Top brass hit DUT!

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) delegation, led by President Stanford Mkhacane touched down in Durban on 13 May 2014 for the next round of presidential branch visits. The day began by visiting one of the region’s top technical university’s, the Durban University of Technology (DUT). President Mkhacane and CEO Manglin Pillay sat…

Spreading the ‘Engineering Gospel’ at UKZN

The University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN), Howard College Campus, recently hosted the SAICE Presidential delegation led by President Stanford Mkhacane and CEO Manglin Pillay.  The visit provided a much needed platform for UKZN Head of Departments and staff to address some of the challenges and issues facing the civil engineering faculty. President Mkhacane and Mr…

I’m a believer

Being an engineer is like being South African – we don’t stop being South African if the crime rate is high or if our rugby team loses. Likewise, by virtue of being engineers, we should not stop innovating because of being paid less. In fact, if you are not innovating, you shouldn’t be calling yourself…

SAICE presidential delegation sits down with IMESA

SAICE met with Frank Stevens CEO of the Institute of Municipal Engineers of Southern Africa (IMESA) during its Durban leg of the presidential visits.  IMESA, which looks after the individual interests of municipal engineers’, forms part of SAICE’s extensive network of Voluntary Associations dedicated to upholding the principles of the engineering fraternity and protecting the…

A picture is worth a thousand words

Welcome back to another addition of ‘THE HOW TO GUIDE ON ALL THINGS AWARDS.’ This week we will focus on the PHOTO COMPETITION. What is it? The Photo Competition was initiated by SAICE to celebrate the beauty of the industry and to show the world that Civil Engineering is visually pleasing.   How to submit…