Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF)


Mancom Meeting 12 April:

• One Lisa from a township development firm quoted as having said that the real heroes in the housing crisis are the micro-developers.
WCG Economic War Room has gone quiet.

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SAICE UCT Virtual Cocktail Week

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Annual General Meeting 2019

The SAICE Western Cape AGM was held on Wednesday 20th November 2019 at the Athenaeum in Newlands.

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MERIT Competition: 2019 Finals

The finals of SAICE WC’s inaugural MERIT competition took place on 10 October 2019 at Aurecon. After eight weeks spent battling it out in the Early Years of the competition, the top six teams came together for six hotly contested final rounds.

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The 12th Brunel International Lecture


The Brunel International Lecture series was established in 1999 in memory of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), one of the world’s most respected pioneering engineers. Each lecturer is chosen by the International Committee for his or her contribution to civil engineering. It is also a forum to strengthen the links between ICE and the engineering institutions both in the UK and abroad.

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The SAICE UCT Cocktail Evening 2019

On the 2nd of October 2019, the SAICE UCT Student Chapter hosted the 10th Annual Cocktail Evening in the New Engineering Building at UCT. The primary aim of this event is to expose civil engineering students to developments in industry…

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September Branch Meeting: V&A Swing Bridge

John Anderson considers the design of pedestrian bridges to be urban design because they form part of the urban landscape. John, together with his SMEC colleagues, Maja Wilson and Jonathan Adams, presented to SAICE members on Wednesday 18 September the recent addition to the V&A Waterfront’s landscape – the V&A Swing Bridge.

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July Branch Meeting: Experiential Leadership and Management


On 17 July 2019 the branch hosted David Ramsey, a civil engineer and qualified coach, who shared some his insights related to experiential leadership and management development in the engineering environment. The talk was run as an interactive workshop covering the basic theory behind leadership styles, motivating people, the role of a manager and driving change.

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SAICE Women’s Meet, Greet & Eat

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MERIT Competition: Early Years


Eight brave teams have spent the last 8 weeks battling out the first rounds of SAICE WC’s first local MERIT competition. MERIT is a construction simulation game in which teams of up to 6 people work together to make decisions as managers of a fictitious construction company. It’s a great way for young professionals to learn about the intricacies involved in running a business, strategy and teamwork. The top six teams will be competing in the finals at Aurecon on 10 October.

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN


The year got off to a roaring start with a presentation on the challenges of big infrastructure projects. We held the water competition. We are currently involved with the planning of the Bridge building competition and the Regional awards evening. Look out for communication regarding the two events.

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN


We must be grateful that the inflow to the dams providing Cape Town’s water was “normal” for weeks 21 to 27, dam levels hitting 44% at the end of June, 59% by mid-August and 74.2% on 25 September…

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN


“You can shake and shake the ketchup bottle, first none ‘ll come and then a lot ‘l” – not that Byron…

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Zeitz MOCAA Art Gallery

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

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Branch Newsletter 4 2017

Branch Newsletter 4 2017


SAICE WC 2018 Newsletter 3

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Branch Newsletter August 2012

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