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CBE Responds to the Draft National Infrastructure Plan 2050

On 10 August 2021, the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) published the draft National Infrastructure Plan (NIP) 2050 for public comment. A month later, the deadline for comment was extended to 01 October 2021. The NIP 2050 is a document that recognises that…

Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan

President Cyril Ramaphosa communicated our determination as a country in responding to the Covid-19 crisis when he said: “We are determined not merely to return our economy to where it was before the coronavirus, but to forge a new economy in a new global reality.”…

CBE & EAPASA MOU Joint Statement

EAPASA and CBE Sign MoU to Address Common Challenges in the Built Environment The Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) and the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 12 November 2021 in Pretoria committing to…

CBE Sponsors Quantity Surveying Students

The Council for the Built Environment (CBE) sponsored 21 postgraduate quantity surveying students to attend the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession’s (SACQSP) Research Conference on 10 November 2021. The Quantity Surveying Research Conference will cover themes of infrastructure development, innovation and technology,…

Scope of Work – ECSA

Date: 30 June 2020 THE SCOPE OF WORK FOR CATEGORIES OF REGISTRATION FOR THE PROFESSIONS REGULATED BY THE ENGINEERING COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA AMBIT OF THE SCOPE OF WORK In the context of this process, scope means “the range of work performed by a registered…

Explanatory Note On IDOW

1. Purpose The purpose of the note is to explain the regulation of the built environment professions, with reference to certain regulatory mechanisms and to place the identification of the scope of work for each category of registration in perspective. The note explains that the…

Identification of Work (IDoW) Update

Date: 30 DECEMBER 2019 The approach being followed with the IDoW process moving forward. The CBE is following its statutory mandate to, after consultation with the CC and in consultation with the councils for the professions, identify the scope of work for each category of…

Identification of Work (IDoW) – SACPVP

Date:  25 November 2019 The Scope of Work for Categories of Registration of the Property Valuers Profession The CBE Act impels the CBE to, after consultation with the Competition Commission (CC) and in consultation with the Councils for the Built Environment Professions (CBEP),  identify the…

Identification of Work (IDoW) – SACPCMP

Date: 19 August 2019 The scope of work for categories of registration of the project and construction management professions. The CBE Act impels the CBE to, after consultation with the Competition Commission (CC) and in consultation with the Councils for the Built Environment Professions (CBEP),…