Spillages – from mopping up, to moving on

SANRAL’s responsibility doesn’t stop with road maintenance.  The maintenance of the roads that SANRAL builds and oversees extends beyond structural repairs.   Conservation of the natural environment is prioritised before, during and after construction, and dedicated reaction ..
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SANRAL welcomes new candidate engineers

Most will join the design academy for 21 months, while eight will spend three months at the materials testing laboratory.  The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) has welcomed 18 new engineering candidates to ..
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N7 upgrade spearheads economic development

More than 500 job opportunities have been created and a legacy of empowerment will be left behind after completion of the construction work.  The upgrade of the N7 in Malmesbury goes way beyond construction and has social inclusion at ..
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N14 upgrade will save lives

With industrial and residential expansion, the Kathu North and South intersections were experiencing significant increases in traffic volumes, which further compromised safety and road capacity.  In evaluating the safety and capacity of the N14 between Olifantshoek and Kathu, ..
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Beyond Inclusion

The roads agency seeks to expand on the strides already made to integrate female employees in its operations and has challenged itself to go beyond inclusion.   Leading CCTV News anchor Tian Wei once made the very salient ..
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Road funding: What are our options?

The total estimated funding requirements to sustain the South African road network, including addressing backlogs in surfacing and capacity expansion, is R116.1-billion.  Funding road infrastructure is an issue worldwide. There are more arguments about which funding ..
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Durban’s Spaghetti Junction “IS SAFE”

A viral hoax about Durban’s Spaghetti Junction threatens road user’s safety but SANRAL assures you there’s nothing to worry about.  The South African National Roads Agency (SOC) Limited (SANRAL) makes a significant contribution to road safety ..
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