2016 CONFERENCE

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EXCELLENCE AWARDS

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Comments needed by 31 May 2016 on the draft document for “Capacity Building Guidelines in Urban and Regional Planning for Municipal Engineers and Engineering Staff within Municipalities”

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Please download the draft document here for your comments and forward, before 1 June 2016, to:

Prof. C.B. Schoeman

Subject Group for Urban and Regional Planning

North West University (Potch Campus)

Tel: (018) 299 2485,  Email

RSS INFRASTRUCTURE NEWS

  • The right people in the right positions will help reform public sector financial management in SA May 30, 2016
    A global Grant Thornton Public Sector survey found that innovative, transformative practices in government public financial management are being sustained, but that improvements are still needed. According to the data, […]
  • Concerns raised over steel industry pricing May 30, 2016
    The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has raised concerns regarding the pricing environment in the steel industry. Members of the committee expressed concern regarding the impact of steel pricing […]
  • SA quantity surveyors get new president May 30, 2016
    Dr Stephan Ramabodu has been elected as president of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS). The new ASAQS president came from a particularly disadvantaged background and had to […]
  • Atlantis can expect R1bn boost over next five years May 30, 2016
    Building on an already substantial investment base, continued cooperation between local, provincial and national government could see an additional R1 billion in direct investment pumped into Atlantis over the next […]
  • Smart energy mix key for Africa May 30, 2016
    Africa has no choice but to move rapidly towards a smart mix of energy systems if it is to grow and prosper in step with the rest of the world, […]

Update on the exemption application in respect of the draft Identification of Engineering Work (IDoEW) Regulations, Case # 2014 April 0123

On 20 January 2016, ECSA received the decision of the Competition Commission(CC) regarding the  Identification of Engineering Work(IDOEW)  exemption application . Unfortunately the CC  has decided not to grant ECSA the exemption, however there is an option of an appeal. Please click here to access the letter from the CC. The CC further confirmed that all the Identification of Engineering Work (IDOW) exemption applications for all the six Built Environment Professions Councils  were unsuccessful. The CEO and the ECSA IDOEW Task Team are currently considering steps that ECSA should take.

Civilution Forum – special SIPDM magazine

National Treasury entered into an MoU with SAICE to publish a special magazine focusing on the Standard for Infrastructure Procurement and Delivery Management. Click here to view the full publication.

BURSARIES

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.

IMESA President, Mr Duncan Daries, present Bursary Recipient, Miss Marissa Myburgh, with a Certificate acknowledging her success as the Top Student for 2014.

IMESA President, Mr Duncan Daries, present Bursary Recipient, Miss Marissa Myburgh, with a Certificate acknowledging her success as the Top Student for 2014.

IMESA REFLECTIONS

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The IMESA Commemorative Book, “Reflections 2011? takes a special journey through time, highlighting Municipal Engineering in South Africa over the last 100 years.

This beautifully finished book can be purchased from our Head Office, in either hard or soft cover.

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.

IMESA MEMBERSHIP

IMESA Membership can be taken up by individuals or organizations (affiliates).

For more information on Individual Membership benefits, admittance criteria and fees, or to register as a member, click here. For more information on Organization Membership benefits, admittance criteria and fees, or to register as a member, click here.

IIMM MANUAL

IIMM-Manual-small-picInternational Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM), 2011 Edition, is now available. Click on picture for content details.

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).

IMESA NEWSLETTER

IMIESA Magazine

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