31 March 2017
Reshuffle? State capture? Should engineers speak out?

As we recover from last night’s shock of the 'Cabinet reshuffle’ by our President, Jacob Zuma, we have much to contemplate about the political, financial and social future of SA. SAICE has no political affiliations. We stand for transparency, integrity and advocate what is right for the people of SA. We want to know what your views are, how you perceive this effect on our industry and country. Should SAICE lend its voice to this matter… How?

SAICE Awards 2017: New submission procedure

After much deliberation a decision was taken to streamline all submissions for the various categories through the SAICE regional branches. Branches will submit their top 3 finalists for all categories to national office for the national awards that will be held in Durban on 19 October 2017 at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment World. Submission deadline for National Awards 28 July 2017.

To contact your local branch representative click here

Click here to view categories and criteria
EXCLUSIVE new benefit for SAICE members
Launching soon at SAICE is our very own Fire Engineering Division

The goal of establishing this division is to engineer a fire safe world, in which the Division pursues its vision by serving its members and customers through world-class information, education, credentialing and advocacy. In addition, the division will facilitate the networking of individuals with the best minds in fire protection and fire safety engineering in order to enhance and guide career pathing.

SAICE Johannesburg Branch launches YouTube channel

As the reigning winners of the 2016 SAICE Branch of the Year – the Johannesburg Branch shows no signs of slowing down. They have started the year off setting their standards even higher - with the launch of their own channel on YouTube.

The channel will be aimed at empowering professionals and students within the industry.

Click onto the link below to view their first video taken at the recent Lafarge course.


SAICE AGM 2017

In order to better prepare SAICE members wishing to attend the AGM on 11 April 2017, we have included the following draft Audited Annual Financial Statements for the year ending 31 December 2016 to this newsletter.

Click to view:
1. SAICE Group Consolidated
2. SAICE Institution
3. SAICE (Pty) Ltd


Register now for the FIDIC–GAMA and save!


Register now to qualify for the discounted delegate price, if you’re a local member use FID17LOCAL when registering.

  • Conference theme: African Partnerships for Sustainable Growth

  • Conference Strategic Intent: To improve Africa’s connectivity of railway, ports, airports and national roads, water and energy, as catalysts to sustainable growth and development in countries across the length and breadth of the continent.

Register early to save on accommodation and flights costs.
 

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Oxford Dictionary of Geology & Earth Sciences

Author: Michael Allaby

Summary: This new edition contains over 7,500 clear and concise entries on all aspects of geology and earth sciences, including planetary science, volcanology, palaeontology, and mineralogy. Fully revised and updated, with over 150 new entries and numerous web links, this is the ideal reference for students of geology and earth sciences and ancillary subjects, as well as for anyone with an interest in this area.

Leadership and Agency by Women Engineers in South Africa

Author: Professor Hannelie Nel

Summary: The book discusses the current and relevant issues that women engineers face in their work and daily lives in South Africa, as well as the challenges and reward that women experience and the motivation they have for their careers. We share with the reader the reality and truth of being a woman, working as an engineer, in a country as challenging and diverse as South Africa - and suggest solutions that government, companies, and institutions may consider for implementation in the attraction and retention of technical women.

Courses

Practical Geometric Design


Date: 5 - 9 June 2017
Location: Cape Town
Presenter: Tom Mkune
Price: R 7,900.00 SAICE Member
R 10,800.00 Non SAICE Member
CPD Points: 5

 

SAICE education and training calendar 2017


Plan ahead and stay abreast of all the training and courses on offer at SAICE for 2017.

 

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