n IMIESA - Weathering the storm, above and below ground : Mbombela
|Article Title||Weathering the storm, above and below ground : Mbombela|
|© Publisher:||3S Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Tony Stone, Eric Funk, Eddie Carvalho, Gerhard Du Plessis, Allan Parrock and Paul Officer|
|Publication Date||Apr 2008|
|Pages||34 - 41|
Strength in diversity really is a saving grace. And, it is a South African hallmark. The construction of Nelspruit's new 46 000 seat Mbombela Stadium is a wonderful example of this truth. As we all know, many factors influence a decision, be it political, business or technical. No doubt many factors and much deliberation went into determining the most optimal site for the stadium. Nonetheless, in the end, it presented a number of significant engineering challenges, two of which are water and air.
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