|Republic of South Africa
|01.02.2007 - 10.2009
|140 mln $
|Basil Read Construction, Bouygues Construction
|Within the project
|6000-bay car park
|Part of the upper tier (app. 6000 seats) will be dismantled after the World Cup and form a seperate stadium.
Forum Seating: Comfort for sports fans
Polish chairs are becoming more and more popular across Europe – after the very successful implementation at the Hungarian Groupama Aréna, further projects were only a matter of time. Nowy Styl Group has already supplied the Abacus chairs to the Grand Stade stadium in Lyon and to the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice where European Championship 2016 will be held.
South Africa: More details on massive collusion before 2010 World Cup
Competition Commission revealed that the country’s biggest contractors agreed to share contracts ahead of the 2010 tournament on condition that each of them would earn at least 17.5% on their works. This led to giant inflation of costs for municipalities.
South Africa: Criticism over Nelspruit and Port Elizabeth hosting
“Disgraceful” is one of many words used to describe the pitch of Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. Still, organizers decided not to move fixtures somewhere else. Meanwhile in Port Elizabeth very few people bothered to come to games, leaving vast majority of seats empty.