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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, medium and micro businesses is one solution to the current employment crisis. Yet, lack of infrastructure and access to basic services remains an important […]
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 experiences. How can digital infrastructure asset management contribute to the growth of tourism in South Africa?
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) and Institute for Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA) conferences. We spoke to IMQS Head of Marketing, Erick Underhill, to hear more about what […]
June 28, 2017
Infrastructure in Africa

7 STATS ILLUSTRATING AFRICA’S NEED FOR INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

Infrastructure is crucial for Africa’s development, and for its countries to become more globally competitive. So how is Africa performing in the infrastructure department? The following seven stats illustrate the need for infrastructure investment in Africa.
March 30, 2016
Stormwater management in South Africa

CLIMATE CHANGE & STORMWATER MANAGEMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

The potential for climate change to increase the frequency and severity of floods highlights the need for municipalities to apply integrated approaches to stormwater management.
March 15, 2016
Maintenance Management

IMPROVED MUNICIPAL SERVICE DELIVERY THROUGH INTEGRATED MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

Maintenance Management is a complex component of integrated infrastructure asset management, which is key to improved municipal service delivery. By integrating maintenance management in the asset management life-cycle, South African municipalities are able to provide a better service to their clients.