n IMIESA - SAICE inaugurates new president : news

Volume 31, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 3, Mar 2006, p. 21
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA MARCH 2006 - 21 The new President of the South African Institution for Civil Engineering (SAICE), Salim (Sam) Amod, believes that more emotion and passion are needed in the workplace of engineers. At his inauguration in February, he paid tribute to his family before delivering a moving and somewhat bold speech, titled 'The Ecology of Construction'. He challenged the patriarchal impetus that has spread through the industry, saying that emotion is not irrelevant in engineering profession. The main thrust of Amod's address, however, was an urge for engineers to become more open to change related to the challenges ..

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