AUDIT CONCERNS: PRASA
's most recent audited performance (fiscal year ended June 30, 2016) was extremely weak, although coverage of all obligations was a minimal 1.07x.
Alstom has been present in South Africa for many years, but in 2013 was awarded the PRASA
contract - the largest contract in the history of the company - for the staggering sum of $4.4bn.
This comes after "Dr" Daniel Mtimkulu, Prasa
's former chief engineer, in 2014 requested a critical contract variation for the locomotives.
Since early 2013, Huawei has been working with PRASA
to deploy its GSM-R solution across PRASA
's 1200-km railway network that covers three main areas including Cape Town, Durban and Gauteng.
The state-of-the-technology locomotives were designed in Spain by rail component manufacturer Vossloh according to PRASA
specifications to suit local conditions.
The methodology and scope of the 2004 PRASA
survey resulted in an arithmetic mean of 507 people served by Non-PRASA system, while the population served arithmetic mean obtained in the review of UPR Master Theses was 280 people served.
In the civil settlement, PRASA
will spend an estimated $1.7 billion implementing capital improvement projects at all of its 61 waste-water treatment plants and related collection systems over the next 15 years.
Zofia Sokol, author of the only monograph on Polish women's periodicals, defines the women's press (prasa
kobieca) as "that group of periodical publications intended for women, as designated in their title or subtitle, program, content, thematic organization, structure, as well as linguistic form" (Sokol, Prasa
The Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA
), a POTW, applied for an NPDES permit modification of secondary treatment requirements for its sewage plant, which discharged pollutants into the Atlantic Ocean.(108) Following two tentative modified permit denials, a public comment period, and a public hearing, the Region denied PRASA
's request on the ground that it had failed to demonstrate compliance with section 301(h) of the CWA.(109) In response to the Region's action, PRASA
filed a request for an evidentiary hearing to contest the Region's factual and legal basis for the permit modification denial.(110)
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has unveiled a Ministerial War Room on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa
) that is aimed at aggressively improving the quality of the country's passenger rail service.The war room will focus on addressing a number of challenges that include overcrowding improving on time arrivals safety management and the implementation of the Modernisation Programme.
Ministerial War Room on PRASA
is a game changer for passenger rail.
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa
) is to spend an estimated $.1.5bn on key capital programmes over the next 10 years.