SANRAL to work on Stutterheim-Cathcart road
In this week’s tender bulletin, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL), on behalf of Aurecon South Africa (Pty) Ltd, has called for suitably experienced, SANAS accredited laboratories to undertake site laboratory testing in accordance with SANS 3001 for the special maintenance of the national route N6... Read more
SAA to introduce network changes
South African Airways (SAA) is to introduce network changes on its domestic and regional segments of its route network. “The changes relate to the replacement of SAA’s own metal service on certain routes and not total withdrawal. The changes are part of the airline’s implementation of its newly developed... Read more
Water security key to sustainable development
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says strengthened partnerships are crucial to meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda 2030. The Minister said key to the attainment of the SDGs is financing water security. Minister Mokonyane was speaking on Tuesday during the World Water Week Conference, currently... Read more
Investigations at the centre of Eskom board meeting
The board of Eskom met on Tuesday to discuss progress on various investigations. “ Eskom Board met today and deliberated on progress in regard to the various investigations and disciplinary processes underway. The ‘Technical Review’ matter will attract a charge against the responsible individuals once the facts have been... Read more
SANRAL R75 project to create opportunities for SMMEs
The rehabilitation of the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch is set to create significant opportunities for SMMEs in Nelson Mandela Bay the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. “The implementation of road safety measures and rehabilitation of the National Route R75 Section 1, which... Read more
Eskom to submit complete revenue application to Nersa
Eskom says it will submit a complete revenue application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for the 2018/19 financial year. On Friday, 11 August, Nersa announced its decision that no condonation would be granted to Eskom’s request to deviate from meeting certain requirements of the Multi-Year... Read more
R10m bridge under construction in E Cape
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Des van Rooyen will next week visit the communities of Mbashe Municipality in the Eastern Cape to assess progress of a R10-million Mpame bridge project. Various villages in the municipality are forced to use dangerous makeshift means to cross the local river... Read more
Eskom keen to reduce government guarantees
Power utility Eskom is not facing financial distress and aims to release R105 billion in government guarantees, it said on Wednesday. “Our ambition is to release about R105 billion in government guarantees and that will ensure we focus on the sustainability of this organisation,” Eskom Interim Group Chief Executive... Read more
Strategic location sees Bridge City come of age
Tongaat Hulett Developments and NJR Steel are officially celebrating the opening of the Bridge City Business Estate’s first greenfields project – a purpose built 4 000m² warehouse and distribution facility. “Bridge City is coming of age because of its strategic location and completion of the half diamond interchange giving direct... Read more
Draft Mine Water Policy out for public comment
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has gazetted the Draft Mine Water Management Policy for public comments. The comments are open for a period of 60 days starting from 14th July to 14th September 2017, the department said on Sunday. The draft policy, which was approved by Cabinet... Read more