Cape Town Region sets the pace!

Author : Lorraine Mpofana The SAICE delegation led by 2017 President Sundran Naicker and CEO Manglin Pillay kicked off their branch visit trail for the year with a 4 day tour of the SAICE Cape Town region. The visit itself which lasted from 6-8 March 2017, saw the delegation make a stop at various institutions…

TRANSFORMATION IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

It is a misnomer that racial and related economic transformation in the civil engineering and construction sector is not happening. The numbers tell a different story. Government has consistently invested more than 7% of GDP annually on infrastructure development over the past 8 years, and promises of injections of trillions of Rands into future infrastructure…

University of Stellenbosch to host CMP program

CMP is an intensive middle management programme for engineers and other practitioners who have the potential for advancement into corporate management.  Due to dramatic changes and degree of uncertainty in the business environment it is a most relevant professional development programme. In the context of the CMP, the construction sector includes client and owner organizations,…

Cape Town region speaks out: They want more

Author : Lorraine Mpofana Gearing up for the first branch visit of the year, SAICE took time to find out what the shared sentiment is amongst its members in the region. The responses were very clear: they want more. More benefits, courses and regional activity. More time spent by SAICE lobbying important industry related issues,…

Staying alive

I’ve always bought into the concept of economic freedom. Economic freedom is entwined in the fabric of the Freedom Charter, which was adopted at the Congress of the People on 26 June 1955. It’s there in the South African Constitution as well. I am just waiting for Juju to get rid of the reckless race…