IMESA 2015 Conference Cape Town

IMESA_2015.2015 Conference – Cape Town
Date:  Wednesday 28th OCT to Friday 30th OCT
Venue:   Grand West Hotel and Casino – Goodwood
REGISTRATION will open soon
For further details contact IMESA – 031  266 3263




View the IMESA 2014 Conference Reflection


Sustainable Infrastructure Asset Management (SIAM)

Probably the greatest challenge facing municipalities in South Africa is that of asset management: the effective and methodical recording of all accumulated assets with a view to managing them today and maintaining them for the future in the most cost-effective manner possible.
Click Here for more information on Sustainable Infrastructure Asset Management (SIAM).

Changes to SANS 4001-BT1 (SANS 307) and SANS 4001-BT2 (SANS 308)

For information distributed by SABITA on changes to the bitumen specifications which took effect earlier this year, click here. This will be of interest to Road Authorities and Consulting Engineers.

Block tariff structure enjoys widespread support among municipalities

A recent Water Research Commission study found that the primary driver of water service tariffs is the quest to balance tariff revenues with explicit financial costs. Given that the national government requires this balance, the question arises whether this aspect of municipal water service management is in a sound and healthy state. For the full article, click here.

Ekurhuleni focused on creating a better future

Work stream facilitator for Social Development and Cohesion, Hlula Msimang, recently talked about the future strategy for Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality. He outlined the current performance issues that the metro faces and identified long-term risks and opportunities. For the full article, click here.

SARF Courses in Cape Town

South African Roads Federation (SARF) will be presenting five different courses in Cape Town (WC) region. For online registration and more information regarding SARF courses, click here to visit their website.

Institute of Municipal Finance Officers Newsletter

For the content of the latest IMFO Newsletter, click here (PDF, 1.25Mb)

IMESA Bursary Scheme

IMESA offers a bursary scheme for full-time studies in the field of Civil Engineering.  Other engineering disciplines may be considered only at the discretion of the Executive Council of IMESA.

The aims of the scheme are: 

  • to provide financial assistance to students who would otherwise not have been able to afford to study
  • to recognise the achievements of students and prospective students who are dependants of IMESA members

Click below for more information and application documents.


IMESA Commemorative Book 'Reflections 2011'

Commemorative Book

Take a special journey through time highlighting Municipal Engineering in South Africa over the last 100 years. More… 

This beautifully finished book can be purchased from our Head Office in either a hard cover edition or a soft cover edition. To order, please contact Anurah on 031-2663263 or email

Change of Membership Details

If any of your personal details have changed, please let us know.
For an individual membership update form to fill in and return, click here.
For an Affiliate membership update form, click here.
You can also email or telephone Anurah on 031-266 3263.

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