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Conceptual framework of environmental sustainable interventions with the use of green infrastructure design criteria on projects
This paper presents a conceptual framework that incorporates eco-efficiency on Infrastructure projects with the use of the environmentally sustainable criteria on infrastructure projects. Mainstreaming environmental ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Study of drivers’ response time in traffic streams
Reaction times of drivers responding to traffic wardens'. signals are important for the design and safe operations of roads. The increased number of road users and pedestrians lead to increasing demands on the facilities ...
Influence of high content fly ash on concrete durability
Abstract - The use of fly ash products by the South African cement and construction industries has saved the country over 6 million tons of harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Fly ash is an industrial by-product that is ...
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 ...