Entries by Sybul Ngobeni

R5.7bn transfer made to prevent Sanral default, Nzimande says

R5.7bn transfer made to prevent Sanral default, Nzimande says 11th March 2019 By: Terence Creamer Creamer Media Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says the decision to transfer R5.7-billion from the non-toll network to the South African National Roads Agency Limited’s (Sanral’s) toll network was made in […]

Some positives seen amid the dismal South African construction environment

Some positives seen amid the dismal South African construction environment 14th March 2019 By: Tasneem Bulbulia Creamer Media Reporter SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ South Africa’s construction industry is currently in a bad space, but there are some positives and the country has the necessary capabilities to turn the situation around […]

KZN budget looks to boost local economy through infrastructure

KZN budget looks to boost local economy through infrastructure 7th March 2019 By: African News Agency SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ KwaZulu-Natal’s infrastructure budget has been boosted to provide an injection of funds into the provincial economy, finance MEC Belinda Scott said on Thursday. Scott was tabling the 2019/20 Medium Term […]

No turnaround in civil engineering sector expected anytime soon – economist

No turnaround in civil engineering sector expected anytime soon – economist 6th March 2019 By: Shirley le Guern Creamer Media Correspondent SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The civil engineering sector is in recession with no big turnaround expected anytime soon, economist David Metelerkamp told attendees at the Consulting Engineers South Africa […]

South Africa lacks comprehensive road funding policy, fuel levy unsustainable – federation

South Africa lacks comprehensive road funding policy, fuel levy unsustainable – federation 27th February 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi Creamer Media Online Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ South African Road Federation (SARF) president Saied Solomons says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni overlooked South Africa’s 750 000 km road network when he announced […]

Nzimande outlines Sanral projects that will benefit from R3.5bn stimulus package

Nzimande outlines Sanral projects that will benefit from R3.5bn stimulus package 26th February 2019 By: Nadine James Creamer Media Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ Transport Minster Blade Nzimande on Tuesday revealed that the R3.5-billion set aside for transport under the Economic Stimulus and Recovery Plan would be used to supplement […]

Aveng outlines piecemeal sale process being pursued at Grinaker-LTA

Aveng outlines piecemeal sale process being pursued at Grinaker-LTA 26th February 2019 By: Terence Creamer Creamer Media Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ JSE-listed construction and engineering group Aveng says the disposal process for Grinaker-LTA is well advanced, but has also confirmed that the company will not be sold as a […]

Mtentu bridge will be built, assures SANRAL’s Kannemeyer

Mtentu bridge will be built, assures Sanral’s Kannemeyer 25th February 2019 By: Irma Venter Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The Mtentu bridge will be built, but when this will happen is not yet certain, says South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) engineering executive Louw Kannemeyer. […]

Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers

Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers Previous Next Embed VideoPopup VideoInstagramDownloadBuy Photos Photo by Reuters PRETENSE OF GROWTH While there are several small-scale once-off construction projects, state-sanctioned, large-scale infrastructure projects, the lifeblood of the civil engineering and construction sector, have declined ROAD TO NOWHERE On average around R300-billion is spent on infrastructure each year, but […]