SAICE Newsletter 11 July 2019

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* 11 July 2019 View this email in your browser Civil Talk 2019  Does the current financial and economic climate bother you? Are you tired of hearing of more professionals cutting corners?  Join SAICE this July as the experts provide their wisdom, solutions and a plan of action for the industry.    SAICE’s Amazing Race…

South African Engineers are leaving in alarming numbers and it’s hurting the economy

South Africa’s brain drain problem is reaching alarming proportions and is an issue that needs urgent intervention. In 2017 alone, statistics from the Department of Home Affairs showed 8 South African professionals left for every skilled foreigner who entered the country.  Of those who left, 120000 are reported to have had professional qualifications. This represented…

SAICE calls for effective infrastructure spend

SAICE welcomes President Ramaphosa’s announcement that the state has set aside R100 billion to start an infrastructure fund which will be administered by the state-owned Development Bank of Southern Africa. Speaking at the SONA, Ramaphosa said that the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure will play an oversight role of the infrastructure fund.  He also…