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16 October 2008  

Features & Functionality 


Vertical Alignment Editing

The Vertical Alignment function in the Water Module allows point properties to be edited in textual format, so it is possible to set exact chainage, invert level, cover or depth for any point. Points are selected for editing using a graphical function activated by a top button on the toolbar. Graphical Insert and Move can also perform selection, allowing fine adjustments in textual mode after executing a graphical function. Click here for more details on Vertical Alignment Editing.



IMESA Conference 2008



Knowledge Base will be exhibiting at this year's IMESA Conference which takes place at the Sand du Plessis Theatre Complex in Bloemfontein from 29th to 31st October. This year's exhibition includes the biennial IMESA Project Excellence Awards for outstanding

infrastructure engineering projects. Please visit us at stands F11 and F29 where we will showcase the latest developments in Civil Designer and also offer clients an opportunity to win various prizes.



Outsourcing Centre 


Outsourcing Centre

Civil engineering support team on hand to assist with project deadlines. Project data will be presented in any software format required. Contact to qualify for special rates.



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, Eastern 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.

United Kingdom 18 - 25 Oct AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Reece
Bloemfontein 20 - 24 Oct Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road & Sewer Andrew
Johannesburg 20 - 24 Oct AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles
Cape Town 20 - 28 Oct Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater & Water * Brett
East London 27 - 31 Oct In-House AllyCAD and Civil Designer training for Department of Roads & Transport Andrew
Johannesburg 27 Oct - 4 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater & Water Cameron
Bloemfontein 28 - 31 Oct IMESA Conference Vincent, Charles, Yolanda, Reece
Cape Town 29 - 30 Oct Advanced Road training * Brett
Durban 3 - 7 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road & Sewer Cedric
Cape Town 10 - 13 Nov AllyCAD training Darren
Nelspruit 10 - 14 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road & Water Cedric
Johannesburg 11 - 13 Nov AllyCAD training Cameron

* Only 3 places still available


    Best Regards,
    The Knowledge Base Team


Tech Tip

  Archiving a Project

Archiving a Project

This Tech Tip explains how to use the Archive Project function introduced in version 6.5.
Read more..


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Customer Showcase


Henk van der Watt

Element Consulting,
East London


In His Element
Henk van der Watt has an easy going and down to earth personality which keeps him grounded. He is also extremely humble when describing his role in the completion of intricate projects recently undertaken. Three of these developments in the Eastern Cape include the Cape Morgan initiative situated near Kei Mouth, the Gonubie Palms resort in Gonubie and Sunshine Lakes in Port Alfred. Read more..

Click here to view other detailed Customer Showcases from our clients.

'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 with your contact details.

Civil Designer Support


International Support Centre

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

Civil Designer Forum

Recently Emigrated?

    Knowledge Base would like to assist engineers who have recently emigrated.
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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.


Here are the latest downloads available on the updates page:

  • Civil Designer v6.5
    Build 8 (16/10/2008)
  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Build 14 (11/06/2008)

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