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Lithium and cobalt risks growing, World Energy Council survey finds

By: Schalk Burger     15th March 2019 The tenth edition of the World Energy Council’s (WEC’s) World Energy Issues Monitor 2019 highlights that lithium and cobalt will play an increasing role in commodity market risks, which are traditionally dominated by oil and gas price fluctuations. According to the survey, this is one of the four... 

Arup provides engineering for #FREESPACE art exhibition

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th March 2019 The notion of public space was in the spotlight at the V&A Silo District as engagement unfolded around a programme of talks, debate and performance, hosted at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA). The month-long event, titled #FREESPACE, offered South African and international... 

Hydrogen energy facility, New Zealand

By: Sheila Barradas     1st February 2019 The project entails the construction of the first hydrogen production and refuelling facility at the Ports of Auckland's Waitematã port. 

Sir Gerhard Jacob (Jack) Zunz

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th January 2019 ‘Working at the frontiers of what was possible’, is how the late and revered engineer, Sir Jack Zunz, reflected upon the experience of leading the engineering design of Sydney Opera House. The building was a defining project of a career that spanned forty years, a career which saw Zunz travel the... 

Greater Collaboration Is The Way To Contain Costs Within The Logistics Sector

30th November 2018 “Supply chains compete, not products, commodities or companies. The implication is that the focus should be on integrating all activities in the supply chain, and not on individual service providers” said Gerard de Villiers, Senior Consultant, Logistics and Advisory Operations at Arup who... 

Cities warned to improve resilience of entire water basin to avoid risk of running out of water – Arup report launched

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th October 2018 Increasing numbers of cities worldwide risk reaching Day Zero, with taps running dry, and exacerbating the effects of climate change, unless they start actively managing and improving the resilience of their entire water basins, warns a new report by global engineering consultancy Arup.   Cape... 

Arup Recognised at SAICE National Awards 2018

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th October 2018 The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) honoured Arup with the national award for Technical Excellence for the PwC Tower at the 2018 national award ceremony.   The winning project, PwC Tower, is PwC’s new head office in Johannesburg. The building has already become an iconic... 

Arup façade Design Commended at 2018 Steel Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd October 2018 Arup was commended for their entry of the V&A Grain Silo Complex façade in the Architectural Category at the 2018 South African Steel Awards on 11 October 2018. The company, an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, works across every aspect of... 

Innovative Façade Design Hits the Marc

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th October 2018 Innovative façade design is stylising the appearance of some of the most spectacular architecture currently gracing the South African skyline. Developed by Eris, the tower called the Jewel at the new upmarket multi-use development, The MARC, has a shape and a façade like no other. Boogertman +... 

Arup Dducation Trust Scores Well

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th August 2018 The Arup Education Trust (AET) is pleased to announce the excellent pass rates of its learners studying across the built environment disciplines during the last academic year. Six bursary beneficiaries successfully graduated and a 91% pass rate was achieved across all courses undertaken by AET... 

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