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Gauteng to see first highway to be built in 40 Years

The department has reassured motorists the road won’t be funded by e-tolts. The Gauteng roads and transport department plans to build the first new highway in Gauteng in 40 years, reports the Kempton Express (http://kemptonexpress.co.za/151827/first-highway-built-40-years-runs-ekurhuleni/). The 35km long PM15 road will support the proposed development of an aerotropolis at OR Tambo International Airport and the…

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Transnet invites private sector bids to build and operate new Gauteng inland port

Stated-owned freight logistics utility Transnet has issued a request for proposals (RFP) inviting private logistics companies to design, build, operate, maintain, and eventually hand over an inland container terminal, earmarked for Tambo-Springs, in eastern Gauteng. The 20-year concession would be Transnet’s biggest private sector participation project to date and would be located in Ekurhuleni along…

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Transport is key to changing lives

Safe, integrated transport empowers people, touches lives and connects families and communities, writes Ismael Vadi. Johannesburg – There is an old Chinese saying: “When you want to make the lives of the community better, build a road.” Building of roads and public transport infrastructure therefore goes beyond asphalt and bitumen. Safe, integrated transport touches lives,…

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