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  • Skinner, DG (National Department of Transport, South Africa, 1994-02)
    The available data bases for accidents, road geometry (photolog output) and traffic counts were combined and the accident rates determined for two lane, four lane and six lane road categories as well as for 22 geometric ...
  • International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, CIB; United Nations Environment Programme International Environmental Technology Centre, UNEP-IETC (CSIR, 2002)
    This discussion document “Agenda 21 for sustainable construction in developing countries” represents both a sector response and a developing country response to the challenge of sustainable development. It builds on the ...
  • Paige-Green, P; Coetzer, K; Lea, J; Semmelink, C (2009-06-17)
    The use of locally materials in low volume rural roads can result in significant cost savings. However, this is associated with an increased risk of premature distress or failure. A compromise needs to be found between the ...
  • Paterson-Jones, JC (1989)
    This report describes the results of the biological utilization of Bagasse programme, a programme of the CSIR's foundation for research development, aimed at developing and evaluating the expertise and technology for ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, RCRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-06)
    The nature of the Bitter surface sediments in the mouth region suggest that the river flows intermittently but probably only for short periods. This is to be expected from the nature of the rainfall and the small size of ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1982-09)
    In this report an attempt is made to synthesis available information on the Botriviervlei and Kleimond estuary. The name Bot River is probably a direct reference to the slow flowing nature of the river and derived from ...
  • Carter, RA (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1983-12)
    The Bree River estuary is very large and although there are problems associated with limited fresh water supplies and an active dune field on the north bank of the mouth, there is considerable potential for development. ...
  • Kleyn, EG; Sadzik, ES; Rust, FC (1999-04)
    This paper describes the managerial approach and the process developed by the CSIR and the road authorities in managing the HVS projects and implementing the findings.The paper concludes with diagrammatic representation ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-04)
    This report entails available historical information on Buffels estuary and abiotic and biotic characteristics found in the estuary are presented. Although the Buffels River has a relatively large catchment compared with ...
  • Heinecken, TJE; Bickerton, IB; Morant, PD (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1982-06)
    This report is a synthesis of all available information on five of the smaller rivers discharging in to False bay combined as a single volume. The rivers dealt with are the Buffels (Wes), Elsies, Sir Lowry' Pass, Steenbras ...
  • Bolton, M; Burroughs, S (CSIR, 2001)
    This report is a guide to building strong earth houses that will last a long time but without having to spend a lot of extra money or hire outside experts to do the building. It supports the process of improving the quality ...
  • Kennedy, DA (National Department of Transport, South Africa, 1991-01)
    Relationships of speed vs density, volume and percentage loop occupation are investigated. The effect of differing directional splits in traffic volumes is also examined. A method of determining the Level-of Service of ...
  • Paige-Green, P; Netterberg, F (Cement and Concrete Institute, 2004-06)
    The introduction of the SABS EN 197-1 (SANS 50197-1) specification for cements in South Africa resulted in a change in the range of cements available for material stabilization for road layers. An investigation was carried ...
  • Sanders, PJ; De Beer, Morris; du Plessis, HW (2009-05-26)
    Various aspects of the determinations and use of elastic moduli of pavements materials are herein addressed. Included is an investigation into the sensitivity of pavement life to changes in elastic material parameters, an ...
  • Mogane-Ramahotswa, B; Still, D (Scientia Publishers, 1992-01)
    One of the most important aspects of suitability of water supply is the ability of the community to manage its own scheme. Unlike in urban settlement institutional arrangements for rural water supply are rudimentary. Over ...
  • Elphinstone, CD; Das, Sonali; Khuluse, S (2007-12)
    This report is submitted as a deliverable of the SRP project Global Change Risk Analysis which aims at applying risk analysis as a unifying notion for quantifying and communicating threats to ecosystem services originating ...
  • CSIR (CSIR, 2008)
    The CSIR’s mandate is as stipulated in the Scientific Research Council Act (Act 46 of 1988, as amended by Act 71 of 1990), section 3: Objectives of CSIR. The objectives of the CSIR are, through directed and particularly ...
  • CSIR (CSIR, 2009-10)
    The CSIR’s Annual Report for 2008/09 is a record of excellent achievement. Achieving such positive outcomes across all domains is a reflection of a healthy balance that exists between good science and good business at the ...
  • Hecht, T; Uys, W; Britz, PJ (1988)
    The report presents the proceeding of a two-day workshop held on the sharptooth catfish farm 'Moirah' of Mr. W Uys in the Eastern Transvaal in the late January 1988. The overall aim of the workshop was to synthesize the ...
  • Walmsley, RD (1988)
    This report presents a rationale to the development of a multi-disciplinary South African wetland research programme. A definition of what is meant by the term wetland is given along with a general description of what types ...

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