oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The planning and development of new towns, with special reference to Vanderbijlpark

Volume 8, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Over the past twenty years and more intensively during the past ten years we have seen the rise of six new towns associated with the expansion of the mining industry in the Orange Free State and the establishment of new steel and fuel industries on the borders of the O.F.S. and the Transvaal. In addition great developments have taken place along the line of the gold reefs known as the Far West Rand. Elsewhere all our older towns both great and small have been added to in no mean manner particularly in the sphere of housing for Africans.

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