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2014 News Items
Friday, 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...
Monday, 01 December 2014
​Executive Directors' end of year message 2014 »
Dear members,  May I start this “end of year” message by asking you a number of important questions to consider...
Monday, 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...
Friday, 24 October 2014
Contract Comparisons: JBCC: NEC: FIDIC: GCC »
The ASAQS Gauteng Chapter hereby invites you to a CPD Event. Event Name :    &...
Friday, 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...
Tuesday, 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...
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Ridding Government Departments of Procurement Fraud to be Applauded »
Recent articles in the press regarding possible fraudulent activity in which members of the quantity surveying profession...
Friday, 18 July 2014
ASAQS Workshops at Interbuild »
ASAQS is presenting a series of 4 workshops at the Interbuild Africa 2014 Expo to be held from 20 to 23 August 2014...
Friday, 18 July 2014
Netspot : Employer’s OHS duties at workplace functions »
The health and safety duties of employers can sometimes extend further than you might think. Employees are often asked to...
Friday, 18 July 2014
What the ASAQS had to say on the issue of how the QS profession should be governed in future... »
Your profession is currently controlled by Council who determines the ethics and standards which should be upheld by all&n...
Friday, 18 July 2014
Association of Arbitrators Evening Lecture​ »
W e have great pleasure in inviting you to an Evening Lecture on Wednesday 30th July 2014 at Hackle Brooke Co...
Friday, 18 July 2014
Application for listing on the DPW Supplier Register, closing soon »
The Department of Public Works recently invited all prospective suppliers of built environment professional services...
Wednesday, 16 July 2014
INTERBUILD AFRICA 2014/ASAQS/SACQSP COMPETITION »
The biannual Interbuild Africa exhibition is taking place from 20 – 23 August 2014 at the Nasrec Expo Centre, Johannesburg...
Friday, 27 June 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Highlights of Minister Nxesi’s five year policy statement and vision for 2014 – 2019, to top managem »
In the first Mintop of the new administration that was held on Friday, 20 June 2014, Minister T W Nxesi delivered his Five...
Friday, 27 June 2014
Anglo American Bursary Programme 2015 »
To register:  http://angloamerican.gradx.net/   Anglo American is looking to award bursaries to excell...
Friday, 27 June 2014
Quantity Surveyors in 4th spot on the most wanted list! »
"It's the government's Top 100 most wanted. These are not criminals. They're the sort of people who are really needed but...
Thursday, 19 June 2014
COMPETITIONS COMMISSION SURVEY »
Dear ASAQS Member, By now you should have received a direct email from the Competitions Commission with a covering...
Friday, 06 June 2014
Council News »
New Council Appointments The Minister of Public Works has added to the Council member appointments Mr Qinisani Mbat...
Friday, 06 June 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Africa Property and Construction Handbook 2013 »
This is the 26th year that this extremely handy guide is being published by AECOM (previously by Davis Langdon) Andri...
Friday, 06 June 2014
ASAQS President has several high level talks »
The President of the South African Association of Quantity Surveyors. Mr Onesimo Dhliwayo, recently met with the Registrar...
Friday, 06 June 2014
Durban to host world cup of architecture »
The Union of International Architects is coming to Durban in August and it'll see the CBD coming alive with a ton of artis...
Friday, 06 June 2014
Netspot : Solar FREAKIN' Roadways! »
Solar panels that you can drive, park, and walk on. They melt snow and... cut greenhouse gases by 75-percent?!!! If all th...
Friday, 06 June 2014
Standard System 7 ready for comment »
The Executive Director of the ASAQS, Larry Feinberg, announced  that the new Standard System for Measuring Building W...
Friday, 06 June 2014
Built Environment Professions Policy document published for comment »
The Honourable Minister of Public Works has published in the Government Gazette a draft Policy document spelling out the p...
Saturday, 19 April 2014
Students rewarded for hard work »
On the 3rd April 2014, the immediate past president of the ASAQS, Mr Deon Vermeulen, bestowed several prizes on students a...
Wednesday, 02 April 2014
Is there a gap between graduate competencies and the expectations of the built environment industry? »
The construction of the Gautrain, the revamping of transport infrastructure and erection of nine stadia for the FIFA 201...
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Free BoQ and estimating software now available on iPad ! »
FREE Primus for iPad - Estimating and Bills of Quantities for the iPad. The software is free to download and use but...
Monday, 17 March 2014
Electronic procurement in the South African construction industry »
The Construction Procurement Research Group at the School of Construction Economics and Management, Wits University woul...
Thursday, 13 March 2014
Permanent position for a lecturer/associate professor at UFS »
Faculty: Natural and Agricultural Sciences Department: Quantity Surveying and Construction Management Type: Aca...
Thursday, 13 March 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
New ASAQS Board elected »
During the first ASAQS Board Member of the year which was held yesterday, 12th March 2014, t he new ASAQS Board was elect...
Thursday, 13 March 2014   (3 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam: Prof. James Rabie »
Professor James Rabie was born on 24 November 1929 and passed away, age 84, on 31 December 2013. Prof. Rabie was a senior...
Thursday, 13 March 2014
Western Cape CPD Event »
You are cordially invited to attend the next CPD event hosted by the Western Cape Chapter, entitled  "Leveraging soc...
Thursday, 13 March 2014
New Construction Regulations »
Temporary exemptions under section 40(3)(b) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993) have been...
Thursday, 13 March 2014
The 4th SACQSP Council »
The 2014 – 2017 SACQSP Council Members have been appointed by the Minister of Public Work, and at the Inaugural Counc...
Tuesday, 04 March 2014
RICS CPD Events »
Below please find details of RICS CPD Events that will be happening in the regions in March: DURBAN Date:&...

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