2016 Honours Reports

2016 Honours Reports

 

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  • Jameson, Destiny; Wray, Kathryn; Moolla, Riyaadh (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    The purpose of this research report was to investigate the extent to which current health and safety provisions are inadequate in gender sensitivity, and whether this increases the vulnerability of women leading to incidents ...
  • Mulla, Mohamed; Crossman, Richard; Nyalunga, Sikhulile (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    According to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), quality in the residential sector in South Africa is the least satisfactory among all sectors. It is therefore important to research further into this sector ...
  • Mayet, Uzair; Phakathi, Sidumo; Lelosa, Jeremia (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Management is one of the major key performance indicators that influence labour productivity of construction projects. Mismanagement of construction activities leads to poor construction labour productivity which has a ...
  • Cele, Sibhekiwe; Mashao, Morongwa; Mokoka, Wilheminah (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    This study examines how information and communication technology (ICT) affects the performance of geographically dispersed construction project teams within South Africa. It focuses on how project team dispersion due to ...
  • Mohale, Lerato; Mamathuba, Mulalo; Mochalibane, Bontle (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    It has been acknowledged and appreciated on a global scale how climate change has direct negative effects on the environment, economy and society as a whole. The construction industry’s response to this is the introduction ...
  • Chothia, Tasmiyah; Booi, Zanoxolo; Madonsela, Nikiwe (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    The research study is commissioned to analyse the application of sustainability in project management, with particular reference to the difficulties experienced when applying sustainability into project management that ...
  • Cele, Nqobile; Mathye, Risana; Mlimi, Perseverance (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Effective delivery of project that meet clients’ satisfaction is a fundamental to develop and sustain a health, profession and a competitive construction market. The aim of the research study is to investigate how construction ...
  • Moodley, Vidhyan; Mathye, Kurhula; Radebe, Simphiwe (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    It is anticipated that Building Information Technology (BIM) will lead to changes in the performance of professionals in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. However according to Goedert and Meadati ...
  • Msibi, Thapelo; Baloyi, Tlangelani; Seedat, Zaeem (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Construction and Demolition waste is a phenomenon that is a global challenge and the Construction Industry has been classified as one of the largest waste producers worldwide. This waste in South Africa is negatively ...
  • Makgopa, Ramosomedi; Masemola, Refilwe; Rambuwani, Phuluphedziso (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Construction and demolition waste has a major effect on the environment. The construction sector generates a variety of waste. The amount and the type of which is determined by the specific construction activities on site ...
  • Mkansi, Nkhesani; Ramsamy, Noelle; Laher, Yahya (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    At first, drones were commonly associated with military tactics used by the US government. Today, its array of uses has lead the flying machine’s popularity to grow exponentially. The use of drones vary from life guards ...
  • Ajusi, Brenda; Melamu, Mamoji; Mkhulisi, Noxolo (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-10)
    Emerging contractors in the South African construction industry, owned and managed by HDIs, lack the knowledge and skills to develop into sustainable businesses; underlying most factors, contributing to the hindrance of ...
  • Mashita, Phuti; Mohamed, Mubeen; Manjra, Mohammed Saalim (University of Witwatersrand, 2016-11)
    BIM is ‘new’ in South Africa and there are signs of BIM to be growing in the adoption and implementation by Facilities Management firms. BIM offers Facilities Managers with access to greater dimensional views of the building ...
  • Moraba, Mmanoko; Oni, Ifeoluwapo; Ngwenyama, Sibonisile (University of the Witwatersrand, School of Construction Economics and Management, 2016-10)
    This research therefore aims to provide a BoK (Body of Knowledge) and understanding of the level of use and maturity level of BIM in the architectural sector of the South African construction industry. This will be executed ...