n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - From contracts manager to equipment dealer - what has changed in ten years? : market contribution

Volume 21, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Working as a senior contracts manager in the 1990s, Boyd Cousins realised that South Africa was relatively isolated from the world in terms of piling equipment. Existing equipment was based on old-style mechanical designs and know-how, some of it 30 years old. Although the hydraulic era was coming into its own, one had to rely mainly on visits to overseas companies to get ideas or see what rigs were being developed.

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