19 October 2015

For Immediate Release

City To Host South Durban Basin Area Based Management Contractor Development Workshop

EThekwini Municipality in partnership with the Provincial Departments of Transport and Public Works, Vukuzakhe Contractor Association, CIDB and Ithala Bank will host an emerging contractor development workshop on Wednesday, 21 October 2015.

The workshop will empower local emerging contractors with development opportunities arising from provincial and local government and create awareness on various programmes designed to enhance their growth and competitiveness to ensure sustainability of their businesses. The workshop also aims to link contractors with professional bodies and encourage compliance with various regulations.

Aspects to be covered at the workshop include procurement opportunities, capacity building, access to finance and compliance aspects. 

The workshop forms part of the local economic development programme of the South Durban Basin Area Based Management team. 

All members of the media are invited to attend the event. 

Details of the workshop are as follows:

Date: 21 October 2015 

Time: 09H30 – 13H30 

Venue: Elarish Hotel (Bluff))

For more information contact Fanele Masombuka on 031 451 9800 or email him at


Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Head, Tozi Mthethwa.

For more information members of the media can contact Gugu Sisilana on 031 311 4855 or email:​ or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4855 or email:

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