The Executive Director of the Manufacturing Circle, Coenraad Bezuidenhout, believes the controversial R600 million locomotives acquired by Prasa could have been manufactured locally.
Bezuidenhout says South Africa has the capacity to make the locomotives, including manufacturing capacity that was owned by black entrepreneurs.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Bezuidenhout.
Scroll down to listen to the audio.
Local knowhow could’ve saved the day.— Coenraad Bezuidenhout
We used to manufacture our own locomotives and it’s a position we can return to once again.— Coenraad Bezuidenhout