Khato Civil P900 Million Masama Water Project in Botswana kicks off
There is notable progress at construction site where Khato Civil has 700mm diameter, 19.1m long water pipes being offloaded in Masama.The ongoing P900 million 100km Masama Water Project is set to bedelivered by Khato Civils in the coming ten months. The project is aimed at addressing the water deficit within areas of Mochudi, Molepolole, Thamaga, Moshupa, Kanye, Rolong and Ramotswa. The current deficit in water supply in the southern part of the country is 35 million liters per day according to The Patriot. Its now four years since it was put up for tende.
Khato Civil Botswana has established itself as one of the leading black emerging construction companies. The Company has qualified professionals with broad experience and an equipment list that would be sufficient for any large project.
Back in June during an interview with Mmegi the Group CEO Mongezi Mnyani promised to deliver a world class end product synonymous with their golden touch, as they have already shown with delivery of two pump stations project for WUC in the North. According to Mnyane they pride in completing projects on time and within budget.
Mnyani said over the years Khato Civils invested over R1.7 billion in advanced technology like tesmic trenchers, also known as rockeaters; each machines accomplishes in one day, what would otherwise take 20 excavators; “we have all the machinery we need and are able to establish a site within one day after being appointed”, the CEO said, adding that their grade 9 ratings, the highest possible industry ratings, in electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, general buildings, as well as ISO certifications, are also proof of their world class capabilities.
The pipeline will be the first of its kind in the North South Water Carrier 2.2 scheme to deliver sweet water from the Masama aquifer on a dedicated pipeline, ensuring that it would need minimal treatment as it will not be transferred on the same pipeline for raw water from the dams
The project is set to create more than 500 jobs to be created directly during the various stages of the project.