The Global Engineering Conference 2018

The GEC brought together over 2500 delegates from over 70 countries to the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE) headquarters in London, which took place over 22- 25 October 2018. SAICE President 2018 Errol Kerst PrEng and ICE Country Representative for South Africa Alain Jacquet attended the GEC 2018. The most prominent speakers from around the…

SAICE warns Finance Minister Tito Mboweni

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) notes Minister Tito Mboweni’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) presented in Parliament on 25 October 2018. The Institution welcomes Government’s focus on infrastructure development in support of economic recovery and job creation. It especially supports the development of an infrastructure fund in partnership with the private…

Building bridges to close scarce skills gap

To SAICE’s delight, the all-girls team from the Domino Servite School from Kranskop near Pietermaritzburg, reigned supreme at the International Bridge Building Competition, organised by the South African Institution of Civil Engineering and held at St Albans College in Pretoria on 31 August 2018. Not only did they win, they were the youngest team to…

Women in Hard Hats 2018

This year SAICE’s Johannesburg branch hosted its third annual Women in Hard Hats (WIHH) event at the Country Club in Auckland Park, on the 24th of August 2018. The event was a great success and saw approximately 100 guests in attendance. These included; 60  students from various student chapters as well as branch members. Our…

Corrections to published SAICE forms of contract

Kindly note that corrections to the published SAICE forms of contract, their Guides and their corrected pro forma forms, can be downloaded from the SAICE website page entitled GCC: Pro-forma Templates, Corrections & FAQ at https://saice.org.za/gcc-corrections-faq/ Corrections to the following SAICE publications have been published and are available for download:- • General Conditions of Contract…