20 February 2019 While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) supports the provisions of Minister Tito Mboweni’s 2019 Budget presented in his speech today, the organization believes that Government needs to urgently revise its Procurement Practices for Consulting Engineering Services related to the development of Infrastructure making sure that the citizens of South Africa get ‘Value for Money’ infrastructure that is safe and designed to stand the test of time.
14 February 2019 Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is hosting its annual Infrastructure Indaba on 6-7 March 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre. Held in the first week of March every year, the event aims to foster partnerships between government and the private sector, particularly the engineering sector, and capacitate the channels of service delivery through cooperation and the development of common goals. The Indaba will be a platform to engage, network and share best practice required for improved service delivery within the built environment.
8 February 2018 Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is in full support of President of the Republic, Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of the Nation Address focusing on ‘Following up on our commitments: Making Your Future Work Better’. The SONA theme is closely aligned to CESA’s 2019 theme of ‘Reshaping our Future Together’ focusing on changing social norms by ‘Doing what is Right!
Johannesburg 31 January 2019 Consulting Engineers South Africa’s (CESA) President, Neresh Pather, presented his presidential message and theme for the year at a function held in Johannesburg this morning. Pather’s 2019 theme is ‘Reshaping our Future Together’ focusing on changing social norms by ‘Doing what is Right!
Pather began his presentation by stating, “All South Africans can be mobilized to participate and actively reshape our economy, our country, our projects, our government and ultimately our lives. It starts with us!”
Interview with CESA CEO, Mr Chris Campbell and President, Mr Neresh Pather: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
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Johannesburg 24 October 2018 In response to Minister Tito Mboweni’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) presented in Parliament today, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) welcomes Government’s focus on infrastructure development in support of economic recovery and job creation.
Johannesburg, 3 October 2018 The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period January to June 2018 recently released indicates positive news, that the construction sector has seen growth for the first time in six quarters. Confidence levels in the consulting sector deteriorated for the current quarter, reaching a record low - the least confident consulting engineers have ever been, based on the results of the surveys over the years since the mid-90’s.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Government's eagerly awaited economic stimulus package at a briefing in Pretoria on Friday aimed at driving economic growth. While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) applauds this bold move by our President aimed at kick-starting our economy and creating jobs, with the limited public funds that are available the organisation believes that it is critical that these funds are used responsibly to gain true ‘value for money’.
Chris Campbell, CESA CEO states, “Over the past few years we have embarked on a campaign of partnerships with Government in order to assist and advise the public sector on how to maximise investment in infrastructure and ensure that they have the correct capacity in place to design and implement large-scale projects that will stand the test of time.”
The official: FIDIC Africa Contract Users' Conference, Africa’s Premier Meeting Place for FIDIC Contract Users, 29 Oct - 1 Nov 2018
We're delighted to announce that this year’s official FIDIC Africa Contract Users’ Conference will take place in South Africa! This is the meeting place where contract users from across the region connect with the FIDIC team in order to share best practice and ensure that projects are running as efficiently and effectively as possible.The 2018 programme is particularly pertinent as this will be the first opportunity in Africa to hear the FIDIC Contracts Committee explaining the changes introduced in the new 2017 FIDIC Suite of Contracts, including the opportunity to put your questions and concerns directly to Committee.
15th August 2018 In a night lit with glitz and glamour the who’s who of the Built Environment, hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsored by Aon South Africa, celebrated excellence in engineering at the 2018 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards - creating legacies and honouring legends.