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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 [...]

Concor on top of stylish new FWJK Illovo Development

The elegant Illovo Central mixed-use block near Sandton being constructed by Concor Buildings has topped out at 15 floors and is due for completion in March next year.   In a format driven by developers FWJK and increasingly popular in South Africa’s urban designs, the building will be a combination of office space and residential units. With parking taking up levels 1 to 5, there will be offices on floors 6 to 8 and apartments [...]

Concor Building hands over City-Style Maluti Crescent

Within the 13‑month timeframe and in time for its official opening on 21 March 2019, Concor Buildings has completed the Maluti Crescent regional retail hub, owned by Vukile Property Fund, at Phuthaditjhaba in Free State province.   The modern new development – designed to highlight the spectacular mountain scenery as well as the local culture – is expected to draw shoppers from as far afield as Kestell, Clarens and even Harrismith. According to Concor Buildings [...]

Concor Buildings gives new shine to Skukuza with SANParks Safari Lodge

The wildlife-loving public can look forward to another upmarket venue in the Kruger National Park after Concor Buildings recently completed a new three-star safari lodge at Skukuza camp.   Developed by South African National Parks (SANParks), the exciting development adds a new dimension to the Kruger Park offering, slotting in between the traditional camp accommodation and the top-end private lodges. Planned and constructed as a ‘green building’, Skukuza Safari Lodge boasts 128 units, including 87 [...]

Zille: Old Conradie hospital project could be ‘make or break’ for housing system

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said the "pioneering" housing project expected at the site of the derelict old Conradie Hospital in Cape Town could "make or break" the current housing system. A R3bn mixed-income residential project, set for the vast grounds of the old hospital could provide the solution for the country's "failed" free housing system, Zille said on Wednesday. "No government in the world can provide free houses for everybody," Zille said at the [...]

First Oxford Parks building completed

Construction of the Oxford Parks development, in Rosebank, has progressed, with the first building, built by Concor Buildings to serve as the new head office of oil company BP South Africa, completed. The 4-star green rated building is part of Phase 1 of the Oxford Parks vision, which will include three more office blocks and a hotel in due course. BP officially moved into the building during December. Work on this first building, for Concor’s [...]