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Road Infrastructure
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Infrastructure Dialogue- The role of public infrastructure in urban regeneration
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Infrastructure Dialogue – Infrastructure Sector Procurement
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Infrastructure Dialogue- Infrastructure Legacy
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Climate Change and the effect on Municipal Infrastructure

Road Infrastructure

If sustainable growth and developmental outcomes are to be attained the efficiency of South Africa’s economy needs to be significantly improved. Because a key ingredient of an efficient economy is good, reliable connectivity, this month’s dialogue addresses an element of infrastructure crucial to ensure effective connectivity for both freight/goods and people. Specifically, this month’s dialogue[…]

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Infrastructure Dialogue- The role of public infrastructure in urban regeneration

Urban regeneration has been a recurrent theme of urban development discourse in South Africa for many years. Thus inner cities in many parts of the country have become the focus of dedicated strategies aimed at reversing their decline. Special institutional structures have been created within municipalities to aid in this task for example the Johannesburg[…]

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Infrastructure Dialogue – Infrastructure Sector Procurement

In his 2010 State of the Nation Address, the President reiterated the importance of the national infrastructure investment programme: “Underpinning our strategy for ecomomic recovery and growth, is our capital investment programme.  Over the next three years government will spend R846 billion on public infrastructure”. A large portion of this spend will be in the[…]

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Infrastructure Dialogue- Infrastructure Legacy

The focus of this dialogue is on the anticipated legacy impacts of the infrastructure provided, both directly and indirectly, to support the hosting of the FIFA 2010 World Cup tournament.Mega events do hold all sorts of connotations and clearly instil hope for host nations. For South Africa and the African continent at this historical juncture,[…]

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Climate Change and the effect on Municipal Infrastructure

The challenges Municipalities face in adaptation and mitigation of the effects of climate change on their Infrastructure. Governments from around the world met in December to discuss policy and the way forward in dealing with the effects of Climate Change (Conference of the Parties -15 of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen). […]

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