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28 June 2007  
 

Industry News: Fulton Awards

 
 

Mkomaas River Bridge
Click here to view both bridges

Jeffares & Green Consulting Engineers is the recipient of two prestigious Fulton Awards for their Mkomaas River and Bosmansdam pedestrian bridges. The Mkomaas Pedestrian Bridge is the first prestressed ribbon bridge in Africa and spans 150 metres which is a world record

for this type of bridge. The Bosmansdam Road Bridge won on the basis of its aesthetic appeal. We would like to congratulate Jeffares & Green on their phenomenal achievement and on recently celebrating their 85th anniversary.

 

 

Product News 

 
 

Multiple Polylines to DTM

Civil Designer allows you to convert 2D CAD polylines to DTM points. In previous versions you could convert such polylines on a one-by-one basis making working with a contour drawing that has hundreds of polylines a time consuming process. In the upcoming version you will now be able to convert polylines to DTM points on a

multiple polyline basis where the elevation of each successive polyline is at a given interval from the previous one. This works just like real contours and is really easy to use. Simply indicate two points, a starting elevation and interval and all polylines between these two points are found. The translation to DTM points will work in sequence through these polylines. In this way a complex 2D contour drawing can be converted into a DTM in a mere fraction of the time it used to take.

In addition to the existing individual polylines function is a field that allows you to specify the spacing between DTM points along each polyline. This prevents getting a mass of unnecessary DTM points.

 

 

Bureau Outsourcing 

 
 

The Bureau department handles a number of outsourced infrastructural design tasks ranging from data capture and drafting through to GIS related assignments and is available to assist with additional projects.

Contact (021) 701-1850 or visit www.knowbase.co.za/bureau/ for details.

 

 

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
Richards Bay 25 - 29 June Civil Designer training for Uthungulu District Municipality Cedric
Bloemfontein 9 - 13 July AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits David
Durban 9 - 13 July AllyCAD training Cedric
Johannesburg 9 - 17 July Civil Designer training - Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater and Water Cameron

 

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


 

Tech Tip

 
 

Sewer Erf Connections

How to insert erf connections on to a sewer network. Read more..

 

Click here to view other detailed Tech Tips.
 



Customer Quote

 
 

Francois Lyons
Africon, East London

 

"The preliminary design for the scheme was detailed with the help of Civil Designer's Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Roads and Water modules. I find that the different modules work together in a harmonious way and allow complete freedom."


Click here to view detailed Customer Showcases from our clients.



Civil Designer Support

 
 

International Support Centre
support@knowbase.co.za

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



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.

CURRENT VERSION: CIVIL DESIGNER 6.4

Here are the latest downloads available on the updates page:

  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Build 9 (14/05/2007)
  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Build 4 (05/12/2006)
  • Civil Designer v6.4
    Hasp Driver Update (13/02/2007)
     


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