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4 March 2021: The advancement of gender inclusivity and diversity featured as the prominent theme at the recent South African Institution of Civil Engineering’s (SAICE) National Presidential Address. “Gender inclusivity is not about being accepted. It is about being respected. Gender equality and empowerment is not only a fundamental human right but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world,” SAICE President Vishal Krishandutt advocated....

26 February 2021: South Africa has significant work to do in enabling economic recovery despite the forecasted 3.2% GDP growth rate for 2021, and the encouraging R791.2 billion committed to infrastructure development, says Vishaal Lutchman, CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE)....

8 February 2021: Accelerated and efficient infrastructure procurement roll-out, addressing the current fiscal imbalance in the economy, and achieving the objectives of the National Development Plan (NDP) requires a strategic focus on not just the short-term, but the medium- to long-term delivery of basic services in South Africa, states The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s upcoming State of the Nation Address (SONA)....

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) welcomes the establishment of the newly formed construction industry umbrella body, Construction Alliance South Africa (CASA)....

The tenth annual Sustainability Week Summit took place virtually this year from 1 to 3 December, with the theme ‘Green Economy drives sustainable growth in SA and Africa!’ A prominent line-up of presenters saw engaging discussion around the environmental concerns facing our country and our planet, especially in the face of a global pandemic which has not only been detrimental to the health of people, but the health of the planet as well. ...

Following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement on 28 October 2020, the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) hosted an insightful panel discussion on the economics of infrastructure on 29 October, with the aim of establishing how government and business can work together to achieve the goals set out in South Africa’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan. ...

Considering the importance of infrastructure development in South Africa’s economic recovery plan, the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) hosted a thought-provoking panel discussion which addressed the necessity of ethical leadership in the corporate sector and public infrastructure development initiatives. The discussion was hosted by means of a webinar on 8 October 2020 and was attended by SAICE members, infrastructure stakeholders and the public at large. ...