On 17 September 2015, SAICE held its 3rd Civil Talk for the year at its national office in Midrand. The discussion, entitled Accountability starts with YOU, was facilitated by eNuus anchor on Kyknet, Freek Robinson. Sharing their expert views on the topic included panelists’ Mr Tebogo Motlashuping, Chief Director of Corporate Governance and Traditional Affairs and Professor Steven Friedman, a South African academic, newspaper columnist, former trade unionist and journalist.
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), with its strong tradition of developing, publishing and maintaining conditions of contract, will be releasing the third edition of the General Conditions of Contract for Construction Works (the GCC 2015) to replace the GCC 2010 – on Friday, 18 September 2015.
1 day course for experienced GCC users. This course will address the revisions which occurred between the GCC2010 and the GCC 2015. 2 day course for new GCC users. This course is aimed primarily at new GCC users who have not worked previously with either GCC 2004 or GCC 2010.
In recent weeks I seem to have lost my compass. In a modern capitalist culture where time is money and passion is the fuel of purpose, the losing of one’s compass is a dreadful thing.
The SAICE Presidential delegation led by SAICE President Malcolm Pautz and CEO Manglin Pillay embarked on the Johannesburg leg of the annual presidential visit on 20 August 2015.
SAICE recently carried out a general survey to assess the sentiment of engineering professionals wishing to explore careers in the public sector. This survey was carried out in association with the 3 largest engineering associations, namely, the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE), South African Institute of Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE) and Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA)
Very few interventions or career days have the advantage of practically illustrating what a career is all about. The finals of the very successful annual AECOM-SAICE International Bridge Building Competition 2015, organised by the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), provide learners with this opportunity.
SAICE is excited to announce its recent partnership with the South African Road Federation (SARF) for CPD accredited courses. The parties recognise the importance of providing CPD courses in order to allow engineering practitioners to remain abreast of the latest developments in their respective engineering fields and providing them with the knowledge, expertise and skills needed in their careers.
SAICE in conjunction with AECOM hosted the International AQUALIBRIUM Schools Water Competition Finals on 31 July 2015 at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Johannesburg.
The comedy pretty much writes itself. The Minister of Water and Sanitation thinks that the Washington Accord is an agreement between Cuba and the USA. The Free State MEC for Police, Roads and Transport agrees with the Minister.