8 July 2015
SAICE Membership Stats - Active Gender Distribution

Ons sal lewe, ons sal sterwe

Being a new parent is a rude awakening. Being a new parent for the second time around leaves one feeling like a stream in a Karoo drought. As new fathers, Jason, a mate of mine, and I high-tailed it one evening to a local hang-out den for rain. After several minutes of preferred silence, and sipping gummy berry juice, we both observed that, of the 150 or so patrons, most were Mandela’s children dressed to the nines – middle upper-class young professionals...
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We are excited to bring to you our Gold Issue of #EngAge. 

Hope you’re inspired!
As always, we look forward to receiving your comments and suggestions. Send them to Nadeena le’Tang nadeena@saice.org.za
Happy Reading.

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SAICE 2015 President Malcolm Pautz and CEO Manglin Pillay will be visiting UPINGTON 16-17 July 2015

Join them as they address local industry members, office bearers and universities. Don’t miss the opportunity to have first-hand interaction with civil engineers who could be your voice on industry matters – this presidential visit is your chance to engage and be empowered. 
Please forward all RSVPs to Leigh-Ann Loubser leighannl@bvinc.co.za 


Deadline Extension - 16 July 2015
Entries are now open for the SAICE-SAFCEC Annual Awards set to take
place in Cape Town on 8 October 2015. The Annual Awards give recognition
to outstanding civil engineering projects and honours individuals who have
rendered outstanding service to the profession or has made a contribution of distinction to civil engineering. 

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Join Paul Smit, CEO of Sanika Waterproofing as he introduces the Concrete Waterproofing Crystalline Technology and discusses the benefits of its sustainability.
Date: Monday, 13 July 2015
Venue: SAICE HOUSE, Midrand
Registration: 08h30
Course begins: 09h00
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: R100 incl. VAT – to be paid at the door
RSVP to Simone Rambarun simone@saice.org.za

To celebrate the beauty of the industry and the profession we invite you to submit your best engineering related photographs electronically to brigitte@saice.org.za. Prizes to be won.

SAICE’s  #EngAgeTurns1

Enter now and win a cash PRIZE OF R2000
This August - SAICE’s #EngAge digital digest will be turning 1! We are extremely excited and would like to invite YOU to share in our celebration.
How to enter?
  • Take a picture illustrating a hashtag (#) by using any object, shape, size or way! Be innovative.
  • Upload your image to our FACEBOOK page using #EngageTurns1.
The most creative way of depicting the HASHTAG icon will win R2000.00 in CASH.
SAICE Bookshop - Special Offer: 10% Discount

Guidelines for Seismic Evaluation and Design of Petrochemical Facilities

Author: Task Committee on Seismic Evaluation and Design of Petrochemical Facilities.These guidelines offer practical recommendations on several aspects affecting the design and safety of new and existing petrochemical facilities both during and following an earthquake.

WAS: R 770.00 incl. VAT
NOW: R 692.99 incl. VAT

Innovative Coastal Zone Management – Sustainable engineering for a dynamic coast

Author: Edited by Alexandra Schofield
The world's coastlines play an increasingly important role in energy capture, habitation, and the economy, and remain vital for international trade, leisure, recreation, tourism, and wildlife. The Institution of Civil Engineers' Coastal Management conference, held in Belfast on 15-16 November, 2011, addressed the modern engineer's role in finding a balance between developmental opportunities, coastal management, and the protection of the physical and social environment.
WAS: R 2550.00 incl. VAT
NOW: R 2295.00 incl. VAT 
Education and Training


Exciting new courses for July and August:

SAICE in partnership with Bruce Raath proudly brings to you ‘For Engineers by Engineers training’.
CPD accredited courses on offer:

  • Concrete for Contractors Consultants
  • Concrete Floors and Pavements
  • Durability and Repairs of Concrete Structures
For more information visit www.saice.org.za or
contact Cheryl-Lee Williams cheryl-lee@saice.org.za
SAICE has further partnered with INDUNA and proudly offers the following courses:
  • CIDB Contracts: Similarities and differences
  • The Role of Engineering - Duties and Authorities
  • Introduction to NEC
  • Introduction to Contract Law
  • CIDB Contracts: Similarities and differences

For more information contact
Dawn Hermanus dawn@saice.org.za

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