National University of Science and Technology - cost management
NUST is a young and progressive university, established by an Act of the Zimbabwe Parliament in 1991. NUST provides an invigorating intellectual climate, which fosters an academic community where both staff and students can push back the frontiers of knowledge in science and technology. As such NUST is a centre of research, and has ties with universities on the African continent as well as the world. NUST is located in the warm and friendly City of Bulawayo, south west of Zimbabwe.
In 2002 NUST consisted of four Faculties (Applied Sciences, Architecture and Quantity Surveying, Commerce and Industrial Technology) and a total of 27 departments.
Turner & Townsend’s contribution
Turner & Townsend was appointed as cost managers responsible for the budget estimate, tender documentation, cost management and control, interim valuations and final account on a construction project which included student residences, chemical and chemistry blocks, student campus services and the library block.
Making the difference
Turner & Townsend helped the NUST to achieve their primary mission of serving the people of Zimbabwe and the SADC region by providing educational opportunities of the highest quality at tertiary level. We helped the NUST in their commitment to the advancement of knowledge with a special bias towards the diffusion and extension of science and technology through excellence in teaching, learning, research and outreach and through close ties with commerce and industry. A key objective of the NUST 2001 – 2005 Strategic Plan was to produce human resources adequate for Zimbabwe’s social, scientific and technological dvelopment needs.