Sanral halts construction of 3 toll roads, focuses on servicing debt

2017-11-29 17:32

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has told Parliament that roads agency Sanral, which is servicing a R48bn debt, is putting a temporarily halt on constructing three new toll roads in Gauteng.

Guarantees continue to weigh on budget

2017-10-25 15:49

Contingent liability, caused by guarantees for public institutions, independent power producers and public-private partnerships, continues to weigh on the budget.

Toll roads remain part of roads strategy - Sanral

2017-09-29 14:32

Toll roads will remain part of Sanral's plans for roads leading up to 2030, and concessions to operate toll roads will only be awarded to companies with a 51% black ownership, says the agency.

Sanral starts N2 project, despite court action

2017-09-24 06:05

Sanral has justified embarking on the N2 Wild Coast road project by saying it will alleviate high unemployment – it forecasts direct job creation for 8 000 people on a full-time basis over the construction period of four to five years.

Sanral reveals reason for N3 bridge collapse

2017-09-06 14:08

The collapse of the pedestrian bridge on the N3 highway in Germiston was caused by a truck hitting the supporting pier of the bridge, Sanral has revealed.

4 injured in bridge collapse on N3 highway in Germiston

2017-08-09 09:01

Four people have been injured after a pedestrian bridge on the N3 highway in Germiston collapsed, according to Ekurhuleni metro police.

Futuregrowth ends 'capital strike' against Sanral

2017-07-05 16:14

Futuregrowth Asset Management may start lending again to the SA National Roads Agency after a ban which lasted almost a year.

Maswangany: Nothing strange about legal action against Acsa

2017-06-23 17:57

The transport ministry’s legal team is looking into a letter received from the Economic Freedom Fighters calling for certain directors at Acsa to be removed.

Despite e-toll saga, Sanral won't go down the drain - minister

2017-06-23 12:58

Despite challenges the South African National Roads Agency faces over e-tolls in Gauteng, it will stay afloat, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi.

Where your e-toll billions are going

2017-06-12 09:15

Following the Department of Transport’s revelation this month that R2.2bn has been paid to an Austrian firm to collect e-toll fees, OUTA has calculated that this makes up 74% of the system’s total e-toll income.


GEPF looking to increase offshore exposure

2017-11-01 10:26

The Government Employee Pension Fund, which is highly exposed to domestic markets closely tied to the economy, is consulting on increasing its offshore exposure, says the GEPF's Abel Sithole.

Bogged down by e-toll failure, Sanral gets more room to borrow

2017-10-25 14:59

Road agency Sanral has been given more wriggle room to borrow, amid an unwillingness by disgruntled motorists who refuse to pay e-toll fees in Gauteng.

Dying for power: Strand shack dwellers warn of more protests over electricity

2017-09-27 06:24

Three times over the past 20 years, Noxolo Silala has had to rebuild her life after losing everything in shack fires which ravaged everything she had managed to scrape together with her meagre wages.

We won't scrap e-tolls - Sanral

2017-09-14 13:01

Abandoning e-tolls is not on the table, says Sanral's Vusi Mona in response to media reports that the roads agency is considering turning to fuel levies.

Grinaker JV wins Wild Coast bridge tender

2017-08-25 11:47

A joint venture between Ageng Grinaker-LTA and European-based Strabag has won a R1.6bn tender to build the Mtentu bridge as part of the N2 Wild Coast road project.

Foreign firms coin over R550m from SA's loss-making e-tolls

2017-07-11 14:35

Two overseas companies have earned over R550m for providing e-tags to and printing and distributing invoices for South Africa’s loss-making e-toll system, Parliament hears.

FULL STATEMENT: Futuregrowth's governance review of Sanral

2017-07-05 14:54

Read the full letter from Futuregrowth Asset Management to the SA National Roads Agency on its governance review.

N2WCTR will create up to 55 000 jobs in the Eastern Cape - Sanral

2017-06-23 16:45

About 5% of the budget for the greenfields section of the N2 Wild Coast Toll Road will be spent on labour, according to a Sanral project manager.

Sanral: E-toll billions should only be 17% of total revenue

2017-06-12 18:16

The R2.2bn that road agency Sanral has paid to an Austrian-owned firm to collect e-toll fee should only be 17% of the total revenue collected during the period under question.

Gigaba: 9 SOEs have debt of close to R700bn

2017-06-07 07:30

Nine state-owned entities racked up debt of close to R700bn in the 2015-’16 financial year on which they had to pay R51bn worth of interest, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

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