Aveng in ‘critically important’ fight against ruling on canned Sanral project
Firm says the case is significant for SA’s construction sector, ‘which is plagued and held ransom by unlawful community actions’
Aveng says it will appeal a court ruling that the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) can go ahead with claiming damages from the construction group over an incomplete R1.7bn project. Aveng canned a joint project with Austria’s Strabag International GmbH following violent protests against the project, which entails building a 1.1km-long bridge across the Mtentu River on the N2 Wild Coast. However, a court blocked the construction company’s bid to stop Sanral from claiming damages for not completing the project.
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