• Toll debt NOT written off The public should not be misled by false claims that government has decided to scrap outstanding e- toll debt. Statements that debt has been written off are misleading and may lead to consequences for people who still owe money for travelling on the Gauteng e-toll network. This means that all monies owed to the state ...
  • How to fix science and maths education By Prof Loyiso Jita Creative partnerships between universities and state-owned companies may hold the key to improved outcomes in maths, science and technology subjects and open more career opportunities for matriculants. One such programme is already in place – and achieving results – at the University of the Free State through an endowment from SANRAL ...
  • Extended guarantee for SANRAL Investment in infrastructure and the good governance of state-owned entities were recurring themes in the Medium Term Budget delivered in Parliament at the end of October by the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba. The extended policy statement released with the speech emphasises that “difficult trade-offs will need to be made” to avoid a deterioration in ...
SANRAL ups the transformation ante

Stakeholders in construction and related industries met SANRAL in 34 workshops in more than 30 cities and towns across the country. Here individuals, companies and organisations that might be affected by SANRAL’s new direction discussed their future roles and contributions. These sessions were based on the road agency’s long-term vision, Horizon 2030 and its draft …

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Youth employment boost

SANRAL and its construction partners teamed up at a cost of R1.4m to address the youth unemployment crisis in Malmesbury, which is on the N7. 22 learners received certificates for completing NQF Level 3 and 10 for NQF Level 4. These were all focused on various construction disciplines.

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N2 Wild Coast road project update

The four haul roads for the N2 West Coast Road Project are close to completion. They will facilitate the movement of materials, equipment, machinery and workers to the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge projects. They are essential support structures for these major bridges which require specialised engineering skills and building techniques.

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Moloto Rd project update

All construction on the R573 Moloto Road is shut down for the December holidays but will resume on 8 January 2018. Routine road maintenance work went on uninterrupted. The road will be open to traffic during the shut-down period. Progress on the upgrade is on schedule.

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