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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...
08 January 2013
OUR NEW-LOOK WEBSITE AND SOME CHANGES TO TAKE NOTE OF »
Most of our members have reacted positively to our new website and are already finding their way around the new functional...
10 December 2012
Jobs available in Polokwane »
Tina van der Merwe of the  Limpopo Chapter has informed us that the Limpopo DPW have 9 posts for QS's available....
08 December 2012
ASAQS Executive Directors Annual Report »
Dear ASAQS Members   Without doubt the last 12 months at the Association has been very busy - to say the leas...
07 December 2012
President's Year end Message »
Dear Members, On behalf of the Executive Committee and foremost the Board of the Association, I am deeply humbled wit...
21 November 2012
International News Roundup available for download »
The International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) of which the ASAQS is a member society have just published  ICEC Ro...
21 November 2012
International salary survey »
The ASAQS recently received a request from Christian Heller of the AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Enginee...
17 November 2012
2013 Tariff of Professional Fees »
The SACQSP, together with ASAQS have relooked at the existing Tariff of Professional Fees as published. They  ha...
17 November 2012
News from the SACQSP »
In his latest newsletter to registered quantity surveyors, Mr Steve Lyon, the registrar of the SACQSP highlights several i...
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...
15 November 2012
Amendments to the CIDB Act »
Various amendments have been proposed to the CIDB Act  (Act No.38 of 2000) in Government Gazette No 35727 of 5 Octobe...
14 November 2012
It's important to us that your information on our new database is accurate »
Dear Members, We hope that your experience on our new website has been a positive one and that you are able finding n...
10 November 2012   (1 Comment - view/add)
Report back on the final Board meeting of 2012 »
The Board of the ASAQS met at 18h00 on Wednesday evening for a strategy review session where feedback was given on the six...
10 November 2012
New Guide to Elemental Estimating »
The new guide to Elemental Estimating is in it's final draft and will be available early next year. Members who wish to...
01 November 2012
FREE GUEST LECTURE »
School of Construction Economics & Management   John Moffat Building (extension-New block) University o...
01 November 2012
Construction Charter requires re-look in the face of impending B-BBEE legislation »
The ASAQS's President Mr Qinisani Mbatha has signed the Constitution of the Construction Sector Charter Council (CSCC) thu...
01 November 2012
Highlights of the census »
Censuses are principal means of collecting basic population and housing statistics required for social and economic develo...
30 October 2012
NEW ASAQS WEBSITE IN TESTING PHASE »
The new website is currently being tested prior to the official launch on 1 November. This is necessary to make sure that...
30 October 2012
POST GRAD CERTIFICATE COURSE : CONSTRUCTION ADJUDICATION »
"…The nature of adjudication requires the highest standard of competent and qualified adjudicators…” (Best Practice Guidel...
16 October 2012
JBCC QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS »
JBCC PBA CLAUSE 3 Question: Could you please elaborate on the reasons for the provision of guarantees rather than ret...
03 October 2012
MEASURING BUILDING WORK – WORKED EXAMPLES, 2nd EDITION »
The second edition of the above book, authored by Professor Fanie Buys, was published in December 2010 and is now availabl...