1887

oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - A bleak future for civil engineering? : opinion

Volume 19, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1021-2000

 

Abstract

The three articles from the CEO's desk in the June, July and August 2011 editions of make for interesting and thought-provoking reading. In many senses they also make depressing reading in their insights into the current situation in the civil engineering industry. In spite of the guarded optimism of the CEO we are actually facing a potential disaster in the coming years. How can we as a developing country afford to have young, and not so young and experienced engineers, made redundant because government cannot get its "ducks in a row"? With 50 years of experience in the consulting industry in many parts of the world, which has given me great satisfaction, it saddens me that this experience is being denied to many young and enthusiastic new entrants.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/civeng/19/9/EJC26680
1977-09-01
2016-12-11

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error