Numbers and Decrees

Clever black people, like the obtuse politician, shall always be among us. Over the past few weeks I contemplated the intrinsic disposition of engineers. The premise upon which Civilution is founded, assumes that all engineers are ethical, professional, innovators, are servants of the disenfranchised and are custodians of the natural environment – that we are…

The New Engineering Qualifications: Industry Implications 27 June, 2014, at UJ

Announcing a one-day industry workshop on the revised suite of engineering qualifications in South Africa. ECSA and the HEQC have approved comprehensive changes to the structure of engineering diplomas, and introduced an entirely new three-year Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree. These changes will directly affect engineering industries, particularly in terms of post-qualification training and implications…

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…