The current financial year 2008/09 can be defined as the year in which most of the Capital Intensive projects are on the critical path
In light of President Thabo Mbeki having signed a declaration recently which includes the Confederations Cup as an event also covered by Government Guarantees, it is essential that all projects which are directly related to the guarantees be aligned to cover the Confederations Cup scheduled to take place in June 2009
Socio-political cluster (Arts and culture, SRSA, GCIS)
Stadia construction Stadia Construction Update Baseline programme Dec 2008 15 Sept 2008 80 days CPM 16% 25% Mangaung Rev D programme Dec 2009 31 May 2009 33 days 33% 41% eThekwini – Moses Mabhida MP03 Programme Dec 2009 14 Dec 2009 20 days CPM 29% 34% Cape Town – Green Point Baseline Programme Dec 2009 31 May 2009 54 days CPM 37% 48% Nelspruit - Mbombela Rev 03 programme Dec 2009 31 June 2009 57days CPM 25% 35% Polokwane – Peter Mokaba Baseline Programme Dec 2009 30 April 2009 15 days 36% 38% Joburg -Soccer City Programme Revision No FIFA Date Completion Date Delays April 2008 Actual Progress 2008 Planned April 2008 Host City
Stadia construction (cont…d) Stadia Construction Update Dec 2008 31 Oct 2008 Work commenced 12 May 2008 Tshwane - Loftus Rev 5E Programme 31 March 2009 31 May 2009 54 days CPM 18% 20% Nelson Mandela Bay Baseline programme Dec 2008 15 Dec 2008 65 days 16% 31% Rusternburg – Royal Bafokeng Rev 02 Programme Dec 2008 30 September 2008 65 days 42% 55% Joburg - Ellis Park Programme Revision No FIFA Date Completion Date Delays April 2008 Actual Progress 2008 Planned April 2008 Host City
Soccer City – Construction proceeding well, 15 days delay but not on CPM for completion on 30 April 2009 (FIFA Completion date Dec 2009). The construction to be completed 4 months ahead of schedule
Peter Mokaba – 57 days delay on critical path for the completion date of 31 June 2009. The delay due to uncertainty of funding of the shortfall. Recovery plan in place to recover lost days (FIFA date Dec 2009)
Mbombela Stadium – 54 days delay on critical path due to uncertainty about the shortfall and the labour issues (FIFA date Dec 2009)
Green Point – 20 days on CPM due to labour issues. Recovery plan developed to meet the completion date of December 2009 (FIFA date Dec 2009)
Moses Mabhida – 33 days delay not on CPM for completions on 31 May 2009. The delay is due to labour strike . The City will still be able to meet FIFA deadline (FIFA Completion date Dec 2009). Recovery plan in place.
Mangaung – 80 days delay on CPM, the delay due to dual usage of the stadium both as construction site and scheduled rugby matches
Ellis Park – 65 days delay due the events continuously being hosted in the stadium. City of JHB has developed a recovery plan to meet the FIFA deadline
Royal Bafokeng – 65 days delay but not on CPM, the delay is due structural design revisions
Nelson Mandela Bay – 01 day delay on critical path for completion date 31 March 2009 . The revision programme designed by an independent planner is now in use and all claims have been resolved (Original FIFA date Dec 2008)
Tshwane – The contractor commenced work on site on the 12 May 2008 with the expected date of completion 31 October 2008.
Cost escalations continues to be a problem which must be closely monitored and managed – The intervention by a team from DPW has assisted in looking at ways of managing the cost escalations as well as strengthening capacity at Host Cities in so far as project management is concerned.
The lack of clarity of what constitutes overlay makes it difficult to cost and quantify it
The construction programme of both Nelson Mandela and Green Point are to be closely monitored and managed to ensure completion on time
Telkom’s upgrade to its core fibre-optic network is in progress and scheduled to be completed in the last quarter of 2008
The civil works on the implementation of the access network for the Host Stadia is delayed due to the uncertainty of funding on this component, the issue is being addressed by the relevant political heads (Project on the critical path)
The DoC is currently engaging FIFA on the proposed user charge model for the IT & T infrastructure
All Confederations Cup venues with the exception of Nelson Mandela Bay were visited and the following has been identified : Concentric rings of security, the FIFA exclusion zone and the venue for the Remote Search Parks
An air control simulation exercise “Operation Green point” to control the airspace over Cape Town was done on the 16 – 18 March 2008
A general security concept (requested by FIFA in the OA Agreement Para 23.4.1 has been finalized (SAPS & LOC)
The Provincial Safety and Security summits being convened by all provinces
Euro 2008 Austria and Switzerland, the 2010 Government Unit is coordinating skills transfer programme for specific sectors of government. The initiative is being done in collaboration with LOC
A steering committee chaired by SRSA has been established to coordinate Football and youth development initiatives with GTZ. The initiative has already identified 5 football for hope centres in various municipalities – Launch in Alexander on the 15 May 2008
The 2010 Unit has initiated a meeting with South African Football Supporters Association which has 52 regions affiliation. The engagement with the association will assist in galvanizing support for the National Team.
The initiation of the South African Football Supporters Association will be complemented by the Coalition supporters of the unions of Africa
The Unit is in the consultation process with LOC and Free State MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture to convene a Legacy Indaba which will define the way forward regarding the Legacy Programme for South Africa