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  • 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 ...
  • Duncker, Louiza C (Alive2Green, 2019-01)
    Sanitation is affected by climate change and has an impact on climate change. Climate change will increase the frequency of climate shocks, which will have an impact on water supply, energy, and food. Community-based ...
  • Duncker, Louiza C (2013-07)
    Limited understanding of the characteristics of different sanitation technology options may affect acceptance of certain technologies in certain circumstances, as well as lead to little appreciation by the users of the ...
  • Duncker, Louiza C (Alive2green, 2014-05)
    Research showed that many households that were provided with basic water and sanitation services have joined the backlog again due to the infrastructure not being used for the purpose it was intended to. Research also ...
  • Loveday, Philip W; Long, Craig S (South African Institute for Non-Destructive Testing (SAINT), 2012-04)
    Guided wave based inspection and monitoring systems for railway tracks operate at frequencies where as many as 40 modes of propagation may exist. During the development of such systems it is advantageous to be able to ...
  • Gibberd, Jeremy T; Mphutlane, LG (2007-05)
    This paper describes the School Infrastructure Performance Indicator System (SIPIS) project which explores how an indicator system could be developed for school infrastructure in South Africa. It outlines the key challenges ...
  • Scholes, RJ; Anderson, F; Kenyon, C; Napier, J; Ngoepe, P; Van Wilgen, BW; Weaver, A (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2008-11)
    The CSIR celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006 by taking a long, hard look at its continuing role in South Africa. This paper was written by the CSIR Fellows, at the invitation of the Department of Science and Technology, ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V; Kistan, Kenny F (2007-10)
    The CSIR was approached by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to make recommendations with regard to alternative technologies that would contribute to achieving sustainable development imperatives in a subsidised ...
  • Herselman, Martha E; Foko, Thato E; Nungu, A; Ng'amba, P; Mgeni, M (Monash University, 2015-11)
    The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the specific lessons that were learnt when Tanzanian and South African Living Labs (LL) collaborated to support one another. It was a scientific collaboration which ...
  • Ampofo-Anti, N (2013-12)
    The building industry consumes 50% of the raw materials extracted from the Earth’s crust annually and also plays a leading role in environmental pollution. Replacing synthetic materials with bio-composites has been shown ...
  • Hanslo, Ridewaan; Mnkandla, E (Polish Information Processing Society, 2018-09)
    Scrum has been the most widely adopted Agile methodology over the past decade with Scrum and Scrum variants offering alternatives to the old software development methods. While Scrum plays an important role in the success ...
  • Maharaj, A; Paige-Green, P (2013-09)
    The standard testing procedures for the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) Double Hydrometer test, the Pinhole Test, Crumb test and chemical analyses for the identification of potentially dispersive soils have recently been ...
  • Harvey, F; Iwaniak, A; Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K (GSDI Association, 2012-05)
    A spatial data infrastructure (SDI) is an evolutionary concept related to the facilitation and coordination of the exchange and sharing of spatial data and services. Since its initial use, the SDI concept has shifted its ...
  • Fischer, TD; Mabin, MJT; Lochner, Paul A (IAIA, 2016-05)
    The design of the future transmission grid in South Africa is undergoing a major change as the generation mix in the future will be very different to the existing situation (DoE, 2011) The biggest impact from a transmission ...
  • Ittmann, HW; Meyer, IA; Marais, Mario A; De Jager, C; Van Dyk, FE; Maspero, EL; Ralehoko, EN; Ndlazi, AT (CSIR Centre for Logistics, 2005-11)
    In the first State of Logistics in 2004 the need for measurement and revitalisation of basic infrastructure in South Africa' dual economy was accentuated. The process of addressing these needs has started with the release ...
  • Maritz, Johan; Moagi, M (International Cartographic Conference (ICC), 2015-08)
    It is the right of every South African to have just or fair access to justice. Due to South Africa’s past spatial development history the location of people versus where facilities are, is not always in balance. This paper ...
  • Steyn, WJ vdM; Nokes, W; Du Plessis, L; Agacer, R; Burmas, N; Holland, TJ; Popescu, L (2014-10)
    Road condition affects the operations and costs of vehicles using the infrastructure, as well as the rate at which the road deteriorates during use. Therefore, active and timely management of the road condition can be used ...
  • Olivier, JJ; Greenwood, PH; Cooper, Antony K; McPherson, DR; Engelbrecht, R (ASPRS Publications, 1990)
    Owing to the complex, inter-disciplinary nature of geographical information systems (GIS), and to the wide variety of commercial GIS software available, considerable effort is needed to select software and hardware which ...

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