Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is a voluntary association of Consulting Engineering firms with a member base across the country totaling in excess of 560 companies. CESA is the custodian of the wellbeing of the industry supported by member firms who employ approximately 21 000 people. CESA members are compelled to subscribe to upholding the integrity of the industry by adhering to a professional code of ethics providing quality and cost effective professional consulting engineering services. The organisation serves as a channel for Clients to address industry concerns while at the same time providing a platform for the sharing of information with the aim of assisting in optimising the planning and delivery of infrastructure projects both in the public and private sector.
The Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period July to December 2015, just released indicates that times are tough and getting tougher with industry confidence the lowest in 16 years. The report indicates that the consulting engineering industry will have to adapt to a low growth environment as the outlook for infrastructure spending is hampered by poor economic growth, lower than expected revenue by government, international economic instability and price volatility, and low private sector confidence.
The CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards is a celebration of innovation, quality, outstanding workmanship and professionalism. Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is proud to host this annual event as a platform to showcase the outstanding achievements of its member organisations. The Awards focus on consulting engineers and their clients who participate in or initiate projects that promote the advancement of our nation and the people of the continent.
Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) supports the clarion call to address institutional and regulatory barriers to business investment and growth, announced Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan during the Budget Speech.
"It means we must give greater impetus to sectors and industries where we have competitive advantages. And it means being bold where there is need for structural change, innovation and doing things differently. We need agility and urgency in implementation," stated Gordhan.
Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) believes that the recent decision by the Competitions Commission to reject the application for exemption of Identification of Engineering Work amendments to the Engineering Professions Act (EPA) (46 of 2000) is in part short sighted and with insufficient insight into the risks to public health and safety of the beloved citizenry of this Country.
|The CESA Directory of Firms is published annually and contains the most comprehensive information on South African Consulting Engineers available. The Directory provides an unmatched opportunity for your firm to promote its services in a focused manner to professionals in the A+ income bracket. Unlike many other publications, the Directory is used as a reference guide by recipients giving advertisers a continued presence with their target market. The annual publication provides a longer shelf life for your advert.|
Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) President, Lynne Pretorius, recently presented her presidential message and theme for the year at a function held at Hyatt Regency, in Rosebank. With the theme of 'Mapping a Sustainable Path for Consulting Engineers amid Growing Economic Challenges'. Pretorius stated that this year that CESA will be focusing on how the organization can support the industry to deliver more with less; form strategic partnerships; remain active and vigilant advocates for the industry; and focus on transformation of the profession.
The basic objective of the training programme is to equip engineers and technologists working in consulting engineering firms, with the non-technical skills which are generally not taught as part of the traditional curriculum at tertiary engineering institutions.
You're invited to join the CESA Quality & Risk Management Committee on 18 February 2016 at a Seminar on more than 84 Practice Notes, which have been issued for guidance to Consulting Engineers over the past 20+ years.
Please note the YPF fee (under 35 years of age) will be R1400 plus VAT while the standard registration fee will be R2800 plus VAT.