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Cape Town to spend R320m on next phase of hostel transformation programme

By: African News Agency      23rd May 2019 The City of Cape Town on Thursday said that it will be moving forward with plans to upgrade more hostel units in Langa as part of the next phase of the hostel transformation programme, which will cost R320-million. The next phase of the programme, which is set to start in 2020, will see the... 

Court date set for Cape Metro's bid to buy power directly from IPPs

By: African News Agency      22nd May 2019 The City of Cape Town on Tuesday welcomed the high court in Pretoria setting a date for its petition to buy electricity directly from independent power producers (IPPs). The City wants the Energy Minister and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) to allow it to purchase power from... 

Cape Town in good position even if winter rains are poor – deputy mayor

By: News24Wire      16th April 2019 Dam levels are 10% higher than the City of Cape Town's projections for the end of summer so the city is in a good position even if the coming winter rains turn out to be below average, says deputy mayor Ian Neilson. "And the water consumption by Cape Town is well under the target we set of... 

New TVET college campus coming to Mitchell’s Plain

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2019 False Bay TVET College has received confirmation of the approval of its long-cherished project to establish a College campus in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town. Minister Naledi Pandor has announced that the world-class facility, to be built at a cost of R386 million, will serve Mitchell’s Plain,... 

Transnet Approves Desalination Studies for Cape Town Harbour

1st April 2019 Transnet SOC Ltd has given approval for further studies to be conducted into a Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant at the Port of Cape Town. Reverse osmosis is the process of converting seawater into drinking water. 

Miami Delegation Returns to Port of Cape Town

28th March 2019 Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) welcomed a high-level delegation from the Miami-Dade County in the United States for a tour of South Africa’s second busiest port, the Port of Cape Town, on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.   The visit formed part of the Miami-Dade Business Development Mission to... 

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