The latest movement in engineering history, termed Civilution, encourages engineers along a path of technical and intellectual revolution in order to achieve the development imperatives of modern South Africa.
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.
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.
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Liaison with government by promoting the profession. SAICE creates lasting partnerships with government and nominating representatives onto statutory bodies and other government bodies and committees.
SAICE 2016 President Dr Chris Herold, CEO Manglin Pillay and COO Steven Kaplan recently met with the Lesotho Association of Engineers (LAE) as well as the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to discuss how both institutions could work together to achieve common goals.
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Civil Talks are a platform in which professional talks are held on controversial topics which influence our country and industry. All SAICE members are invited to join the talk, which is run by a panel of engineering professionals and government individuals who provide insight and in-depth knowledge on the relevant topics.
Despite the wave of protests and violence that has gripped most South African universities in recent days, the civil engineering students from UJ and WITS decided to rather focus on positive growth and held an inaugural Johannesburg Civil Engineering Student Leadership Conference at UJ with the goal of forming a solid alliance between the three influential Johannesburg student chapters of SAICE (South African Institute of Civil Engineering).
Engineering skills remain the most difficult for companies to fill. According to the Top 100 scarce skill occupations in South Africa list released by the Department of Higher Education and training (DHET), engineering skills occupy the first 20 spots.
The SAICE Water Engineering Division Presidential Breakfast lecture was recently held at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg.
This is a proud moment for The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), with its strong tradition of developing, publishing and maintaining conditions of contract, has now released the new Guide to the General Conditions of Contract for Construction Works GCC 2015. This replaces the Guide to the GCC 2010.