IMIESA - Volume 39, Issue 8, 2014
Volumes & issues
Volume 39, Issue 8, 2014
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Project Ikusasa is a groundbreaking public-private partnership (PPP) between Sasol, a giant in South Africa's energy and chemicals sector, and the municipalities of Metsimahalo and Govan Mbeki. In the hot seat for this edition is Sasol's vice-president of public and regulatory affairs, Maureen Mboshane, who provides insight into the inner workings of this R800 million project.
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The Xonxa Dam Transfer Scheme and Bulk Water Supply project comprises the augmentation of the Queenstown bulk water supply through the inter-regional transfer of raw water from the Xonxa Dam to the Queenstown Water Treatment Works. Nicholas McDiarmid profiles this Chris Hani District Municipality project.
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South Africa's municipal roads need help. Latest figures indicate that more than 173 000 km of municipal roads are in very poor condition. Addressing Parliament's transport portfolio committee, transport director general Mawethu Vilana put the cost of repair at R149 billion.
John Cairns, Civil engineer, Concrete Manufacturers Association
Coenraad Groenewald, Technical Marketing Manager: Construction Products, Aveng Manufacturing Infraset
Garth James, Technical Director, Kaytech Engineered Fabrics
Coen Vermaak, Managing Director, Kerb-Master
Mike Fisher, Infrastructure Road and Rail Development Manager, Lafarge South Africa
Leon Alberts, Strategic Business Development and Marketing Director, Much Asphalt
Noel Bessler, Sales Director, Osborn Engineered Products
Saied Solomons, CEO, Southern African Bitumen Association (Sabita)
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Pan Mixers Southern Africa has been supplying the cement and concrete market in Southern Africa for almost 40 years and is Africa's largest manufacturer of concrete, block and paving machinery. It also supplies leading international brands of concrete pumps, mixers, batching plants and production pallets.
Author Raymond CamplingSource: IMIESA 39, pp 52 –53 (2014)More Less
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The benefits of introducing reclaimed asphalt (RA) into a road mix are numerous. Foremost among these is the ability to recycle an existing pavement layer that has a mix with inherently good aggregate and a certain percentage of bitumen that can be recovered. This ensures the sustainability of natural resources by reducing the volume of virgin aggregate required.
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"Sustainability impacts the bottom line, and all industries ought to be acutely mindful of how they do business on a planet with fewer and fewer natural resources." This and other important concerns were raised by Dr Urishanie Govender, Gibb general manager of environmental services, who was invited to discuss the implications of the Consulting Engineers of South Africa (CESA) Sustainability Framework at a CESA Gauteng South Branch breakfast meeting earlier this year.