“… there are many people who feel that it is useless and futile for us to continue talking peace and nonviolence against a government whose reply is only savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people.
Remember this – because you exist, our people have dignity in water and sanitation, roads upon which we drive cars, buses and taxis so that, together with rail services, we are able to go to work to earn a living, to feed our families, to cook with the electricity you helped provide, and to send our children to the schools you helped build.
The South African government should follow Nigeria’s example by employing reputable quantity surveyors to stamp out corruption and inflated construction costs in the building industry, the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), has urged.
The second Civilution Congress will be taking place from 9-10 May 2016 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, giving engineers of all disciplines the opportunity to conduct business differently.
SAICE hosted its annual charity golf day on 7 April 2016 at the Randpark golf club. 100 players turned out and supported the charity event, playing 18 holes around Randpark’s Firethorn course.
SAICE’s first council meeting for the year took place on 12 April 2016 at SAICE House in Midrand. The meeting was opened by President Chris Herold who welcomed attendees and requested them to observe a moment of silence for SAICE members who had passed on.
The SAICE Young Members Panel (YMP) convened for the second time this year on 8 April 2016 at SAICE House, Midrand.
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A SAICE delegation led by SAICE President, Chris Herold, CEO Manglin Pillay, Past President Peter Kleynhans and President Elect Sundran Naicker met with NHBRC Director and Fellow of SAICE Dr Jeffery Mahachi and a number of invited engineering professionals from various sectors, including government, over a breakfast meeting to discuss the challenges associated with the transformation of SAICE structures to represent equally, black, women and young professionals.
SAICE’s Young Members Panel (YMP) has taken on the task of empowering South Africa’s future civil engineers by conducting a series of road-shows across the country.