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  • Wall, K; Watermeyer, R; Pirie, G (IMESA Conference 2012, 2012-09)
    Supply chain management (SCM) regulations for public sector procurement of goods and services have greatly improved the transparency of procurement procedures, increased the opportunities for alternative suppliers, and ...
  • Wall, K; Watermeyer, R; Pirie, G (Sabinet, 2013-09)
    SUPPLY CHAIN management (SCM) regulations for public sector procurement of goods and services have greatly improved the transparency of procurement procedures, increased the opportunities for alternative suppliers and ...
  • Labuschagne, FJJ; Ribbens, H (2014-07)
    In South Africa, the integration of Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) facilities into spatial development and the streetscape has not yet received sufficient attention by the different spheres of government and their implementation ...
  • Ribbens, H; Pillay, S (Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), 2008-07)
    The current road safety situation in the City of Johannesburg is a major concern to the city authority. More than 120 000 road accidents (on average about 330 accidents per day) occur every year leading to about 600 fatal ...
  • Water 
    Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-08)
    Water scarcity is without a doubt on of the greatest threats to the human species and has all the potential to destabilise world peace. Falling water tables are a new phenomenon. Up until the development of steam and ...
  • Gibberd, Jeremy T (Green Building, 2009-02)
    This chapter describes water systems used in green buildings and sets out some objectives that could be aimed for. It also outlines some calculations that can be used to design water systems in green buildings. Finally, ...
  • Nkuna, ZW (University of Pretoria, 2012-05)
    In South Africa water is regarded as constitutional right and government has therefore put measures in place to ensure that everyone has access to at least a basic level of water service. In terms of the Millennium Development ...
  • Wall, K (CSIR, 2010)
    "Water problems in South Africa are symptomatic of an emerging gap between national policies and implementation of such policies. For instance, recently the reliability and quality of water supply by municipalities has ...
  • Ruiters, Cornelius; Matji, Maselaganye Petrus (2015-10)
    The standard water institutions, governance and infrastructure reform and policy prescription package of the 1990s and early 2000s, i.e., restructuring, private-public partnerships (PPP), establishment of an independent ...
  • Meissner, Richard; Funke, Nicola S; Nortje, Karen; Jacobs-Mata, Inga M; Moyo, Elliot S; Steyn, Maronel; Shadung, Justinus M; Masangane, Winile; Nohayi, Ngowenani (Elsevier, 2018-05)
    As one of the 40 driest countries in the world with an annual average rainfall of 497 mm, South Africa is a water-scarce country. Additionally, South Africa’s rate of economic development is closely linked to its water ...
  • Van Niekerk, Cornelia W; Duncker, Louisa C; Maditse, Kea; Davis, Claire; Pieterse, Amy (2018-10)
    Cities in areas getting hotter and drier have to find alternative approaches to manage the increased demand for water versus the shrinking supply, while also climate proofing their cities. Water sensitive urban design as ...
  • Wall, K; Bhagwan, J; Oliver, I (2008-08)
    Water Research Commission (WRC) of South Africa studies have found that franchising partnerships could alleviate and address many challenges in the operation and maintenance of water services infrastructure. Franchising ...
  • Wall, K (2008-08)
    Cape Town depended for the first 250 years of its existence on water sources from Table Mountain. However, even prior to the South African War of 1899-1902, it was recognised that Table Mountain could no longer supply ...
  • Cloete, D; de Villiers, R; Bernstein, A; Segal, N; Altbeker, A (Centre for Development and Enterprise, 2010-04)
    In this chapter, the findings of a SAICE report is discussed. Backlogs and infrastructure failures are addressed. Issues such as rehabilitation, the service delivery chain, the current role of engineering in municipalities, ...
  • Jacobs-Mata, Inga M; Nienaber, S (Water Research Commission, 2011-12)
    Water resources in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) play an intrinsic role in regional development. As a result, water is a highly sensitive issue, complex to understand and demanding to govern, in terms ...
  • Netterberg, F; De Beer, Morris (South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 2012-04)
    Weak layers, interlayers, laminations and/or interfaces in the upper structural layers of road pavements are specifically prohibited in most road-building specifications. However, such layers are extremely common and often ...
  • Netterberg, F; Paige-Green, Phil (1988-07)
    The requirements of and some specifications for wearing courses for unpaved roads are reviewed. It is concluded that further development of specifications is required, and that there is probably great scope for improvement ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2Green, 2014-10)
    The potential impact of climate change and global warming is without doubt one of the most life-threatening challenges that face humanity. Central to this challenge is our dependence on fossil fuels as the primary source ...
  • Khuluse, S; Das, Sonali; Debba, Pravesh; Elphinstone, C (2009-04)
    When events occur outside the range of acceptable fluctuations, they may result in either (a) the events being more favourable than usual, or (b) the events being less favourable than usual. The latter has serious implications ...
  • Coetzee, S; Cooper, Antony K (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2007-11)
    In this paper, the authors illustrate the need for standardized addresses in South Africa by describing scenarios where standardized addresses are required, or where standardized addresses would improve the current situation. ...

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