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  • 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 ...
  • Musingwini, C.; Minnitt, R.C.A.; Woodhall, M. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2007-02)
    Often overlooked factor in the analysis of mine layouts and schedules is technical operating flexibility (or tactical flexibility), mainly due to its nebulous nature. By glossing over technical operating flexibility the ...
  • Musingwini, C. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy., 2010-08)
    The Bushveld Complex is economically significant and strategically important to South Africa, thus it is imperative that optimal extraction of platinum group metal (PGM) resources on the Bushveld Complex is achieved. Optimal ...
  • Photo: F.Fisher (2011-08-04)
    Kensington, originally the home of Mr. Sam Marks, the great Mining Magnate of early Johannesburg. Date Unkown.
  • Dinger, S.C.; Fridjhon, P.; Rubin, D.M. (Public Library of Science, 2016-06)
    Theoretical and experimental investigations into the thermal excitation of liquid paramagnetic contrast agents using the spin resonance relaxation mechanism are presented. The electronic spin-lattice relaxation time ole ...
  • Pule, Katlego (2015)
    Some critics of the information age believe that technology could potentially add to a public space’s genius loci as the internet is fast becoming ubiquitous in cities. Through investigating this phenomenon, this research ...
  • Molvi, Hashim (2017)
    The City of Johannesburg is a water scarce city with frequent droughts, flash floods during the rainy season, rising water demands and deteriorating water quality. These water challenges faced by the city of Johannesburg ...
  • Weakley, Dylan; Bickford, Geoffrey (2015-04-17)
    This booklet contains two research pieces which offer evidence-based perspectives on transport and its relationship to urban form. The first, by Dylan Weakley, explores the relationship between population density and modes ...
  • Weakley, Dylan; Bickford, Geoffrey (University of the Witwatersrand and Gauteng City Region Observatory, 2015)
    This work seeks to quantitatively investigate the relationship between population density and transport in the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (CoJ), South Africa. It does so by comparing data from the Gauteng ...
  • Adewumi, J.R.; Ilemobade, A.A.; Van Zyl, J.E. (Elsevier, 2010)
    Many communities in South Africa struggle to access reliable and adequate quantities of potable water for diverse water requirements. This is against the backdrop of decreasing freshwater availability and increasing water ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Corner Loveday and Fox Streets, this building combined a double-storeyed cast iron verandah with upper floors in brick treatment. Other features are the domed tower, and flanking psuedo-Renaissance cum Mediaeval gables. ...
  • Ilemobade, A.A.; Ballim, Y. (Higher Education South Africa (HESA)., 2005)
    The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and The University of Namibia (UNAM) signed an Agreement of Co-operation (AOC) in 2000. This agreement, which formalised an existing informal collaboration, was primarily targeted ...
  • Khoza, Rirhandzu (2014-10)
    This research report focuses on females from different walks of life who have become homeless. Broadly, the research seeks to understand the experience of homelessness from a female’s perspective, whilst also delving into ...
  • Benit Gbaffou, Claire (Journal of Asian and African Studies, 2011)
    The paper revisits participation and decentralization in relation to local clientelism, arguing that they share the personalization of links between residents and the State and the local possibility to adapt state policies. ...
  • van Niekerk, Bianca (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2015-11)
    This Honours research report assesses whether participation in urban agriculture helps reduce poverty in Johannesburg and improves the livelihoods of its inner city poor. The investigation was undertaken in Bez Valley, ...
  • Chiwetu, David (School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand., 2017)
    Schoeman (2015:49) states that “urban and regional planning and transportation planning requires the deliberation of what can and must occur where in spatial systems .It includes the emphasis and collaboration of different ...
  • Harrison, Philip; Bobbins, Kerry; Culwick, Christina; Humby, Tracy-Lynn; La Mantia, Costanza; Todes, Alison; Weakley, Dylan (University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng City Region Observatory., 2014)
    Urban resilience is the 'new kid on the block'. Over the past few years the concept has rapidly gained a central place in spatial and urban planning policy in South Africa........(This article)... is not designed as a ...
  • Harrison, Philip; Bobbins, Kerry; Culwick, Christina; Humby, Tracy-Lynn; La Mantia, Costanza; Todes, Alison; Weakley, Dylan (University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2014)
    This document was prepared as a contribution to the Department of Science and Technology’s (DST’s) Grand Challenge on Global Change and as a complement to flagship initiatives such as the South African Risk and Vulnerability ...
  • Godsell, Abigail Elizabeth (University of the Witwatersrand; Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, 2016)
    This research report develops a case study of the local and long distance Tembisa-Pretoria Taxi Association (TEPTA), in the context of the dearth of specific transport planning research on taxi associations and the shortfalls ...
  • Dladla, Nomathemba (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 2015-11)
    This research report mainly focuses on how planners can influence policy with regards to economic empowerment from a construction point of view. To obtain a better understanding of how economic empowerment is translated ...

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