This week sees the start of an inquiry into the collapse of the Grayston Drive bridge in South Africa.

The commission set up by the Department of Labour is hosting its first engagements with the parties involved. The first step is a briefing by key interested stakeholders. Murray & Roberts, Form Scaff and Royal Haskoning DHV will be given an opportunity to spell out their administrative report(s), highlighting the extent of their involvement in the project. No witnesses will be called at this stage.

The commission was appointed by the department following the October 2015 collapse of the temporary bridge, which led to the deaths of two people and injury to 19 others (link opens in new tab).