Global environmental prize honours Wild Coast activists
The Goldman Environmental Foundation announced seven recipients of the 2024 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s foremost award for grassroots environmental activists. Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited continental regions, the Goldman Environmental Prize honors the achievements and leadership of grassroots environmental activists worldwide, inspiring... Read more
N2 Wild Coast Rd SMMEs upbeat about their access to finance
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) is committed to providing small, medium, and micro enterprises (SMMEs) with adequate engineering tools to gain access to the construction sector. The roads agency recently hosted an information session for SMMEs at the Lusikisiki Resource Centre in the Eastern Cape,... Read more
Over 3 000 local jobs created, 2 900 people trained on SANRAL’s R20 bn N2 Wild Coast Road 
 The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has reported that its flagship N2 Wild Coast Road (N2WCR) project has generated more than 3 000 local jobs to date.  SANRAL provided the report during a two-day N2WCR Political Oversight Committee (POC) session held with traditional leadership and local... Read more
DSI, NRF-SAIAB launch cutting-edge marine science laboratory at WSU
On 24 January 2023, the Joint Marine Laboratories Programme (JML), funded by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the National Research Foundation (NRF), reached its ultimate milestone at Walter Sisulu University’s (WSU) Mthatha campus where the partners launched the Rural Coastal Sustainability Laboratory. This is the fourth... Read more
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
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