Sunday, 24 October 2021
CoMSIRU announcement
Announcement: Don't miss

Emer. Prof. Mark Alexander, notice of a unique workshop, 19 Nov 2019 in Cape Town: This workshop will bring leading international researchers to Cape Town and update participants on latest developments in low carbon cements, specifically limestone calcined clay cements (LC3)... 

Publication Date:
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 14:00
CoMSIRU research spotlights potential for a greener construction industry

CoMSIRU is making remarkable headway with its research on the use of recycled materials from construction and demolition waste (C&DW) as aggregate in concrete. ...

Publication Date:
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 - 10:15
Atop Africa’s longest suspension bridge

Emeritus Professor Mark Alexander had always wanted to stand on top of a suspension bridge, just to soak in the combined forces of nature and structural engineering, the massive arcs of steel cable looping between pylons, mimicking the shape of a spider’s web, or a necklace around a woman’s neck.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 May 2019 - 08:30
50 Years Concrete Society of South Africa
Set in stone – celebrating 50 years of promoting excellence and innovation

The University of Cape Town joined The Concrete Society of South Africa (CSSA) in celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The golden jubilee was commemorated with the installation of a concrete seat at UCT’s New Engineering Building ...

Publication Date:
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 10:00