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Africa has a newfound resilience and attractiveness independent of commodities, and the global context, while tough, is not uniformly negative.

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Can academic research help minimise risks when building big inner-city projects? 

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What has driven growth in Africa is not just exports, it is investment and domestic demand

What has driven growth in Africa is not …

Africa has a newfound resilience and attractiveness independent of commodities, and the global context, while tough, is not uniformly negative.

January 30, 2015

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Helping minimise risks when building big inner-city projects

Helping minimise risks when building big inner-city projects

Can academic research help minimise risks when building big inner-city projects? 

January 28, 2015

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Add 60 years to service-life of concrete in critical environments

Add 60 years to service-life of concrete in critical environments

Historically, the prime concern for concrete designers has been its resistance to mechanical stress, i.e. strength. In recent years, durability has emerged as equally important. However, durability cannot be achieved with...

January 21, 2015

Projects

UAE concrete nuclear reactor dome complete

UAE concrete nuclear reactor dome complete

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced the completion of the construction of the concrete dome for the Unit 1 Reactor Containment Building. This marks another on-time milestone in construction...

January 14, 2015

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Renowned author, Max du Preez to host 'Captains of Construction'

Renowned author, Max du Preez to host 'Captains of Construction'

Africa is in the midst of a 20 to 30 year infrastructure development boom. Africa’s growth story continues in 2015 with infrastructure development remaining at the forefront of the continent’s...

January 28, 2015