Corruption in the infrastructure business

Incompetence, mismanagement, collusion, negligence, non-delivery and a side-stepping of rules and regulations are some of the reasons that the infrastructure industry has come under the spotlight in recent times. From poor RDP housing to the most recent Tongaat Mall collapse which claimed two lives and injured 26, the infrastructure engineering industry appears to not be…

DRBF Conference 2014

The regional Dispute Resolution Board Federation (DRBF) Conference took place from 27–28 February 2014 with various presentations and panel discussions exploring the application of contemporary Dispute Boards in southern Africa. Frik van der Merwe, consulting engineer and member of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) attended the Conference which drew many interested DRB…