2017 CONFERENCE

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NEW IMESA PRESIDENT

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Gavin Clunnie takes the reigns as IMESA President

“The motto for my term of Office:

Professionalism is what we stand for.”

-Gavin Clunnie

2016-highlights

RSS INFRASTRUCTURE NEWS

  • Six ways to maximise vehicle uptime April 28, 2017
    Reducing vehicle uptime is becoming more important with the onset of rising parts and labour costs, and a growing shortage of technician shortages. This is according to chemical company Valvoline. […]
  • SAA takes financial knock following strike April 28, 2017
    National airline South African Airways (SAA) suffered considerable financial losses after a cabin crew members strike last week. This led to the cancellation of 50 flights on Wednesday, however, at […]
  • Nigeria is facing a growing e-waste problem April 28, 2017
    In Nigeria, an entire industry thrives on the demand of imported second-hand electronic goods for urban mining. This occurs when electronic items are broken apart and then stripped of precious metals such […]
  • Proposed legislation to regulate waste management activity   April 28, 2017
    Drafts of the amended waste management activity list and the national norms and standards were recently published by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). The proposed amended list has deleted […]

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.

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.

Reflections was launched at the 2011 conference to coincide with the institute’s Golden Jubilee celebrations. This beautifully finished book, authored by Prof Johannes Haarhoff, 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.membership-join

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

IMIESA May 2015 covers PROOFED.inddIMIESA promotes the knowledge and practice of infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery in Southern Africa.