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Eco-efficient criteria : sustainability
(3S Media, 2014-04)
There is an urgent need to apply cost-effective technologies and methods that deliver better and more sustainable performances.
Visual assessments of current pavement conditions in the stack areas of Berth 203-205 at the Durban Container Terminal-Pier 2
(Emerald Group, 2014-04)
The Durban Container Terminal is currently the biggest and busiest container terminal in Africa and handles about 2.7-million TEUs a year. DCT handles approx. 70% of South Africa’s containers and generates 60% of South ...
Capacity challenges facing civil engineering contractors in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Insolvency maybe broadly defined as an inability of business entity to meet pending financial commitments. For a construction firm, such a situation creates conditions whereby a business entity is unable to fulfill its ...
Determining the best BRT for eThekwini
(3S Media, 2014-06)
BRT systems are fast becoming part of the South African urban landscape. In the first part of this two-part article, the authors set about defining BRT systems, looking at their history and examining configurations, factors ...
Comparison between conditions of major roads within and outside the port of Durban
Over the past years road traffic has increased at the Port of Durban. Due to the lack of maintenance, this has resulted in road deterioration. Roads are considered as the most important transport mode at the Port of Durban. ...
Rea Vaya : South Africa’s first bus rapid transit system
Today, both the public and private transport sectors are facing challenges as a result of an increase in vehicle ownership and the suburbanisation of both firms and residences in the world. In the past, public transport ...
The appropriate material specifications and manual are key for effective gravel roads design, construction and maintenance practice
(Eastern Seaboard Intermodal Transportation Applications Center, 2012-10)
It is a matter of fact that the gravel road network dominates as the mode of transport infrastructure in most of sub-Sahara Africa. These roads comprise a huge national asset that requires adherence to appropriate locally ...
An appropriate Bus Rapid Transit System
(IJST Publications, 2014-04)
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been adopted as an improvement on regular bus services through the combination of features like infrastructure changes that resulted in better operation speeds and service reliability. In this ...
Towards greener infrastructure
The challenges of implementing gravel road management system in Sub-Sahara Africa: Tanzania case study
(Delhi : IJARES, 2014)
The study examined the working environment of road organizations in Tanzania mainland implementing gravel road management system. These road organizations falls into two categories, namely those managing district roads ...