Author: SWM Communications

13 April 2021 The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) has announced the date for the 2021 SAIV National AGM and Seminar. Built environment professionals and stakeholders from across the country will spend the day in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday, 22nd April at the Capital Pearls in Umhlanga. The theme for the event is ‘Property Development Projects in Uncertain Times; Wait or Adapt?’...

07 April 2021 The South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) hosted their 2021 Branch Annual General Meetings (AGMs) across the country where new leadership was elected. The South African Institute of Valuers which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019 is the national society of professional real estate valuers. In the current depressed state of the property market, these valuation professionals play a critical role in remaining at the forefront of the valuation profession and ensuring the promotion and representation of professional valuers in South Africa....

A great way to promote your business is to talk about past successes and projects which demonstrate your proficiency. Press releases in the form of mini case studies are one way to educate your target market on what you are capable of. This is especially helpful in technical and engineering industries, where your customers might need some help understanding what you do. However, you can’t just ramble off facts and figures. You need to shape the story with helpful details. We write these for our clients all the time and have decided to let you in on our secret formula....

So, you want to migrate to the cloud. It seems that everyone does. In a world changed by a virus outbreak, there isn’t one industry saying, “I don’t think cloud is for me”. Cloud solutions have become increasingly popular as businesses, individuals and even government agencies realise the importance of mobility, accessibility, visibility and control for critical data and information. Cloud infrastructure is hailed for improving operational efficiency and reducing operating costs. However, in our experience, cloud needs to be approached with caution. More importantly, it must be approached with direction....

31 March 2021 On 26 March 2021, the South African Institute of Valuers (SAIV) hosted an informative webinar to address market queries about how Covid-19 has impacted the property industry, what adjustments are required, and how new challenges can be addressed. Hosted by SAIV president, Tracey Myers, the webinar featured two high profile speakers to shed light on the issues impacting the industry....

31 March 2021. Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) recently hosted the third instalment of their Protecting Lives and Livelihoods webinar series. The series aims to highlight the importance of quality infrastructure for South Africa’s social and economic development. On 26 March, panellists discussed whether professionalising the state would lead to improved service delivery, and what value the private sector could add....

Tetra Pak and Rockwell Automation have announced a strategic business collaboration for Cheese and Powder Solutions. The combined business expertise will deliver data and technology to reduce variability and improve quality consistency, helping ensure finished products are produced sustainably and cost effectively within demand-driven manufacturing environments....