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08 November 2007  

Product News 



Civil Designer's Road Module is suitable for urban and rural roads, freeways, airports, railways and dams.

The module features intelligent profile selection for multiple cut and fill conditions, a TRH4 pavement designer, SABS927 kerb editor and TRH17 horizontal, vertical alignment and super elevation design criteria.

It includes climbing and auxillary lane analysis and regression analysis for alignment of single and dual carriageways. In addition, the program creates full working plans, long and cross section with crossing services, COLTO specification and SABS1200 volume calculations with layerworks. The module also provides a minimum sight distance and comprehensive sight analysis tool.



IMESA Conference 2007 


The 2007 President for IMESA, Moses Maliba, took the time to visit the Knowledge Base stand at the recent IMESA Conference. Seen in the picture is Dr Baholo Baholo (far left) IMESA President elect and current Director of Africon Engineering with Vincent Bester, CEO of Knowledge Base and Moses Maliba, current IMESA President (far right).



Jeffares & Green Turn 85 


Congratulations to the Jeffares & Green Group who are celebrating their 85th anniversary this year. Jeffares & Green will be launching a book to mark the occasion, 'Chronicles from the Bushveld' which pays tribute to JLS Jeffares, together with Hal Green and other pioneers of engineering in Africa. Knowledge Base look forward to attending their anniversary and launch on 14th November.



Civil Designer Training Opportunities


If you are interested in training, please contact your regional office to make your booking as the courses are extremely popular.


Western Cape, East Cape, Namibia & International

Cape Town
(Head Office)

Tel: (021) 701 1850

Kwazulu Natal, Free State, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mpumalanga & Zimbabwe

Durban Office

Tel: (031) 566 3323

Gauteng, Limpopo, North West Province & Botswana

Johannesburg Office

Tel: (011) 675 3959



Visits & Training Activities


Our Customer Consultants will be involved in the following visits and training activities in the upcoming week. Please feel free to give us a call on (021) 701-1850. We would be happy to meet up with you to discuss your training or product needs.

Johannesburg 12 - 20 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater & Water Cameron
Bethlehem 19 - 23 Nov Civil Designer In-House training for Department of Agriculture Cedric
Johannesburg 19 - 23 Nov AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles
East London 27 - 30 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Sewer, Stormwater & Water Solly
Cape Town 4 - 6 Dec Civil Designer Project training for Ekcon Cedric
Cape Town 4 - 7 Dec Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Sewer, Stormwater & Road Solly
Johannesburg 3 - 11 Dec Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater & Water Cameron
Cape Town 10 - 13 Dec AllyCAD training for Breerivier Municipality in Ashton Solly


Please contact one of our Key Account Managers if you are interested in booking a User Group Session at your company. *This service is made available at no cost to you.


    Best Regards,
    The Knowledge Base Team


Tech Tip


3D Fly Path

This Tech Tip explains how to create a 3D fly path of a road. Read more..


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Customer Showcase


Shaun Nel

Africon Engineering
Port Elizabeth


Technologist Shaun Nel landed on the door step of Africon Consulting Engineers eleven years ago to do his Civil Engineering in-service training. Today, Shaun is still actively involved at the company and is proud to be an employee of the organisation. read more..

Click here to view detailed Customer Showcases from our clients.

Civil Designer Support


International Support Centre

South Africa: 086 0101 999
International: +27 21 7011850

Civil Designer Forum

Outsourcing Service


Bureau Outsourcing assists companies to complete specialised projects on time.


For more information call (021) 701-1850 or email the details of your enquiry.

Support & Development


Annual Upgrade and Support Agreements

Support Contracts are charged at 13% of the product purchase price and guarantee cutting edge software functionality, the availability of our Support Centre and the provision of a free marketing and publicity service where your project success stories are showcased in top trade journals.


Here are the latest downloads available on the updates page:

  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Build 11 (19/09/2007)
  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Build 4 (05/12/2006)
  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Hasp Driver Update (13/02/2007)

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HP DesignJet 500 A1



HP DesignJet 500 A0



HP DesignJet Z2100



HP DesignJet T1100



HP DesignJet 1050C+



HP DesignJet 4500



HP DesignJet 5500 42"



HP DesignJet 5500 60"



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