Extracted from text ... Erosion control at Izinga Ridge
A new generation erosion control geotextile played a major role in
combating erosion in the Umhlanga Rocks area in KwaZulu-Natal.
The first occasion was when BCP Engineers of Westville developed
the Geo Step, a unique erosion inhibitor that was successfully used
to rehabilitate a massive canyon caused by heavy rains and as vegetation
loss below the Gateway complex. In this instance, Kaytech's
bidim A4 was used and more than 5 000 square metres of the product
were installed to construct a series of Geo Steps.
The product was again used at Izinga Ridge, a ..
Extracted from text ... A growing presence
Arup, one of the oldest and largest engineering and management
consultancies in Africa, has launched Arup Major Projects. Andrew
Champ, Arup's global development director, explains the rationale
and timing of such a move: "South Africa has a lot going for it - a
stable political environment, the lowest inflation rate in 40 years at
3.4% (2004 annual average) and a GDP growth rate of 4.3% a year
with a target of six percent for 2006/7.
"Furthermore, business confidence is the highest it has been
in 20 years and the 2010 Fifa World Cup is just round ..
Extracted from text ... DIARY
1st Annual African Infrastructure Congress
22 to 25 November
The 1st Annual African Infrastructure Congress will showcase opportunities
for business throughout Africa. With sessions addressing infrastructural
opportunities, risk perceptions throughout Africa and appropriate financing
tools, gaining knowledgeable insight on possibilities in African infrastructure
has never been easier. Analyse the most appropriate financing options
for the African environment and acquire funding that will best suit your
organisation and will help you expand your business growth. Networking
opportunities between governments, investors, capital markets,
infrastructure providers, utility operators, investment banks and institutional
investors is another major benefit of attending the ..
Extracted from text ... INSIGHT
IMIESA NOVEMBER 2005 - 55
A J BROOM firstname.lastname@example.org
A V MOULDINGS (PTY) LTD email@example.com
ABB METERING (PTY) LTD +27(0)11 470-4900
ARUP SA (PTY) LTD firstname.lastname@example.org
BIGEN AFRICA GROUP email@example.com
BVi CONSULTING ENGINEERS firstname.lastname@example.org
CBI TECHNICAL SERVICES email@example.com
CONCRETE MANUFACTURERS firstname.lastname@example.org
D P I PLASTICS (PTY) LTD email@example.com
DAR TECHNICAL SERVICES firstname.lastname@example.org
DAVIES LYNN & PARTNERS email@example.com
DEVELOPMENT BANK OF S A firstname.lastname@example.org
DIVISION OF BUILDING TECH CSIR LAustin@csir.co.za
GOBA (PTY)LTD email@example.com
HIDROSTAL SA (PTY) LTD firstname.lastname@example.org
HUBER TECHNOLOGY (PTY) LTD email@example.com
HYDRO-COMP ENTERPRISES firstname.lastname@example.org
JOHANNESBURG WATER email@example.com
KERB-MAN firstname.lastname@example.org ..
Extracted from text ... The unveiling of the Sebokeng / Evaton Leakage Reduction Project
took place in October and was officiated by DWAF director general,
Jabulani Sindane. This public-private partnership undertaken by
Pretoria-based water demand management company WRP and the Emfuleni
Municipality was constructed at a cost of R5-million and is estimated
to save the municipality an annual sum of R20-million, yielding some eight
million cubic metres of water. Key participants include Metsi-a-Lekoa, a
funding agent of Standard Bank, a legal specialist (through the MIIU) and
an independent auditor (The Alliance to Save Energy).
"There is need to explore other means of using ..