Gauteng invests R440 million in roads
The Gauteng Provincial Government will invest R440 million on a road construction project on the K54 (Tsamaya Road) in Mamelodi, Tshwane east. “It includes constructing a northbound dual carriageway, two bridges over the railway line, cycle and pedestrian paths as well as taxi lay-bys,” Gauteng MEC for Roads and... Read more
Controlled blasting on the N2 between Dutywa and Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the N2 between Dutywa and Mthatha on Thursday, 15 February 2018 at approximately 3 pm. The blast will take place at approximately 32 kilometres from Dutywa... Read more
Otis South Africa appoints Nicolas Branly as its Service Director
Otis South Africa has appointed Nicolas Branly to the position of Service Director, reporting to the MD: Otis Africa, Daniel Daphne. Branly, who joined Otis France as Field Supervisor in 2009, holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Applied Economics from the University of Paris Dauphine, and MS Mechanical Engineering and... Read more
New Transnet Plough Tug Starts to Take Shape
Construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new bed leveller (plough tug) is underway and was marked by an official keel laying ceremony earlier today in Port Elizabeth. The new vessel is being designed, manufactured, assembled, commissioned and delivered to TNPA’s Dredging Services division by shipbuilder FTC Engineering (Pty)... Read more
MEC officially opens upgraded Cedar Road
The Gauteng Department for Roads and Transport has reached another milestone in providing world-class road infrastructure with the official opening of Cedar Road in Fourways, says MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi. He was speaking at the opening of the upgraded Cedar Road in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The... Read more
Water, sanitation master plan necessary for growth
The National Water and Sanitation Master Plan is necessary for growth, says Water and Sanitation Deputy Director General: Strategic and Special Projects, Trevor Balzer. “The Water and Sanitation Master Plan is necessary because there is a rapidly growing and urbanizing population, meaning there is an increase in water requirements... Read more
N2 between G’stown, Fish River Pass: Controlled blasting alert
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) says controlled blasting is scheduled to take place on the N2 Section 13, between Grahamstown and the Fish River, on Thursday, 25 January 2018, weather permitting. Blasting will take place between 2 pm and 4 pm. The road will be... Read more
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
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