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SA not as bad as The Economist thinks

While the financial crisis deepens in other parts of the world, the African growth story has just begun, but it’s not clear what role SA will play. The narrative on South Africa has been souring rapidly and when The Economist displayed the...

The municipal engineer of the future

Byline: Jannie Pietersen: Excerpt from IMESA’s 2012 presidential address Caption: While traditional technical skills are vital for the municipal engineer they key issue going forward is the development of non-technical and interpersonal skills....

Urbanisation changing the face of town planning

Caption: GIBB’s technical executive for urban and rural planning, Nico Kriek In the 1900’s only 10% of the world’s population resided in cities, this figure escalated to more than 50% in 2010 and in 2050, 75% of the world’s population will reside...

Unlocking infrastructure delivery

Restoring the ethical balance in construction Caption: From left to right – Craig Lemboe, Dean Mogale, Graham Pirie, Naren Bhojaram and Justice Malala CESA recently hosted a successful conference at the ICC in Durban from 4 to 6 November...

Hartbeespoort Dam garners more investment

The Department of Water Affairs has announced that following the successful conclusion of the first phase of the Integrated Biological Remediation Programme at the Hartbeespoort Dam, it would be spending a further approximately R258.5 million on...

Top Responsible Care Achievers 2012

The 2012 Responsible Care and the Responsible Care Haulier trophies were awarded by the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) during the AGM of the Association. The Responsible Care Awards recognise and encourage member companies in...

CAN DO cleans up the SA West Coast

Intrepid social change adventurers, Michael Baretta and Camilla Howard, have walked 500 km thus far to reach the deserted shores of the West Coast. This trek forms part of their 3 000 km hike, part of the 3000km CAN DO! Trekking for Trash...

CAIA Responsible Care report for 2012 released

The Chemical and Allied Industries Association (CAIA) launched its2012Responsible Care Performance Report. This is the sixth year that this report forms part of CAIA’s business portfolio. The report is aimed at increasing transparency in the...