Entries by Sybul Ngobeni

UCT researchers say road maintenance backlog exceeds R400b

UCT researchers say road maintenance backlog exceeds R400b 8th July 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi Creamer Media Online Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The cost of South Africa’s road maintenance backlog is nearing R417-billion, research undertaken by the University of Cape Town’s School of Economics academics Don Ross and Matthew Townshend […]

Aveng disposes of Rand Roads business unit

Aveng disposes of Rand Roads business unit 12th July 2019 By: Tasneem Bulbulia Creamer Media Reporter SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ Aveng has entered into a fully funded binding sale of business agreement with Ultra Asphalt for the sale of its Rand Roads business unit, subject to certain conditions. This followed […]

At least five N2, N3 tenders to open by financial year-end, says SANRAL

At least five N2, N3 tenders to open by financial year-end, says SANRAL July 5, 2019 Publication source: Creamer Media’s Engineering News At least five tenders for the upgrade of the N3 and N2 highways in KwaZulu-Natal will go out before the end of South African National Road Agency Limited’s (Sanral’s) current financial year, Sanral […]

SANRAL extends olive branch to smaller contractors, communities

Sanral extends olive branch to smaller contractors, communities 28th June 2019 By: Shirley le Guern Creamer Media Correspondent SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The massive turnout at the South African National Roads Agency Limited’s (Sanral’s) N2/N3 information corridor roadshow across KwaZulu-Natal this week saw the roads agency extend an olive branch […]

Fatigue management for truck drivers – what research shows

Fatigue management for truck drivers – what research shows June 11, 2019 By Eugene Herbert   According to some experts as much as 60% of truck crashes can be attributed to fatigued driving. Clearly, if that is even remotely true, it is imperative that something is done about it– and soon.   Fatigued driving management […]

Stefanutti Stocks warns of short-term liquidity pressures

Stefanutti Stocks warns of short-term liquidity pressures 30th May 2019 By: Simone Liedtke Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ Construction engineering company Stefanutti Stocks on Thursday said it was experiencing short-term liquidity pressures and was considering raising funding through a combination of ring-fenced project financing, a number of alternative funding solutions […]

SACPCMP calls on construction industry to avoid being timid

SACPCMP calls on construction industry to avoid being timid 22nd May 2019 By: Simone Liedtke Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has called on the South African construction industry to avoid being timid. In an address at a Construction […]

Raubex uncertain about South African construction industry’s future

Raubex uncertain about South African construction industry’s future 13th May 2019 By: Simone Liedtke Writer SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE Font size: -+ Infrastructure development and construction materials group Raubex’s 2019 financial year was characterised by a lack of work, coupled with violent community unrest that affected several of its sites, CEO Rudolf Fourie […]

STATEMENT BY TRANSPORT MINISTER DR BE NZIMANDE ON THE OCCASION OF THE RELEASE OF THE 2019 PRELIMINARY EASTER ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN REPORT AT GCIS TSHEDIMOSETSO OFFICES AT HATFIELD – PRETORIA

STATEMENT BY TRANSPORT MINISTER DR BE NZIMANDE ON THE OCCASION OF THE RELEASE OF THE 2019 PRELIMINARY EASTER ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN REPORT AT GCIS TSHEDIMOSETSO OFFICES AT HATFIELD – PRETORIA 02 May 2019 Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Ms Sizakele Nkosi Malobane; Western Cape MEC for Transport and Public Works, Mr Donald Grant; RTMC Board […]

Phone addicts worse than drunk drivers

Phone addicts worse than drunk drivers April 29, 2019 By Eugene Herbert   Distracted driving has surpassed drunk driving and speeding to become the top roadway threat.   A recent study shows how dangerous driving has become. While it is true many drivers are sensitised to the dangers of driving under the influence and, which coupled […]