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  • Bhagwan, J; Wall, K (2007-05)
    The paper describes an alternative service delivery institutional concept, viz the franchising of local entrepreneurs, a PPP model especially suited to developing countries. The concept is being developed with the intention ...
  • Wall, K (2009-12)
    This thought piece is deliberately about issues and principles, rather than about setting out a step-by-step process for the planning and provision of services. What is important - and needs to be fully understood - are ...
  • Wall, K (2008-04)
    Planning the built environment is, or should be, also about providing and managing (i.e. operating and maintaining) this environment, viz. the engineering infrastructure (much of which is underground), structures and public ...
  • Wall, K; Manus, A; Lowe, N (Asce-Amer Soc Civil Engineers, 2006-01)
    While some measures are within the power of a WSA, some can only be done by, or are best done by, a larger grouping, or by another entity, such as by a government department. An example of what cannot be done by an individual ...
  • Wall, K; Amod, S; Rust, C; Pillay, M (2011-06)
    In 2006 the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) released the first ever “report card” of the state of engineering infrastructure in South Africa. This report highlighted “the observations of the professionals ...
  • Manus, N; Wall, K (2009-05)
    The Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (DWAF) has for a number of years been in the process of formulating the numerous layers of a national water services infrastructure asset management (IAM) strategy. Earlier work ...
  • Wall, K (South African Institute for Civil Engineers, 2008-10)
    The National Infrastructure Maintenance Strategy (NIMS) was approved by Cabinet in 2006. This Strategy sets overarching policy for sector-based initiatives and describes the framework for a coordinated programme of actions. ...
  • Wall, K (2009-05)
    Whereas in a country such as South Africa some public sector authorities are able to practise more or less competent management of their infrastructure assets, government intervention and assistance is needed in respect ...
  • Wall, K; Manus, A (2007-05)
    The paper describes the problem statement and context, and scope of the work. The paper also describes progress made thus far with the strategy formulation. However the work will be complete by the time the conference takes ...
  • Manus, N; Manus, L; Wall, K; Otterman, A (3S Media, 2010-07)
    The South African government has prioritised infrastructure asset management as a critical element in sustaining services to all. Responsibility for implementing water services lies principally with municipalities in their ...
  • Wall, K; Bhagwan, J; Ive, O; Kirwan, F (IWA Publishing, 2012-09)
    South African research finds that social franchising partnerships could address many challenges in the operation and maintenance of water services infrastructure. Franchising trains those on-site, and also provides backup ...
  • Wall, K; Bhagwan, J; Ive, O (WEDC, 2011-07)
    Partnerships, using the basic principles of franchising, could address many challenges in the operation and/or maintenance of water services. Franchising provides appropriate training to people at services sites, and also ...
  • Wall, K (World Federation of Engineering Organizations, 2010-10)
    In December 2008, the CEBC met in Brasilia and began work on a framework for a "guidebook for capacity building in the engineering environment" and an associated compendium of programmes and initiatives. This guidebook has ...
  • Wall, K (Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), 2008-07)
    The National Infrastructure Maintenance Strategy was approved by Cabinet in August 2006. This strategy sets overarching policy for sector-based initiatives, and describes the framework for a coordinated programme of actions. ...
  • Wall, K; Ive, O; Bhagwan, J; Birkholtz, W; Lupuwana, N; Shaylor, E (IMESA, 2013-10)
    A number of pilot projects in the Eastern Cape have demonstrated how the institutionally innovative and very practical social franchising partnership approach can successfully be used for the routine maintenance of ...
  • Wall, K; Rust, C (SAICE, 2015-12)
    In 2006 the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), in partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), released the first ever “report card” assessment rating of the condition ...
  • Wall, K (2005-07)
    The competing demands that are made on limited municipal operational budgets (and staff and other resources) severely constrain the proper management of services infrastructure. Some research work has already been done in ...
  • Wall, K (Business Day, 2010-05)
    Aircraft and the motor car, with improved roads, have revolutionised inter-city travel; the internet has revolutionised how learners prepare assignments; computers have revolutionised data sorting and analysis, and so on. ...
  • Wall, K (SAICE, 2011)
    This report reflects the labours of the research team at the CSIR and the drafting, reviewing and grading by the field experts at SAICE. It extends the start that was made five years ago and it is trusted that it improves ...
  • Amod, S; Wall, K; Rust, C (ICE Publishing, 2012-05)
    In 2006 the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) released the first ever ‘report card’ of the state of engineering infrastructure in South Africa. This report highlighted ‘the observations of the professionals ...