• top engineering features in SA
    Top Engineering Features in SA

    Photo by Yancy Min on Unsplash     South Africa is home to many iconic structures and buildings which are among some of the top engineering features both nationally and internationally. Despite the past and present challenges that the local construction industry is fraught with,......

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    X3 Fundamental Facts About Civil Engineering That You Should Know

    Image: ww.phlf.org Civil Engineering is an ancient field, which has been around as a practice for five centuries, and which has been responsible for great works such as the Brooklyn Bridge, The Aqueduct of Segovia, the Hoover Dam, and the Burj Khalifa (to name only......

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    N3 Ashburton & Lynnfield Road Upgrades to Begin in April

    With our own personal ‘road blocks’ due to the ever-threatening pandemic and its second wave, construction work has been somewhat slow across the board and we have been counting our blessings, grateful for each new project that comes our way. One of which we are......

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    3D Printing in Construction: How it Will Impact Civil Engineering

    Image: sculpteo.com  Construction constantly changes along with new advances in technology, as we have seen with drones, clean energy building and plastic roads. And so, it is no surprise that construction will start to look a little different with the advances in 3D Printing. 3D Printing in construction is undoubtedly an exciting new avenue and already,......

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    Construction Technology: Two Innovative Ways to Produce Clean Energy

      At Rumdel, we love to stay on top of all the latest news and construction technology developments and are excited about what the future of civil engineering holds. While many may have the misconception that the construction industry is mundane, we have some interesting technological innovations to share with you that show the opposite is true. Take......

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    What Skills & Qualities Do Civil Engineering Technologists Need?

    There are many different areas of study within the field of construction. One of the lesser known, but arguably more interesting, areas is that of civil engineering technology. Civil engineering technologists perform a wide range of duties to aid large scale construction and have a number of employment options. They can either......

  • An Outstanding Contribution in Polihali East, Post Lockdown Troubles

    The past few months have been particularly rough on our Polihali East team, with frustrations mounting as a result of the pandemic. Upon returning to the Lesotho site on the 6th and 7th of May 2020 (when lockdown restrictions were relaxed to level 4 is......

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    IEA Has Sights Set on South Africa for Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Production

    Image: thenewcivilengineer.com The idea of clean, zero-emission energy production no longer seems so far out of reach, since the International Energy Agency (IEA), along with The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GmBH) have recognised South Africa as a viable location for large-scale green hydrogen production.......

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    The Advantages of Using Drones in Civil Engineering

    Photo by Yuhan Chang on Unsplash While drones have been around for some time and have been used in innovative ways in industries such as agriculture, public safety, military, science and mining, their appearance in the civil engineering industry is relatively new. In recent years,......

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    How to Become a Civil Engineer in South Africa

    Do you have a passion and interest in the construction of large-scale structures? Have you decided that you’d like to become a civil engineer but aren’t quite sure what exactly it is that you need to do to become one? At Rumdel we give priority to two main......