Engineering News | Consulting Engineers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/consulting-engineers Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:30:20 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Cesa Aon Engineering Excellence Awards winners for 2017 announced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-aon-engineering-excellence-awards-winners-for-2017-announced-2017-08-18 Creamer Media Reporter CONSULTING ENGINEERS Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:56:00 +0200 462108 1503064993 1503064560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Asian giant proceeds with latest nuclear expansion project with Russia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asian-giant-proceeds-with-latest-nuclear-expansion-project-with-russia-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460914 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Diverse assets for infrastructure in demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-diverse-assets-in-infrastructure-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460584 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668726_resized_williamjohnstonwspcommercialproperty1120161022.jpg WILLIAM JOHNSTON The state of the economy offers processing plants and light manufacturers an opportunity for repairs and maintenance 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70304_2017-07-24_wsp-victor_-_hd_web.mp459984051WSP property team and structures regional director William Johnston discusses the demand for diverse assets in the infrastructure industry. WSP property team and structures regional director William Johnston discusses the demand for diverse assets in the infrastructure industry. Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 Procurement standard set to stop use of ‘cheap’ professional services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/procurement-standard-set-to-stop-use-of-cheap-professional-services-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460455 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668326_resized_infrastructureconstructionwbhosandton511151022duane.jpg INCLUSIVE DECISION-MAKING Government bodies in their respective procurement departments, should make more of a crossfunctional team effort regarding procurement 511 287 Project aids community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-aids-community-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460517 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668627_resized_royalhaskoningdhvcornubiainterchangeinfrastructure20171022.jpg PILING UP Royal HaskoningDHV construction project manager Drew Wilson says the biggest challenge has been piling and the foundation of the structure 511 287 M&R warns ‘costly’ Middle East exit will drag 2017 earnings lower http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-warns-costly-middle-east-exit-will-drag-2017-earnings-lower-2017-08-17 Terence Creamer DIVERSIFIED INDUSTRIALS Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:25:00 +0200 461970 1502976381 1502976300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New approaches key to surmounting water infrastructure challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-practice-new-approaches-key-to-surmount-water-infrastructure-challenges-2017-08-04 Mia Breytenbach WATER Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459388 1502117328 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665984_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging190812duane1022.jpg IMPEDING THE SYSTEM The development and operation of sustainable, smart water systems are hampered by supply management challenges and fiscal and broader economic constraints 511 287 African countries embrace alternative energy sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-embrace-alternative-energy-sources-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458432 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663783_resized_improvedalternatives2016reuters1022.jpg IMPROVED ALTERNATIVES Kenya is making use of diverse alternative energy sources, such as geothermal electricity 511 287 More engineers needed to support local projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-engineers-needed-to-support-local-project-pipeline-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455621 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657012_resized_engineeringregulatorybodyecsaceosiphomadonsela0820161022.jpg SIPHO MADONSELA Developing and sustaining a relevant, transformed, competent and internationally recognised engineering profession is critical in meeting South Africa’s socioeconomic goals 511 287 Not enough high school mathematics and science graduates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-enough-high-school-mathematics-and-science-graduates-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458439 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663723_resized_bhpbillitonasahillsideeducationchessprogramcommunity1022.jpg NECESSARY FOUNDATIONS Mathematics and science abilities cannot suddenly be learnt, without foundations in analytical skills 511 287 Shale gas still a power resource option http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shale-gas-still-an-option-as-power-resource-2017-07-28 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458163 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663659_resized_picturesquepotential2016reuters1022.jpg PICTURESQUE POTENTIAL A large amount of untapped shale gas in the Karoo basin provides both opportunities and challenges for South Africa’s gas economy 511 287 Small businesses get a leg up at supplier conference http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-business-gets-a-leg-up-at-supplier-conference-2017-07-28 David Oliveira SMALL-BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458984 1500965348 1501192800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665229_resized_denverdreyer10717duane1022.jpg DENVER DREYER Through dialogue, collaboration and community, we can find a common way forward 511 287 Software-defined storage allows schools to use commodity hardware to build storage pool http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-defined-storage-allows-schools-to-use-commodity-hardware-to-build-storage-pool-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460011 1501246968 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667353_resized_derekrule072017suse1022.jpg DEREK RULE The global community of open-source software users and developers provides a constant stream of updates and improvements 511 287 Futureproof solutions ensure green living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/future-proof-solutions-ensure-green-living-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457771 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Multidisciplinary platform pursued for project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multidisciplinary-platform-pursued-for-project-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457881 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662551_resized_wsp11022.jpeg WHOLE OTHER DIMENSION Three-dimensional modelling allows for a project’s building design to be viewed in virtual reality using headsets 511 287 Nakambala sugar mill expansion project completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nakambala-sugar-mill-expansion-project-completed-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457666 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661971_resized_bosch1022.jpeg NAKAMBALA SUGAR MILL Illovo Sugar appointed Bosch Projects as engineering, procurement and construction management consultants for the mill’s expansion 511 287 ‘Durban’s best kept secret’ honoured for technical excellence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durbans-best-kept-secret-honoured-for-technical-excellence-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457626 1500362894 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661898_resized_royalhaskoningdhvmr5770620171022.jpg CHALLENGE ACCEPTED The design of MR577 was fraught with technical complexity, as the route climbed along the KwaDabeka tributary of the uMngeni river and into New Germany 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69777_royalhask.mp425538160Royal HaskoningDHV South Africa provide an overview of the MR577. Video courtesy: RoyalHaskoningDHV Royal HaskoningDHV South Africa provide an overview of the MR577. Video courtesy: RoyalHaskoningDHV Best practice engineering crucial for supporting solar in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-practice-engineering-crucial-for-supporting-solar-in-s-africa-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456889 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660222_resized_smecsalps0620171022.jpg PROTECTING VALUABLE ASSETS The design of a photovoltaic plant lightning protection system requires an engineer with some specialist knowledge and experience to ensure adequate protection 511 287 Engineering firm appointed for Umhlanga development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-appointed-for-umhlanga-development-2017-07-14 David Oliveira PROPERTY Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457506 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Power crucial to Africa’s economic development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-crucial-to-africas-economic-development-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456814 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660132_resized_webbmeko11022.jpg WEBB MEKO POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa is the ideal platform to shift the conversations surrounding new power technology into meaningful action 511 287 University library, student resources building wins prestigious award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-library-student-resources-building-wins-prestigious-award-2017-07-07 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456745 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659978_resized_solplaatjeuniversitylibrarystudentresourcesbuilding10620171022.jpg LANDMARK ENGINEERING The Sol Plaatje University library’s design allows for the building to be draped in a continuous concrete shell, which takes on a strong angular diamond-like shape 511 287 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Locally produced engineering steel declining http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-produced-engineering-steel-declining-2017-07-07 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456065 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658133_resized_highprofile2017specialsteels1022.jpg HIGH PROFILE Hydraulic cyclinder components being cut from a 300 mm carbon steel plate at Special Steels 511 287 Need for accurate designs of dosing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-accurate-designs-of-dosing-systems-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke AIR, GAS & FUMES Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456410 1499418723 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659067_resized_systemwithsolarpanelsbenergy062017pmps1022.jpg EXPANDING PRODUCT OFFERING PMPS partnered with solar system integrator Solar Injection Australia to import complete units that include a solar power unit 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69604_2017-06-22_pmps_-_hd_web.mp420223524Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Company brings consulting engineering into digital age http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-brings-consulting-engineering-into-digital-age-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455673 1498548114 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657501_resized_sithole.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69508_2017-05-25_haskoningdhv_-_hd_web.mp436091739Royal HaskoningDHV South Africa MD Salani Sithole discusses the influence of digitalisation in the consulting engineering sector. Camerawork and Editing: Darlene Creamer. Royal HaskoningDHV South Africa MD Salani Sithole discusses the influence of digitalisation in the consulting engineering sector. Camerawork and Editing: Darlene Creamer. Company celebrates 70 years of success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-celebrates-70-years-of-success-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455669 1498808295 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company leads by example in new green premises http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-leads-by-example-in-new-green-premises-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455618 1498807427 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657026_resized_wspafricamathieuduplooy0620171022.jpg MATHIEU DU PLOOY South Africa has a very strong environmental stance, supported by powerful legislation 511 287 Consulting engineering industry must become resilient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-engineering-industry-must-become-resilient-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455431 1498548114 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656572_resized_construction101022bloomberg.jpg GOOD BUSINESS SENSE The only way to develop sustainable infrastructure in Africa is through partnerships between international and local companies 511 287 Engineers must become indispensable during challenging times http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineers-must-become-indispensable-during-challenging-times-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455423 1498548114 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New construction contracts aim to reduce uncertainty http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-contracts-aim-to-reduce-uncertainty-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455619 1498808669 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Park upgrades provide community upliftment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/park-upgrades-provide-community-upliftment-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455531 1498818724 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656791_resized_aruppetersonpark0620171022.jpeg UPGRADED RECREATIONAL ENVIORNEMENT In 2015, the Johannesburg Development Agency initiated a project to uplift the Norwood area that included the upgrade of Paterson Park 511 287 Partnerships key to sustaining consulting engineering sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnerships-key-to-sustaining-consulting-engineering-sector-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455428 1498548114 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Smart water solutions promise improved efficiencies for S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-water-solutions-promise-improved-efficiencies-for-s-africa-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455310 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656450_resized_africanutilityweeksiemenssapglobalreselleragreement04201711022.jpg DATA CRUNCHER Smart solutions combine large amount of raw data with artificial intelligence, in order to convert this into useful information to be used for predicting scenarios 511 287 Strides made in smart solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-making-strides-in-smart-solutions-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455309 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cesa prepares for yearly excellence awards, cautions on unreasonable professional service ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-prepares-for-yearly-excellence-awards-2017-06-29 Megan van Wyngaardt ENGINEERING Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:11:00 +0200 457027 1498732174 1498731060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Advanced tech key to unlocking future competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-tech-key-to-unlocking-future-competitiveness-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454808 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655235_resized_mikevincentdeloittedateunknown1022.jpg MIKE VINCENT The Deloitte 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index is essential to fostering competitiveness in manufacturing, a factor essential in ensuring growth in the industry 511 287