civil engineering

2 Mar 2022

The importance of managing South Africa’s dams

The importance of managing South Africa’s dams  After good rains many of South Africa‘s major dams are filled to capacity. However, we cannot become complacent By Chetan Mistry South Africa […]
26 Feb 2021

Engineers secure water supply in parched areas of SA.

26 February 2021 – Engineering Consultancy Ceenex has been appointed as the specialist sub-consultant on a project to help the Thembisile Hani Local Municipality deliver water to parched areas of […]
18 Feb 2021

Hot water borehole solution for Ethiopian roadwork

18 February 2021 – Tackling challenging applications is all in a day’s work for Grundfos and a recent installation in an extremely hot and dry area of desert in Ethiopia […]
18 Feb 2021

Chubb launches risk insurance in SA.

18 February 2021 – Global insurance company Chubb has launched its Civil Engineering Completed Risks (CECR) insurance offering to the South African market. CECR is aimed at medium to larger […]
11 Feb 2021

ARIA positions itself to revitalise African rail sector.

11 February 2021 – Independent railway industry body the RailRoad Association (RRA) has positioned itself to revitalise the African rail sector.   Independent railway industry body the RailRoad Association (RRA) […]
28 Jan 2021

Construction of first major highway in Guinea-Bissau underway

28 January 2021 – Construction of the first major highway in Guinea-Bissau started last week as the oil rich country ramps-up its infrastructure drive with the financial backing of China. […]
22 Jan 2021

The devastating consequences of not properly managing residential wastewater.

21 January 2021 – Two years ago, the National Construction Authority said more than 70% of buildings in Nairobi, Kenya, were unsafe for occupation mostly because of the devastating consequences […]
9 Jan 2021

Zinc and SA’s rail challenges

By Simon Norton, International Zinc Association Africa Desk  09 January – What is the link between zinc and SA’s rail challenges? Well, zinc may be the answer to SA’s rail […]
2 Jan 2021

Funds approved for Uganda roads upgrade

02 January 2020 – The African Development Fund has approved funds worth USD71.5-million to upgrade roads in Uganda. These projects are expected to benefit close to one million people in […]
18 Dec 2020

UP launches Africa-first engineering facility

18 December 2020 – The University of Pretoria (UP) officially launched the Africa-first Engineering 4.0 facility for research on smart transport, cities, and infrastructure recently. The University of Pretoria (UP) […]
11 Dec 2020

South Africa’s infrastructure recovery hinges on urgent action, innovation

11 December 2020 – According to Steve Bartels, SRK Consulting partner and principal engineering technologist, South Africa’s much awaited infrastructure recovery hinges on urgent action and innovation.    Hopes of […]
18 Nov 2020

Infrastructure projects to unlock African growth

By L.M. Louw  18 November 2020 – Infrastructure projects in Botswana and Zimbabwe could unlock growth potential throughout the region. Crossing impassable rivers, bad roads and bureaucratic border posts are […]
10 Nov 2020

UCT to become a net zero water university

10 November 2020 – Engineering consultants Zutari will assist the University of Cape Town in South Africa to become a net zero water university by 2050. Implementation of a sustainable […]