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South Africa’s construction sector to be boosted by infrastructure investment

World Cement,

A recent Timetric report predicts that infrastructure construction in South Africa will have a CAGR of 11.51% to 2017. The South African government plans to upgrade the country’s infrastructure, investing US$100.8 billion in infrastructure development to 2017 under the National Infrastructure Plan. The investment will help to drive growth in South Africa’s construction industry. Road infrastructure is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.52% to 2017, and rail transport by 11.69%. In 2012, infrastructure construction accounted for 48.3% of the country’s construction sector.

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