SANRAL

Construction women power forward

The women had attended a two-week SANRAL-accredited training programme in construction management. Advancing the cause of women in construction is the lifeblood of the South African Women in Construction (SAWIC) organisation.   SANRAL recently hosted a round-table meeting with ..
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Sinkhole tackled near vital road

Once the reconstruction of the road gets underway, it is expected that the contractor will be able to complete the work within six months.    Relief is in sight for motorists travelling on the R501 between Potchefstroom ..
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Eye-catching bridge scoops top award

The award recognises the quality of SANRAL’s engineering and project management skills and underlines its capability to work with contractors, suppliers and labour to deliver world class projects.  The impressive new bridge across the Olifants River in the Western Cape has caught ..
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Five fighting bias

Yeyethu Bafazi Construction employs people living in and around Mthatha, thus making them not only innovators in the construction industry but also job creators.  Four years. Five women. One consortium. That is the story of Yeyethu Bafazi Construction, established in ..
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Time to stamp out fronting

Sidestepping the spirit of the BEE Act halts real transformation efforts.  The act of ‘fronting’, a form of black economic empowerment (BEE) window dressing which undermines the intentions of South Africa’s BEE legislation, is a common ..
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The road to recovery and resilience

SANRAL has strong vested interests in the resurgence and growth of the construction and engineering sectors.    SANRAL’s decision to ramp up its investment in road infrastructure through an allocation of R70 billion over the medium term ..
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Creating value through innovation

SANRAL is leading the way through innovative road design and the application of technology to create a safe and sustainable primary road network. Technology and innovation are changing road construction and road management throughout the world. ..
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