Articles tagged 'beitbridge harare chirundu'

Zim gets over $5m for roads rehab 1 November 2017 CHINHOYI - Zimbabwe has so far received over $5 million from the Japanese government, which has been channelled toward roads rehabilitation. This was revealed during a handover ceremony of bitumen to the Transport ministry in Chinhoyi, Mashonaland West Province. Officiating at the event, Tr...
Highway dualisation project gets national status 16 October 2017 HARARE - Government has granted national project status to the $3 billion Beitbridge-Chirundu highway dualisation project following months of protracted negotiations. The dispensation, approved last week Friday, paves way for the project's financier, Austria-based Geiger International (Geiger)...
Major highways upgrade to begin this month 3 October 2017 HARARE - Work to upgrade and add more lanes to the 900km highway from Beitbridge on the border with South Africa to Chirundu on the Zambian border will begin this month, Transport minister Joram Gumbo has told the Senate. Gumbo said surveyors were working on segments of the road which have bee...
Surveying begins for Hre-Beitbridge road 22 September 2017 HARARE - Surveying of the Harare-Beitbridge highway has started from Skyline to Beatrice under an agreement with the Austrian contractor Geiger International. The highway is Zimbabwe's busiest and most economically significant, and is part of the North-South Corridor that directly links landlo...
Govt in $100m roads rehab deal 1 June 2017 HARARE - Government has struck a $100 million deal with banks to rehabilitate the country's damaged roads, Transport minister Jorum Gumbo has said. This comes as rampaging floods, which injured 128 people and displaced at least 1 985, washed away several bridges and roads in major highways in ...
Zim to refurbish major roads 16 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe is set to refurbish most of its major highways and local roads in an effort to reduce traffic accidents, Transport minister Joram Gumbo (pictured)  has said. The country requires at least $2,2 billion to rehabilitate the national road network comprising approximately 17 000 k...
Concern over Chinese road construction deal 22 February 2017 HARARE - Transport minister Jorum Gumbo was yesterday grilled by legislators over the granting of a road construction contract to a Chinese company. Transport and Infrastructure parliamentary portfolio committee MPs asked whether the ministry had put in place measures to guard against being sh...