oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - 1910 - 2010 : how infrastructure grew our nation
|Article Title||1910 - 2010 : how infrastructure grew our nation|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Sep 1976|
|Pages||12 - 16|
|Keyword(s)||CSIR Built Environment|
One hundred years ago this year, South Africa was established by an Act of Union. That Act gave us the shape and the texture that defined us as a nation. And it is wonderful that, despite all the exclusions and discriminations since May 1910, we have survived intact as a state and still live within those same, unchanged borders. While articles in the daily press earlier this year discussed political and governance aspects of how far we have travelled as a nation over the last 100 years, Kevin Wall in this article reflects on infrastructure development and service delivery over the last century.
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