Cities could tackle the global problem of rising levels of waste and depleted resources by using organic waste, such as bananas, potatoes and maize as building materials, Arup predicts.

This morning saw the official launch of Johannesburg’s first Road Interchange Index, which measures the performance of the City’s most popular business node off-ramps according to user mobility, roadway capacity and ease of access.

A team from Arup and Bechtel joined Bridges to Prosperity and members of the local community to build a 64-metre pedestrian footbridge in Nyaruguru, South Rwanda.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) and Arup celebrate the official opening of the Queensferry Crossing by Her Majesty The Queen.

Despite rapid globalisation with investment funds flowing across borders and money pouring into constructed assets, the construction profession has until now, lacked a common language and framework for classifying and reporting construction costs.

Zendai Development SA says its plan to develop a city in the suburb of Modderfontein is on track and that the group is consulting with environmental, community and City of Johannesburg authorities.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 11:02

SA making rapid progress on green buildings

Although South Africa is relatively new on the "green building" scene, it is making rapid progress in catching up with the likes of Australia, North America and Europe, says Heath Andersen, associate director at global engineering firm Arup.

The Green Building Council of South Africa has launched two exciting new courses – "Greening Existing Buildings" and "Economics of Green Building" in response to need and industry demand.

The proposed transportation intervention is going to change the look and the feel of the inner city and improve our mobility but unless it also does a whole lot more, it will merely be meeting a knee jerk reaction fulfilling a passing need, the short-term transportation of 2010 visitors

Wednesday, 14 February 2007 02:00

Arup appointed watchdog to Gautrain

Transport civil engineering com-pany Arup SA has been awarded a R150m contract to monitor work on the Gautrain project.

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