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dhk Architects celebrates Women’s Month highlighting the formidable women at the helm of the studio.

dhk ARCHITECTS CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH

South Africa celebrates Women’s Month annually in August. The month is dedicated to honouring the significant role of women in society and provides time to reflect on notable historical events and previously withstood challenges. To commemorate this, dhk Architects, one of the largest architectural practices in Africa, has taken the opportunity to spotlight the formidable […]

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The fact that women made up the majority of the team from Co-Arc International Architects’ working on The Leonardo tower in Sandton went unnoticed until a photo was taken on site, quite late in the project.

TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CO-ARC’S WOMEN ARCHITECTS

It’s 7am in Sandton on a crisp winter morning. The towering construction site on Maude Street, just a stone’s throw away from the JSE in the heart of the CBD, is already alive with activity. Somewhere within The Leonardo’s beehive of more than 2 000 construction workers are several women who’ve managed, crafted and overseen the […]

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The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) has appointment Ms. Christelle Bown as its President and Nthabiseng Motlatle as ASAQS Wits Student Chapter as Chairperson.

ASAQS CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH

In celebration of Women’s Month, the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) has appointment Ms. Christelle Bown as its President.  She is the second ever female president of the ASAQS, following Prof. Gaye le Roux, who was elected to this prestigious position in 2006. (more…)

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Meet four women who put to rest the misconception that women cannot excel in the demanding field of engineering.

AECOM CHAMPIONS INCLUSIVITY

The fact that some of the best engineers are female puts to rest the misconception that women cannot excel in this demanding industry, which has traditionally been male-dominated. This is the view of Kim Timm (Pr Eng), who progressed from a bursary holder with AECOM Africa legacy company BKS over 20 years’ ago to her […]

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PARAGON CELEBRATES DIVERSITY THIS WOMEN’S MONTH

Since its inception in 1997, the Paragon Group has always celebrated diversity and inclusivity, with just under half of its employees being women. “We have a passion for what we do, which translates into us being one of the leading architecture and interior architecture practices in South Africa,” Paragon Group Human Resources and Operations Director […]

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With Women’s Month about to begin, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body and regulator of the engineered timber structure industry, spotlights three of its female members, who share their experiences as women in construction.

CLIMBING THE SCAFFOLDING: SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN IN ROOFING

While the South African construction sector is a provider of a significant number of jobs and fertile ground for entrepreneurial activities, female representation across all strata in the sector is fundamentally lacking. According to the National Home Builders Registration Council’s (NHBRC) Women Empowerment Programme website, “Participation by women in the construction industry remains low. Support […]

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MBAWC Executive Director, Rob Johnson

Building Together to Benefit Women

With the theme of this year’s Women’s Month being ‘A Centenary of Working Together towards Sustainable Women Empowerment and Gender Equality’, the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) and the South African Women in Construction Association: Western Cape (SAWIC: WC), have joined forces to benefit women in the industry. According to Nontsikelelo Mgayiya, […]

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