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cidb acts on conviction that creation of construction jobs is at centre of economic recovery

In a sector hit hard by job losses and a general lack of work, initiatives in the construction industry designed to support the growth, and survival, of emerging contractors should attract greater public attention and draw the support from established companies in the construction industry, says cidb CEO, Cyril Vuyani Gamede. Read more …


Two new engineering programmes introduced at the University of Zululand

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU) has established two new engineering degree programmes within its curriculum. From next year, the university will offer Bachelor degree programmes in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering at its Richards Bay Campus. Read more

 

Big boost for producing engineering students

The decision to establish two new engineering degree programmes at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) will greatly contribute to the success of the country's efforts to prioritise infrastructure development as the driving force for economic recovery.

Mr Cyril Gamede, the Chief Executive Officer of the Construction Industry Development Board, says the two new programmes will bolster the output of engineering graduates in the country and provide opportunities for young people who want to make a career in the engineering and construction sectors. Read more...


ERWIC Awards 2020 - Construction World Magazine

The aim of the Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards (ERWIC Awards) is to encourage excellence among women and commitment among stakeholders to support women in their professional growth and development. It also aims to promote role models for women in lower grade construction categories, and motivate women in the higher grades. Read more….

 

ERWIC Awards 2020 - Engineering News

"Women in SA need to be given the opportunity to participate meaningfully, including in the construction industry," said Department of Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille. Read more ….


Minister de Lille applauds Women in Construction at 2020 ERWIC Awards – Commercial Property News

Minister Patricia De Lille congratulated all the winners and saluted all contestants for their bravery and perseverance in a particularly male dominated industry. Read more ….


2020 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards winners announced – Bizcommunity

The inaugural Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards took place late last month, celebrating women in the construction industry and showcasing women-led projects and achievements. Read more …

 

Winners Announced for the Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards 2020 – Media Expose

With the aim of celebrating and encouraging women in the construction industry, the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) developed an awards programme to showcase women-led projects and achievements. The Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards consisted of ten awards categories. Read more …

 

Minister de Lille applauds Women in Construction at 2020 ERWIC Awards – ArchitectAfrica.com

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille delivered the keynote address at the inaugural Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards 2020 at a physical event at the Hilton Hotel, Johannesburg, held in conjunction with an online event to adhere to physical distancing requirements. Read more …


Minister de Lille applauds Women in Construction at 2020 ERWIC Awards – Leading Architecture & Design

"Women in SA need to be given the opportunity to participate meaningfully, including in the construction industry," said Department of Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille. Read more …


2020 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards winners announced – Construction and Engineering News South Africa

The inaugural Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards took place late last month, celebrating women in the construction industry and showcasing women-led projects and achievements. Read more …


Minister de Lille applauds Women in Construction at 2020 ERWIC Awards – SA Construction News.Co.Za

"Women in SA need to be given the opportunity to participate meaningfully, including in the construction industry," said Department of Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille. Read more …


Empowering women in construction – Automotive Business Review

Empowering women in construction: Minister Patricia de Lille to open awards celebrations, encouraging female excellence in the built environment industry. Read more …


Reward for women building a better future – Business Day

Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction Awards Sponsored content Reward for women building a better future Programme aims to showcase women led projects and outstanding achievements, writes Lynette Dicey Like many technical and engineering industries, the built environment sector still has much progress to make on the road to gender parity. Read more …