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SAICE Rand Water AQUALIBRIUM Schools Water Competition – A first time for everything

The 2019 finals of the SAICE Rand Water AQUALIBRIUM Schools Water Competition took place on 26 July 2019, at Grundfos Head Office in Germiston Johannesburg. The competition saw regional winners from across South Africa and Eswatini battle it out by designing, building and operating water distribution networks. The teams were tasked to design a model…

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Railway and Harbour Breakfast

The SAICE Railway and Harbour Engineering Division hosted its Presidential Visit and Breakfast Lecture earlier this month. Attendees were treated to an informative lecture presented by Mr Brian Monakali Deputy Chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) and Chairman of the South African Heavy Haul Association. His presentation titled Highlights on Global Heavy Haul…

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SAICE successfully hosts first of newly added technical communication workshops

Elaine Matchett kicked off her series of workshops in Midrand, which is aimed at equipping professionals in the civil engineering industry to communicate ideas more efficiently in reports and presentations. Matchett successfully hosted the Report Writing for Individuals and Teams with a class that represented a wide range of participants, ranging from those at director…

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South African Engineers are leaving in alarming numbers and it’s hurting the economy

South Africa’s brain drain problem is reaching alarming proportions and is an issue that needs urgent intervention. In 2017 alone, statistics from the Department of Home Affairs showed 8 South African professionals left for every skilled foreigner who entered the country.  Of those who left, 120000 are reported to have had professional qualifications. This represented…

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SAICE Rand Water AQUALIBRIUM Schools Water Competition – A first time for everything

The 2019 finals of the SAICE Rand Water AQUALIBRIUM Schools Water Competition took place on 26 July 2019, at Grundfos Head Office in Germiston Johannesburg. The competition saw regional winners from across South Africa and Eswatini battle it out by designing, building and operating water distribution networks. The teams were tasked to design a model…

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