infrastructure asset management

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March 12, 2019
Picture of Women Knitting - Why Infrastructure is important for small to medium business development

WHY IS INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT VITAL FOR SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA?

South Africa faces numerous economic and social challenges. High rates of unemployment, poverty and inequality threaten economic growth and social cohesion. Promoting the development of small, […]
February 12, 2019
Tourism Infrastructure Important for Economic Growth

SA’S GROWTH RELIES ON TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT

The tourism industry is central to the growth of the South African economy. Working infrastructure is a key component in shaping tourist and investor perceptions and […]
November 30, 2018
Aerial photo of water infrastructure

WHEN INFRASTRUCTURE TURNS TO CARRION – THE COST OF NEGLECT

The most basic relationship between citizens and the state is through the use of public services and utilities. When infrastructure fails, the consequences can be dire. […]
May 30, 2018
What is Infrastructure Asset Management

BACK TO BASICS: WHAT IS INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT?

 We can all agree that working infrastructure is the backbone of human development and security, but is this infrastructure being managed properly? It is time to […]
January 30, 2018
Water resource management - every drop counts

WATER RESOURCE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT – WHY STELLENBOSCH WON’T RUN DRY

Stellenbosch, like other municipalities in the Western Cape, has been hard hit by a prolonged drought. Unlike many of its peers, however, Stellenbosch seems to be […]
November 20, 2017
CGFARO and IMESA Blog

IMQS REFLECTS ON IMESA AND CIGFARO

2017 once again saw IMQS showcasing its infrastructure asset management (IAM) software solutions at the annual Chartered Institute of Government Finance, Audit and Risk Officers (CIGFARO) […]
November 2, 2017
mSCOA Implementation

THREE CHALLENGES TO mSCOA IMPLEMENTATION – AN INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE

July 1, 2017 has come and gone, and with that, the deadline by which South African municipalities were to successfully implement the Municipal Standard Chart of […]
August 28, 2017
Maintenance Management

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CORRECTIVE AND PREVENTATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE

Maintenance is the periodic implementation of normal, generally minor, actions that ensure longevity of infrastructure assets in line with their design and operational requirements. What is […]
June 8, 2017
Water in Africa

TECHNOLOGY ENABLED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT IN TIMES OF GREAT PROMISE AND PERIL

The future of the city is defined by inequality, vulnerability and risk. In a context of population growth, urbanisation and aging infrastructure, the principles of infrastructure asset […]