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Iconic Msikaba Bridge to be built by Concor-MECSA JV

Destined to be the longest cable-stayed bridge in Africa according to www.highestbridges.com, the Msikaba Bridge is being constructed by Concor Infrastructure in a joint venture with Mota Engil Construction. Significant work has already been done on the establishment infrastructure to support the construction works. Work on the approach roads and the significant pylon foundations and anchor blocks for the bridge are currently under construction.   Being built over the Msikaba Gorge near Lusikisiki in the [...]

Concor wins Ash Dump Project at Kendal Power Station

Concor Infrastructure’s order pipeline has received a further boost with the awarding of a contract to extend the ash disposal facility (ADF) at Eskom’s Kendal power station near Ogies in Mpumalanga.   According to Concor Infrastructure managing director, Eric Wisse, the work focuses on the construction of a continuous lined ash dump and its associated infrastructure. The extended facility will be capable of accommodating the ash generated by Kendal until the year 2032.   The [...]

Majuba Ash Facility gives 2020 a good start for Concor

Concor has kicked off the year strongly, winning a significant Eskom contract for the extension of Majuba Power Station’s Ash Disposal Facility (ADF).   “This award signals the faith of the market in Concor’s stability, depth of expertise and engineering heritage,” says newly appointed Concor CEO Lucas Tseki. “As always, there is considerable urgency to complete this project. We look forward to completing it on time and on budget with our well-established commitment to safety [...]

NEW CONCOR HEAD URGES QUICKER PACE TO CONSTRUCTION RECOVERY

Concor’s new group CEO Lucas Tseki is confident South Africa’s construction sector is turning the corner, provided there is no further delay in the adjudication and awarding of large infrastructure contracts by government agencies.   “Concor has weathered one of the industry’s worst downturns and emerged with a robust balance sheet to capitalise on our current and future opportunities,” says Tseki. He says government needs to send the right message by speedily awarding contracts and [...]

Health & Safety Key Drivers for Concor at Oxford Parks Project

Health and safety are key drivers for Concor Buildings at the construction of Oxford Parks Phase I which is due for completion in stages during 2020. This project comprises the construction of four mixed-use premium office and retail buildings, and a fifth building which will house a hotel.   Accommodating the workforce and all subcontractors required for the simultaneous construction of the various structures, means that there can be no compromise on health and safety. [...]

Concor Opencast Mining delivers mining contract excellence at Mogalakwena’s Zwartfontein Pit

Anglo American’s Mogalakwena open pit PGM mine, the largest in the world, has excelled in growing its annual production performance year-on-year. This can be attributed to various optimisation efforts on site, as well as the steady performance of its Zwartfontein pit thanks to contractor Concor Opencast Mining.   The majority of Mogalakwena’s production originates from the Central, North and South pits, supplemented further by the nearby Zwartfontein pit. Together they should deliver on Anglo American [...]

Doors open for students as Concor Buildings progresses upmarket digs

Students have moved into the stylish rooms at The Campus student accommodation in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, as Concor Buildings fast tracks the project. The project has been developed by Century Property Development.   The 850-bed development, conveniently located close to both the University of Johannesburg and Wits University, is a welcome addition to the country’s limited stock of high quality housing for the growing student population. It comprises four main blocks – or towers – [...]

Concor Buildings does it again at Construction World Best Projects

Concor Buildings received industry recognition at Construction World’s 2019 Best Projects awards last night when the company scooped the winning place in the Building Contractors category with its Oxford Parks Phase 1 Project.   In addition to this, the project also received a Special Mention in the AfriSam Innovation Award for Sustainable Construction.   Rui Santos, managing director of Concor Buildings, says that the company has established a reputation for tackling complex projects and delivering [...]

Concor Builds World Class Data Centre for Orange Botswana

Construction of the new Data Centre for Orange Botswana is well underway, with this fast track construction project being undertaken by Concor Buildings set to deliver the Tier III Data Centre before the end of 2019. The Orange Botswana facility, situated in the Botswana Innovation Hub and Technology Park in Gaborone, will be a central point of connectivity for national and international networking and will provide data services to customers in the region. Brian Carter, [...]

EXXARO’s Belfast Mine gets Concor expertise

Concor Infrastructure is building dams, roads, platforms and other works at Exxaro’s new digital coal mine near Belfast in Mpumalanga province.   At work since October 2017, Concor Infrastructure is constructing four major dams, 26 concrete platforms and terraces, 37 internal roads of 16 km in length, and the upgrade of almost 13 km of provincial roads, among other aspects of the mine.   According to Concor Infrastructure contracts manager Pierre van Vuuren, dams are [...]

Concor at the heart of Cape Project to Improve Lives

    Concor is taking a leading role in one of the Western Cape’s most important and innovative public-private urban developments aimed at improving the lives of residents.   The Conradie Better Living Model Gamechanger project – located on the 22 hectare site of the former Conradie Hospital near Pinelands, Cape Town – will be a residentially-led, mixed-use neighbourhood.   Concor will execute the full development of the project. This includes all town planning, detailed [...]

Successful Construction of Crestaquarium by Concor Buildings

  The indoor CrestAquarium at Cresta Shopping Centre allows shoppers to view more than 30 species of fish. Constructed by Concor Buildings and unveiled to the public in June 2019, this ‘edu-tainment’ feature is on the lower level of the centre’s food, entertainment and cinema court.   Specialist Italian experts provided the pure cast acrylic blocks for underwater use, and Martin Muller, contracts manager at Concor Buildings explains that one of the first challenges during [...]