Johannesburg - The Protech Khuthele Holdings [JSE:PKH] contracting
division has successfully tendered for the bulk earthworks and construction of
a new solid waste disposal facility in Rustenburg‚ the company said on Tuesday.
The project is expected to commence this week and requires
the excavation and stockpiling of over 300‚000 m3 of clay turf material and
other unsuitable soils and rock as well as the construction of various waste
cell berms and retaining structures with a volume in excess of 500‚000 m3.
In addition‚ base preparations will be constructed using
graders and roller compactors‚ totaling more than 120‚000 m3 -equivalent to 18
rugby fields. In total‚ over 1.3 million m3 material will be moved.
The value of Protech’s contracted work amounts to R65m and
is required to be completed within nine months.
Antony Page‚ Protech CEO commented: “We are very excited
about the contract‚ which flows from the repositioning of the group last year‚
and demonstrates our ability to deliver more diversified solutions to our
customers. Our newly formed Civil and Earthworks business is now better
positioned to provide sustainability and future growth‚ as underscored by this
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