oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Ninham Shand inherits Stewart's mantle

Volume 16, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



In 1932 when Tom Stewart was contemplating retirement, a young consulting engineer was erecting his brass plate just a few doors away from the doyen's chambers in St Georges Street. This was Ninham Shand, who had graduated from the University of Cape Town with the Gold Medal in 1919 and whose guiding hand would influence the water supply to Cape Town for the next century.

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