Industrial engineering definition

Industrial Engineering Professionals investigate and review the utilisation of personnel, facilities, equipment and materials, current operational processes and established practices, to recommend improvement in the efficiency of operations in a variety of commercial, industrial and production environments. Registration or licensing may be required.

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SAWomEng@network will host its first set of workshops in November. Ideally geared at young graduates in the engineering industry, this year, they aim to tackle Ethical Leadership and the contribution engineers make to ethical leadership and decision making. For further details visit www.sawomeng.org.za

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Imraan Mahomed

Imraan Mahomed

Imraan Mahomed from BKS was crowned the winner in the category of Young Engineer of the Year 2012. The award recognizes his efforts in the establishment of a sustainable operating model for the Moses Mabhida stadium. Imraan has fulfilled the roles of facility...

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Tafadzwa Mukwena 

Tafadzwa Mukwena is a registered candidate engineer with five years’ experience in the engineering industry. As a valuable member of the Bigen Africa land development division, Tafadzwa has worked on various internal and link infrastructure projects. He specializes in the design of municipal...

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Mabohlale Mampuru

Mabohlale Mampuru studied civil engineering at UCT and  is currently working as Associate Consultant at Dalberg Global Development Advisors.  Read more about Mabohlale’s world here or visit www.SAWomEng.org.za or www.dalberg.com

 

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Anna Marie

Anna Marie

We speak Anna Marie – Pr Tech Eng on her road to registration. Anna-Marie is the owner of AMS Consultants. Her job responsibilities include the design and implementation of high rise buildings, township development infrastructure design and implementation as well as project...

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Dr Michelle Kruger

Michelle studied civil engineering and specialises in water treatment. She works as an Associate Director at CSVwater where she is in charge of various waste water treatment projects.  Read more about Michelle’s world here or visit www.csvwater.co.za or Read more

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Kinsse Kgole

Youngest learner graduates as the only girl in electrical engineering learnership - There are not many women who can install electrical wiring for a house, let alone fix a three phase gate motor. Kinsse Kgole can do all these. In fact, she can also write...

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Dino van Rensburg

Congratulations to Dino van Rensburg, the young graduate who recently completed his BTech Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Johannesburg. His is an inspiring story of a young worker at General Motors in the city of Port Elizabeth who was mentored to...

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Professor Thokozani Majozi

Thokozani Majozi is a professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Pretoria with his main research interest being batch process integration. Read more about Prof Majozi’s world here or visit www.up.ac.za or www.saiche.co.za

 

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Hema Vallabh

Hema studied chemical engineering and is working for Sasol. She is also passionate about encouraging girls to join the engineering team.  Read more about Hema’s world here or visit www.sasol.co.za or www.sawomeng.co.za.

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Johan Ptak

Johan Ptak is a young civil engineer working as a for SSI’s Transportation Sector as a bridge design specialist. During this time he has been involved in numerous bridge design projects, ranging from post-tensioned box girder beams to cable-stay pedestrian bridges...

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Tronel Candiotes-Strydom

Tronel Candiotes-Strydom is a Professional Engineering Technologist and is currently employed by SMEC South Africa in their Port Elizabeth Office.
 
Tronél grew up in Gauteng where she went to school and later obtained her B-Tech Degree in Structures at Tshwane University of Technology. Read more

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Melanie Kemp Hofmeyr

Melanie Kemp Hofmeyr is employed by SNA Civil and Structural Engineers in Cape Town as a pavement engineer. Her portfolio includes numerous pavement management systems modules for the Provincial Government of Western Cape (PGWC). Melanie has also been involved with the re-development...

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Irene Nyirenda

Irene Nyirenda is an ambitious civil design engineer working in the mine infrastructure and waste division of engineering and environmental services firm Golder Associates. For the last five years, Irene has specialized in civil and geotechnical engineering associated to waste contamination...

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Dr Louis Kirsten

Louis studied civil engineering, did PHD research in the area of soil erosion, was a Director at a civil engineering construction company and is now working at Vela VKE as Principal Engineer.  To read more about Louis’ world visit www.velavke.co.za or Read more

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Dr Oswald Frank

Dr Oswald Franks is the Chief Executive Officer of the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), which is the official body dedicated to the promotion of engineering in South Africa.  Read more about Dr Franks’ world here or visit www.ecsa.co.za...

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Mabohlale Mampuru

Mabohlale Mampuru studied civil engineering at UCT and  is currently working as Associate Consultant at Dalberg Global Development Advisors.  Read more about Mabohlale’s world here or visit www.SAWomEng.org.za or www.dalberg.com

 

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Sekadi Phayane

Sekadi Phayane is an associate of Vela VKE Consulting Engineers. She has 10 years’ experience in traffic and transportation engineering and planning. Her focus is specifically on transportation projects for both local and provincial governments. One of her career highlights was being...

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Amanda Hadebe

Amanda Hadebe is a qualified electrical engineer with five years working experience. As one of the best achieving pupils in her community of Soweto, Amanda was subsequently awarded a bursary from AngloGold Ashanti to pursue her life-long dream of becoming an engineer. She...

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Jones Moloisane

Jones studied civil engineering and specialised in transportation technology. He is registered as a professional Technologist and lecturer at Tswane University of Technology as well as provides consulting services to industry in the areas of road-pavement design and rehabilitation and road management systems. Read more about Jones’ world Read more

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When materials, products, and structures (including medical devices, bridges and cars) fail, civil, and criminal investigations are often the result. That's why forensics -- the application of science to legal matters -- is a fast-growing area for materials engineers, who use their knowledge to explain why bad things happen.