n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - An engineering perspective on the role of local government in catapulting the economy : urban and rural engineering

Volume 23, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



As our rainbow nation celebrates its 21st year of democracy, Nankhoo Engineers dawns in on its 20th anniversary. As a medium-sized civil and structural consulting engineering firm based in Durban, we have gained considerable experience during these years in dealing with the challenges that exist in the municipal engineering arena. In this article I attempt to provide insight into the municipal engineering field from the perspective of a civil engineering consulting firm which has, over nearly two decades, served as a strategic partner to various metropolitan, district and local municipalities. Work undertaken in the local government sphere during this time covered road rehabilitation; design and construction supervision of bus routes, taxi routes and access roads; housing developments, and various other civil-related works.

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