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ECSA President Foreword   ECSA New Registration System (NRS) 2015
ECSA Stakeholder Relations   ECSA Past Events
ECSA Upcoming Events    
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ECSA president
all ECSA registered persons

Welcome to the first edition of the e-Bulletin in the year 2015, the edition that keeps us connected to our engineering members. It goes without much say that the first quarter of the year is wrapping up, a quarter that denotes a season of organisational planning, revising the business plan and strategies for the year.

As a Council, our activities for this month have focused more on the organisation’s launch of the New Registration System (NRS), a milestone ...read more

Cyril Vuyani Gamede
ECSA President

Cyril Gamede
ECSA President

The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) conducted public consultation roadshows throughout the country from 02 to 25 March 2015. The main objective of the roadshows was to solicit comment from stakeholders pertaining to the New Registration System (NRS) as enjoined by section 36 of the Engineering Profession Act (EPA).

ECSA is committed to protecting both the public and the engineering profession. In order to fulfil ...

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ECSA stakeholder relations


On the 26th January 2015, Neggie Ndlovu, Manager: Registration, CPD and Call Centre, visited the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria to conduct a presentation to engineering students, aimed at introducing engineering students to the Engineering Council of South Africa and the profession.

The presentation at TUT looked specifically at informing students about what they need to expect after they complete their three years of study.  Neggie outlined the whole registration process to...

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ECSA participated in the Africa Energy Indaba held at the Sandton convention centre from 17 – 18 February 2015.  The conference focussed on nuclear energy for Africa, energy efficiency technologies and implementation, oil & natural gas in Africa, the next frontier of growth, Skills development needed for Africa’s future energy demands.

The intention of attending this event was to provide a forum to ECSA prospective registered persons...

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On 7 February 2015 the Engenius team was invited by Valerie Hirsch, Programme Coordinator of the Sizanani Mentorship Programme, to present the engineering profession to their learners.   A task close to the sole purpose of the Engenius campaign, which was initiated to educate previously disadvantaged pupils about engineering. The compulsory subject choices in choosing the career path and the qualifications offered at tertiary level...

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feature articles

An overview of safety regulations for the design and construction of buildings

By Dr Ron Watermeyer
The built environment comprises the man-made surroundings that provide...

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The importance of quality control in project management

Jan Botha (BIE Technical Manager)
Martin Botham (BIE General Manager)
Dr Hannelie Nel (BIE Engineering Consultant)
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