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today29 Feb 2012
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Here I am, please use me

{nomultithumb} On Thursday the 23rd of February, Dr Martin van Veelen was inaugurated as the 110th President of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE). 
today7 May 2012

Civil engineering experience critical to infrastructure development

In his inaugural address as the 110th president of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), Dr Martin van Veelen spoke of the importance of retaining engineering experience – and the wisdom that has grown with it – in government departments responsible for the country’s infrastructure, and equally, of transferring this wisdom and experience to the corps of younger engineers in the public service.  Van Veelen pointed out the shortage of technocrats in those government departments where such skills are essential, highlighting, for example, that in the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) there are only seven engineers in a senior management team of 48 people.
today15 Mar 2011

Jobs for engineers?

Following government’s introduction of its New Growth Path in November last year, the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) expressed its surprise at the announcement, made within the context of the drive to create jobs, that the country needed to produce 30 000 additional engineers by 2014.

Construction group looks to steady build of infrastructure

Releasing its interim results for the six months to December 2009, The Aveng Group  reported declining revenue – down 5% compared to the six months to December 2008 – and a reduced operating profit – down 29%, but strong cash holdings – up 23% – and a two-year order book increased by 8% to R32.7 billion since June 2009.
today22 May 2012

Housing a key driver in infrastructure rollout

Ahead of the presentation of the Human Settlements Budget Vote 2012-13 to the National Assembly last week (9 May 2012), Minister of Human Settlements, Tokyo Sexwale, highlighted the progress the department has made not only in the continuing development of housing and human settlements but also in rooting out the corruption that has, over past years, undermined the delivery of decent housing.  Interestingly, Minister Sexwale raised the question of whether government should not be turning to sizeable, established contractors and their BEE partners rather than the “wheelbarrow and bakkie brigade” to support its housing delivery commitments. He said that while some emerging contractors are genuinely committed to building houses of sound and long-lasting quality, many had shown themselves to be fly-by-nights, abusing taxpayers’ money and government’s resources.