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Title: SAICE infrastructure report card for South Africa 2011
Authors: Wall, K
Keywords: South African Institution of Civil Engineering
South African infrastructure
Infrastructure report card
Sustainable infrastructure
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: SAICE
Citation: Wall, K. SAICE infrastructure report card for South Africa 2011. SAICE
Series/Report no.: Workflow;8326
Abstract: 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 upon the first IRC. In that report, skills shortages and lack of maintenance emerged as the two key themes across all sectors. These themes still pertain; however two new important themes have emerged, viz. holistic systems and sustainability. Infrastructure, once created, is unrelenting in its demand for maintenance and this demand will increase the longer it is ignored. Bold leadership and effective management are irreplaceable ingredients for successful and sustainable infrastructure provision.
Description: Copyright: 2011 SAICE
URI: http://www.civils.org.za/Portals/0/pdf/publications/IRC2011-landscape-1-final-lr.pdf
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Water resources and human health
Infrastructure engineering
Infrastructure systems and operations
Rural infrastructure and services
General science, engineering & technology
Infrastructure operation and maintenance

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