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  • Simpson, Zach; Janse van Rensburg, Nickey; Farron, Esther; Menachemson, Diana; Van Ryneveld, Mark (South African Society for Engineering, )
    Engineers spend considerable time communicating technical details to various audiences. This requires communicative competence which is linked to the underlying knowledge and skills in the engineering disciplines. The ...
  • Mutingi, M.; Mbohwa, Charles (BIE Bieannual Conference, )
    The Home Health Care (HHC) sector continues to grow at an increasing rate across the globe. As such, developing proper health care management systems and operations strategies is essential for survivability, growth and ...
  • Mutingi, M.; Mbohwa, Charles (International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, )
    Home healthcare staff scheduling has become increasingly important as healthcare business becomes more service oriented and cost conscious. With the ever increasing home care needs, healthcare staff shortages, ...
  • Musonda, Innocent; Haupt, Theo C. (Proceedings 6th Built Environment Conference 31 July-2 August 2011, )
    Construction H&S performance improvement has in recent years become a priority and thus has gained industry-wide attention (Cheung et al, 2004 and Hamalainen et al, 2009) because of the economic benefits, the need ...
  • Mbadou, Angelina Fernande; Mbohwa, Charles (International Conference on Law, Entrepreneurship and Industrial Engineering, )
    Work design represents an arrangement in the workplace that has the objective of overcoming employee alienation and job dissatisfaction that come about from mechanical and repetitive tasks in the workplace. This is ...
  • Motebele, Makhala Mpho; Mbohwa, Charles (World Academy of Science , Engineering and Technology, )
    Research has largely concentrated on customer responses to the products they have received from tiger brands. The present study sheds light on the determinants of customer loyalty to a content-based service, improving ...
  • Gudukeya, Loice K; Mbohwa, Charles (International Conference on Management Engineering, )
    The research investigates hydro power plant efficiency with a view to improving the power output while keeping the overall project cost per kilowatt produced within an acceptable range. It reviews the commonly used ...
  • Mathonsi, M.D.; Thwala, W.D. (Construction Industry Development Board, )
    Procurement systems are vital in ensuring a successful implementation of a construction projects, precisely to all phases of the project. Therefore, this paper aims to investigate in a systematic manner the factors that ...
  • Giudice, Agata Lo; Mbohwa, Charles; Clasadonte, Maria T. (Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, )
    An environmental assessment of ornamental ceramics plates was conducted to evaluate the possible improvement solutions. The study was developed following the standards ISO 14040 – 14044 (2006), choosing as functional unit ...
  • Mbohwa, Charles; Mashoko, Livison (International Commodity Science Conference, )
    The pulp and paper industry is one of the main contributors to greenhouse gas emission and environmental pollution. This paper therefore discusses the Life Cycle Assessment of newsprint paper in Zimbabwe with a view to ...
  • Van Blommestein, Brandon; Mbowa, Charles (International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, )
    Climate change is increasingly becoming a significant issue globally and the use of solar thermal technology is one approach in managing the world’s environment. There is now greater use of renewable energy sources in ...
  • Simpson, Zach; Bester, Jannes (South African Society for Engineering, )
    Engagement with engineering professionals on the part of the authors has, at times, yielded dissatisfaction with the quality of engineering graduates, particularly with respect to verbal and written communication abilities. ...
  • Pilusa, Tsietsi J.; Huberts, Robert; Muzenda, Edison (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, )
    In this study, the theoretical relationship between pressure and density was investigated on cylindrical hollow fuel briquettes produced of a mixture of fibrous biomass material using a screw press without any chemical ...
  • Ntuli, Freeman (World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology (WASET), )
    An overview of the important aspects of managing and controlling industrial effluent discharges to public sewers namely sampling, characterization, quantification and legislative controls has been presented. The findings ...
  • De Villiers, B.Z.; Clarke, W.A.; Robinson, P.E. (IAPR, )
    An object tracking algorithm using the Mean Shift framework is presented which is largely invariant to both partial and full occlusions, complex backgrounds and change in scale. Multiple features are used to gain a ...
  • Mofolo, M.; Lysko, A.; Clarke, W. (Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, )
    This paper presents a method of electronic beam steering for a smart antenna system based on a switched parasitic array. The antenna system is made up of circular array of half wave dipoles, with four parasitic elements ...
  • Rupprecht, S.M. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, )
    A deposit to be mined by underground methods can be accessed by a number of methods: • Adit • Decline or ramp • Inclined shaft • Vertical shaft. Adits are an economical approach when the orebody is above the general ...
  • Rupprecht, Steven, S.M. (The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Platinum 2012, )
    A deposit to be mined by underground methods can be accessed by a number of methods: • Adit • Decline or ramp • Inclined shaft • Vertical shaft. Adits are an economical approach when the orebody is above the general ...
  • Arora, Nishant; Ogra, Aurobindo (GISSA Ukubuzana, )
    In any mega construction project, quality survey managers play a vital role in judging quality of work done by different contractors and sub-contractors. Usually a quality survey manager uses a hard copy form to records ...
  • Kabuba, John; Mulaba-Bafubiandi, Antoine (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, )
    The elution process for the removal of Co and Cu from clinoptilolite as an ion-exchanger was investigated using three parameters: bed volume, pH and contact time. The present paper study has shown ...

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