Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is a voluntary association of Consulting Engineering firms with a member base across the country totaling in excess of 560 companies. CESA is the custodian of the wellbeing of the industry supported by member firms who employ approximately 21 000 people. CESA members are compelled to subscribe to upholding the integrity of the industry by adhering to a professional code of ethics providing quality and cost effective professional consulting engineering services. The organisation serves as a channel for Clients to address industry concerns while at the same time providing a platform for the sharing of information with the aim of assisting in optimising the planning and delivery of infrastructure projects both in the public and private sector.
Citizens of South Africa deserve ‘Value for Money’ infrastructure that is safe and designed to stand the test of time!
Durban 7th March 2019, Neresh Pather, President of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) in presenting his closing remarks at the end of the 2nd day of the CESA Infrastructure Indaba, taking place at the Durban International Convention Centre stated, “Our voice in recommending and suitably driving improved planning, design and procurement practices for Consulting Engineering Services related to the development of infrastructure making sure that the citizens of South Africa get ‘Value for Money’ infrastructure that is safe and designed to stand the test of time, must be heard. Let’s hear it”. This appeal was made not only by CESA but also by many of the Government Entities that presented and engaged in debate at the Indaba.
Durban 6th March 2019, Neresh Pather, President of Consulting Engineers South Africa and Keynote Speaker at the 8th Annual CESA Infrastructure Indaba, taking place at the Durban International Convention Centre, told the conference that during the course of 2019 his theme for the year is ‘Reshaping our Future Together’ that includes industry awareness supporting clients with procurement, planning, capacity and technical competence while focusing on ‘Value for Money’ Infrastructure Development.
20 February 2019 While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) supports the provisions of Minister Tito Mboweni’s 2019 Budget presented in his speech today, the organization believes that Government needs to urgently revise its Procurement Practices for Consulting Engineering Services related to the development of Infrastructure making sure that the citizens of South Africa get ‘Value for Money’ infrastructure that is safe and designed to stand the test of time.
14 February 2019 Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is hosting its annual Infrastructure Indaba on 6-7 March 2019 at the Durban International Convention Centre. Held in the first week of March every year, the event aims to foster partnerships between government and the private sector, particularly the engineering sector, and capacitate the channels of service delivery through cooperation and the development of common goals. The Indaba will be a platform to engage, network and share best practice required for improved service delivery within the built environment.
8 February 2018 Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) is in full support of President of the Republic, Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2019 State of the Nation Address focusing on ‘Following up on our commitments: Making Your Future Work Better’. The SONA theme is closely aligned to CESA’s 2019 theme of ‘Reshaping our Future Together’ focusing on changing social norms by ‘Doing what is Right!
Johannesburg 31 January 2019 Consulting Engineers South Africa’s (CESA) President, Neresh Pather, presented his presidential message and theme for the year at a function held in Johannesburg this morning. Pather’s 2019 theme is ‘Reshaping our Future Together’ focusing on changing social norms by ‘Doing what is Right!
Pather began his presentation by stating, “All South Africans can be mobilized to participate and actively reshape our economy, our country, our projects, our government and ultimately our lives. It starts with us!”
Interview with CESA CEO, Mr Chris Campbell and President, Mr Neresh Pather: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
Johannesburg 24 October 2018 In response to Minister Tito Mboweni’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) presented in Parliament today, Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) welcomes Government’s focus on infrastructure development in support of economic recovery and job creation.
Johannesburg, 3 October 2018 The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period January to June 2018 recently released indicates positive news, that the construction sector has seen growth for the first time in six quarters. Confidence levels in the consulting sector deteriorated for the current quarter, reaching a record low - the least confident consulting engineers have ever been, based on the results of the surveys over the years since the mid-90’s.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Government's eagerly awaited economic stimulus package at a briefing in Pretoria on Friday aimed at driving economic growth. While Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) applauds this bold move by our President aimed at kick-starting our economy and creating jobs, with the limited public funds that are available the organisation believes that it is critical that these funds are used responsibly to gain true ‘value for money’.
Chris Campbell, CESA CEO states, “Over the past few years we have embarked on a campaign of partnerships with Government in order to assist and advise the public sector on how to maximise investment in infrastructure and ensure that they have the correct capacity in place to design and implement large-scale projects that will stand the test of time.”