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What are the legal requirements for petrol station construction?

There are several Acts of Parliament that regulates the way in which organisations, such as filling stations, conduct their day to day business. These acts apply to the whole of South Africa and address the following key issues: TO Health and Safety (Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act (Act 85 of 1993)); Compensation for Occupational […] Read more

Jul, 16, 2017

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Concept to delivery… Project management from the fuel retail specialists

The construction or redevelopment of any new service station is a complex project that requires expert knowledge. Tokheim has been managing the development of forecourt station builds and associated projects, such as but not limited to, systems and IT infrastructure for more than fifty years. We have local and central specialists (across engineering, retail IT, […] Read more

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What is a petrol station supply and demand analysis?

This step entailed ensuring that all the potential activities (externalities), spin-offs and other issues are taken into consideration. The project was thus investigated in a holistic context with due reference to the developmental impact of physical works, employment changes, etc. Step three furthermore involved the undertaking of a site visit to filling stations within the […] Read more

Jul, 14, 2017

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Importance of public consultation for petrol station construction?

A crucial component of best practice in public consultation is the importance of full transparency about stakeholders’ comments. It is important for credibility of the consultation process and for the responsiveness of the project to its stakeholders, that all sides of the story be told fully and honestly when reporting on consultations. When opinion is […] Read more

Jul, 14, 2017

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What is social impact assessment for petrol station construction?

The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) (2003) states that SIA includes the processes of analysing, monitoring and managing the intended and unintended social consequences, both positive and negative, of planned interventions (policies, programs, plans, projects) and any social change processes invoked by these interventions. Its primary purpose is to bring about a more sustainable […] Read more

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