Engineering News | Consulting Engineers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/consulting-engineers Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:19:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 Industry needs a trade association to stabilise and grow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/control-instrumentation-industry-needs-a-trade-association-to-stabilise-and-grow-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445133 1489670190 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630972_resized_controlinstrumentationcontrolsabeconstructionchemicalsbulktankcomputercontrolscumulus201703021022.jpg CONTROL A local instrumentation and control association is needed to help the industry grow in South Africa 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67867_2017-03-01_petrusklopper_-_lio-hd_web.mp424642392Architects Integrating Industry MD Petrus Klopper explains the need for a control and instrumentation trade association. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Architects Integrating Industry MD Petrus Klopper explains the need for a control and instrumentation trade association. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Saice in High Court bid to have ECSA council suspended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-in-high-court-bid-to-have-ecsa-council-suspended-2017-03-17 David Oliveira ENGINEERING PROFESSION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445605 1489473861 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Taking ECSA, Minister to court was a ‘last resort’, says Saice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ecsa-2017-03-14 Anine Kilian ENGINEERING Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:07:00 +0200 446449 1489561750 1489504020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Industrial manufacturers to implement energy management systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-manufacturers-to-implement-energy-management-systems-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445359 1489129098 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631404_resized_faithmkhacwa032017nationalcleanerproductionagencyjpg1022.jpg FAITH MKHACWA EnMSes are not ‘one-off’ projects, but rather need to becontinuously implemented on site 511 287 Metal casting technology station provides added value for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-casting-technology-station-provides-added-value-for-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444243 1489128654 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629224_resized_pic3.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67487_2017-02-14_uj2_-_lio-hd_web.mp432137668Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Office tower development seen heralding new Gauteng CBD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pwc-tower-to-spearhead-new-cbd-2017-02-27 Anine Kilian PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444544 1489413076 1489096800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631805_resized_high.jpg 511 287 Saice approaches High Court to suspend ECSA council http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-approaches-high-court-to-suspend-ecsa-council-2017-03-06 David Oliveira DISPUTE Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:23:00 +0200 445345 1488781804 1488781380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 JV completes Phase 1 of subway line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jv-completes-phase-1-of-subway-line-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443100 1488204607 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626192_resized_railinfrastructureaecom30843004117bloomberg0220171022.jpg SUCCESSFUL PROJECT The completion of the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway will improve travel for both city and suburban commuters on Manhattan’s east side 511 287 S Africa aims to improve poor maintenance of railway infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-aims-to-improve-poor-maintenance-of-railway-infrastructure-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442992 1488522990 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625897_resized_railinfrastructurewspparsonsbrinckerhoffbloomberg0220171022.jpg MANDATORY MAINTENANCE Several projects have been implemented or are under way to improve rail infrastructure in South Africa 511 287 Aurecon appoints new global energy MD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aurecon-appoints-new-global-energy-md-2017-02-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ENGINEERING Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:47:00 +0200 443556 1487593073 1487587620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Conference hopes to catalyse African energy revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-hopes-to-catalyse-african-energy-revolution-2017-02-17 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441802 1487334333 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623016_resized_2015energyindabaplenary11022.jpg BOOSTING ENERGY The Africa Energy Indaba brings together politicians and energy luminaries to envision and catalyse decisions that will enhance access to energy 511 287 Conference to boost key partnerships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-boost-key-partnerships-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441578 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000622680_resized_cesaceochristopherchriscampbell1022.jpg CHRISTOPHER CAMPBELL CESA aims to achieve a more inclusive approach to infrastructure development in Africa 511 287 Energy efficient qualifications finalised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-registers-occupational-qualifications-in-energy-efficiency-2017-02-17 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441815 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623052_resized_wynandvandermerwencpc02171022.jpg WYNAND VAN DER MERWE This qualification will ensure that technicians have a unique skill set that is in high demand 511 287 Expansion project to support economy and create job opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expansion-project-to-support-economy-and-create-job-opportunities-2017-02-17 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439628 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617654_resized_temaportexpansionproject102016aecom1022.jpeg TEMA PORT EXPANSION The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2019 511 287 Quay wall construction completed in Durban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quay-wall-construction-completed-in-durban-2017-02-17 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441845 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623160_resized_dormacfloatingdock0220171022.jpg NEW QUAY WALL An aerial view of the 175 m wall completed by Franki Africa for Dormac’s new floating dock in Durban 511 287 Third Women in Energy conference cohosted at Energy Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-women-in-energy-conference-co-hosted-at-energy-indaba-2017-02-17 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441795 1487060618 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623328_resized_africaenergyindaba20161022.jpg DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES The Women in Energy conference is designed to aid the increase in leadership and development of women involved in the African energy sectors 511 287 Cesa eyes ambitious consulting engineering profession transformation strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-eyes-ambitious-consulting-engineering-profession-transformation-strategy-2017-02-08 Natasha Odendaal CONSULTING ENGINEERS Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:18:00 +0200 442438 1486671346 1486563480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624478_resized_lynnepretorius02161022duane.jpg Cesa president Lynne Pretorius 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/66997_2017-02-08_cesa_-_lio-hd_web.mp427105372Cesa president Lynne Pretorius outlines the industry body's theme for 2017 and discusses the importance of transformation. Date: 08/02/2017. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Videoediting: Lionel da Silva. Cesa president Lynne Pretorius outlines the industry body's theme for 2017 and discusses the importance of transformation. Date: 08/02/2017. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Videoediting: Lionel da Silva. Championing Delivery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/service-delivery-champion-2017-02-03 Tracy Hancock PERSONALITY PROFILE Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440483 1486114975 1486072800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Conference aims to foster low carbon economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-aims-to-foster-low-carbon-economy-2017-02-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440399 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619293_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022.jpg TRANSFORMING INDUSTRIES The Industrial Efficiency Conference aims to guide industries in energy, water and waste efficiency 511 287 Indaba to build on momentum in the African mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indaba-to-build-on-momentum-in-the-african-mining-sector-2017-02-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440190 1486133092 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Smarter portfolio choices and lower costs could drive higher returns in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smarter-portfolio-choices-and-lower-costs-could-drive-higher-returns-in-2017-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440002 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000618638_resized_woodmackenzie012017bloombergjpg1022jpg.jpeg EMERGING EXPLORATION THEMES Some of the emerging exploration themes in 2017 include exploration for pipe gas opportunities near undersupplied markets 511 287 Improved technology boosts airport operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-weather-observing-technology-boosts-airport-operations-2017-01-27 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439155 1485238955 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 BRT bridge to be completed by end of February http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brt-bridge-to-be-completed-by-end-of-february-2016-11-09 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434879 1479797339 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605802_resized_brtbridgeleesstreetalexandrahatch11161022.jpg BUILDING BRIDGES The bridge linking the Alexandra township with the affluent Sandton region is a symbolic and practical way of addressing mobility issues that resulted from Apartheid-era spatial planning 511 287 Rail freight system will benefit economy, reduce road maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-freight-system-will-benefit-economy-reduce-road-maintenance-2016-11-25 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435123 1479797339 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605806_resized_debuysscottkpmg11161022.jpg DE BUYS SCOTT The establishment of a workable rail infrastructure would stimulate job creation and economic growth during the construction phase of rail-related projects 511 287 Eastgate Shopping Centre wins Saisc Award 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eastgate-shopping-centre-wins-saisc-award-2016-2016-11-18 Simone Liedtke SAISC AWARDS Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434126 1479458490 1479420000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000603207_resized_eastgateshoppingcentre102016trevorcrighton1022.jpeg EASTGATE SHOPPING CENTRE The refurbishment project, completed last month, received the award from SAISC 511 287 Confidence in South Africa’s consulting engineering sector under pressure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/confidence-in-south-africas-consulting-engineering-sector-under-pressure-2016-11-09 Creamer Media Reporter CONSULTING ENGINEERING Wed, 09 Nov 2016 16:50:00 +0200 434946 1478703487 1478703000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605374_resized_christopherchriscampbell1022.jpeg Cesa CEO Chris Campbell 511 287 Funding, procurement for road infrastructure projects problematic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/funding-procurement-in-road-infrastructure-projects-problematic-2016-10-28 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431942 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597453_resized_16smecsouthafrica1022.jpeg CAUTION CURVES AHEAD Challenges pertaining to the country's economy, government funding and public procurement has made it increasingly more difficult to develop road infrastructure 511 287 N7 upgrade enhances safety and set to facilitate traffic flow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n7-upgrade-enhances-safety-facilitates-traffic-flow-2016-10-28 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431936 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597438_resized_n7upgrade1016smecsouthafrica1022.jpg NEW & IMPROVED The R400-million N7 upgrade was carried out on a 27.7 km portion of road between the Western Cape towns of Citrusdal and Clanwilliam 511 287 R100-billion infrastructure investment enhances safety and mobility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r100-billion-infrastructure-investment-enhances-safety-mobility-2016-10-28 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 431945 1477378708 1477605600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000597457_resized_nalediproteanorthbridgeconstruction1014setjhabamofokeng1022.jpg NALEDI-PROTEA NORTH BRIDGE Construction on the bridge that now links the two Soweto suburbs started in 2014 511 287 Engineering consultancy to guide GTL projects in Qatar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-consultancy-to-guide-gtl-projects-in-qatar-2016-10-21 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430663 1476714133 1477000800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000594761_resized_sasoloryxgtlqatar1copy1022.jpg KEY CONTRACT SNC-Lavalin has established a five-year agreement with Oryx GTL to provide engineering consultancy services on projects at the Qatar-based GTL facility 511 287 South African engineer’s geotechnical contribution recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibb-expert-recognised-for-contribution-to-geotechnical-engineering-fraternity-2016-10-14 Mia Breytenbach GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430425 1476714136 1477000800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000594202_resized_rontluczek1020161022.jpg RON TLUCZEK As a vice-animateur, my role entails the provision of leadership 511 287 Autodesk working with varsities, communities to tackle service delivery issues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/community-focus-extending-skills-development-for-critical-service-delivery-2016-10-14 Dylan Slater SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430462 1476170098 1476396000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Wireless infrastructure prominent growth enabler for African continent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wireless-infrastructure-prominent-growth-enabler-for-african-continent-2016-10-14 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429798 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Municipalities need to prioritise water infrastructure – KPMG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-needs-to-prioritise-water-infrastructure-kpmg-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Consulting Engineers Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428870 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Public Works thanks outgoing ECSA council http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-works-thanks-outgoing-ecsa-council-2016-09-27 Megan van Wyngaardt BOARD CHANGES Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:25:00 +0200 429402 1475230351 1474982700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000592072_resized_ctlecommutertransportlocomotivesandengineeringnigelprasa1410220714duane.jpg 511 287 African cities study aims to stimulate conversation on urbanisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arups-research-on-african-cities-to-stimulate-conversation-on-urbanisation-issues-2016-09-09 Mia Breytenbach INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426000 1473149449 1473372000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000583604_resized_engineeringinfrastructurearuppackshotafricancitiescards1022.jpg PARTICIPATORY TOOL Three dominant issues common to five African cities have translated into themes reflected in Arup’s city-specific engagement cards 511 287