African Construction Activity in 2020

Deloitte’s 2020 edition of the Africa Construction Trends Report on managing supply chain risk and disruption in capital projects includes 385 projects with a total project value of US$399bn. Year-on-year, the total number of projects declined by 14.8%, while the total value of projects dropped by 19.8%. Here are some statistics from the report: Project share by region East Africa:

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Study: The potential of South African timber products to reduce the environmental impact of buildings

Study abstract: South Africa was the first country in Africa to implement a locally developed green building rating tool and has a growing number of rated green building projects. The method of life-cycle assessment can help to compare and assess the environmental performance of building products. At present, more than 70% of all sawn timber in South Africa is used

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