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Volume 42, Issue 1, 2017
Source: IMIESA 42, pp 29 –29 (2017)More Less
Re-occurring potholes from flooding in the Limpopo province over the last few years, and damage from the constant weight of heavy articulated trucks, made the rehabilitation of the D528 road in George’s Valley near Tzaneen essential. In addition to the quickly deteriorating road surface and bridge, a sinkhole had developed under the road’s surface, threatening a complete collapse of this section of the D528.
Author Peter TownshendSource: IMIESA 42, pp 47 –49 (2017)More Less
South Africa has more than 5 100 dams, 1 170 of which are defined as medium to large. Nearly all of South Africa’s water resources are committed and there are very few possibilities left for new dams. However, demand for water is increasing rapidly and losses are unacceptably high; so how can we get more out of our existing dams?
Source: IMIESA 42, pp 50 –51 (2017)More Less
Equally at home as a technical visionary and an administrator, ERWAT’s new managing director, Tumelo Gopane, knows exactly where he wants to take the company and what he wants to accomplish. He talks to IMIESA about the challenges and opportunities faced, and outlines his plans for the future.