Latest brochure on SED achievements
The unique nature of the Gauteng Province demands strategic development approaches.
Investment in our people has always been one of our core strategies that we have pursued since 1994. Gautrain has presented Gauteng with an opportunity to empower its citizens and to expand the economic…
JOBS AND DEVELOPMENT SPIN-OFFS FROM PROJECT
Gautrain carries high hopes, not the least of which is creating, directly and indirectly, an additional two million jobs by 2025.
Projections estimate that the Gautrain project has already created or sustained more than 29 400 jobs. This number was expected to increase to about 33 000 by next…
SEPTEMBER ACHIEVEMENTS FOR GAUTRAIN’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC INITIATIVES
Over and above the design, construction, commission, operation and maintenance of the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link project, specific socio economic objectives were defined.
Skills development forms the backbone of the socio economic development (SED) strategy of the project. It…
GOOD ACHIEVEMENTS ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DELIVERABLES
While delivering an infrastructure project of world-class scale and standards, Gautrain remains committed to the sustainable socio-economic development of Gauteng and its people.
Gautrain’s socio-economic initiatives aim to address the economic inequities inherited from the previous regime….
GAUTENG CELEBRATES WOMEN’S DAY
The 1956 heroines will be commemorated during this year’s Provincial Women’s Day Commemoration scheduled to take place at the Union Buildings, on 9 August.
The year 2008 marks the 52nd anniversary of the women’s anti-pass march to the Union Buildings in 1956. This historic march marked a…
GAUTRAIN PROVIDES TRAINING ON SCARCE AND CRITICAL SKILLS
The National Skills Fund grant to Gautrain is intended to train persons to fill scarce and critical skills needed on the project.
The amount of the grant is R23 million over three years. The first transfer took place in October 2007 and the actual training started in January 2008….
GAUTRAIN DELIVERS ON JOB CREATION PROMISES TO FIGHT POVERTY
Gautrain has already exceeded several of its socio-economic development targets.
To date, the Bombela Concession Company has already created or sustained more than 6 700 local direct jobs and an estimated total of more than 36 200 direct, indirect and induced jobs. Summary of SED Approach…
Gautrain: Moving communities
Through the largest Public-Private Partnership South Africa has yet seen, between the Gauteng Provincial Government and the Bombela Concession Company, the Gautrain Project is already positively changing the hearts and minds of South Africans – from the creation and sustaining of almost 93 000…
GAUTRAIN’S INITIATIVES ENLARGE SKILLS DATABASE
During the peak of Gautrain’s construction, a labour force of approximately 7000 workers will be employed.
As part of the Concession Agreement, Bombela CJV has committed to skills training and development, as well as women’s learnership and mentorship. Another opportunity for developing…