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today6 Oct 2013
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IMESA urges endorsement of the Municipal Engineering profession

In an opinion piece by Frank Stevens, president of the Institute for Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA), he describes, by way of a worrying anecdote, the dire situation regarding the future of municipal engineers at an engineering lecture at the University of Cape Town recently.
today15 Aug 2018
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Kaytech celebrates women in civil engineering

In recognition of August being Woman’s Month, Kaytech is celebrating its very own “Women in Civil Engineering”. We posed a few pertinent questions to some of the female civil engineers working in the geosynthetics engineering field at Kaytech today.
today28 May 2014

New Wits Dean of Engineering and the Built Environment outlines his vision

Professor Ian Jandrell spends a lot of time imagining the future and what kind of high level skills will be required. When the good times come, he wants South Africa to be ready. Fortunately, as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at Wits University, he’s in a better position than most to influence what kinds of skills the country develops.
today23 Jun 2012

Onderstepoort opts for solar water heating

Holms and Friends, formerly Omnibus Engineering and a member of SESSA, the Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa, has installed a solar water heating system at the University of Pretoria’s Onderstepoort campus. With a total collector surface of 672m2 this is the biggest glazed installation in Southern Africa.  The installation meets the warm water needs of the university’s new energy-efficient residences which house 550 students. It also prevents the output of 450 tons CO2 and saves 600 980 litres of water per year. 
today27 Nov 2012

Repairs and rehabilitation at Stellenbosch University’s Tygerberg campus

The University of Stellenbosch awarded the multimillion rand renovation contract for its buildings on the Tygerberg Campus, which is home to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, to Drake & Scull Facilities Management. The work is being executed by The Construction Co. The campus had seen only minimal repairs carried out over the past 35 years and the university recognised the need for extensive renovation.