SANRAL supports next-gen engineers

The national road agency has prioritised education, training and innovation, says SANRAL’s development planner, Elna Fourie. Education is critical to the development of South Africa, and the South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) is ..
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Helping open doors to science and engineering

Isabel van Gend, the director of the Nelson Mandela University’s STEM programme, shares her experiences.  Working with school learners attending the STEM educational programme at the Nelson Mandela University’s (NMU) Missionvale campus over the past seven-and-a-half ..
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Learn to speak ‘Engineering’

Engineering jargon can often be difficult to understand, so we’ve listed a few helpful words to keep you in the conversation. Road stud – Not a travelling breeding horse. Commonly known as a cat’s eye, a ..
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Paving the way for future engineers

Professor Kim Jenkins, the SANRAL Chair in Pavement Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch, writes about the transformative role the national roads agency plays in education. One of the many valuable statements that passed from Madiba’s ..
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The life of a SANRAL engineer

Engineer and project manager Thabiso Ngozwana gives us a glimpse into his work for the South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited. What is the best part of what you do? The most fulfilling part has ..
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Mentoring graduate engineers

Professional mentor Ivan Ellis explains how SANRAL’s Training Excellence Academy fast-tracks engineering careers. The Training Excellence Academy run by the South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) equips graduate engineers with professional skills and real-world ..
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SANRAL focuses on STEM boffins

Developing maths and science teachers is one of SANRAL’s fundamental contributions to uplifting South Africa. The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) is funding a chair in science, mathematics and technology education at the ..
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New Engineering Executive for SANRAL

The South African National Roads Agency has appointed Louw Kannemeyer to take charge of the agency’s technical operations. The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) recently appointed Louw Kannemeyer as its new Engineering Executive. ..
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Msikaba Bridge opens to retender

On completion, SANRAL’s spectacular Msikaba Bridge in the Eastern Cape will be the longest cable-stayed suspension bridge in South Africa. Expected to become an important tourist attraction, the tender process for the Msikaba Bridge – part ..
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