Controlled blasting on N2 between Dutywa, Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) says controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa and Mthatha on Thursday, 23 November 2017 at approximately 12noon. The blast will take place at approximately 27 kilometres from Dutywa when travelling towards Mthatha and in the Mtentu Cuttings.... Read more
Cape Town reprioritises budget to fund water projects
The City of Cape Town has reprioritised R2 billion of its budget to fund seven additional water projects. “We have looked at ways to fund the first phase of water supply projects by relooking at our spend across the city to see which non-water related projects we can temporarily... Read more
Gauteng leads in promoting investment
Gauteng continues to lead the rest of the country and continent in promoting intra-Africa trade and investment, says the provincial government. “By August 2017, more than 169 Gauteng-based businesses had 365 investment projects worth R356 billion across the major regions and cities of Africa. These projects have created 45... Read more
R61 road upgrade valued at R550 million completed
A major work activity stream of the R61 mega road infrastructure project in the Eastern Cape, has been completed, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. The R550-million Mthatha Sprigg Street to Ngqeleni road infrastructure development and safety programme is also part of a master... Read more
Gauteng invests R30bn in transport infrastructure
The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has invested more than R30 billion in the past three years on public infrastructure projects. “The investments have been on improving our freeway and provincial road networks, the Gautrain, the modernisation of Metrorail and the rollout of bus rapid transit systems in metropolitan municipalities. “This... Read more
Khotsong TB Hospital brings much-needed jobs
Over 310 locals from Matatiele are benefiting from the construction upgrade of the Khotsong TB Hospital. The project valued at over R436 million has become a pillar of hope for communities residing in and around the Matatiele area. Once finished, the TB Hospital will result in a world class modern... Read more
Coega certified as a top employer for 2018
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) was recently certified as the Top Employer 2018 – Certified Excellence in Employer Conditions, for the third year. The certification was based on a comprehensive analysis of the human resources environment. Top Employers South Africa is a research project that looks at international HR... Read more
Toyota lauds 2017’s cream of crop farmers
The Agri SA Toyota Young Farmer of the Year and Toyota New Harvest of the Year awards were presented to crop farmer Jaco Strauss and fruit farmer Ricard Myburg, respectively, at a gala event in Centurion on 19 October 2017. Each winner drove away in a brand new Toyota... Read more
Research to take centre stage at agro-processing symposium
Government funded research will come to the forefront at the Technology and Human Research for Industry Programme (THRIP) Agro-processing Symposium that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry this week. The main purpose of the two-day conference, which gets underway on Tuesday, is to create a... Read more
Robben Island gets solar energy microgrid
SOLA Future Energy has succeeded in designing and constructing a solar energy microgrid for Robben Island. The system, situated on the World Heritage Site, consists of a solar PV farm, combined with a lithium-ion battery storage facility and smart controllers to ensure a seamless electricity supply, whilst significantly reducing... Read more