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10 July 2008  
 

Infrastructure Design Software Tutorials

 
 

SAACE

The first of a series of infrastructure design software tutorials presented by Knowledge Base will be released to recipients of the South African Association of Consulting Engineers (SAACE) DVD series. The technical demonstration provides an introductory overview on the latest infrastructure software design functionality and offers the viewer insight into intuitive

software design platforms and capabilities. Viewers are encouraged to comment on the content of the programme in order to ensure that future tutorials continue to meet user requirements. For more information, contact Johan van Schalkwyk from Lifelong Learning Solutions on johanv@llls.co.za.

 

 

Industry News 

 
 

In an effort to address some of the challenges faced by emerging contractors, FNB and the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) are working together to provide services and products, inclusive of business management skills training and mentoring to cidb registered contractors, and to continually share information and give guidance to small enterprises that seek financial support.

More positive news is that the South African Construction and Development industry is experiencing phenomenal growth which is set to continue with Government, parastatals and business' intention to spend in excess of R60 billion on capital infrastructure in the next four years. This in turn has spurned huge demand for Engineers, Surveyors and Geo-information practitioners and created an upswing in the market.

 

 

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.

REGIONS CONTACT DETAILS

Western Cape, East Cape, Namibia & International

Cape Town
(Head Office)

Shantell
Tel: (021) 701 1850

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

Durban Office

Nalini
Tel: (031) 566 3323

Gauteng, Limpopo, North West Province & Botswana

Johannesburg Office

Barbara
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.

REGIONS DATES ACTIVITIES PERSONS
Durban 14 - 18 July AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles
Johannesburg 14 - 21 July Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater and Water Cameron
Johannesburg 14 - 22 July Civil Designer training Cameron
Windhoek 21 - 26 July Civil Designer In-House training for WCE Cedric
Gauteng 28 July - 1 Aug AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles
Durban 4 - 8 August Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road and Water Cedric
Johannesburg 4 - 8 August Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road & Sewer Cameron
Cape Town 4 - 12 August Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater and Water Darren
East London 5 - 7 August Water In-House training for Buffalo City Municipality and UWP Andrew
Bloemfontein, Kimberley & Welkom 11 - 14 August AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles

 

 

Features & Functionality 

 
 

Dynamic Simulation using the Turn Module

The Turn module provides simulation functionality for low speed turning manoeuvres of a range of vehicles along a specified tracking path. With Turn you can create track paths, customise and create your own vehicle libraries, perform tracking functions as well as forward and reverse movements, and also create output graphs. In addition the program has a dynamic simulation which indicates the starting position and direction and then graphically indicates a series of way points. This function allows the vehicle to automatically move to the way points while conforming to its minimum steering angle.

 


    Best Regards,
    The Knowledge Base Team
    www.knowbase.co.za
 


 

Tech Tip

 
 

Strings Editing Options

This Tech Tip explains the various editing options available for strings. Read more..

 

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Civil Designer Support

 
 

International Support Centre
support@knowbase.co.za

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

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Customer Quote

 
 

Johan van Schalkwyk,
"Making A Difference"
SAACE & LLLS


 


"Civil Designer and AllyCAD are on par with world standards and the fact that Knowledge Base has offered their software to South African schools as part of their social responsibility plan means that industry players are becoming more pro-active in helping to promote civil engineering practice."


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Outsourcing Service

 
    The Bureau Division assists companies to complete specialised projects on time.
 


Outsourced projects are handled by our dedicated civil engineering support team who ensure you meet your project deadlines. Project data can be presented in any software format required. Contact bureau@knowbase.co.za for further details.
 



'Lease to Own' Option

 
 

You can now own Civil Designer via a 'Lease to Own' payment option over a 12, 24 or 36 month plan. This option is available to South African clients only and is linked to the prime lending rate. If you would like to request a current 'Lease to Own' price list please email info@civildesigner.com with your contact details.



Support & Development

 
 

Annual Upgrade and Support Agreements

Support Contracts are charged at 13% of the product purchase price and guarantee latest 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.

CURRENT VERSION: CIVIL DESIGNER 6.5

Here are the latest downloads available on the updates page:

  • Civil Designer v6.5
    Build 6 (10/06/2008)
  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Build 14 (11/06/2008)
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