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11 Sep, 2008

Bribery in Africa – from the US

Posted by: Skylar In: news

A couple weeks ago, I linked to an article about the corruption in Africa’s water development.  Well as it turns out, it’s not just a problem with Africa.  Apparently rich-ass CEO’s don’t mind getting a few extra contracts through the hands of a corrupt African government. According to ENR.com, “Jack” Stanley has pleaded guilty of [...]

29 Aug, 2008

Water Corruption in South Africa

Posted by: Skylar In: water

I’ve always been interested in civil engineering throughout the world, and how location changes the requirements and the challenges in engineering practice.  Unfortunately, it’s not always just challenges caused by the natural environment  that a civil engineer encounters.  Lately, I’ve been learning that a large portion of civil engineering involves business relationships with the public [...]


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