The GIGSA is a learned society dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products and associated technologies. We are the South African chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), which was founded in 1983, has 34 chapters, over 2,800 individual members and 143 corporate members.Continue reading →
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The SAIEE, a non-profit organization, is South Africa’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
Members rely on the SAIEE as a source of technical and professional information, resources and services.
To foster an interest in the engineering profession, the SAIEE also serves student members in all tertiary education establishments in South Africa.
The Institute contributes to the common interests and welfare of the whole engineering fraternity through close co-operation with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).
All qualified Professional Surveyors, Technologist Surveyors, Technician Surveyors and GISc Practitioners have to be registered with the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC).
Professional, Technologist and Technician Surveyors in training can also register with SAGC.
The SA Geomatics Institute (SAGI) is a Public Benefit Organisation focusing on the business aspects of registered experts in the fields of Land Surveying, Engineering Surveying, GISc, Planning, Land Management, Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing – commonly now termed Geomatics.Continue reading →
0. The ECSA’s primary role is the regulation of the engineering profession in terms of this Act. Its core functions are the accreditation of engineering programmes, registration of persons as professionals in specified categories, and the regulation of the practice of registered persons. Consequently, the ECSA is the only body in South Africa that is authorised to register engineering professionals and bestow the use of engineering titles, such as Pr Eng, Pr Tech Eng, Pr Techni Eng, Pr Cert Eng, on persons who have met the requisite professional registration criteria.Continue reading →
Since its founding in 1990, the SA Black Technical & Allied Careers Organisation (SABTACO) has grown into a national organisation representing thousands of members in the science and engineering disciplines.Continue reading →
The SA Academy of Engineering comprises eminent engineers of all disciplines and related professionals with proven ability and achievement. It is able to harness their wealth of knowledge and experience which, with the interdisciplinary character of the membership, provides a unique resource for independent, evidence-based advice. The SAAE maintains relations with overseas Academies of Engineering and in 2009 was admitted as a member of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS).Continue reading →
The accountabilities of the SA Colliery Managers’ Association (SACMA) are to Ensure knowledge transfer of Coal Industry practices between current and future members, Provide structure for networking between members and affiliates with major stakeholders. SACMA wants to ensure sharing of best practices to add value to the member and business while providing the vehicle that is the mechanism for social interaction between members.
SACMA is also recognized through the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Voluntary Association which provides some influence in terms of the accreditation of learning materials and institutions, as well as strengthening the Association’s role with regard to registration matters.
The SA Engineers and Founders Association (SAEFA) represents the interests of about 510 companies in the metal and engineering industry. These companies range in size from very small employers to large multinational organisations. SAEFA not only offers a wide range of direct services to member companies but also represents the interests of our members at both industry and national levels.Continue reading →