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2017 News Items
18 August 2017
Does POPI apply only to electronic records? »
“I’m an accountant and work from home. I don’t have a computer and have been doing all my work for years only on paper. My...
18 August 2017
Exploring the adjudication process »
In South Africa the adjudication process has not been legislated, however each of the standard form contracts prescribed b...
11 August 2017
The changing role of quantity surveyors »
Quantity surveyors need to embrace change and the technology it brings with it This was the message at the Associatio...
10 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
International Construction Market Survey 2017 »
Turner & Townsend’s International Construction Market Survey 2017 , a major data-led study of construction cost...
10 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAFCEC’s State of the Industry Report »
As a member driven organisation, SAFCEC has a long history of monitoring economic issues and publishes the prestigious Sta...

2016 News Items
09 December 2016
Winning over our loyal Members »
Dear Valued ASAQS Member, It was an exciting year for the  ASAQS and we’ve undoubtedly made great headway in stre...
29 November 2016
The benefits of “Green” building »
Taking a look at the value a Quantity Surveyor brings to a “green” building project Climate change is no longer a s...
29 November 2016
Launch of public consultation for ICMS which will improve confidence and save money »
Against a backdrop of tightening public purse strings and growing investment demand, construction industry leaders have jo...
23 November 2016
New Book on Quantity Surveying »
New Book: Quantity Surveying - Pre-contract Administration Worked Examples: Estimates, Feasibility Studies, Bills of Qua...
23 November 2016
NMMU Quantity Surveying students did it again! »
The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Department of Quantity Surveying hosted the 9th Annual South African Council f...

2015 News Items
10 December 2015
ASAQS End of Year Message from the Executive Director »
9 th December 2015 Dear Members, Another year is coming to an end, and I am sure that like me, you too are wond...
08 December 2015
Presidential tour and SSM7 training kicks-off »
The president of the ASAQS, Mr Bert van den Heever, visited the chapters in North-West and the Free State this week to tal...
08 December 2015
Access restricted to new documents »
The ASAQS announced that the Standard System for Measuring Builders Work (Seventh Edition) as well as the 2015 Model Bills...
03 December 2015
President's Christmas Message »
Fellow ASAQS members, As 2015 draws to a close we can look back at a particularly challenging and eventful 2015. T...
27 November 2015
Raiding Setas not welcome- industry : Business Report »
Larry Feinberg, the executive director of the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors, was quoted in Business...

2014 News Items
12 December 2014
2014 YEAR END MESSAGE: PRESIDENT OF THE ASAQS »
The end of the year is indeed a milestone, a time to take stock of objectives and resolutions set at the onset of the New...
03 November 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
New Everyman's Building Contract »
Everyman’s Building Contract (2 nd Edition) In 1988, five Port Elizabethans agreed that as a much-needed, voluntary...
24 October 2014
Contract Comparisons: JBCC: NEC: FIDIC: GCC »
The ASAQS Gauteng Chapter hereby invites you to a CPD Event. Event Name :    &...
12 September 2014
ASAQS Position Paper - Sector Code Alignment »
11 September 2014 As you may be aware the Construction Sector Charter Council (CSCC) has embarked upon the alignment...
09 September 2014
It's time for our annual salary survey »
To all senior Partners/Directors - QS Firms An annual survey of salaried staff is conducted amongst firms in order to...

2013 News Items
30 October 2013
JBCC 6th Edition - Breaking News »
The wait is over – from Monday 07 October 2013 you may order the 6.0 Edition Principal Building Agreement and Contract Dat...
10 October 2013
What is the IDoW? »
It is work reserved to be done by only persons registered with any of the six Built Environment Professional Councils (BEP...
06 September 2013
Bursaries available from DAFF »
Students who have a NSC with maths and physical science may consider a future career in bioresource engineering, veterinar...
22 August 2013
Become an RICS accredited mediator »
Dear Members and Industry Colleagues The RICS has formed an internationally accredited panel of dispute resolutio...
17 August 2013
Netspot : News from the future! »
"FUEL CELLS TO THE RESCUE OF PLUG-IN ELECTRIC CARS There's a resurgence in EVs, thanks to cheap fuel-cell technology...

2012 News Items
22 August 2013
Workshops on the Construction Sector Codes »
Please note that the CEO of the Construction Sector Charter Council  (CSCC), together with the DPW will be conducti...
15 November 2012
Netspot: 2012's Hottest Survival Gadgets selected by PopSci »
THIS WEEK ON NETSPOT This week we check out the November 2012 issue of PopSci: "Will the world end on December 2...
01 November 2012
FREE GUEST LECTURE »
School of Construction Economics & Management   John Moffat Building (extension-New block) University o...
01 November 2012
Highlights of the census »
Censuses are principal means of collecting basic population and housing statistics required for social and economic develo...