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Infrastructure projects should take lead from ‘successful’ REIPPPP

Engineering News – ONLINE

24 June 2014

It is critical that South Africa’s strategic infrastructure projects are prioritised and implemented by learning from successful programmes, such as the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), as the country’s economy continues to slide, in part, owing to persistent and significant infrastructure constraints.

Speaking on Tuesday at a Nedbank Capital media roundtable on infrastructure, Nedbank senior economistNicky Weimar said the most broadly felt infrastructure constraint was the country’s insufficient and unreliable power supply, which was required to fuel higher growth levels.  Read more….

 

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