out another elegant office block in the Oxford Parks precinct – with environmentally responsible readymix with a low CO2 footprint from AfriSam.   The modern 5 Parks Boulevard building is one of Intraprop’s latest projects in this fast-growing mixed-use development in [...]


Double Accolades for Concor at Construction Awards

Demonstrating once again its professionalism and construction excellence, Concor has been highly commended in two categories of the 2022 Construction World Best Projects awards, held in Sandton this week.   The first commendation was in the Building Category, while the second was in the AfriSam Award for Sustainable Construction – recognising Concor’s success in enhancing [...]


Concor protects plants and wildlife at Msikaba

One of the most spectacular civil engineering projects currently underway in South Africa is the Msikaba Bridge near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape. A 580 metre long cable-stayed structure, it spans the 198 metre deep Msikaba Gorge and will rank as the third highest bridge in Africa after the Bloukrans Bridge and the still-to-be-built Mtentu [...]


Concor fast tracks Apex Studios for new academic year

In the busy and space-constrained urban context of Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Concor is making rapid progress on Apex Studios, soon to provide 899 rooms of much-needed student accommodation.   Apex Studios, initially known as The Groove, is an ambitious 13-storey building comprising two adjoining blocks. Conveniently situated across the road from Wits University, the site [...]


Concor’s Trevenna Project secures Top Safety Rating Plus 1st Place In 2022 MBSA National Safety Competition

Concor, a diversified infrastructure and services construction company has earned a Five Star Safety Grading from the Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) and also secured first place in the National Safety Competition in Category G for projects between R250M and R450M. Both these accolades are in relation to Concor’s construction of the Trevenna Basement project [...]

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