Contract participation goals on Msikaba Bridge construction surpassed
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has exceeded its targets for locals to benefit from the construction of the Msikaba Bridge. Msikaba is one of two-mega-bridges on the N2 Wild Coast Toll Road (N2WCR). SANRAL reported today that it had already exceeded its contract participation goals... Read more
Sanral to host women in construction to mark women’s month
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) will host an event to celebrate women in the construction sector on Friday, 18 August 2023. Scheduled to take place at the Wild Coast Sun, the event will include women from the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Ingquza Hill and Port St Johns... Read more
Coega supports official launch of schools in EC
The Coega Development Corporation (Coega), proudly supported the Eastern Cape Department of Education in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, with the official launch of Ngubengcuka Senior Secondary School in Komani (Queenstown), and Attwell Madala Senior Secondary, in Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape. The launch... Read more
Construction of R4.05bn Mtentu Bridge has commenced
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has announced the commencement of construction work on its mega Mtentu Bridge contract. This comes after a four-month mobilisation period which started on 5 April 2023 and ended on Friday, 4 August 2023. Awarded on 1 November 2022 to the... Read more
SANRAL empowers construction health and safety at Msikaba Bridge
A one-year South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) on-site Occupational Health and Safety training programme has assisted Busisiwe Ngcobo to become a registered Construction Health and Safety Officer (CHSO). Ngcobo, 38, was part of a group of four candidates who participated in the training programme that started... Read more
Health Department brings hope though infrastructure
The South African Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan underlines aggressive infrastructure investment and delivery as key priorities to stimulate inclusive economic growth. In line with this, the Coega Development Corporation is currently implementing three projects commissioned by the National Department of Health (NDoH) in preparation for the National Health Insurance (NHI).... Read more
Market boost for OR Tambo sheep farmers
Her love for agriculture and interest in producing food for her late husband and seven children inspired Nowandile Mbana from Mafini village, outside Libode in the Eastern Cape, to start a sheep farming enterprise. For Mbana, this was an opportunity to make money by selling her Hammels sheep to... Read more
Vodacom invest over R500m in EC
Vodacom Eastern Cape region will invest over R500 million into the network and power backup upgrades across the province during the 2023/2024 financial year. This significant investment into the network will help the region expand connectivity in deep rural areas and townships that had no connectivity before. This will... Read more
Wild Coast SEZ receives R15m boost
The Coega Development Corporation welcomes the allocation of an R15 million fund injection to the Wild Coast Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for the development of bulk infrastructure towards operationalisation by the MEC for Finance, Honourable Mlungisi Mvoko, during the Eastern Cape Budget Speech on 14 March 2023.  The Wild... Read more
Comments invited on draft Eastern Seaboard Development Framework
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has invited all interested people, including organisations and institutions, to submit comments and representations on the draft Eastern Seaboard Regional Spatial Development Framework (ESRSDF). The Eastern Seaboard project is aimed at connecting the villages, towns and cities of the Wild... Read more
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