• Construction Technology: Two Innovative Ways to Produce Clean Energy

    Image courtesy of WFM Media 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......

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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.......

  • 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......

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    Overcoming Obstacles from Tetyana to Sitebe Komkulu

    As a multidisciplinary civil engineering construction company with experience in delivering complex projects, we were confident in our capacity to take on the upgrading of the National Route N2, Section 18, from Tetyana (KM24) to Sitebe Komkulu (KM41) – a project worth R650 million. Coming......

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    South African Mega Bridges Set to Boost Tourism

    Image: highestbridges.com Tourism in South Africa accounts for nearly 3% of our real gross domestic product (GDP), which equates to around R140 billion per year. Additionally, direct employment from this sector accounts for 4.2% of total employment in South Africa, creating a few hundred thousand......

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    SA’s First Plastic Roads and the Way Forward for Our Country

    Image: averda.co.za Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal have led the way in eco-friendly infrastructure. Consequently, the paving of South Africa’s roads using plastic waste is starting to look more realistic. This is particularly exciting, given the fact that – according to the South African Road Federation......

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    The World’s 3 Largest Roads That Have Transformed Economies

    Image courtesy of Lonely Planet 10-15min Read Roads have been integral to a country’s economy, from as early as the emergence of the Roman Empire, who built and impressive 382 great roads, to the ancient Chinese trade route, known as the Silk Road, linking China......