EXPERTS DISCUSS THE PITFALLS OF DISCOUNTED FEES IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROCUREMENT

EXPERTS DISCUSS THE PITFALLS OF DISCOUNTED FEES IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROCUREMENT

27 January 2023: As the first official event involving stakeholders in 2023, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) on Thursday, 26 January, hosted the Protecting Lives and Livelihoods dialogue with speakers discussing professional fees in infrastructure procurement. 
 
The first speaker in the discussion was Naomi Naidoo, CESA board member

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SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTER COMMISSIONED IN BUGUMA, RIVERS STATE

SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTER COMMISSIONED IN BUGUMA, RIVERS STATE

Nigeria’s OML 130 partners – NNPC Limited, TotalEnergies, PRIME (formerly Petrobras), Sapetro, and CNOOC have commissioned and handed over a women’s development and skills acquisition center in Buguma, Rivers State.

The Women development and skills acquisition center is designed to provide an enabling environment for women and young people to

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150 LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION BRANDS TO CONVENE AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA NEXT MONTH

150 LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION BRANDS TO CONVENE AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA NEXT MONTH
  • Confirmed exhibitors hail from 17 countries worldwide, including official pavilions from Italy, Egypt, Germany, United Arab Emirates and Turkiye
  • Italy serves as the ‘Country of Honour’, representing 62 companies in the building materials, machinery, and technology sectors
  • Aalberts integrated piping systems, headquartered in Dubai, is the event’s Gold Sponsor –
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AFRICA: ENERGY TRANSITION POLICIES AND REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS LIGHT UP ACROSS THE CONTINENT

AFRICA: ENERGY TRANSITION POLICIES AND REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS LIGHT UP ACROSS THE CONTINENT

Across the continent, countries in Africa are gearing up for the energy transition by implementing policy and legislative frameworks that take into account the energy crisis and the need for a renewable, decarbonized, decentralized energy supply that addresses climate change and the commitments made under the Paris Agreement. Ahead of

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GOVERNMENT DISQUALIFYING THE PROPERLY QUALIFIED

GOVERNMENT DISQUALIFYING THE PROPERLY QUALIFIED

Thapelo Molaudzi, born and raised in Alexandra in Johannesburg obtained a National Diploma in Civil Engineering at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), is currently studying for his Advanced Diploma and hoping to do his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering.

He remembers developing an interest in becoming an engineer

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CESA SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS SA’S RISKS – CONSTRUCTION SECTOR CONFIDENCE FALLS DUE TO LACK OF GOVERNMENT PROJECTS AND SLOW PACE OF TENDER AWARDS!

CESA SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS SA’S RISKS – CONSTRUCTION SECTOR CONFIDENCE FALLS DUE TO LACK OF GOVERNMENT PROJECTS AND SLOW PACE OF TENDER AWARDS!

17 October 2022 The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa’s (CESA’s) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey (BECS) for the period January to June 2022 just released, indicates an improved outlook for 2022 but projections remain below 2% for 2023/24 on the back of higher lending rates dampening potential investment demand

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BACK FOR ITS 5TH EDITION, THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA UNLOCKS ACCESS TO 150 LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEADING BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPLIERS THIS NOVEMBER

BACK FOR ITS 5TH EDITION, THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA UNLOCKS ACCESS TO 150 LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEADING BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPLIERS THIS NOVEMBER
  • The Big 5 Construct Kenya is expected to connect local and international exhibitors with 8,000 high profile buyers and decision-makers from Kenya
  • Supporting Kenya’s Vision 2030 plans to place industry at the heart of economic growth

 Nairobi, 17 October 2022:  In line with Kenya’s Vision 2030 to reduce poverty and

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FUELLING THE ENERGY TRANSITION WITH GAS

FUELLING THE ENERGY TRANSITION WITH GAS

By Kweku Frempong, Head of Sales – West & Central Africa

Gas has become an increasingly impactful solution for sectors looking to effectively transition to less carbon-intensive fuels and refine their energy frameworks. It offers organisations a bridging solution that can rapidly reduce their carbon footprint and minimise reliance on

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50TH CESA AON ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

50TH CESA AON ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

29 September 2022. It was a night of celebration and networking at the 50th CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards held in Johannesburg on 28th September. This year, the event hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) in partnership with Aon South Africa returned to an in-person awards

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SOUTH AFRICAN ENGINEER WINS FIDIC 2022 FUTURE LEADERS AWARD

SOUTH AFRICAN ENGINEER WINS FIDIC 2022 FUTURE LEADERS AWARD

Tony Igboamalu, a water and wastewater infrastructure director at Osmotic Engineering Group in South Africa, has been unveiled by international engineering federation FIDIC (the International Federation of Consulting Engineers) as the winner of its 2022 Future Leaders Award at a high-profile gala dinner event held on 12 September 2022 in

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South Africa – Carbon tax – Impact on carbon-intensive businesses and the way forward

South Africa – Carbon tax – Impact on carbon-intensive businesses and the way forward

By Denny Da Silva, Director Designate, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg

South Africa’s carbon tax, which came into effect in 2019, is predicated on the “polluter pays” principle and ensures that the real cost of greenhouse gas emissions to the environment and society are incorporated into the price of carbon-intensive production activities.

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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONALIZES THE SECOND PHASE OF USMID PROGRAM- THE ADDITIONAL FINANCING (2019/19- 2022/23)

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONALIZES THE SECOND PHASE OF USMID PROGRAM- THE ADDITIONAL FINANCING (2019/19- 2022/23)

After the successful implementation of the first phase of the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) Program, Government, has received additional financing to the tune of US$ 360 million from the World Bank/IDA to implement the second phase of the Program (USMID Additional Financing-USMID-AF) for 5 years starting in

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CESA AON ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS – FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

CESA AON ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS – FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

7 September 2022 Consulting Engineers South Africa have announced the finalists for their 2022 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards taking place later this month at a gala banquet being held in Johannesburg, supported by Aon South Africa who have been their strategic partner for many years.

2022 not only marks

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The Big 5 Construct Nigeria paves the way for industry growth

The Big 5 Construct Nigeria paves the way for industry growth

Leading trade show underpins the advancement of the Nigerian construction industry

  • Nigeria is the number one construction and infrastructure market in West Africa 
  • The Nigerian government has allocated $123.1 billion for critical infrastructure projects between 2021 and 2025 
  • The Big 5 Construct Nigeria is the country’s largest gathering for the
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Minister Enoch Godongwana to headline CESA Infrastructure Indaba

Minister Enoch Godongwana to headline CESA Infrastructure Indaba

12 August 2022. Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana will headline the upcoming annual Infrastructure Indaba hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) on the 18th-19th August 2022 at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways. The Minister is scheduled to be the keynote speaker on the first day of the event

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Lessons learned from advising on the world’s largest industrial green hydrogen facility

Lessons learned from advising on the world’s largest industrial green hydrogen facility

Global law firm Baker McKenzie recently advised Advanced Clean Energy Storage I, LLC, along with Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. and Magnum Development, LLC, in the United States (US) Department of Energy’s (DOE) USD 504.4 million loan guaranty to develop the world’s largest industrial green hydrogen facility in central Utah in

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