President’s Welcome & message from LOC Chairperson

IMESA President – Mr Duncan Daries

President’s Address: To all our special guests, sponsors, exhibitors, national, provincial and municipal representatives and delegates, a most heartfelt welcome to the 80th IMESA Annual Conference and Exhibition in this charming coastal city of East London, which forms part of the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality. This annual conference has continued to grow…

586 kBPresident’s Welcome & LOC Full Address

LOC Chairperson’s Welcome: It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 80th IMESA Conference and Exhibition in East London. OUr track record of 79 successive conferences bears testimony to the high standards that are set by IMESA. This year…

LOC Chairperson – Mr Mark Westerberg

Interviews

Mr Arno van der Merwe: CEO and Executive Director Manufacturing at Mercedes-Benz South Africa

4 MBIMESA/CESA Excellence Awards WinnersCompiled by 3S Media

1 MBPaper 1 – Allyson Lawless: Numbers and needs in local government – Update 20152 MBPaper 2 – Grant Mackintosch: Kingfisher A South African/Dutch initiative improving IWRM through strengthening municipal water and sanitation services565 kBPaper 3 – Stephan Jooste: Solving our municipal service delivery crisis through PPPs3 MBPaper 4 – Darren Keep: Moving on Sustainable growth via increased rural connectivity1 MBPaper 5 – Lucas-Jan Ebels: BRT and public transport networks – Pavement design considerations for bus lanes1 MBPaper 6 – Alaster Goyns: SAs future service needs.Developments in trenchless technology can meet the challenges2 MBPaper 7 – Daniel Petrie: Energy-efficient plant design.Cost-benefit analyses of treatment process options at different W.Cape W.Water Treatm Works2 MBPaper 8 – Carl October: A decision support process for the upgrade of gravel roads in the W Cape Prov828 kBPaper 9 – Chantal Rudman: Opportunities in the City of Cape Town to support a secondary materials economy in builders’ rubble through uptake in road rehabilitation and construction7 MBPaper 10 – Geoff Tooley: Debris walls – Learnings and successes of eThekwini Municipality5 MBPaper 11 – Yeshveer Balaram: The collection of network level road condition data using an integrated traffic speed deflectometer – A paradigm shift in road asset management practice1 MBPaper 12 – Nick Alcock: Treating UD faecal waste using black soldier fly (BSF) A municipal, researcher and contractor partnership1 MBPaper 13 – Trevor Bowman: A first order guideline to assess the feasibility of gravitating sewage via a tunnel vs sewer rising mains3 MBPaper 14 – Roy van Ballegooyen: Environmental authorisation of land-based effluent discharges into the coastal environment Synchronising engineering design, environmental impact assessment & regulator2 MBPaper 15 – Ronnie McKenzie: The dangers of intermittent supply as a measure to save water in South Africa2 MBPaper 16 – Ross Mahaffey: Challenges and the future of the implementation of bulk water pipeline condition assessment3 MBPaper 17 – D Drummond, P Maduray, N Buthelezi, J Dunstan, Z Mzamane: Land of the rising young engineers