Expanded Public Works Program

Working for
the Coast

Total project value: R27,9m

Four Working for the Coast projects on behalf of the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA):

  • Cintsa to Keiskammahoek Rivers
  • Keiskammahoek to Fish Rivers
  • Cape Recife to Maitland River Mouth
  • Keiskammahoek to Kenton On Sea (Certificate of Excellence)

We provided project management, training of local workers for beach clean-ups, alien vegetation eradication, hiking trail maintenance, environmental education, craft items, manufacturing with recycled products collected from the beach clean-up activity, monitoring and community upliftment.

EC Ndlambe
Tourism Project

Total project value: R30m

EC Ndlambe Tourism EPWP Project on behalf of the National Department of Tourism (NDT):

The project consisted of upgrading four old municipal houses into a conference facility seating 150, five six-sleeper upmarket chalets, parking areas, walkways and landscaping using local workers and Labour Intensive Construction (LIC) methods.

WC Karwyderskraal, Overberg Regional Landfill Site

Total project value: R10m

Karwyderskraal, Overberg Regional Landfill Site on behalf of the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA):

Local workers were sourced from nearby communities for training and to do the rehabilitation work of the landfill under the supervision of the MBB team.

Labour-intensive construction approach: Anysberg Nature Reserve

Total project value: R17.5m

MBB completed a two-year, labour-intensive, improvements programme within the Anysburg Nature Reserve. The Anysburg Nature Reserve is located in the Klein Karoo, between the towns of Ladismith, Laingsburg, Touwsrivier and Montagu.  This project, implemented by the Department of Environmental Affairs, saw MBB appointed as the Contractor, overseeing the upgrading of the nature reserve’s gravel roads and the improvement of the reserve’s tourism facilities.