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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Carlisle Opens MR 559 Road between Saldanha Bay and Langebaan

29 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, this morning officially opened the R82-million road between Saldanha Bay and Langebaan. Read More

Minister Carlisle: Mitchell's Plain District Hospital Will be Completed on Time

28 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has announced that the 9 May 2012 fire in the Emergency Department of the Mitchell's Plain District Hospital, which is under construction, has not affected the target... Read More

Minister Carlisle Joins Member of the Public Laying Charges against Reckless Driver

27 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has this morning accompanied Capetonian Terry Debrick to the Paarl Police Station to lay charges of reckless and negligent driving against WC Douwland, the Forest... Read More

Minister Carlisle to Visit Weskus Special Needs School

22 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, will be visiting Saldanha Bay's Weskus Special Needs School on 24 May to monitor minibus taxi traffic in Saldanha Road outside. Read More

Safely Home Interventions Yield a Significant Drop in Number of Arrests

15 May 2012

Minister Robin Carlisle has announced a 65% reduction in the number of arrests on the 71.6 km Average Speed Over Distance (ASOD) stretch, on the Aberdeen road near Beaufort West. Read More

Minister Carlisle Releases Safely Home Fatality Statistics

13 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, Minister for Transport and Public Works, has released the fatality statistics for 2012, up until the end of April. Read More

Fire in Mitchell's Plain District Hospital Put Out

8 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works, has said that arson was not suspected to be the cause of the fire that broke out in the emergency department of the Mitchell's Plain District Hospital on Wednesday, 9 May 2012. Read More

Minister Carlisle: It is Metrorail's Lawful Responsibility to Have Safe Trains

8 May 2012

Robin Carlisle, the Minister of Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape, has expressed concern that the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (Prasa) defence in film technician Serge Loutala's R1.12m lawsuit against it will only further... Read More

Chapman's Peak Drive Re-opens

3 May 2012

Geotechnical engineers completed their report on Chapman's Peak on Thursday, 3 May 2012, clearing the way for the pass to be opened as soon as possible. Read More

Chapman's Peak will Remain Closed while Slope Stabilisation Takes Place

3 May 2012

Chapman's Peak Drive was closed in the early hours of Thursday morning (3 May 2012) after a routine inspection had identified a possible slope failure site. Read More