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New infrastructure must be the ‘flywheel’ to rebuild SA economy

A POST-LOCKDOWN future would require the building of high-quality bridges, roads, railways, ports and other infrastructure, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said in his Supplementary Budget yesterday. Borrowing a metaphor from President Cyril Ramaphosa, Mboweni said infrastructure would be the “flywheel” to drive economic growth through the tough economic conditions that had been worsened by the
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MBA North welcomes government’s infrastructure strategy but says implementation is critical

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has broadly welcomed President Ramaphosa’s vision of massive infrastructure spending as the “flywheel” of South Africa’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Speaking at the inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium, President Ramaphosa said that 88 investment-ready projects had already been identified by the Presidency’s infrastructure and investment head Dr Kgosientsho
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MBA North welcomes infrastructure strategy, but warns that implementation is key

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has broadly welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s vision of infrastructure spending as the flywheel of South Africa’s recovery from the Covid-19 crisis.  Speaking at the inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa held on June 23, President Ramaphosa said that 88 investment-ready projects had already been identified by the Presidency’s Infrastructure and
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Opinion – Every Budget heralds major infrastructure spend. Where is the infrastructure?

At the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium on 23 June 2020, the president unveiled his vision for infrastructure-led economic revival. But, says the writer, we have heard similar rhetoric at every SONA and Budget – and yet little has happened on the ground.  The construction sector is suffering, as are the cement, engineering and steel industries. 
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Master Builders Welcomes President’s Vision

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has broadly welcomed President Ramaphosa’s vision of massive infrastructure spending as the “flywheel” of South Africa’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Speaking at the inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium, President Ramaphosa said that 88 investment-ready projects had already been identified by the Presidency’s infrastructure and investment head Dr Kgosientsho
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