Dr. Erastus Mwanaumo

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Dean Postgraduates
Biography

Academic Qualifications:

  • PhD
  • BSc,
  • MSc,
  • MEIZ,
  • REng,
  • EngRB,
  • FCIOB,
  • MDRBF,
  • Pr CPM,
  • MRICS,
  • MACPM

Professional Registration and Membership

  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Building, UK (FCIOB), 1432213 www.ciob.org/about
  • Member, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, USA (MDRBF) www.drbfconferences.org
  • Professional Member, Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors, UK (MRICS), 1179281
  • Professional Registered Construction Project Manager, South African Council of Project and Construction Management Professionals (Pr. CPM), D/1457/2006
  • Professional Member, Project Management Institute, USA (MPMI), 1113142
  • Registered Engineer, Engineers Registrations Board of Zambia (REng), 005183
  • Professional Engineer, Engineers Institute of Zambia (MEIZ), 1522020336
  • Consulting Engineer, Association of Consulting Engineers of Zambia (MACEZ), ACEZ 26
Research Interests
  • Sustainability, Regenerations Technology and Climate Change
  • Infrastructure Project Finance and Investment strategies
  • Construction Contracts Law (FIDIC, NEC 2&3, JBCC, Partnering, Pricing & Contracting strategies)
  • Construction Health, Safety, Wellness and Environment
  • Materials Technology, Construction product Innovation and Renewal Energy Management
  • Infrastructure Project Procurement Management and Construction Production management
Publications

Scientific Journal Publications

  • Mwanaumo, E. and Thwala, W.D. (2012), “Construction Practitioners level of awareness of diseases in the Botswana Construction Industry”, Journal of Occupational Health Southern Africa, June- August, Vol 18. No 4.
  • Mwanaumo, E., and Chikezirim, O. (2013). “A perspective on causes of material waste in the city of Tshwane building industry”, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, Volume , 1 May 201, pg 498-510
  • Mwanaumo, E., Thwala, W.D., and Pretorius, J.H.C. (2013), “The Effect of Contractor Selection and Recording on Health and Safety (H&S) Compliance”, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, Volume, ISSN 2223-7852
  • Erastus Mwanaumo, Wellington Didibhuku Thwala, Jan-Harm Pretorius (2014), “Assessing Health and Safety Requirements in Construction Contracts in Botswana”, Journal of Economics and Behavioural Studies, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 37-43, Jan 2014 (ISSN: 2220-6140)

Publications in Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Mwanaumo, E. and Thwala, W.D. (2011). A review of the Health and Safety Legislation in Botswana relative to construction industry stakeholders, In: Laryea,S., Leiringer,R. and Hughes, W, W. (Eds) Procs West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) conference, 19-21 July 2011, Accra, Ghana, 47-57.
  • Mwanaumo, E., Thwala, W.D. and Ranjit, V. (2011). Can variations be contained? Case studies in the building industry in Botswana, In: "Emuze, F. (ed.).Proceedings of the NMMU Construction Management 40 (CM40) Conference, 27-29 November, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 105-116.
  • Mwanaumo, E. and Thwala, W.D. (2011). Construction worker awareness of diseases in the Botswana Construction Industry In: Proceedings of the 7th Post Graduate CIDB Conference, 9-11 October 2011, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Ranjit, V., Mwanaumo, E. and Nkado, R. (2011). A strategy for change – Contractor Development In: Proceedings of the7th Post Graduate CIDB Conference, 9-11 October 2011, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Ranjit, V., Mwanaumo, E.M and Thwala, W.D. (2012). Contractor Development: Educating the small and medium enterprises contractors in Gauteng, South Africa In: Badu, E., Dinye, R., Ahadzie, D.K. and Owusu-Manu, D.G. (Eds) Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Infrastructure development in Africa (ICIDA), 22-24 March 2012, Kumasi, Ghana, 40-57
  • Okorafor Chikezirim and Erastus Mwanaumo, (2013). Evaluation of waste management strategies adopted in Tshwane building industry, In: Thwala DW and Aigbavboa C.O, (Eds) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure development in Africa (ICIDA), 17 - 19 March 2013, Johannesburg South Africa.
  • Okorafor Chikezirim and Erastus Mwanaumo, (2013). A perspective on causes material waste in the city of Tshwane building industry, In: Thwala DW and Aigbavboa C.O, (Eds) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Infrastructure development in Africa (ICIDA), 17 - 19 March 2013, Johannesburg South Africa.
  • Okorafor Chikezirim, Erastus Mwanaumo and Alfred Talukhaba, (2014). An empirical investigation of material waste generation rates in Tshwane building industry, in: Prof AT Talukaba (ed) Proceedings of the Quantity Surveying Conference, .September 2014, Durban, South Africa.
  • Kumbukilani Phiri, Surender Munjal , Erastus Mwanaumo, (2014). Assessing the Impact Of Chinese Firms’ Low Cost Strategy on Employment of Locals In Zambia, In: Musonda I, Aigbavboa C.O, Mwanaumo E, Muya M, and Zulu E (Eds) Proceedings of the 1st International Conference, Decades of Infrastructure Investment - A score card on Empowerment, Growth and Development in Africa. (DII 2014), 25-26 September 2014, Livingstone, Zambia.
  • Musonda, M. M. J. & Mwanaumo, E. M. (2015). Risk Management: Improving Supply Chain Management. DII-2015 Conference on Infrastructure Investments in Africa, ISBN: 978-0-86970-782-1 on 16-18 September 2015 in Livingstone, Zambia.
  • Chisumbe, S. & Mwanaumo, E. M. (2015). Evaluating Claims and their impacts on Project Delivery in the Zambian Construction Industry. DII-2015 Conference on Infrastructure Investments in Africa, ISBN: 978-0-86970-782-1 on 16-18 September 2015 in Livingstone, Zambia.
  • Chisumbe, S. & Mwanaumo, E. M. (2015). An Evaluation of Provision of Workers’ Welfare Facilities and its Effects on Productivity on Zambian Construction Sites DII-2015 Conference on Infrastructure Investments in Africa, ISBN: 978-0-86970-782-1 on 16-18 September 2015 in Livingstone, Zambia.
Contact Details
Mobile:+260 969 561 353, Email: erastus.mwanaumo@unza.zm