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Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Prof. Pilate Moyo on CNBCAfrica
Africa on track for heavy haul railways 4.0

In an interview with CNBCAfrica, Professor Pilate Moyo, Director of CoMSIRU, Head of UCT Department of Civil Engineering, and Chairman of Technical Programmes at SAHHA, shares insights into new technologies for heavy haul railways and South Africa’s role in advancing these on the continent. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 09:00
Prof. Zingoni launches new book

Professor Zingoni’s latest book, Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, was launched in the New Engineering Building on 28 March 2018. The event was attended by more than 100 guests, who included representatives of national research institutes, engineering practitioners from industry, academics from local universities, as well as UCT staff and students. The book (464 pages), the first of its kind on the continent, has been published by ICE Publishing (Institution of Civil Engineers, London), and is an updated and expanded version of the original edition published by Thomas Telford in 1997.

Publication Date:
Sun, 06 May 2018 - 22:30
Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership awards for 2 civil engineering students

The third induction dinner for newly selected scholars of the Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Leadership Programme was held at a restaurant in Constantia on 21 February 2018. A total of 14 UCT students from across all 6 Faculties were presented with award certificates by Professor Alphose Zingoni, Programme Director, and Professor Klaus-Jürgen Bathe, Programme Founder.

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 22:30
UCT on the Expresso Show - Recycling Urine

With the ongoing water crisis in Cape Town, the Expresso Show visited our department to highlight the research of Dr Dyllon Randall, and how recycled urine can be used in manufacturing fertiliser.

Publication Date:
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 14:45

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