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The Leonardo, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     31st May 2019 The Leonardo high-rise building will eclipse the 50-storey Carlton Centre, in downtown Johannesburg, as South Africa’s tallest skyscraper, with 55 storeys. 

International Arup expert speaks on Building Fire Safety at Johannesburg Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2019 Dr Susan Lamont, Associate Director at Arup, spoke on ‘Safeguarding the fire strategy for the life of a building’ at the IFE Fire Safety Professional Development Seminar 2019 on Thursday 4 April in Sandton. Dr Lamont has worked in the fire protection industry for 19 years in the UK, USA, Middle... 

Arup court project opened by president Ramaphosa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa with acting Gauteng premier and basic education MEC Panyaza Lesufi officially opened the Booysens Magistrates’ Court, for which Arup provided transport, civil and structural engineering services, in Oakdene, Johannesburg on 28 March 2019. Arup, as part of a design team... 

Arup breaks ground on new hotel and residential development in airport city in Accra

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 Arup is providing full multidisciplinary services for a new 15-storey mixed-use development in Airport City in Accra, Ghana. It will include 214-room Pullman-branded hotel and 150-serviced residential apartments, as well as a conference centre and is a project of many firsts in Ghana. Arup has... 

Beyond Day Zero: Distilling the lessons from the Cape Town water crisis

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 One year on from the height of the 2017-2018 Cape Town water crisis, a collective of academics and practitioners have launched a unique new initiative to document and capture key learnings from the water shortage that came close to being a catastrophe for the City of Cape Town. In November 2017,... 

Lithium and cobalt risks growing, World Energy Council survey finds

By: Schalk Burger     15th March 2019 The tenth edition of the World Energy Council’s (WEC’s) World Energy Issues Monitor 2019 highlights that lithium and cobalt will play an increasing role in commodity market risks, which are traditionally dominated by oil and gas price fluctuations. According to the survey, this is one of the four... 

Arup provides engineering for #FREESPACE art exhibition

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th March 2019 The notion of public space was in the spotlight at the V&A Silo District as engagement unfolded around a programme of talks, debate and performance, hosted at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA). The month-long event, titled #FREESPACE, offered South African and international... 

Hydrogen energy facility, New Zealand

By: Sheila Barradas     1st February 2019 The project entails the construction of the first hydrogen production and refuelling facility at the Ports of Auckland's Waitematã port. 

Sir Gerhard Jacob (Jack) Zunz

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th January 2019 ‘Working at the frontiers of what was possible’, is how the late and revered engineer, Sir Jack Zunz, reflected upon the experience of leading the engineering design of Sydney Opera House. The building was a defining project of a career that spanned forty years, a career which saw Zunz travel the... 

Greater Collaboration Is The Way To Contain Costs Within The Logistics Sector

30th November 2018 “Supply chains compete, not products, commodities or companies. The implication is that the focus should be on integrating all activities in the supply chain, and not on individual service providers” said Gerard de Villiers, Senior Consultant, Logistics and Advisory Operations at Arup who... 

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