City splashes out to boost service delivery
AS part of its efforts to speed up service delivery, the City of uMhlathuze has spent R62-million on the purchase of a new fleet of vehicles for various departments. According to City spokesperson Mdu Ncalane, at least three new waste management trucks were purchased to assist with refuse removal. ‘These trucks are equipped with stateof-the-art technology that deals with waste in people’s dustbins. ‘They will service all 34 wards within the city along with the older trucks, which are still in good use.’ Ncalane said the city has also invested in 11 new tractors for cutting grass and 30 vehicles which range from TLB’s to road construction and pot hole fixing machinery.
The new trucks are fully automated and designed speci cally to entrap waste in a mechanically operated bin so as not to cause any spillage on the City’s roads Orrin Singh