Sinkholes in pretoria
Jan 15, 2016 · Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) recently detected a formation of a sinkhole in Centurion, Pretoria, using satellite imaging technology which they have developed. Andre Theron, a student researcher at the CSIR, used the technology named Azimuth to discover the sinkhole. Azimuth is a system designed to detect centimetre- to […]
Dolomite instability has resulted in significant financial losses, as well as loss of life, yet sites underlain by dolomite, with the potential for instability, continue to be targeted for development. It has been Jones & Wagener's mission to better understand these sites from a geotechnical perspective and to develop practical engineering ...Pretoria. Big Hole, Kimberley, South Africa. Open-pit diamond mine in Kimberley - it is the largest hole excavated by hand (although some claim it is second largest). Anyway, it is huge! Julia Dalton. Part of Our World: African Interludes. ... Sinkholes, Blue Holes, and other Holes.On Wednesday, 3 August, a car was rear-ended as it slowed ahead of the sinkhole site at about 6.20pm. DID YOU KNOW? Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics. To receive news links via WhatsApp, send an invite to 061 694 6047. The South Coast Sun is also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest - why ...
Later that afternoon two large sinkholes opened at Sherwood Baptist Church's Legacy Park off Old Pretoria Road. Engineers say based on history we should expect to see more in coming weeks.The Department briefed the Committee on the background, challenges, achievements and the way forward in dealing with the dolomite sinkhole and doline problem being faced by the Department in the Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, Northern Cape and the northern part of the Free State provinces. Dolomite is a rock bed that is water- soluble.