Improving roads and training local contractors in Mangaung Metro Municipality

As part of the Vuk’uphile training programme, we mentored and developed learner contractors on road upgrade projects – delivering long-term benefits for the community.

roads upgraded
11,089m 11,089m
contractor registration level learners guided to
1 - 4 1 - 4
days employment created
39,084 39,084
bulk stormwater infrastructure upgraded
7,925m 7,925m
paid to community members working on site
R5,241,300 R5,241,300
The relationship is very personal – we had to ensure we supported them while they learned as well communicating clearly and ensuring the overall quality of the project was the same as it would be with an experienced contractor.
Pieta Pretorius Technical Director: Civil Infrastructure, WSP