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The Geotechnical Division of SAICE

SAICE logo(South African Institution of Civil Engineering) is a learned society for professionals active in geotechnical engineering. The Division has a committee consisting of volunteers that represent and promote the interest of its members.

The Division is affiliated to the ISSMGE (International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering) and has approximately 550 members.

The web site offers contact information of its members, committees as well as information on events taking place that are of interest to civil engineers and geotechnicians.

SAICE (South African Institution of Civil Engineering)

is the Learned Society and professional home for almost 8 000 civil engineers, technologists and technicians. Our members are planning, providing and maintaining the infrastructure which supports the everyday life and activities of modern society all over South Africa. Our members are also involved in projects around the globe.

The Institution provides a variety of services including:

  • Continued Professional development for its members to keep abreast of development, interactive networking with and among all stakeholders and participants in the profession and the industry. The development of technical guidelines and documentation.
  • Community Outreach programmes to society through career guidance, awareness campaigns and capacity building for decisionmakers.
  • Support and input to central government regarding legislation concerning all aspects of civil engineering.

Promotion and upholding of appropriate standards and an ethical approach. We bridge the GAP to a WINNING nation Please browse through our site for a comprehensive list of opportunities and services offered by theInstitution and the activities it is involved in. For more information visit the SAICE website.


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