Posts tagged as infrastructure

Spanning Africa’s infrastructure gap: how development capital is transforming Africa’s project build-out

  Africa’s economic growth rate in the last few years has been significantly higher than the global economic average. In 2015, for example, Africa’s economic rate of growth is expected to be 3,1%, as compared to a global average of 2,6%. This notwithstanding, the region has a host of developmental challenges. Among them is a […]

Infrastructure planning and optimisation

  This year’s annual Bentley Systems Connection event focused on the mining, transport and utility industries, and took place from 18 to 19 August 2015 in Johannesburg. One of several such events worldwide, it promotes the company’s Connect Edition software (including MicroStation and Navigator) for modelling, visualisation and documentation of infrastructure projects. Pre-project planning and […]

Innovative ICT makes cities safer and smarter

  The acceleration of global urbanisation and the proliferation of the internet will drive the convergence of ICT and urban infrastructure – so said Li Peng, Huawei Eastern and  South African president at the opening of the Huawei Safe City Africa Summit 2015 held in Cape Town on 28 April. He said that countries worldwide […]