https://www.engineeringnews.co.za

R7bn Gauteng hospital upgrade tender to open in December

17th October 2011

By: Creamer Media Reporter

  

Font size: - +

The tendering process for one of Gauteng’s largest health care public private partnership (PPP) projects, the R7-billion revitalisation of the Chris Hani Baragwanath (CHB) hospital would open in December.

The Gauteng provincial government said on Monday the process represented a commitment to leverage funding from the private sector to deliver quality healthcare services to the public.

Gauteng Finance MEC Mandla Nkomfe added that the project was necessitated by the hospital’s ageing facilities, and that the frequency of maintenance led to a large increase in running costs.

“Government alone cannot address the infrastructure backlog in the province, which has led us to explore alternative sources of funding. As such there are many projects that will be designed as PPPs in areas of eco-tourism, sanitation and solid waste treatment,” he added.

The CHB Academic Hospital revitalisation project is a PPP with the National Treasury, in which the private sector will design, partly finance and build the new hospital, as well as maintain the facility for the duration of the concession period.

The project involves the construction of a new hospital building at the Lilian Ngoyi site, situated in the same vicinity as the existing hospital.

Meanwhile, the tendering process for a City of Johannesburg’s waste-to-energy project, valued at between R6-billion and R10-billion, opens in November.

The project aims to reduce waste-to-landfill by between 60% to 80%, which requires the diversion of 500 000 t of waste from landfill sites out of about 1.6-million tons.
 

Edited by Mariaan Webb
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Online

Comments

Showroom

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...

VISIT SHOWROOM 
Yale Lifting Solutions
Yale Lifting Solutions

Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...

VISIT SHOWROOM 

Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Photo of Martin Creamer
On-The-Air (12/07/2024)
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer
Magazine image
Magazine round up | 12 July 2024
12th July 2024

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
PLUS
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?

MAGAZINE & ONLINE

SUBSCRIBE

RESEARCH CHANNEL AFRICA

SUBSCRIBE

CORPORATE PACKAGES

CLICK FOR A QUOTATION







sq:0.304 0.356s - 172pq - 4rq
Subscribe Now