Basil Read secures R400m projects

04 March 2014

Basil Read has announced that it had secured two significant projects collectively worth more than R400-million, Engineering News reports.

The first, awarded to Basil Read Civils by State-owned power utility Eskom, was a contract for further work to be carried out at the Medupi power station, in Limpopo.

The contract, which would be executed over 20 months comprised Phases 1 and 2 of the power station’s excess coal stock yard and would include 965 000 m3 of bulk earthworks, 437 000 m3 of layer works, 1.1-million m2 of geosynthetic installation and would also require 23 000 t of bentonite.

By: Leandi Kolver

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