Contractors claim govt agreed on ‘type and size’ of Beitbridge fence, as matter heads for tribunal

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A man walks at the Beitbridge border post.
A man walks at the Beitbridge border post.
Guillem Sartorio / AFP

Contractors responsible for the poorly-built Beitbridge border fence maintain the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI), police, the SANDF, and other contractors and engineers all agreed on the type and size of the fence.

At a March 2020 meeting with the South African Police Services (SAPS), the SANDF, and engineers, design drawings based on the agreement at the site meeting were approved by the DPWI.

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