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Why Mentorship is Necessary

Why Mentorship is Necessary

When a child is born, he or she is usually brought into a family with two parents and extended family members as well as the community at large. The childemulates the behaviour of the parents as they grow and finally become adults. There is a saying in African culture that states that “it takes a village to raise a child” but even so, the parents get most of the credit. One can attribute it to the fact that parents are responsible for moulding the child while the community tests and sharpens the morals of a child. In all spheres the above setup is no different, we have a teacher and a learner, a mentor and a mentee, and so forth.   So often you hear people saying that going to ch... »

In Conversation with PrEng Jeshika Ramchund

In Conversation with PrEng Jeshika Ramchund

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Construction mafia derailing projects, causing engineers to flee

Construction mafia derailing projects, causing engineers to flee

Widespread concern has spread like wildfire across the built environment due to the construction mafia and gang-related activities on project sites. Yunus Bayat from the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) says that a major intervention is needed to protect infrastructure projects, investor confidence, and the safety of professionals in the built environment who are working on project sites.Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register as a user.Username:Password:Log in  RegisterForgotten username or password? »

Tallest buildings in every province of South Africa

Tallest buildings in every province of South Africa

The tallest building in each SA province isn’t always even a skyscraper. Outside of those hosting big metros, SA’s provinces are still a long way from gleaming skyscrapers. The tallest buildings in each SA province range from a 16 floor Post Office to Africa’s tallest skyscraper. 45 years later, Gauteng’s Carlton Centre is still not only the tallest building in SA but Africa too.Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register as a user.Username:Password:Log in  RegisterForgotten username or password? »

Get More Productive with These 7 Tips from Elon Musk

Get More Productive with These 7 Tips from Elon Musk

Elon Musk is best recognised as the visionary CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, but did you know that the 46-year-old entrepreneur is also famously productive, going as far as sending his employees a list with his recommendations on being productive in the office? Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register as a user.Username:Password:Log in  RegisterForgotten username or password? »

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