The PPS SAICE Awards 2014. What winners! What a night!
The prestigious annual SAICE Awards gala event for the Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievements for 2013/2014 was held at the Durban International Convention Centre on16 October. SAICE received more than 30 project entries from across the country to compete for these illustrious awards. It includes awards for international and technical excellence, as well as community-based projects. On top of that there are awards for the Engineer of the Year and other individual awards, as well as awards for projects entered by the SAICE technical divisions. The photo competition attracted more than 50 entries with civil engineering as the theme.
NATIONAL IP SHOWDOWN
For the first time ever, SAICE has partnered with South Africa’s leading academic universities and will be hosting a National IP Showdown – where the cream of the crop will be competing against each other at a national level.
Open public debate - The future of nuclear energy in South Africa - 30 October 2014
You are cordially invited to attend an open public debate hosted by EE Publishers and The Daily Maverick on the future of nuclear energy in South Africa. Join the debate to learn more about the issues, the upsides and downsides of nuclear energy in SA, and have your say!
Join Prof. Karen Scrivener for a seminar on "Future of Cement" – 7 November 2014
Professor Karen Scrivener from EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland is world-renowned in the cement and concrete world. She heads up the Nanocem Consortium in Europe (www.nanocem.org) which is doing ground-breaking research on sustainable cement and concrete. She is also Editor of the Elsevier Journal ‘Cement & Concrete Research’. She will be in Johannesburg 5-7 November as part of her visit to South Africa. Join her for a seminar on the “Future of Cement”. The seminar is CPD accredited.
Due to the prolonged postal strike, the delivery of the August and September editions of “Civil Engineering”, and the August edition of “Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering” has been delayed. However, these publications can in the meantime be viewed or downloaded at the following links:
Can a technologist/technician do the work of an engineer? Find out what industry experts Johan de Koker, Terry Stidworthy and Rod Harker together with Manglin Pillay, SAICE CEO have to say about this topic at the SAICE Civil Talk on 21 November 2014. Seats are limited, secure your spot now!
BIM in Principle and in Practice
Author: Peter Barnes and Nigel Davies
Covering the principles behind BIM, its current use in practice and how it may develop in the future, BIM in Principle and in Practice provides construction professionals with an overview of this emerging field to enable informed discussion with clients and colleagues.
Price: R 427.50 Incl. VAT
RAMP Risk Analysis and Maanagement for Projects - Third Edition
RAMP is a structured process for evaluating and controlling risk in major projects, and this practical, working handbook is for everyone involved in the financial, commercial, legal or engineering aspects of a project. The third edition has been substantially revised to take account of clearer ways of presenting risk to decision-makers.
Author: Institution of Civil Engineers and Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Price: R 855.00 Incl. VAT
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