The Ministry of Public Works & Transport (MPWT) has completed the rehabilitation and upgrading of the lighting system at the Somhlolo National Stadium. The Ministry handed over the completed project to the Ministry of Sports, Culture & Youth Affairs on Friday May 23, 2014 at the Somhlolo National Stadium, Lobamba.

The Contractor for the project was SD Electrical (PTY) LTD who completed the project in March for a contract amount of E1 014 843.39. The project scope entailed making good and rewiring of the main metering board and replacement of defective circuit breakers, supplying 64 floodlights, rewiring and replacing of ballasts, and replacement of all lamps for 64 floodlights amongst other necessities.

As per contractual obligations SD Electrical will be tasked with maintaining the Somhlolo lights for the next six months.

Present during the hand-over event was Acting Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Sports, Culture & Youth Affairs, Mr. Maswazi Shongwe; Chief Buildings Engineer in the Ministry of Public Works & Transport, Mr. Mkhululi Mamba; MPWT’s Electrical Engineer Johane Dlamini; MPWT’s Clerk of Works-Electrical, Sebenele Magongo and SD Electrical’s Steve Rugg.

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