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Metrorail inefficiency detrimental – Zuma

Problems at the passenger train service Metrorail were detrimental to South Africa’s economic growth and development, President Jacob Zuma said last Thursday. He told reporters on a tour of Gauteng public transport infrastructure he had experienced...

Transnet, transformation and the non-white issue

Transport utility Transnet’s plan to invest some R330 billion in infrastructure over the next seven years should create an incentive for more black people to pursue engineering as a career, speakers at the fourth National Society of Black Engineers...
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SANRAL might need another government bailout

SANRAL will probably need another government bailout later this year if the Gauteng tolling dispute continues. “The minister of finance has indicated that another appropriation bill may be necessary,” said Andrew Donaldson, the National Treasury’s...

Hydraulic capacity increase for Kimberley WWTW

Upgrade of the Ritchie WWTW was commissioned by Sol Plaatje Municipality as it is currently hydraulically overloaded and only running on a capacity of 0.5 Mℓ/d.  Vela VKE’s Bloemfontein office is currently responsible for the design and site...

New reservoir for Bloemfontein

Construction of the 45 Mℓ Longbridge Reservoir with pipeline links to neighbouring suburbs is currently underway. The Mangaung city council identified the need for additional storage capacity in the south of Bloemfontein. Funded by the Development...