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    Civil Engineers, South Africa Needs You!

    Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash In developing countries such as South Africa, there is a great need to boost the economy through advancing infrastructure and creating large-scale developments. This task falls largely on the shoulders of Civil Engineers who, according to a 2022 article,......

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    How Are Dams Built?

    Photo by American Public Power Association on Unsplash If you’re a proud South African, chances are you’ve visited your local dams like Midmar, Bloudam, or Berg River Dam, and have had your fair share of sun and swims. But, have you ever taken a moment......

  • Rumdel 2021 Construction Projects: What We Accomplished

    Photo by IA SB on Unsplash While we’ve just started the new year and we’re extremely excited about 2022 construction projects that await us, we thought we’d bid the 2021 a proper farewell by looking back at the past year to see what we achieved......

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    Reducing Carbon in Construction with Olivine

    Image Source: © Zbynek Burival   At Rumdel, we aim to stay on top of the latest building tech news and find out what’s new in the world of eco-friendly construction. To our excitement, we recently discovered that there’s a ‘new kid on the block’......

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    What is BIM and How Does it Help Construction?

    Photo by Daniel McCullough on Unsplash Traditional plywood architectural models and paper-based blueprints no longer cut it in the construction industry. While these are nice-to haves, they cannot solely be used to direct a project. With the rise of digitization in construction, Building Information Modelling......

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    The Benefits of Digitization in Construction

    Photo by Hello I’m Nik on Unsplash It’s widely known that the construction industry is one of the slowest moving sectors in terms of embracing digitization. While most other industries are utilising digital technologies to change the way they do business, and to stay ahead......

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    The World’s Most Famous Civil Engineers

    Photo by Sangga Rima Roman Selia on Unsplash Civil Engineering is an advanced art form that gets far less credit than it deserves, but we’d like to rectify this and play our part in giving recognition and showing appreciation to it by pointing out some......

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    How Is VR Used to Help with Construction?

    Photo by XR Expo When you think of VR you often associate it with gaming and funny videos involving a lot of screaming and falling! But a large number of industries are starting to discover the many benefits that it can bring for them and the......

  • X3 Futuristic Construction Careers to Prepare For

    Image: www.tmcnet.com Choosing a career is perhaps one of the hardest decisions of your life. And it’s a decision that’s made even harder by a wide variety of choices. While you could probably count the number of different construction-related jobs by hand a good 20......

  • How Will the Internet of Things (IOT) Affect Construction Technology?

    Photo by Saad Salim on Unsplash   If you are someone who stays up to date with the latest tech, you’ll probably already know that The Internet of Things (IOT) is all about sharing data between smart devices and sensors, allowing all tech to be......