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5 November 2019 Public, private sector must collaborate in face of Joburg water crisis
With the ongoing heat wave pushing water consumption to a record high, the City of Johannesburg has implemented Stage 2 water restrictions. The situation is exacerbated by falling dam levels due to low rainfall, and...
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9 October 2019 AECOM partners with Mentoring 4 Success to develop young built environment professionals
According to the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), the country lags other developing countries when it comes to the international benchmark of the average population per engineer. Locally this figure is 3...
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1 October 2019 Efficient ports, railways are the economic lifeline of Africa, states AECOM
Efficient ports and railway linkages are the economic lifeline of Africa. While currently most railway lines in Africa link mines to sea ports for export of commodities, inter- and intra-African traffic will become...
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17 September 2019 AECOM awarded Phase Two of Tema Port Expansion Project in Ghana
Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has been awarded Phase Two of the Tema Port Expansion Project (TPEP) in Ghana, on behalf of Meridian Port Services (MPS), operator of the container terminal.
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4 September 2019 AECOM wins Mentor of the Year at 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards
Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM scored a major win at the Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Aon Engineering Excellence Awards on 14 August when Kim Timm (Pr Eng), Executive – Structures,...
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26 August 2019 AECOM scoops second award for trenchless innovation at Sanddrift
Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has been awarded the 2018/19 Joop Van Wamelen Award for Technical Excellence by the Southern African Society for Trenchless Technology (SASTT) for its innovative...
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16 August 2019 CARBON TAX ACT 15 OF 2019
South Africa’s energy market is dominated by coal-fired power, creating the largest carbon footprint on the African continent. As a result, the Carbon Tax Act (2019) has been promulgated to tax individuals,...
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12 August 2019 AECOM offers water resilience expertise for drought-plagued SA
Water is a precious commodity that needs to be managed wisely to serve the ever-growing population and promote economic growth. Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM is a global leader in providing...
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29 July 2019 AECOM champions inclusivity from project sites to the boardroom
The fact that some of the best engineers are female puts to rest the misconception that women cannot excel in this demanding industry, which has traditionally been male-dominated. This is the view of Kim Timm (Pr...
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17 July 2019 South African growth calls for large new bulk water infrastructure
Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has leading expertise in water resources planning and modelling, large dams, hydropower development, water and wastewater treatment, water conveyance and distribution...
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