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South Africa's first official civil engineer

By: Jade Davenport     18th November 2016 Following Britain’s annexation of the Cape at the turn of the nineteenth century, a number of measures were implemented, including the introduction of a new currency and the removal of all restraints on the trading of goods, which had the effect of stimulating trade and the economic life of the... 

UK’s first InfraCore FRP road bridge floated down Thames

2nd March 2016 Engineers from the Environment Agency have been able to inspect the first InfraCore road bridge made using fibre reinforced polymer after it paused on the River Thames outside Environment Agency offices before continuing on to the installation site at Mapledurham. The 13 metre long bridge, which... 

Thames Tideway Tunnel – East tunnel project, UK

By: Sheila Barradas     19th February 2016 Tideway is delivering the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the UK water industry.  

No search for the truth on global warming at COP 21

By: Kelvin Kemm     4th December 2015 The extreme green movement was celebrating in the US when President Barack Obama gave in to its demands and refused to allow the construction of the Keystone oil pipeline. Dressed in rabbit and polar bear outfits, the greens danced and sang in front of the White House. They said what a victory... 


13th November 2015 An aerial view of wind turbines that form part of the the London Array offshore wind farm, in the Thames Estuary, where the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea. The London Array, east of London, has 175 Siemens turbines and a capacity of 630 MW 

Evidence of link between CO2 and global warming flimsy

By: Kelvin Kemm     4th September 2015 The COP 21 world climate conference is scheduled to take place in Paris this December. There is much comment in the media, with a variety of people expressing the hope that the conference will be a success and that a legally binding agreement will come out of the conference.  What this will mean... 

American cherry and maple twist and bend to form ‘The Invisible Store of Happiness’

24th July 2015 The Invisible Store of Happiness is a three-meter high ode to wood and craftsmanship. The installation involved two of the UK’s brightest talents - furniture designer/maker Sebastian Cox and artist Laura Ellen Bacon - who took three months to craft the structure out of American hardwoods.... 

There is no link between CO2 emission and global warming

By: Kelvin Kemm     22nd May 2015 Government continues to talk of introducing a carbon tax on industry.  The carbon tax is wrong and should not be introduced at all. The principle of the carbon tax is that it is supposed to ‘save the planet’.  The idea is to inflict pain on industry for emitting carbon dioxide (CO2) gas so that... 

Weg W22 Premium Efficiency Ie3 Generators Used In Project To Power Windsor Castle

5th November 2014 A project delivered by Southeast Power Engineering of the UK has seen a mini power station installed on the River Thames at Romney Weir to generate electricity sustainably using environment friendly water driven Archimedes screw generators. The completed design features two WEG W22 Premium... 

SA fasteners safe and meet global standards

16th August 2013 The bolt and fastener industry is in excellent shape, in South Africa with the product easily meeting international safety standards, Krugersdorp-based fastener manufacturer CBC Fasteners MD Robert Pietersma. “By way of example, the manufacturing process at CBC Fasteners is monitored by a... 

Big London train station solar array project advances

20th July 2012 The installation of 4 400 solar panels on the roof of the Blackfriars train station in central London reached the halfway mark in July, said British railway operator Network Rail. 


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