Browsing by Supervisor "Cruywagen, J.H.H."

Browsing by Supervisor "Cruywagen, J.H.H."

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  • Tsheboeng, David (University of Pretoria, 2004-08-28)
    The objective of this study is to analyse and evaluate the current system of procuring Building Contractors for public sector building projects in Botswana. The study further seeks to find strategies to recommend for ...
  • De Smedt, Jeanne Christelle; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-13)
    Taking a look at how environmentally friendly buildings fit into South Africa's social, economical and cultural conditions and examining whether the concept is appropriate or not. By focusing on economic viability together ...
  • Engelbrecht, Catherine Frances; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-13)
    The objective of this treatise is to establish whether the building regulations of South Africa create disabled friendly buildings. The building regulations will be assessed to determine whether these regulations can be ...
  • Pillay, Luyen (2014-07-30)
    In a world currently finding itself in a dire state due global warming and pollution, industries, institutions and the general public are continuously seeking newer methods of sustainable and environmentally friendly ...
  • Leitch, Phillipa Anne; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics, 2012-12-13)
    This research will determine if it is viable to cultivate and process hemp into a building material to be used in the construction industry of South Africa. The effect on the environment of manufacturing and using conventional ...
  • Lyons, Michael; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-06)
    Masonry has been used for frame construction in residential housing for many years and is still a popular building method today. In South Africa masonry is the most common construction material which is not the case in ...
  • Van Niekerk, Alan Jon; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-16)
    Concrete construction today remains largely unchanged in basic principle. The largest labour and cost components have long been the formwork used to confine and shape the concrete in its plastic state. The objective of ...
  • Howes, Christopher John; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-13)
    Within the South African construction industry today, the terms Construction Management and Construction Project Management are used by professionals when in fact they themselves are unsure of the exact definition and ...
  • Kuun, George Frederick; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-13)
    The construction of dams has always been the primary method to ensure adequate water supply in South Africa. The object of this treatise is to determine whether dam construction is still the best method in ensuring water ...
  • Carroll, Lydia Christina (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    Different Engineering standard methods of measurement, developed in Africa throughout the last 30 years, are currently being used throughout the continent. Personal participation in various Civil Engineering projects in ...
  • Jahn, Michelle; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-06-30)
    This paper is aimed to discover if women are still being discriminated against, given fair and equal opportunities as their male counterparts in the South-African construction industry. It also aims to provide possible ...
  • Groenewald, Yolanda; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-06-30)
    The development of the construction industry in South-Africa is to a large extent influenced by the South African government. The South African government is one of the biggest role players in this ever growing ...
  • Roos, Theodor; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2011-04-15)
    South Africa was most fortunate to host the 2010 FIFA world cup during a world wide economic recession. Most economists and other professionals predicted that SA will experience the aftershock of the recession after the ...
  • Nkhabu, Liteboho; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2011-04-21)
    The major objectives of construction project management are still time, cost and quality but the management processes and procedures are different because of today’s economy and technology. With that, the construction ...
  • Breedt, Johannes P.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2011-04-15)
    The uses of estimates vary from project to project. Essentially an estimate will show the required budget to complete the project. Estimates will often be subject to adjustment in order to fit within the client’s ...
  • Billson, Annelien; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2010-07-13)
    The objective of this treatise is to identity why estimators make certain common mistakes when compiling estimates. Estimators should educate themselves on what resources are available and how to use the available resources ...
  • Marais, Claudi; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2011-04-21)
    Construction management requires a unique body of knowledge, skills and competencies. Women experience difficult circumstances and influences on entering the construction industry as professional managers. The origin of ...
  • Van Staden, Corne Ilani; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (2011-04-15)
    Standardisation across the globe has become an important tool to enable all of the users do their duties in the most efficient way and with the least amount of mistakes present. Over the decades various countries observed ...
  • Hopkins, Dyason; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics, 2012-08-02)
    Golf estate developments are seen as liabilities in the building industry with regards to damage to the environment, waste of water, destruction of natural heritage and as communities created only for the rich. The ...
  • Goosen, Hendrik Jacobus (Henri); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics (University of Pretoria. Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology. Dept. of Construction Economics, 2012-08-02)
    The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) has developed a rating tool called ‘Green Star SA – Office v1’. This is a comprehensive evaluating system for rating the environmental design and performance of South ...