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31 May 2007  
 

Civil Designer User Group Workshops

 
 

The first set of user group sessions kicked off in East London on 17 May 2007. The user group meetings have been designed in order to provide clients with an opportunity to receive interactive workshops presented by the Knowledge Base software developers within their fields of expertise.

Arcus Gibb and Africon were among the first to receive presentations covering Sewer House Connections in the Sewer module as well as the latest SWMM methodology in the Stormwater module. The sessions delivered by Stormwater Developer Johan Swart and National Key Accounts Manager Reece Hanning also provided a sneak preview on new functionality in the upcoming 6.5 version.

Other user group meetings conducted in the Mpumalanga region on 23 - 24 May included presentations at Endecon, Tumber Fourie, Mbombela Local Municipality, and the Department of Agriculture. During these sessions the Roads Developer Dawid du Toit focused on Quantities and Templates in the current Civil Designer version and also reviewed some of the new functionality in the upcoming version. Seen in the picture: Staff members at Tumber Fourie Nelspruit with Dawid du Toit and David Bredenkamp from Knowledge Base.

 

 

Product News 

 
 

AUXILLARY LANES

The upcoming Civil Designer 6.5 version allows the addition of Auxillary Lanes in the Roads Module via a simple dialogue, facilitating the creation of climbing lanes, drop off areas, bus embankments and other lanes. The function allows you to specify the left or right alignment, the width, the start and end


chainage position, the taper lead-in and lead-out length and the layer works template to be applied before the auxillary lane is automatically created. The Auxillary Lanes Function also includes a 'Speed Profiles' tool which calculates the point on an ascent at which a climbing lane should be positioned.

 

 

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
Johannesburg 1 - 5 June Civil Designer: Sewer, Stormwater & Water Cameron
Durban 4 - 7 June Civil Designer: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain and Road Cedric
Johannesburg 4 - 8 June AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles
Cape Town 5 - 12 June Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater and Water Solly
Durban 11 - 15 June AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits David
Durban 13 - 14 June Advanced Road training Cedric

UPCOMING USER GROUP SESSIONS

LOCATION DATES PERSONS
Durban 12 June Brett & David
Polokwane 13 June Cameron & Charles
Cape Town 14 - 15 June Alasdair & Reece

Please contact one of our Key Account Managers if you are interested in booking a User Group Session at your company.

 

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


 

Tech Tip

 
 

Drainage Network

Using the Drainage Network function to show dominant water routes over a grid surface.
Read this Tech Tip

 

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Customer Quote

 
 

Bernard Masher
Du Plessis & Burger Consulting Engineers, Nelspruit

A FIRST OF ITS KIND

 

"With this project our focus was on a major bulk irrigation water supply system, bulk electricity supply, road infrastructure, irrigation land and agro-business developments, making design software like Civil Designer invaluable."


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)
     


Bureau Service

 
   

The Bureau assists companies to complete specialised projects on time.

 


For more information call (021) 701-1850 or visit www.knowbase.co.za/bureau/.
 



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