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Cost savings for wind turbine foundations

Non-linear finite element analysis (NL-FEA) can save up to 30% in steel reinforcement costs for concrete structures for wind turbine foundations. Leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari is already achieving this cost-saving level on a renewable energy project in Madagascar, says Professor Pierre van der Spuy, associate, Zutari.

By |2023-06-02T12:25:47+00:00June 1st, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on Cost savings for wind turbine foundations

The challenges of developing resilient infrastructure in SA

It is clear that the increasing threat posed by climate change, combined with the demand for land and access to basic services, highlights the importance, and the challenges, of developing resilient infrastructure.

By |2023-04-06T06:18:32+00:00April 7th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on The challenges of developing resilient infrastructure in SA

Embracing diversity and establishing equal opportunities for all

As part of the company’s philosophy of embracing diversity, consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari respects the value of contrasting voices, alternative perspectives and insights into different cultures. It is only by sharing these unique stories and insights that a sense of community is formed in the spirit of inclusivity.

By |2023-03-14T07:26:24+00:00March 14th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on Embracing diversity and establishing equal opportunities for all

Making an impact on local communities through engineering

Early in his engineering career Lloyd Wallace designed a rural water system for a community in Northern KwaZulu-Natal. Upon returning to the site years later, Wallace’s team was greeted by the community who recognised the branding on their vehicles and came out to thank them for providing their community with water.

By |2023-03-09T10:56:32+00:00March 9th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on Making an impact on local communities through engineering

Case study: Conserving nature while carrying out essential maintenance

South Africa is facing an energy crisis. The rush for getting renewable energy projects off the ground is ever-increasing and brings with it the need for new transmission infrastructure and upgrading existing infrastructure. At times this need comes into conflict with environmental concerns however and it becomes necessary to find creative engineering solutions which allow

By |2023-01-18T09:05:34+00:00January 18th, 2023|Industry News|Comments Off on Case study: Conserving nature while carrying out essential maintenance
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