Creamer Media’s Real Economy Year Book has been divided into separate reports under the banner Midyear Briefs, and investigates key developments in the automotive, construction, electricity, petrochemicals, oil and gas, road, rail and ports, steel, manufacturing, water, coal, gold, iron-ore and platinum sectors. This six-page brief is a synopsis of key developments in the construction sector over the past 12 months. It considers the challenges that the industry is facing, the South African governments proposed infrastructure-based recovery and the National Infrastructure Plan 2050.
This brief draws from material published over the past 12 months and is a summary of sources of information published on Engineering News and Mining Weekly websites, as well as of information available in the public domain.
This brief does not purport to provide an analysis of market trends.