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Engineering body removes CEO for comments on women
Engineering body removes CEO for comments on women
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) has terminated Manglin Pillay’s position as chief executive with immediate...
Old boy club dominates engineering
Old boy club dominates engineering
The chief executive of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (Saice) published a column in the July issue of Civil Engineering magazine,...
Engineering body calls urgent meeting over CEO’s comments on women
Engineering body calls urgent meeting over CEO’s comments on women
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) will hold an emergency board meeting on Wednesday to discuss chief executive Manglin Pillay’s widely criticised comments on women....
Lifetime focus to improve service delivery
Lifetime focus to improve service delivery
Professor Kevin Wall is a professional civil engineer and a town planner. He has spent his life considering issues on multiple levels and focusing...
SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design
SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design
Professor Coenrad Fourie is proof that necessity is the mother of invention. What began as a stumbling block during the research phase of his PhD...
​Slice of Life: Green is the new black
​Slice of Life: Green is the new black
As a 28-year-old green engineer, I stood up in front of hundreds of professionals at a conference and was asked to contextualise green-building...
Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings
Women in tech talk about marginalisation and how to shatter glass ceilings
Kim Kardashian doesn’t spring to mind when talking about women thriving in the tech world. She should.
Engineering’s green dream must get real
Engineering’s green dream must get real
South Africa is well positioned to become a world leader in alternative energy applications and innovation. In order to realise this potential,...
Sharpening craftsmen skills
Sharpening craftsmen skills
After 15 years of hard work in advanced manufacturing training, the engineering faculty of the North-West University (NWU)’s Potchefstroom...
Innovation in action at NWU
Innovation in action at NWU
The aim is to make South African companies more competitive and profitable, by leveraging the expertise available at the university, and unlocking...
Construction of Chinese-built Zim defence college under scrutiny
Construction of Chinese-built Zim defence college under scrutiny
Government's public works ministry engineers were kicked off the site of the recently launched Zimbabwe National Defence College after they...

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