Engineering student wins Stellenbosch University’s Chancellor’s Medal

Matthew Brandon Baas is the recipient of Stellenbosch University’s (SU) coveted Chancellor’s Medal for 2020. The Stellenbosch University (SU) student was awarded the degree BEng (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) cum laude on Tuesday, 15 December, during a virtual ceremony for graduates of the Faculty of Engineering. Matthew Brandon Baas, recipient of Stellenbosch University’s Chancellor’s Medal…

Urgent action, innovation needed for infrastructure recovery in SA

According to SRK Consulting partner and principal engineering technologist Steve Bartels, speed and ingenuity are now of the essence as South Africa’s hopes of a economic recovery rely heavily on greater infrastructure investment. “Government’s establishment of Infrastructure South Africa to streamline project roll-out, and the recent prioritisation of strategic integrated projects, is a promising step,”…