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SA to collaborate with Nigeria on road infrastructure

The South African government will collaborate with Nigeria on developing road infrastructure in the West Africa country through the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). This was confirmed by the DBSA on Monday as they addressed the media in...

Road deaths in Gauteng continue to increase

Between January and October, the province has seen 2,155 road fatalities as compared to 2,077 during the same period last year. The department of community safety’s Yusuf Bhyat attributed this to the failure of the media to emphasise the importance...

No decision on e-tolls yet

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says his department is looking at ways to address the rift over e-tolls but no decision has been made yet. Source:...

Pilot plastic road completed in Jeffreys Bay

SA’s first plastic road was completed in Jeffreys Bay on Wednesday. The 300m pilot stretch of Woltemade Street in the heart of the Eastern Cape holiday town began in March after mayor Horatio Hendricks agreed to the project and Scottish...

Western Cape using smart-tech to reduce road deaths

The Western Cape Transport and Public Works Department are changing gears when it comes to road safety. Its focus will now be on helping to keep communities safe, along with preventing road deaths. Officials have unveiled some of their new...

Recycled plastic for South African roads

In a groundbreaking, market-leading initiative, Shisalanga Construction – a majority owned subsidiary of Raubex Group Limited – has paved a South African road using a locally recycled plastic compound as part of the asphalt formula ingredient. On...