In Conversation with Hardhat Professionals

A Changing World: New trends in emerging market infrastructure finance

A Changing World: New trends in emerging market infrastructure finance

Baker Mckenzie a law firm recently released a report on new trends in emerging infrastructure finance. The Hard Hat Professional (THHP) spoke to Jen Stolp (JS), a Partner at the firm about the report. »

The need for Digital Revolution in the Construction Industry

The need for Digital Revolution in the Construction Industry

The HardHat Professional interviewed construction professional Dylan Rishworth (DR) about his role and his opinion on the need for a digital revolution in the industry. »

My 40 + years journey as a Construction Professional

My 40 + years journey as a Construction Professional

Steve Keightley-Smith (SKS), a Construction Professional with 41 years of experience under his belt, shares his story of how he managed to build a successful career in construction. He has a few words to share with current and prospective professionals who are looking to advance their careers. »

The current state of Civil Engineering jobs in South Africa

The current state of Civil Engineering jobs in South Africa

The South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) president, Errol Kerst (EK), talks to The Hard Hat Professional (THHP) about the current state of civil engineering jobs in the country. »

The state of Health and Safety on the Construction sites across South Africa

The state of Health and Safety on the Construction sites across South Africa

THHP spoke to Dr Claire Deacon (CD), the President of the Association of Construction Health and Safety Management (Achasm), about the state of Health and Safety on the Construction sites across South Africa. »

Tackling Infrastructure and Skills Vital for Urban Growth and Technology

Tackling Infrastructure and Skills Vital for Urban Growth and Technology

Rudolf du Plessis (RdP), an Economic Policy Analyst Urban Development Consultant from Johannesburg, South Africa, believes tackling infrastructure and skills is vital to make the most of urban growth and technology. He shared his views with The HardHat Professional. »

Infrastructure assets should be viewed as investments

Infrastructure assets should be viewed as investments

SA Infrastructure Fund must be Investment Rather than Expenditure Bongani Mankewu (BM), Director at the Infrastructure Research Development Centre (IRDC) who was part of the panel at the Infrastructure Africa Conference, was quoted to have said that the SA Infrastructure Fund needs to look at infrastructure assets as revenue-generating assets. The HardHat Professional (THHP) caught up with him to ... »

SAFE initiative to improve sanitation infrastructure in schools

SAFE initiative to improve sanitation infrastructure in schools

The HardHat Professional chatted with Ramasedi Mafoko (RM), Acting Head of Infrastructure Planning and Delivery at the Department of Basic Education South Africa, about the Department’s SAFE initiative to improve sanitation infrastructure in schools. »

Meet SAICE Young Engineer of the Year 2018, Ntseuoa Motsieloa

Meet SAICE Young Engineer of the Year 2018, Ntseuoa Motsieloa

Ntseuoa Motsieloa (NM) was recently recognised as the South African Institute of Civil Engineers (SAICE) Young Engineer of the Year 2018. The HardHat Professional caught up with him to find out about the award and what it means to him. »

Fourth Industrial Revolution another big hoax

Fourth Industrial Revolution another big hoax

In his article titled  Fourth Industrial Revolution is another big hoax, Siyabonga Hadebe (SH), an independent commentator on socio-economic, politics and global matters, says we are quick to embrace the “4IR speak” when we haven’t even attempted to address impacts of globalisation and the digital divide. »

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