The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) inaugurated its 113th president, Dr Chris Herold, at the SAICE Presidential Inauguration and Gala Dinner at The Private Room, Kyalami in Johannesburg on 18 November 2015.
The Civilution Congress 2016 programme planning is well underway with the Advisory Board meeting held on 27 October to thrash out the key themes of the congress.
In collaboration with Local Government Sector Education Training Authority (LGSETA) the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has embarked on special program to assist employees within municipalities who are either registered as Candidates or are eligible to register to upgrade to Professional Status after three years.
Chris, who emigrated from England to South Africa in 1954 as a three-year-old, graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1972. His first job was with the SA Railways and Harbours where he worked for four years, attaining the position of District Engineer in Windhoek.