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    • Valorisation of waste plastic bags in cement-mortar composites as coating of local sand aggregates: physicomechanical characterisation and potential uses 

      Sanya, Emile Adjibadé; Kowanou, Houénou; Tchéhouali, Dèfodji Adolphe (University of the Free State, 2015)
      English: Increasingly high quantities of waste plastics cause major environmental problems in Benin due both to the non-biodegradability of such by-products of the petroleum industry and to a lack of appropriate means of ...
    • The valuation of commercial grain silos 

      Winckler, Christiaan; Boshoff, Douw (University of the Free State, 2016)
      English: A grain silo is a unique form of real estate because of its construction, use and income generation. The study is based on vertical concrete silos built for the sole purpose of storing grain. Silos are, in essence, ...
    • ’n Verkennende meting van die kommunikasievolwassenheid van die bourekenaars- en ingenieursprofessies in die konstruksiebedryf 

      Berry, Frank; Verster, Basie; Zulch, Benita (University of the Free State, 2010)
      English: The possible lack of scientific analyses with reference to the maturity of the quantity surveyor and engineering professions’ communication capabilities and communication instruments in the construction industry ...
    • Volhoubare fasiliteitsbestuur in winkelsentrums in Pretoria 

      Van der Merwe, Jaco; Kleynhans, Bouwer; Cloete, Chris (University of the Free State, 2017)
      Although sustainable facility management is increasingly gaining recognition in developing countries and is implemented in new buildings, in particular, hardly any information is available regarding sustainable practices ...
    • Die volwassenheid van die bourekenaar se kontraktuele kommunikasievermoë 

      Berry, Frank; Verster, Basie (University of the Free State, 2013)
      English: The aim of this article is to identify principles that support the quantity surveyor to communicate effectively in contractual communication and measure these principles to determine the maturity standard of the ...
    • Why do South African women choose careers in construction? 

      Haupt, Theo; Madikizela, Kolosa (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: This article analyses the factors influencing the choices of careers in construction by South African women. Literature was reviewed on challenges facing women in construction which contribute to their choices ...
    • Why do South African women choose careers in construction? 

      Haupt, Theo; Madikizela, Kolosa (University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: This article analyses the factors influencing the choices of careers in construction by South African women. Literature was reviewed on challenges facing women in construction which contribute to their choices of ...
    • Workplace stress experienced by quantity surveyors 

      Bowen, Paul; Cattell, Keith; Edwards, Peter (University of the Free State, 2013)
      English: This article reports on the relationship between workplace stress of quantity surveyors and job demand, control and support factors. Using an online quantitative survey, the perceptions of workplace stress of ...