SAICE Newsletter – 5 April 2018

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* 5 April 2018 View this email in your browser No Civil Engineer, no water Read SAICE CEO’s open letter to Cape Town’s top leadership after his meeting with them and Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille amidst the City’s water crisis.   SAICE National Awards call for nominations Nominations for one of the most prestigious…

No civil engineer, no water

Dear Trevor Balzer PrEng, Gisela Kaiser PrEng, and Peter Flower PrEng, Having engaged with you, Neil Macleod PrEng, Mike Muller PrEng, Mike Shand PrEng, Mike Killick PrEng, Kevin Wall PrEng and Musa Furumele PrEng over the past several weeks, I am proud tobe a civil engineer. I am also aware you are averse to the…

Is Day Zero a Myth?

The first Civil Talk segment of the year took place on 4 April 2018 at SAICE House in Midrand. The event was well attended and centred on disaster management in South Africa and  possible ideas for avoiding day zero. The panel of experts featured Professor Mike Muller PrEng (South Africa), CEng (UK), FSAICE, SFWISA. Prof.…

The Infrastructure Report Card Guide

Dr Martin van Veelen, Sam Amod and Malcolm Pautz, three past presidents of SAICE combined their knowledge and experience to produce a guide on how to prepare an Infrastructure Report Card (IRC) which will be used internationally to aid engineering organisations to produce score cards. The guide has been submitted to the Independent Group of…