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International Arup expert speaks on Building Fire Safety at Johannesburg Conference

17th April 2019 Dr Susan Lamont, Associate Director at Arup, spoke on ‘Safeguarding the fire strategy for the life of a building’ at the IFE Fire Safety Professional Development Seminar 2019 on Thursday 4 April in Sandton. Dr Lamont has worked in the fire protection industry for 19 years in the UK, USA, Middle... 

Arup court project opened by president Ramaphosa

11th April 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa with acting Gauteng premier and basic education MEC Panyaza Lesufi officially opened the Booysens Magistrates’ Court, for which Arup provided transport, civil and structural engineering services, in Oakdene, Johannesburg on 28 March 2019. Arup, as part of a design team... 

Arup breaks ground on new hotel and residential development in airport city in Accra

11th April 2019 Arup is providing full multidisciplinary services for a new 15-storey mixed-use development in Airport City in Accra, Ghana. It will include 214-room Pullman-branded hotel and 150-serviced residential apartments, as well as a conference centre and is a project of many firsts in Ghana. Arup has... 

Beyond Day Zero: Distilling the lessons from the Cape Town water crisis

11th April 2019 One year on from the height of the 2017-2018 Cape Town water crisis, a collective of academics and practitioners have launched a unique new initiative to document and capture key learnings from the water shortage that came close to being a catastrophe for the City of Cape Town. In November 2017,... 

Lithium and cobalt risks growing, World Energy Council survey finds

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

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... 
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