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Disqualification from Govt Tenders

The Construction Industry Development Board will investigate whether firms that admitted to rigging and collusion should be barred from state tenders. The Cape Times reported on Monday that the board had appointed a team to investigate the companies, after which it could decide to impose fines, deregister or disqualify companies from tenders. The board could fine a...
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Infrastructure Funding in place

Infrastructure Funding in Place 27 February 2013 Financing of R827-billion for South Africa’s infrastructure projects over the next three years, to be drawn from the fiscus and state-owned enterprises, is in place, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Presenting his 2013 Budget Speech in Parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday, Gordhan said financing for the country’s infrastructure projects was...
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SA at a glance

Infrastructure Visitors will be struck by South Africa’s modern infrastructure – the road, rail, harbour, power grid and communications facilities that power the continent’s largest, most sophisticated economy. But over time the best infrastructure in Africa has been allowed to deteriorate as government failed to keep up with the demands that a robust economy imposed on...
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Call for Codesa Accord

KETSO Gordhan, CEO of PPC, South Africa’s largest cement producer, on Monday called for the government and private sector to hold talks at a new “Codesa” to get the country’s stalled infrastructure building programme back on track. Mr Gordhan, who is influential in both government and industry circles, said a Codesa would be a “critical step...
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