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					                              LEKOA VAAL
                           ROAD BUILDING UNIT
                         DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME




UNITY        DIVERSITY
        IN
                MANAGEMENT PLAN

                     Lekoa Vaal              Gauteng Dept
                     Metropolitan             Transport &
 Engineering           Council               Public Works
Departments
     of                   Co-ordinating                 Stakeholder
substractures                                            Task Team
                           committee

                           CSIR
             Project management team
           Training Materials Equipment Clerical Supervision
                    procurement

                                  Road building units
                Level 1                                   Level 5
Levels of development of emerging contractor
                         EMERGING CONTRACTOR LEVEL
 COMPETENCY               1    2              3             4   5
 Supervision of           √    √              √             √   √
 labour
 Payment of workers            √              √             √   √


 Construction                                 √             √   √
 management                          Simple prog. Of work
 Possesses hand                √              √             √   √
 tools
 Vehicle for transport                        √             √   √

 Material                                      √            √   √
 procurement                         To a limited degree
 Plant procurement                             √            √   √
                                     To a limited degree
 Surety, insurance                                              √
           THE PARTNERS
           MANAGEMENT PLAN
           OBJECTIVES
           PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS
           CONCLUSIONS




    UNITY        DIVERSITY
            IN
     PROJECT
CHARACTERISTICS
PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS
PROJECT CHARACTERISTICS
POVERTY IMPACT
  MEMBERS OF THE THREE ROAD BUILDING UNITS (7 PER
  UNITS)
     SELECTED FROM PREVIOUSLY UNEMPLOYED RESIDENTS
     RECEIVES COMPETATIVE ALLOWANCES RELATED TO
     LEVEL OF OUTPUT DURING TRAINING


  EMPLOYMENT OF RESIDENTS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY OF
  PROJECT
     EACH UNIT EMPLOYS EIGHT PEOPLE (IE. 24 IN TOTAL)


  HOUSE KEEPING BY SURROUNDING RESIDENTS
       SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENT IN HOUSE KEEPING OF ROADWAY
  & SIDEWALKS
     GRASSING OF SIDEWALKS BY RESIDENTS
     SUBSTANTIAL DROP IN LITTERING
         EFFECTIVENESS EFFECTIVENESS
THE MEASURES OF SUCCESS / FAILURE:
*   CONSISTENT QUALITY

    -   ROAD BUILDING UNITS ACHIEVED CONSISTENTLY ACHIEVED
        QUALITY WORKMANSHIP WITH RELATIVELY UNSKILLED
        LABOUR

*   LOW CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE COST
    -   MATERIAL COSTS == R200 PER LINEAR METER
    -   LOW MAINTENANCE ROAD SURFACING

*   PRODUCTION RATE
    - EACH ROAD BUILDING UNIT (CONSISTING OF 7 STUDENTS & 8
    LOCALLY EMPLOYED PEOPLE) HAS PROVEN THAT IT CAN CONSTRUCT
    UP TO 40 Meters OF FINAL BASE COURSE PER DAY

*   SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT
    -   DEDICATED FUNDING ESSENTIAL
INNOVATION
-       UNIQUE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

       ROAD BUILDING UNITS HAVE BEEN EQUIPPED AT RELATIVELY LOW
        COST WITH CAREFULLY DESIGNED TOOLS & EQUIPMENT TO ENSURE A HIGH
        QUALITY AND CONSISTENT END PRODUCT.
       TAILORMADE EQUIPMENT INCLUDE INTERLOCKING SHUTTERING,
        UNIQUE SIDE DRAIN PROFILES AND VOLUME BATCHING CONTAINERS
        FOR EASY HANDLING AND MIX DESIGN.

-       INNOVATIVE ROAD BUILDINGTECHNIQUES

       TECHNIQUES WHICH EFFECTIVELY INCORPORATES WASTE MATERIALS
        FROM LOCAL INDUSTRIES (SUCH AS ISCOR SLAG AND SASOL ASH) HAVE
        BEEN DEVELOPED AS PART OF THE PROJECT TO REDUCE CONSTRUCTION
        COSTS
INNOVATION CONTINUED
 INNOVATION CONTINUED
 -       UINQUE CROSS SECTION
        SIDE DRAIN CROSS SECTION DESIGNED TO SERVE AS
         EXTENDED ROADWAY, STORMWATER FACILITY &
         MOUNTABLE CURB
        ROADWAY SERVES AS EXTENTION STORMWATER FACILITY IN
         FLOODING CONDITIONS
        EFFECTIVE ROAD WIDTH (INCLUDING SIDE DRAIN) == 5 Meters
        SIDE DRAIN CROSS SECTION DESIGNED TO SERVE AS
         EXTENDED ROADWAY STORMWATER FACILITY & MOUNTABLE
         CURB
        ROADWAY SERVES AS EXTENTION STORMWATER FACILITY IN
         FLOODING CONDITIONS
REPLICATION
     TRAINING MATERIAL IS WELL DOCUMENTED
     DETAILED DRAWINGS OF TAILOR-MADE
      EQUIPMENT ARE AVAILABLE
     PROGRAMMES BASED ON THIS PROJECT
      IMPLEMENTED IN COUNTRIES AS FAR AS
      MALAYSIA
SUSTAINABILITY
   SOME 900 KILOMETRES OF POORLY MAINTAINED DIRT ROAD IN VAAL
   METRO
     SCOPE TO SUSTAIN SEVERAL ROAD BUILDING UNITS



   LEKOA VAAL METROPOLITAN COUNCIL TO ENSURE FINANCIAL
   SUSTAINABILITY
     ALLOCATE PORTION OF ROADMAINTENANCE BUDGET TO PROGRAMME


   ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTS OF SUBSTRUCTURES

     TO BE THE DRIVING FORCE
     DECIDE ON PRIORITIES
     SUPERVISE IMPLEMENTATION
     AGREE ON RATES OF WORK

   CSIR TRANSPORTEK
     AVAILABLE FOR ONGOING TECHNOLOGICAL & MANAGEMENT
     ASSISTANCE TO COUNCILS