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A good start to the year for DOHS

Corruption robs the poor of their dignity, Minister of Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale stated at the recent launch of Klarinet Integrated Housing Project. The R3,5 billion mixed housing project will produce 12 000 houses over the medium to long...

Initiative to support water resources planning

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is in the process of establishing a Nile Basin Decision Support System (NB-DSS) to support water resources planning and investment decisions in the Nile Basin. Funded by a World Bank-managed multi-donor Trust Fund,...

Water scheme to service rural communities

Umgeni Water’s Mhlabatshane Bulk Water Supply Scheme in the Ugu District Municipality will eventually supply 100 000 people with potable water. The vision of providing potable water to over 100 000 people in scattered rural and peri-urban...

South Africa’s next “greatest” challenge

South Africa has never shied away from designing innovative solutions required through dire circumstance. Our history is punctuated with social and economic milestones, yet a massive malevolent prospect looms in the not too distant future....

Witty with water

Part of Bigen Africa’s five year ‘S-Vision 2016’ strategy aimed at improving all of Africa’s infrastructure needs, is to help mitigate the demands on South Africa’s scarce water resources and its deteriorating raw water quality. This will be done...

Supporting improved water services

National municipal benchmarking initiative Local Government Water Services Authorities (WSAs) in South Africa have contributed significantly towards increased access to a wide range of basic and improved water services. Notwithstanding the progress...

Municipal Infrastructure Support Agency

Yunus Carrim, deputy minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) is committed to making the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agency (MISA) work. It simply has to. We are under...

Rebuilding Route 33

Multi-disciplinary contractor, Edwin Construction, is playing a key role in expanding South Africa’s road network as it presses ahead on strategically important projects in the Limpopo and Free State provinces. Traffic volumes along Route 33 (R33)...

New bridge over Hennops River

The construction of a 100 metre long bridge over the Hennops River forms part of a 22 month contract awarded to Esorfranki Civils for the building of a 4.2 km dual carriageway. Piling for the new bridge, being undertaken by Esorfranki Geotechnical,...