Bridge over troubled waters

It is encouraging how the Gauteng public, and particularly the civil engineering community, have come together to lament the collapse of the temporary structure at the Grayston interchange that killed two people. It was also pleasing to note the cooperation between the City of Johannesburg, Gautrain, Metrobus, Putco and Uber to help relieve the traffic congestion around the interchange.

Bottom(s) up

A reputable civil engineer (Pr Eng, MSc Eng, MBL, FSAICE), with some 20 years of public and private sector work experience, attends a tender briefing meeting – dignified and portraying the ultimate professional in dress and demeanour.

The President hits NYC!

SAICE 2015 President Malcolm Pautz touched down in New York City this week for the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Convention. The convention set the tone for a proud moment in the organisation’s history – the signing of the Agreement of Cooperation between ASCE and SAICE.