Young members are not only active within SAICE's units, but many are also increasingly participating in young engineers' groupings within their various companies, and benefiting enormously from the mutual contact. Perhaps the following article will inspire more young engineers to form similar groupings.
I have known and worked with a number of great engineers in various disciplines over my relatively short engineering career, all of whom have shaped my career and future aspirations, but none more than the late Khelane Ndwandwe.
Wilfred Hall joined SAICE on 21 April 1945, and was therefore a member of the Institution for 68 years before he passed away in August last year at the age of 101. SAICE feels honoured to have been associated with an engineer who remained a member of the Institution past his 101st birthday!
After a challenging negotiation battle last year between Employers (represented by SAFCEC) and Unions (represented by BCAWU and NUM) in the Civil Engineering industry, various agreements were finalised and would have been taken to the Minister of Labour on Tuesday 18 February 2014 to be promulgated.