Beitbridge fiasco: Existing contracts with shoddy companies won't be terminated - Public Works

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General view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post.
General view of the border fence that separates South Africa and Zimbabwe near the Beitbridge border post.
PHOTO: Phill Magakoe, AFP

Contractors responsible for the shoddily built Beitbridge border fence are yet to have their wings clipped from doing business with the state as there is no reason to terminate their existing contracts.

The Department of Public Works (DPWI) has, at this stage, not identified any "justifiable grounds" to terminate the existing contracts of Caledon River Properties CC, trading as Magwa Construction and Profteam CC, as these contracts have been duly awarded.

The DPWI would, however, review the contracts.

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