Provincial Planning and Development Forum

Notes from the last Provincial Planning and Development Forum Meeting on the 28th November 2012 can be downloaded here in pdf format. If SAICE members have any issues they would like the Forum to deal with, they are welcome to forward these to Steve Fanner.


Draft Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Bill

An opportunity to provide comment on the Draft Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Bill has been made available. Interested persons can download relevant documention here (note size of 6 MB).


Provincial Planning and Development Forum Feedback

Attached notes from the last Provincial Planning and Development Forum meeting held on the 10 May 2012.

If SAICE members have any issues they would like the Forum to deal with, they are welcome to forward these to Steve Fanner or comment via the website.


SAICE Young Members

SAICE Young Members

The Western Cape has several young individuals who play an active role in promoting SAICE through Student Chapters at Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town and Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

In addition several of our young members are part of the SAICE Young Members Panel which serves to promote the interests of young engineers and students at SAICE.


Engenius - Engineering Makes it Happen

Engenius is a nationally coordinated campaign which aims to promote engineering to school learners through collaboration of engineering related organisations such as ECSA and engineering voluntary associations such as SAICE.

If you are interested in studying engineering or would like to assist others in deciding to study engineering then click on the logo to visit the Engenius website for more information!


Western Cape Branch Represented in Botswana

Alice Chang the SAICE Western Cape Branch Young Members Panel (YMP) Representative is attending the Africa-UK Engineering for Development Partnership, Young Professionals’ Workshop hosted at the University of Botswana Main Campus. The event runs from the 14-16 September 2011. The workshop will focus on the challenges faced by professional engineers in the early stage of their careers across the SADC region. It will also explore ways in which institutions can best attract and harness the energy and enthusiasm of their young members, and how young engineers can make their voices heard. Alice is attending along with several other SAICE Young Members from around South Africa.

For more information regarding the event you can visit the Africa Engineers Forum website and also the SAICE Young Members Panel website.


Provincial Planning and Development Forum Workshop

The Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA & DP) in collaboration with the Western Cape Branch of International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) have decided to present a one day workshop on NEMA and the EIA Regulations. The workshop will be presented in George on the 7th of October. Click to download the notice for more information regarding this event.


Provincial Planning and Development Forum

Notes from the last Provincial Planning and Development Forum Meeting can be downloaded here in pdf format. If SAICE members have any issues they would like the Forum to deal with, they are welcome to forward these to Steve Fanner.


Provincial Planning and Development Forum

The Provincial Planning and Development Forum has been set up to discuss planning and environmental matters with Minister Bredell and the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEA & DP), and to explore ways of shortening some of the approval processes. It meets quarterly under the chairmanship of Alwyn Laubscher. Apart from the Minister and representatives from the DEA & DP, the following organisations attended the most recent meeting of the forum: Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF), International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), South African Association of Professional Planners (SAACPP), South African Planning Institute and (SAPI), South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE).

Notes from the last meeting can be downloaded here in pdf format. If SAICE members have any issues they would like the Forum to deal with, they are welcome to forward these to Steve Fanner.

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