Advisory Note 4 The importance of hydrological information.

Building a Better post-COVID Water Sector Advisory Note 4: The foundation of our water security is...

New CAETS Communication Prizes

The CAETS Communications Committee has established two annual CAETS Communications Prizes...

SAAE subscribes to the Credo

I am an engineering practitioner and in my profession I take deep pride. To it I owe solemn...

Advisory Note 3: Municipal Water Losses

How do water losses occur? The most recent data in South Africa shows that approximately 41% of...

SAAE Advisory Note 2 to Government The State of water services in South African Municipalities

Building a Better post-COVID Water Sector Advisory Note 2: The State of water services in South...

Building a better post-COVID Water Sector

Building a better post-COVID Water Sector SAAE letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa

SAAE Advisory Note to Government Prioritizing strategic investments

SAAE Advisory Note to Government Prioritizing strategic investments

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New CAETS Communication Prizes

New CAETS Communication Prizes

The CAETS Communications Committee has established two annual CAETS Communications Prizes recognising the best short videos from member academies in the following two categories Engineering Success Stories. This category would be based on the work of established...

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CAETS 2020

CAETS 2020

The 2020 CAETS Convocation, which was scheduled to take place in June 2020 but had to be postponed due to the Corona virus pandemic, was hosted by the National Academy of Engineering of Korea in Seoul from 12 to 15 October 2020. The theme was Engineering a better...

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Obituary – Nape Maepa

Obituary – Nape Maepa

1946 – 2021
Emeritus Fellow Nape Maepa died in America on 4 February 2021. He left South Africa in 1965 to study in the USA. He obtained BSc and MSc degrees in

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SAAE Annual Academy Lecture

SAAE Annual Academy Lecture

Dr Rob Adam presented the Annual Academy Lecture on 24 February 2021 online from the University of Cape Town. The topic of the lecture was “Technology, policy and politics: critical success factors in high-technology infrastructure projects”. Dr Adam is a Fellow of...

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Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture 2020

Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture 2020

The 2020 Annual Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture, An economic recovery strategy for South Africa and the role we can play, was presented online on 29 September 2020 by Chris Griffith. He was until recently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Anglo American...

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