oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The importance of independent Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) services for the installation of geosynthetic lining systems

Volume 19, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) would appear to be a relatively misunderstood concept in the South African civil engineering fraternity, specifically with reference to the construction of solid or liquid waste containment facilities incorporating geosynthetic lining systems. Civil engineers are comfortable with conventional construction monitoring activities, which may be carried out on a part-time or resident engineer basis, but is the true meaning and value of independent Construction Quality Assurance really understood?

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