Tag Archive: South Africa

Apr 26 2016

Journal whets Southern African IT appetites

A new southern African construction IT journal and Africa’s first construction IT summit show there is a growing appetite for new construction tools and techniques in the region. I have written occasionally about construction software vendors’ activities in southern Africa, but a factor in expansion into that region, particularly for Software-as-a-Service vendors, has been internet …

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Oct 27 2014

Asite to launch in South Africa

London-based Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration technology vendor Asite is starting up an operation in South Africa. A news release says it is launching the new business on 6 November at a capital projects seminar organised by hosting partner Dimension Data at its Bryanston office north of Johannesburg. Ian Saunders, previously at EasyBuild but now MD of Asite …

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Sep 23 2013

4Projects trading update

A trading update from 4Projects says the Sunderland, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider (now part of Viewpoint Construction Solutions), has: “continued its strong business performance by posting double digit recurring revenue growth during the first half of 2013 and increased their enterprise customer count by meaningful double digit percentages as well. The 4Projects business …

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Aug 27 2012

Project Collaboration launches 4Projects in Australia

Through an email in early May, I got news from Australia featuring a familiar UK name in construction collaboration technology: 4Projects. Milton Walters, formerly at Aconex and general manager of TeamBinder at QA Software, has formed his own Melbourne-based company, Project Collaboration, to sell the 4Projects solution in the Australasian market. Colleagues pre-sales director Josh King and …

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May 01 2012

Docia opens South Africa office

Copenhagen, Denmark-based construction collaboration technology provider Docia (aka “Byggeweb” in its home market) has opened an office in Johannesburg, South Africa – founder and CEO Mads Bording tells me. Just over six months since the Scandinavian business opened an office in India, it is now starting an operation in southern Africa, where it sees great …

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Dec 14 2010

NEC3 Licensed Content partners announced

Two UK-based SaaS collaboration vendors have been officially licensed by NEC to deliver NEC3 construction contract information. By coincidence on the same day that I wrote about contrasting approaches to NEC construction contract management (post), it has been announced that two UK construction collaboration technology providers have been appointed as NEC3 Licensed Content Partners by …

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Nov 20 2009

The conject interview

Having recently received a comment from Chris Brandt, CTO at conject, I thought it was high time that I took a more detailed look at this construction and real estate collaboration vendor. Based in Munich, Germany, but with operations across most of Europe, conject has gradually been expanding its international reach beyond Europe. It has …

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Aug 04 2009

Contract Communicator

Today I discovered Johannesburg, South Africa-based Contract Communicator, a technology company providing web-based solutions aimed at managing contract issues involving any of five forms of the FIDIC contract or the NEC3 Engineering and Construction contract. Founded by technologist Leon Cilliers and lawyer Mark Ilbury in 2008, the company‘s core product (see PDF too) is a …

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