A recent report issued by ratings agency Standard & Poor (S&P), indicated that the outlook remained negative due to adverse consequences of the country’s low GDP growth.
Although the latest statistics released by Statistics SA indicated that jobs in the civil and construction industry were maintained, the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) is concerned about the overall loss of 15 000 jobs in the first quarter of 2016.
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) states categorically that the Constitution should be defended against those who, purportedly for the good of the nation, attack citizens’ right to know and see what is happening in South Africa, and globally.
Project Award for the Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement – TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE
SAICE attended the Annual Career Awareness Day in Mamelodi, in Pretoria on Saturday 28 May 2016. It was held at the Evangelical Lutheran Church Pretoria Diocese and organised by the young league of the church to develop the learners from the local schools.
SAICE had an exhibition stand at the Sci-Bono Engineering Career Focus Week to promote and advance the engineering profession.
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) has appreciation for the mammoth task of the Auditor General to establish the financial status of the almost 300 municipalities in South Africa.
“There is a human resource crisis in care that is driven partly by the government’s tolerance of incompetent staff.” The South African Health Review 2016 published a report on the dismal state (pun intended) of health care in the public sector, particularly on government’s inability to attract competent healthcare professionals to work in public healthcare facilities
The meeting which was chaired by SAICE 2016 President Dr Chris Herold, was attended by a host of SAICE members who sit on the institutions panels, including chairpersons of Education and Training, Membership, Finance and Administration, Tom McKune, Bridgette Kerst and Martin van Veelen.
The Civilution movement, powered by the engineering industry, works toward removing hindrances that preclude engineering practitioners from doing what they should be doing.