2 March 2017

UCT crowned IP Champions again!


The third annual SAICE National IP Showdown took place on 16 February 2017, at the SAICE House in Midrand. The National IP Showdown is a flagship event in SAICE’s calendar and sees the top students from the leading universities across the country showcase their investigative research projects to an audience and an expert panel of judges.

Cape Town speaks out


Gearing up for the first branch visit of the year, SAICE finds out what the shared sentiment is amongst its members in the region. The responses were very clear: they want more. More benefits, courses and regional activity. More time spent by SAICE lobbying important industry related issues, more of everything!

Wits SAICE Book Drive

Come join the BIM Movers and Shakers in the industry!

Transformation in the built environment

It is a misnomer that racial and related economic transformation in the civil engineering and construction sector is not happening. The numbers tell a different story.

Many local and district municipalities only have junior staff, few of them adequately developed. Many of these are indeed classified as struggling municipalities. As Pillay says, “This is the real challenge. It is not about Black and White any longer, it is all about Experience and Inexperience.”

#EngAge: The Innovation Engineering Issue

Whilst innovation stands at the forefront of forward thinking, sustainability in business and impacting the world at large, how many of us are really making a difference within this parameters?

In this edition of #EngAge, we take a look at leading innovators in civil engineering and find out what they’ve been cooking up for 2017.

University of Stellenbosch to host CMP program

The CMP is an intensive middle management programme for engineers and other practitioners who have the potential for advancement into corporate management. This year the CMP will be hosted at Stellenbosch University from 11 June to 7 July 2017.Book your seat today!

What’s on Durban?

Find out the latest happening’s in and around the Durban and PMB region in this latest edition of their joint newsletter.

Construction Materials for Civil Engineering

Author: Errol van Amsterdam
Summary: Construction Materials for Civil Engineering Second Edition is written for tertiary students who are studying towards a National Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. It is essential reading for anyone looking to gain a firm grounding in the application of materials within the field of civil engineering in general.

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. 
 

Courses

SAICE education and training calendar 2017


Stay abreast of all training courses available at SAICE for 2017.

Click here to view.

Earthmoving Equipment, Technology and Management for Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Projects

Date: 17-19 May 2017
Location: Port Elizabeth
Presenter: Professor Zvi Borowitsh
Price: R 7300.00 SAICE Member
R 8100.00 Non SAICE Member
CPD Points: 3

 
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