SANRAL’s outlook is stable

The ratings agency Moody’s has changed SANRAL’s outlook from negative to stable. This follows on the government’s decision to grant additional funding to SANRAL to make up for the continuing under-collection of e-tolls. This had caused ..
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How to set SA on growth path

The modernising of network industries – including transport – is essential if South Africa is to achieve higher and sustainable growth that can contribute to economic transformation. This is one of the issues highlighted in a ..
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SANRAL issues major tenders

In August SANRAL started issuing major road construction tenders to the value of more than R40bn. This will continue over the next two to three years. “We expect a surge in road construction projects over the ..
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Eleven good women and men

Four of eleven key appointments in roads and transport positions after the recent national and provincial elections are new, confirming the trend of continuity and change set in both national and provincial executives. Top of the ..
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Judge has high praise for SANRAL

The N2 Wild Coast Road (N2WCR) project is going ahead. The North Gauteng High Court denied an appeal against a decision that had confirmed SANRAL’s commitment to proceed with the construction. Judge Cynthia Pretorius found in ..
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Roads: what can the country afford?

What can the country afford and what does it need? This was one of the main topics at the Transport Forum’s series of discussions held between December 2018 and April this year. Difficult choices on funding ..
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Removing entry barriers

SANRAL has taken one more step to transform the construction industry. In April it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Pilot Crushtec to give small and medium enterprises access to expertise and machinery required to ..
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Infrastructure is economy’s engine

A new strategic path for state-owned entities that will improve their ability to create jobs, enable inclusive growth and become financially sustainable, was one of the primary announcements made by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his 2019 ..
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Big road projects in budget

A pronounced shift towards future investment in infrastructure – including the construction and rehabilitation of sections of the national road network – was one of the prominent features of the 2018/19 Budget. Delivering his first budget ..
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