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2017 News Items
09 December 2017
Confidence at a low... but there is hope »
The following appears in the January/February 2018 issue of Walls and Roofs: Reports* of construction sector confid...
08 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from the Executive Director »
Dear ASAQS member, In a membership organisation as large as the ASAQS, with our thousands of members globally involve...
01 December 2017
Amended Construction Sector Code Finally Gazetted »
Please see the attached notification received from the Minister of Trade and Industry, Minister Rob Davies regarding the...
01 December 2017
Board meeting postponed to next year »
The ASAQS Board meeting that was scheduled for the 15th November 2017 has been postponed to the first quarter next year....
01 December 2017
ASAQS Salary Survey 2017 »
The salary survey was conducted in March 2017. Results were extracted from approximately 158 participating firms (some of...

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
21 November 2013
Young QS represents SA at International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge »
International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) 2013 Nov. 10-13, 2013 Three enterprising women, under the...
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...
14 October 2013   (2 Comments - view/add)
Netspot : The quality of the future PrQS »
The e-letter by Steve Lyons on the quality of the future PrQS and our subsequent article on the matter sparked a lively de...
14 October 2013
The RICS New Rules of Measurement - NRM2 What's new plus Professional Negligence issues for QS's »
Trevor Drury, Managing Director of  Estia Consulting  writes: "The RICS has produced a suite of documents cal...
14 October 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
In Memoriam : Stanley Bloch »
STANLEY BLOCH, Quantity Surveyor , passed away on 29 September 2013 at age 82. The Western Cape Chapter of the Associati...

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...