oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Geotechnical engineers put to the test on smelter project
|Article Title||Geotechnical engineers put to the test on smelter project|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Jan 1962|
|Pages||13 - 15|
|Keyword(s)||Alusaf, Geotechnical engineers, Hillside Smelter and Smelter|
The Hillside Smelter at Richards Bay is sited on adverse founding conditions, which involved the engineers in a range of tests to ensure compliance with various specifications Alusaf's R7,2 billion Hillside Smelter Project, a nomination for the Durban Branch Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering last year, represents the largest private sector capital investment ever undertaken in this country. It was launched at a time of political uncertainty and represents a massive vote of confidence in the South African economy.
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