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Perceptions of the quality of low-income houses in South Africa: defects and their causes
(University of the Free State, 2012)
English: A number of low-income houses recently built in South Africa are reportedly defective. The sheer number of low-income houses that failed to conform to quality expectations, especially in certain provinces, has ...
Toward improved construction health, safety, and ergonomics in South Africa: a working model for use by architectural designers
(University of the Free State, 2015)
English: The construction industry produces a high rate of accidents. Despite evidence that up to 50% of accidents can be avoided through mitigation of hazards and risks in the design phase of construction projects, ...
Implementation of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment in construction: a South African metropolitan area study
(University of the Free State, 2013)
English: The institution of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) has had an impact on the economy in South Africa. Due to its extensive reliance on government procurement, BBBEE has had a substantial influence ...