Construction – the boom lives on

South Africa plans to invest $95bn in infrastructure projects between 2012 and 2015 in order to reinvigorate the economy and create more employment, as the construction sector is famously labour intensive. Despite the generally positive economic trend in Africa, the picture in the continent’s biggest economy, South Africa, is much more mixed. Yet while there is intense pressure on the South African government to cut costs, Pretoria has promised to maintain its planned infrastructure programme. ….. Continue Reading