December 2017

December 2017: MEC Pillay's heart-to-heart with Public Works interns, bursary holders and professionals

December 2017: The Journey Was Long But 'Gentle'

December 2017: We wish you well Zolani(English/IsiZulu)

December 2017: Happy retirement Paul


November 2017

24 November 2017: Energetic employees demonstrated their skills during the Departmental Games held at Amajuba District

November 2017: Public Works Portfolio Committee Oversight Visit


October 2017

October 2017: UMzimkhulu Road Safety Campaign

18 October 2017: 2017 KAMOSO Awards Reward EPWP Excellence

17 October 2017: Midlands Region hosted a successful Shonaphansi

17 October 2017: “Operation Shonaphansi” – creating change for eThekwini Region

17 October 2017: Southern Region team gets their hands dirty at the Shonaphansi site visits

17 October 2017: Operation Shonaphansi Creates Changes For Ethekwini Region

11 October 2017: Corporate Services Getting Ready For Departmental Mid-Term Review

02 October 2017: HRM Indaba – 'Moving Towards A Model Of Excellence'


September 2017

29 September 2017: Southern Region Heritage day: "Accommodating Ubuntu"

28 September 2017: Midlands Region celebrated cultural heritage

September 2017: A government that cares for the elderly

September 2017: Public Works United On Heritage Day

September 2017: Heritage Day festivities at eThekwini Region


September 2017: MEC astonished by the loyalty and hard work of public works’ employees

15 September 2017: Public Works responds to global warming challenges (English / IsiZulu)

September 2017: The Going Green Conference kicks off with brief meetings before the conference

September 2017: KZN Public works plants in-house garden

September 2017: HoD Opens Green Student Conference

September 2017: KwaZulu-Natal Department Of Public Works – Greening Government Infrastructure

07 September 2017: Southern Region projects: New School- New Trees

01 September 2017: Minister of Public Works pays it forward at uMhlathuze Local Municipality (English / isiZulu)


August 2017

30 August 2017: Operation Sukuma Sakhe brings light and hope to the people of Mfolozi

August 2017: Midlands Region celebrates Women's Month

August 2017: Training of Public Servants 'advances' service delivery

August 2017: North Coast Region ends Women's Month in Style

August 2017: It’s Doeks On For The Women At Public Works

18 August 2017: Women's Day Message: "Be A Woman of Substance"

16 August 2017: Is 'body shaping' fitness worth the price?

15-16 August 2017: MEC impressed by Health Institutions in Harry Gwala District

04 August 2017: KZN Public Works Makes A Mark At The Careers Skills Expo In KwaMashu

August 2017: MEC Pillay on Harry Gwala School Visits

August 2017: Midlands Region Career Development Drive


July 2017

28 July 2017: Count Us Too - Mens Forum at Works dealing with social ills

July 2017: KZN Public Works Teams Battle For Victory At Departmental Sports Day

July 2017: EPWP zooms into advancing emerging contractors

July 2017: KZN Public Works Officials Visits Thabitha Ministry Orphanage On Mandela Day

July 2017: MEC Pillay Attends To Umlazi Community Concerns

July 2017: EPWP Training to improve the level of efficiency amongst officials

July 2017: Youth Prioritised In Epwp Rollout Programmes For 2018/2019


June 2017

21 June 2017: Advancing Youth Development is one of Public Works priorities

14-15 June 2017: A Youth Day Commemoration To Remember

14 June 2017: Vibrant spirit of unity during Head Office Youth Day

09 June 2017: Southern Region prides itself as its own employees completed the world's acclaimed Marathon

06-07 June 2017: KZN Expanded Public Works Programme Provincial Strategic Planning Session

June 2017: Midlands Region on course in an effort to drive the government’s radical economic transformation through youth development and empowerment during a ‘career exhibition’ at Busana High School, Matimatolo in Greytown

June 2017: KZN Public Works Portfolio Committee Visits Russia for Infrastructure Study Tour


May 2017

25-26 May 2017: Acting Head of Department: ‘It’s time for KZN Public Works to realise its objectives through common and shared vision’

19 May 2017: Public Works plays hard ball at the inter-departmental games

May 2017: Community of Nquthu jubilant as MEC Pillay informs them of his service delivery plan

May 2017: Its hard hats for our female professionals

05 May 2017: A warm welcome from Public Works

May 2017: NAPROV PM & E Forum wants Public Works to muscle on ‘good governance’

May 2017: KZN Public Works hosts the National and Provincial Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Forum at eThekwini Conference Canter, Mayville in Durban



April 2017

21 April 2017: Budget Speech 2017/18 Vote 14: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works. Tabling and address to the Provincial Legislature by the Honourable Mr Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay MPL

18 April 2017: Public Works Keeps Waving The Skills Development Flag High (English/IsiZulu)


March 2017

22 March 2017:MEC salutes school principals in UGU District (English / IsiZulu)

22 March 2017: Official launch of the GEMS Workplace Fitness Programme: Midlands Region

March 2017: MEC Pillay at the forefront as KZN Public Works supports the Premier’s Imbizo

March 2017: MEC Pillay at the forefront as KZN Public Works supports the Premier’s Imbizo at Nquthu

March 2017: 100 Learners Graduate With EPWP Certificate In Building And Civil Construction

March 2017: Adult Basic Education Training at Adams College


February 2017

February 2017: A boost for social cohesion

February 2017: Up and Close with Nompumelelo Kubheka

February 2017: Emboldening Environmental Education to the Youth

February 2017: Female Contractor Paving the Way to Quality Work in the Construction Industry

February 2017: Cabinet OSS visits uMkhanyakude District. MEC Pillay visited schools and the community of KwaJobe Village

February 2017: A Job Well Done


January 2017

27 January 2017: Public Works Made A Mark During Education Awards Of Excellence

10 January 2017: MEC Pillay rolled up his sleeves as schools welcomed 2017

January 2017: MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works Ravi Pillay together with members of the Public Woks Portfolio Committee paid a visit to schools under Harry Gwala District Municipality




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