South Africa’s Infrastructure Fund was launched last year with an injection of R400bn © UIG/Getty Images
South Africa’s Infrastructure Fund was launched last year with an injection of R400bn © UIG/Getty Images

Change SA infrastructure procurement to get more 'bang for our buck'

28 February 2019

The South African government must urgently revise its infrastructure procurement practices to focus on “value for money” rather than lowest possible cost, according to engineers.

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) said the government must revise its procurement policy to ensure the sustainability of projects and reduce long-term costs of infrastructure projects.

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