Delivering a key note address at the ICUE Conference in August 2013, SAIEE president Paul van Niekerk says the South African government has ambitious plans for massive infrastructure development. The president, in his State of the Nation address given in parliament on 9 February 2012, said that the government would launch a huge campaign of building infrastructure nationwide to boost the economy and create job opportunities. A strong focus on infrastructure development will consequently require an increase in energy availability… (more)