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2015 News Items
Thursday, 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...
Tuesday, 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...
Tuesday, 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...
Thursday, 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...
Friday, 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...
Friday, 27 November 2015
Under 40? Wish to win a free trip to NZ? Then read on... »
The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) established the PAQS - Iwata Foundation in 2008 for the purpose of pr...
Friday, 27 November 2015
BSc Hons part time at Wits? What do you think? »
Dear ASAQS member, The School of Construction Economics is currently looking at the feasibility of offering its BSc H...
Friday, 27 November 2015
Eastern Cape bag the awards at recent conference »
Dear Members, It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce the following outstanding academic achievements...
Friday, 27 November 2015
10 Killer apps for quantity surveyors - 2015 Edition »
The RICS recently published a list of 11 apps that QS's find useful (following feedback one was removed). Click here &...
Friday, 27 November 2015
Start planning your CPD now! »
ALusani, one of our sponsors, has put together a great selection of courses to kick-off the new year....
Monday, 09 November 2015
Latest FIDIC Developments »
Latest FIDIC Developments by Coen Snyman (Affiliate Member FIDIC) (Article sponsored by  Alusani Skills &...
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
ASAQS hosts Malaysian delegation »
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors hosted a large contingent of members from the Royal Institution of Sur...
Tuesday, 27 October 2015
EduTech - when do events count towards CPD1? »
During the October EduTech Committee meeting, the point was raised whether any training, event or course will count toward...
Friday, 23 October 2015
BSc Hons part time at Wits? What do you think? »
Part Time Honours Survey Dear ASAQS member, The School of Construction Economics is currently looking at the fea...
Tuesday, 13 October 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
In memoriam - Rufus de Villiers : 9 April 1936 to 2 October 2015 »
Rufus was born in Reitz in the Free State, the third youngest of a family of nine children.   His wife, Rita, passed...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
New Standard System of Measuring Building Work in South Africa »
More than a hundred guests attended an early evening function at the offices of the ASAQS in Midrand to celebrate the rele...
Tuesday, 29 September 2015
See the light…… »
Energy efficiency in building design and materials utilised has never been as important as it is now - the cost of energy...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Prieur du Plessis: Living a Life Fully Invested »
Dr Prieur du Plessis is a classic example of a man using the Quantity Surveying profession as launching pad to become one...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
We require the assistance of your practice »
An annual survey of salaried staff is conducted amongst ASAQS firms in order to determine the hourly rate for principals,...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
In Memoriam : Frans Senekal »
It is with deep sense of loss that I need to inform our members that Frans Senekal, one of the ASAQS’s elected Board Membe...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015   (4 Comments - view/add)
Awarding cost effective tenders »
I often hear complaints regarding contractors (and for that matter, about professional service providers too) who are empl...
Monday, 21 September 2015
SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS QUANTITY SURVEYING'S MAJOR ROLE IN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING »
Press release from Jan de Beer, cell 082 456 3677: The increasing emphasis on sustainable construction has placed new...
Friday, 04 September 2015
Green Building Convention 2015 - Special discount for ASAQS Members »
  As a partnered association, the Green Building Council South Africa would like to offer ASAQS members the opport...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Well-known QS launches new property viability analysis software »
Martin Smith is the founder of Viable Computing cc and is located in Cape Town, South Africa. He has a BSc(QS) and a...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Van bourekenaar tot bakker (From QS to baker) »
The training that quantity surveyors receive stands them in good stead for any future business venture. This story that Pa...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Exco meeting feedback »
The ASAQS Executive Committee had a telecom meeting on the 6th July. Some of the items on the agenda included: Gold...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Cost of green building »
During the ASAQS conference, "Building on Sunshine", a meeting took place between representatives of the ASAQS,...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Building on Sunshine »
The first ASAQS seminar of the new millennium was held in Johannesburg yesterday and proved to be a great success. The the...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Please help! (And earn some CPD hours in the process) »
A number of students require your assistance with their research topics. To reward you for your time you can claim 30 minu...
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Amended 2015 Guideline Tariff of Professional Fees »
In terms of section 34. (2) of the Quantity Surveying Profession Act, 2000 (Act 49 of 2000), the South African Council for...
Thursday, 16 July 2015
URGENT NOTICE:- YOUR FEEDBACK REQUIRED BY 15 JULY 2015 »
MEMORANDUM TO ASAQS MEMBERS REGARDING STATUS OF CSCC BBBEE ALIGNMENT NEGOTIATIONS Dear ASAQS Professional Members and...
Monday, 13 July 2015
Back from the past! »
We have just added back "The Influence of Design on Building Cost" under the open area of our Resource Centre. This was pr...
Tuesday, 07 July 2015
We welcome our latest sponsor: Biligom® International »
Biligom® is the new groundbreaking green alternative for stuctural  timber developed in South Afica Biligom® Inte...
Friday, 26 June 2015
News from the SACQSP »
All registered quantity surveyors and candidates received a letter from the President of the SACQSP, Prof. Kathy Michell,...
Thursday, 25 June 2015
Casting light on alternative energy! »
The staff of our EduTech Centre have been quietly working in the background for the past few months to put together the ve...

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