Dr Malcolm John Figg

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Malcolm John Figg

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Property Management Trading Entity: Department briefing
    27 Mar 2018

    The Committee met with the Property Management Trading Entity (PMTE) for a briefing on the progress made on operationalisation and strategic considerations to reach financial sustainability. The presentation covered the 2012 Turnaround Strategy of the Department of Public Works (DPW), conditions for the PMTE to meet to achieve full operational ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure “Operation Bring Back”: Progress Report, with Minister & Deputy Minister
    20 Mar 2018

    The Committee received a progress report from the Department of Public Works on Operation Bring Back (OBB). The Minister and Deputy Minister were present at the meeting.

    DPW had started an OBB program during April 2011 which was largely dependent on the public coming forward to report cases of misappropriation ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Assets on immovable asset register: Department briefing with Deputy Minister
    13 Mar 2018

    The Department of Public Works (DPW), accompanied by the Deputy Minister, briefed the Committee on the status of different categories of assets on the Immovable Asset Register (IAR) and  foreign assets. The Committee heard about the types of assets comprising the DPW property portfolio (IAR), the total value of assets ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Public Works White Papers Review: progress report; with Deputy Minister
    27 Feb 2018

    The Department of Public Works briefed Members of the Portfolio Committee on progress on the much-delayed review of the Department's two White Papers as part of the Annual Performance Plan and Strategic Plan. The delegation was headed by the Deputy Minister of the Department of Public Works, Mr Jeremy Cronin. ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Department of Public Works regional workshops resuscitation
    20 Feb 2018

    The Committee met to consider the proposed resuscitation of regional workshops and relevant interventions, and was briefed by the Department of Public Works (DPW).

    The DPW said the resuscitation of regional workshops would help to address the challenges of dissatisfied clients, unemployment, poor service delivery and the scarcity of skills. ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Small Harbour challenges: stakeholder engagement
    6 Feb 2018

    This meeting, to discuss plans to address the challenges faced by small harbours,  was attended by the following stakeholders:

    • Department of Public Works (DPW)
    • Ray Nkonyeni Municipality
    • Port St Johns Development Agency
    • Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)
    • SA Police Services
    • Department of Home Affairs
    • Northern Cape Legislature.

    The ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Construction Sector: small businesses/cooperatives challenges: Black Business Council; CIDB, CBE, BECGSA, Department of Public Works
    28 Nov 2017

    The Committee met to consider the challenges facing small businesses and cooperatives in the construction sector, and was briefed by the Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE), the Built Environment Cooperatives for Graduates in South Africa (BECGSA), the Council for the Built Environment (CBE), the Construction Industry Development ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure CIDB on Contractors Grading Register criteria; Construction industry job losses; Women-owned construction companies
    22 Nov 2017

    The Committee was briefed by the Department of Public Works (DPW) Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) on proactive steps taken to increase the rate of progression of women-owned construction companies.

    DPW highlighted challenges faced by women in the built environment, legislative framework of the built environment, analysis of the construction ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Parliamentary Villages; Expanded Public Works Programme job creation: Public Works briefing, with Deputy Minister
    14 Nov 2017

    The Committee was briefed by the Department of Public Works (DPW) on the progress made with the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), and on the status of the prestige accommodation programme at the Parliamentary villages.

    The DPW described the progress made since the beginning of the EPWP n 2004, the ...

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Committee Report on Eastern Cape oversight visit
    7 Nov 2017

    The Portfolio Committee met for the consideration and adoption of minutes of previous meetings. The Committee also considered the Oversight Report on the visit to the Eastern Cape undertaken on 11 to 15 September 2017.