Full List of Publications

(very much under construction) 

  1. Books
  2. Monographs and Chapters in Books 
  3. Refereed Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals
  4. Refereed Conference Papers
  5. Professional Reports for Local and International Organisations
  6. Thesis and Dissertation
  7. Forthcoming Publications
  8. Other Publications

1. Books

McCutcheon, R.T. 1979. Limits of a Modern World - A Study of the `Limits to Growth' Debate. London: Butterworths, pp112.

McCutcheon. R.T. (editor). 1993. Interim guidelines for labour-based construction projects, Construction and Development Series Number 2. Midrand: Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), February: pp154.

McCutcheon, R.T., and Marshall, J. 1996. Labour-intensive construction and maintenance of rural roads: Guidelines for the training of road builders, Construction and Development Series Number 14. Midrand: Development Bank of Southern Africa, November: pp138.

McCutcheon, R.T., and Marshall, J. 1998. Institution, organisation and management for large-scale, employment-intensive road construction and maintenance programmes, Construction and Development Series Number 15. Midrand: Development Bank of Southern Africa, February: pp238.

McCutcheon, R.T. and Taylor Parkins, F.L.M. (editors). 2001. WORK 2001 First International Conference on Employment Creation and Development 2-5 April 2001 Conference Proceedings. Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand, Research Centre for Employment Creation in Construction, 2001: pp654.

McCutcheon, R.T., and Taylor Parkins, F.L.M. (editors). 2003. Employment and High Standard Infrastructure. Johannesburg: University of the Witwatersrand, Research Centre for Employment Creation in Construction, 2003: pp423.

2. Monographs and Chapters in Books
     (to follow ... in time)


3. Refereed Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals
       (to follow)


4. Refereed Conference Papers
     (to follow)

5. Professional Reports for Local and International Organisations
    (to follow)

6. Thesis and Dissertation

D Phil Thesis

“Modern Construction Technology in Low Income Housing Policy: The Case of Industrialised Building.” University of Sussex: D Phil Thesis. 1979: 604pp. Supervisor: Professor C Freeman, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex.

M Sc Dissertation

“High Flats in Britain, 1945 to 1971: factors affecting their use y Local Authorities and some of the implications.” University of Sussex: M Sc Dissertation. 1972: 141pp.


7. Forthcoming Publications

8. Other Publications 


9. Recent reports / publications / conference papers :

McCutcheon, RT. 2017. "Mutual Aid 1: Africa to South Africa. The Potential for Skills Development and Employment Creation during the Construction and Maintenance of High Quality Public Infrastructure and Building: the Case of Modern Labour-intensive Construction in Africa." FIDIC GAMA CESA Conference 7-10 May. International Conference Centre, Cape Town: 18pp. On CESA website (details to follow).


McCutcheon, RT. 2017. "Mutual Aid 2: South Africa to Africa. Consulting Engineers and Socio-economic Development: their Potential Contribution to Sustainable Development in Africa: South African Public Works Programmes and Modern Labour-intensive Construction.” FIDIC GAMA CESA Conference. 7-10 May. International Conference Centre, Cape Town: 38pp. On CESA website (details to follow).


Letter to South African Civil Engineering. December 2016; p70-71.


McCutcheon, R and Taylor Parkins, F. 2016. Chapter 5: A critical review towards improvement in Phase 3, in Vaughan, Anne (lead editor), Our Expanded Public Works Programme: Reflections on over a decade. SA Cities Network. ISBN No. 978-0-620-698818-4. Chapter 5: pp69-85.

Padyachee-Saman, M, McCutcheon, RT, van Steenderen, W and Voolla, J. 2015-2016. MPA team writing several Chapters for the  Committee of Land Transport Officials (COLTO): Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Works for State Authorities: Volume Two Labour-intensive Construction.

McCutcheon. R. 2015. Council for the Built Environment: APP 2014/15 – Project 1.3 (Programme 1). One Project to develop a framework on incorporation of labour-intensive construction in BE academic curricula by 31 March 2016. Second Interim Progress Report. 30th November 2015: 29pp.

McCutcheon RT. 2014. “The Infrastructure Sector in SA’s Expanded Public Works Programme 2004 to 2014: A review leading to recommendations for improvement.” Paper being prepared for publication. August/September 2014 (latest rev 3Dec14). 61pp. (Single spaced.) It is currently (January 2016) being revised for a Chapter in the SACities EPWP Book.

McCutcheon R. 2014. "Panel of Experts for Review of Draft Study Report for Review of Labour-intensive Training Curriculum for Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Review of Draft Study Report for the National Department of Public Works, Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)" / International Labour Organisation (ILO). 4 December 2014: 21pp.

McCutcheon RT. 2014. “Draft Research Report on incorporation of labour-intensive methods into the South African Construction Industry in order to contribute to skills development and employment creation.”Council for the Built Environment. 21st November 2014: 92pp. 

McCutcheon RT. 2011. “Labour-intensive construction, Socio-Technical Systems and Large-scale Programmes based upon Instruction and an In-house capacity.” Unpublished paper. September 2011: 19pp.

McCutcheon, RT. 2014. Council for the Built Environment: Stakeholder Forum. “Towards Development of Built Environment Professionals Relevant to South Africa’s Needs.” The Grand Airport Hotel, Ekurhuleni. 1st October.

Croswell, JA (Hatch Goba) and McCutcheon, RT (Malani Padayachee and Associates). 2014. “Guidelines for the Implementation of Labour Intensive Infrastructure Projects under the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)Comments on the Working Draft of the 3rd Edition 2014, on behalf of CESA and SAICE.” 29thAugust: 21pp.

Seegers, I., and McCutcheon, R. 2013. "Labour-intensive construction methods on dam safety rehabilitation projects," ICOLD 2013 International Symposium, Seattle, USA. August.

Malani Padayachee and Associates (Pty) Ltd, Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers (principal author, RT McCutcheon). December 2012. “PQ 7V-8485: Job Creation in the City: Skills Development and Employment Creation during the Construction and Maintenance of Infrastructure, with particular reference to the EPWP.” Report of an investigation carried out for the Infrastructure Management and Socio-economic Development Department, Engineering Unit, Procurement and Infrastructure Cluster, eThekwini Municipality. Volume 1: Report, 81pp; Volume 2: Appendices, 132pp.

McCutcheon, R., and Taylor Parkins, F. July 2012. “The Expanded Public Works Programme: policy, rhetoric, reality and opportunities foregone during the expenditure of over R40 billion on infrastructure,” SAICE Civil Engineering, July 2012, Vol 20, No 6: 34-46.

Padayachee-Saman, M., and McCutcheon, R.T. June 2012. “Mining and Socio-economic Objectives: a model for employment creation, skills and SMME development and women’s empowerment,” Zambia ZIMEC June 2012: 11pp.

Croswell, J.A., and McCutcheon, R.T. 2011.  “Housing and the Expanded Public Works programme: The Opportunity and Potential,” South African Housing Federation Annual Conference 2011, 12pp.

McCutcheon, R.T., “The generation of productive employment opportunities for the unskilled: principles, potential and pitfalls of labour-intensive construction.” Keynote Address:10th Path to Full Employment Conference / 15th National Unemployment Conference 4-5 December 2008, Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE)  University of Newcastle, Australia; 12pp.

McCutcheon, R.T., and Taylor Parkins, F.L.M, “South Africa’s Expanded Public Works Programme: a case study in government sponsored employment creation and poverty alleviation focusing upon the infrastructure component: rhetoric, reality and opportunities foregone ,” Graham Wrightson (ed) Labour Underutilisation, Unemployment and Underemployment, incorporating the 11th Path to Full Employment Conference and 16th National Conference on Unemployment,  3 – 4 December 2009, Centre of Full Employment and Equity, The University of Newcastle, Australia, Proceedings - Refereed Papers: pp196-212.

Quainoo, H.A., and McCutcheon, R.T. 2009. "A comparative study of four country-specific labour-intensive infrastructure development programmes: Policy implications for sub – Saharan countries including South Africa." Ibid pp243-258.

Adolph, B., Fowler, M., McCutcheon, RT, Taylor Parkins, FLM. 2010.  “Mid-term Review of IFDC CATALIST Programme (Catalyze Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability), Final Report 25 January 2010,” 171pp.  

McCutcheon and Taylor Parkins. 2010. "Mid-term Evaluation of the IFDC-CATALIST project in the Great Lakes region of Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo October 2009 - January 2010: KRA 8 and 9: Infrastructure Component " 42pp. (CATALIST project: Catalyze Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability.

Forthcoming:

Govender,C and McCutcheon RT. 2016. An examination of Rand Water’s scientific skills development planning to increase its skills pool for assurance of quality drinking water. WISA 2016


Submitted for consideration (December 2016)

 

F Muzondo and R McCutcheon

The relationship between project performance of emerging contractors in government infrastructure projects and their experience and technical qualifications: an analysis of 30 projects conducted in Mpumalnga Province over the 2011 to 2013 period.


Relatively Recent Interviews

 

“Is labour-intensive construction still an option for unemployment alleviation” Cover Story by David Oliveira Engineering News 13th May 2016.

 

Sikhakhane, Reggie. 2013. “Public and private sector input needed to reverse skills shortage” Engineering News 18th November 2013.