SAICE Newsletter (28 July)

View this email in your browser 28 July 2014 SAICE Membership stats – Loyalty Stats The killing of a small child and addressing skills issues?   Repeatedly SAICE has implored government to make use of their members’ expertise in the planning and execution of projects. The civil engineering and construction industries have a vast number of…

In honour of our legend

Every year, on Mandela Day, people around the world celebrate the legacy of a phenomenal man by devoting 67 minutes of their time – one minute for every year of Mr Mandela’s public service.  Madiba frequently stated that he does not want a legacy cast in copper, concrete or marble, no monuments or highways, but…

SAICE Presidential Visit – North West

“Clients are using engineers who are not professionally registered.” “Why doesn’t anyone do anything about corruption?” “There’s no strategic planning for infrastructure.” “Online courses for CPD accreditation would help greatly.” “There’s no volunteer spirit in the branch.” SAICE members in the North West Province   Can you identify? Are you waiting for someone else to…

DOES SAICE EXIST FOR ITS OWN SAKE?

Leon, 33, is a PrEng, working for XYZ Consultancy which is based in Bloemfontein. Leon is a member of SAICE and various other voluntary organisations in the industry. Whilst he recognises the role each of these membership organisations have to play in industry, he cannot sometimes help to think how his memberships to these organisations…