Quality must be part of procurement calculations

  Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) has proposed the re-introduction of quality as part of the total procurement point’s calculation, alongside price and BBBEE – for routine projects, as well as the separation of procurement of Built Environment Professionals (BEPs) from the procurement of general goods and services. According to CESA president Abe Thela, consulting […]

IESSA president: members should register as professionals

  In his presidential report delivered at the IESSA AGM on 15 May 2014, outgoing president Greg Marcia said lighting design is a serious profession which has received little recognition largely because there is little in the form of education that can qualify one as a lighting designer. He said this is why the association […]

New IESSA president appointed


Cape Town branch finds new home

  The IESSA Cape Town branch’s 2014 AGM was held at Twenty Fifty, a growing, mixed-use work place where young entrepreneurs, designers, creators and non-profit organisations share, connect and grow. A new “alliance” was formed out of IESSA’s need for a venue and Twenty Fifty’s need for lighting. In exchange for the use of the […]

Flameproof symposium call for papers

  The South African Flameproof Association (SAFA) will host its annual symposium on 13 November 2014 at Graceland Casino, Secunda, and is inviting those interested in presenting papers to submit synopses on the theme, “Explosion prevention in hazardous areas”. Topics will include explosion prevention in mines; ATLs; protection type: Exi; dust ignition protection by enclosure […]