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Addressed by MEC Molapisi during NW Property Sector engagement...
Thursday, November 23, 2023

Key amongst the challenges is the fact that as landlords, you are failing to maintain properties you own; leading to disputes between the Department and its clients. This results in low revenue collection—a cause of concern reported at the Provincial EXCO. There is a skyrocketing rates which are proving difficult for the government to keep up. We also facing no cooperation from employees of government to pay for rental, leading to evictions and possible litigations moving forward.In line with our Budget Speech for the 2023/2024 financial year and critical to the discussion today, it is our pronouncement that we ought to consider a separate arrangement with landlords on alternative energy sources on leased accommodation due to power outages.To respond to the client’s needs during load shedding – be it through the departmental green building policy....[Read more]
2023 Mediun Term Budget speech...
Tuesday, November 01, 2023

Investment in infrastructure is central to supporting higher economic growth and expansion of access to basic services. We are seeking to facilitate a quantum shift in the quantity and quality of delivery by mobilising private sector financing and technical expertise at scale. However, the infrastructure ecosystem is plagued by challenges that undermine our efforts to fast-track delivery. Among the challenges is the lack of a credible pipeline that can attract funding, lack of sustainable financing arrangements to crowd-in private finances, and poor contract and project management to manage cost and schedule overruns. In this regard, we are amending Treasury Regulations and key elements of municipal legislation in line with the recommendations of the completed review of the Public- Private Partnerships (PPP) framework. The new regulations will be published by the time of the Budget 2024...[Read more]
Vuk’phile Contractor Development Programme ‘Exit Strategy’...
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Rustenburg- North West Department of Public Works and Roads announced the Exit Strategy for fifty-six (56) participants of the Vuk’phile Contractor Development Programme. The strategy follows an extensive consultation process with participants. Head of Department (HOD), Mr Moss Kgantsi maintains the “Department is committed to developing emerging contractors into fully fledged contractors able to execute labour intensive projects.” The exit strategy comprises of an NQF (Level 4) training certificate to be provided in partnership with the North West University (NWU). Participants will also be included in the Departmental panel of contractors’ database for a period not exceeding thirty-six (36) months. All participants will be profiled through a booklet showcasing the work of each participant throughout the programme. The HOD appealed to participants to improve their work so that there is value for money with regard to the work...[Read more]
Department condemns threats against officials for business opportunities...
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

North West Department of Public Works and Roads is extremely concerned about acts of violent intimidation and threats against officials. The continued threats are meted by individuals demanding business opportunities in general and participation on the grass cutting project in particular. Head of Department, Mr Moss Kgantsi said “The threats cannot be taken lightly as perpetrators are allegedly branding firearms and insult officials insisting to hold meetings without scheduled appointments”.It has been reported that a group of men arrived at the Provincial Offices demanding to see some officials. The men carrying chain and locks with the view to shut down the office, demand subcontracting opportunities on the grass cutting project; which is not at the discretion of the Department. This has had a negative impact on operations as access for employees and members of the community is prohibited. “To this end, the Department has informed the relevant authorities and the law will take its course in this regard.” said Kgantsi ..[Read more]
Official opening of Road Z422 at Lokaleng village, Mahikeng (OTM)...
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

MEC for Public Works and Roads, Gaoage Oageng Molapisi accompanied by the Executive Mayor of Mahikeng Local Municipality, Cllr Tshepiso Mphehlo and Head of Department (HOD), Mr Moss Kgantsi officially opened and handed over Road Z422 at Lokaleng. Constructed at a total value of R 123 175 287.20 (Vat Inc) over an 18 months period, the project was implemented through the Equitable Share. The completed Phase 1 (15km) from Albert Luthuli intersection through Lokaleng and Mogosane to Tlapeng villages is part of the 29.5 km long, low standard unpaved rural collector road surrounding rural areas with agricultural activities. Speaking at the ceremony, MEC Molapisi pointed out that “The 2023 October Transport Month (OTM) theme pointed to the necessity and urgency with which government is to proceed in the implementation of road infrastructure. Through this year's campaign ; we as government, seek to prioritise building Infrastructure that stimulates social emancipation and an economy that works creating jobs and saving lives and livelihoods.” ..[Read more]
Official opening of Road D414 to mark October Transport Month 2023 ...
Tuesday, October 03, 2023

MEC Molapisi officially opened Road D414 between Makgobistad, Logagane, Makgori to Tshidilamolomo MEC for Public Works and Roads, Gaoage Oageng Molapisi accompanied by Mayor of Ratlou Local Municipality, Cllr Matlhomola Jafta officially opened and handed over a completed special maintenance project of Road D414 at Makgobistad. At a total project value of R 37 281 864,33 (VAT Incl.), fifty-four (54) work opportunities were created, and eleven (11) sub-contractors benefitted a whopping R 5 066 868 from the 30% target set-aside during project implementation. The official opening and handover is a build-up activity towards the Provincial Launch of the October Transport Month ((OTM) 2023. Road D414 is amongst eight (8) projects which the Department will showcase during the campaign. This year’s OTM is celebrated under the theme “Siyakha – We are Building Better Transport Infrastructure to Grow South Africa Together”. MEC Molapsisi believes “such projects will go a long way in connecting communities across various villages...[Press Release] [Read more]
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