oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The National Infrastructure Maintenance Strategy, and its implementation : urban and rural : infrastructure

Volume 16, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The National Infrastructure Maintenance Strategy (NIMS) was approved by Cabinet in 2006. This Strategy sets overarching policy for sector-based initiatives and describes the framework for a coordinated programme of actions. It is an essential part of government's vision of delivering infrastructure services to all. The simultaneous infrastructure investment and maintenance that will result from this Strategy will not only improve infrastructure performance and underpin the sustainability of services, but will also contribute significantly towards national and local economic growth, and create long-term jobs. Background to it, and progress with its implementation, are described in this article

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