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29 April 2021 The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng
A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards of dolomite, not all are aware of the variability of the...
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31 March 2021 AECOM ready to help get R100bn Infrastructure Fund off the ground
AECOM, the global leader in integrated infrastructure, is poised to play a role in potential projects that have significant support from the R100 billion Infrastructure Fund announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in...
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19 March 2021 AECOM specialises in water-resource planning and management
South Africa is fast approaching physical water scarcity by 2025 and is expected to face a water deficit of 17% by 2030 based on current usage trends, according to Dr. Hlamulo Makelane, Research Fellow at Nelson...
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4 March 2021 AECOM fulfils key QS role at Exxaro building to assist with green rating
Sustainable buildings not only benefit the occupants, but also achieve a lower cost of occupancy for clients, while at the same time having a positive impact on the environment. Tenants are now much more aware of...
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16 February 2021 AECOM launches 2020/21 Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide
AECOM has launched the 2020/21 edition of their highly-respected Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide. This is the 31st edition of the guide, published in conjunction with strategic partner, the Bureau of...
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9 February 2021 AECOM ranked No. 1 by Fortune magazine as World’s Most Admired Company in its industry
Premier infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in their industry. This is the seventh consecutive year that the company has been...
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5 February 2021 AECOM expects Phase 2 of Sol Plaatje University precinct to be completed in mid-2022
From the initial involvement in 2014, premier infrastructure delivery company AECOM is forging ahead with Phase 2 of the R800 Million Sol Plaatje University (SPU) precinct in Kimberley in the Northern Cape. While...
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24 November 2020 Cape Town powers up its own future with increased uptake from IPPs
Cape Town is set to take advantage of the recent Department of Energy’s decision to allow major cities to purchase electricity directly from Independent Power Producers (IPPs). The decision is anticipated to be a...
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4 November 2020 Infrastructure to pave way for a global recovery from coronavirus pandemic
An ambitious infrastructure build and maintenance programme, consisting of a reliable pipeline of bankable projects using public funding to leverage private and other forms of financing, is key to stimulate economic...
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12 October 2020 AECOM delivers remote infrastructure project successfully using digital innovation
The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is one of the world’s most successful transboundary water resource management schemes between the governments of Lesotho and South Africa. The project consists of water...
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