Newsletter - 06 July 2005

Company News

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KNOWLEDGE BASE EXHIBITS AT THE WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: PRINCIPALS CONFERENCE

The Western Cape Education Department recently held their Principals Conference at the North Link College, Tygerberg Campus on Saturday 11 June 2005 from 09:00 till 14:00.

 

Knowledge Base was one of the educational exhibitors at the conference and showcased the multiple uses of CAD in subjects like Civil Technology and Engineering Graphics and Design. The conference delegates consisted of Further Education and Training (FET) principals in the Western Cape and various educational officials from both national and regional level.

 

Among the dignitaries were Mr Ronald Swartz (Superintendent General of Education), Minister Cameron Dugmore (MEC for Education), Ms Penny Vinjevold (Deputy Director General for Further Education and Training from the National Department of Education), Ms Jenny Rault-Smith (Director: Curriculum Development for the Western Cape Education Department) and Mr Peter Present, (Director in Research for the Western Cape Education Department).

 

 


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From left to right: Reece Hanning from Knowledge Base, Penny Vinjevold, Deputy Director General for FET and Vincent Bester, CEO Knowledge Base.

 

 

 

AllyCAD Support & Development

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LATEST UPDATES FROM THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Here are the latest downloads available on the updates page:

  • AllyCAD v3.4 PRO & SME
    Build 21 (06/06/2005)

  • AllyCAD v3.4 Micro
    Build 21 (06/06/2005)

  • AllyCAD v3.4 Freeware
    Build 21 (06/06/2005)

  • AllyCAD Help file Update
    (14/05/2004)

  • AllyCAD v3.3 PRO & SME
    Build 33 (31/05/2004)

TECH TIP TUTORIAL

How to Apply a Helmert transformation on all or part of the drawing.

 

This Tech Tip explains how to Apply a Helmert transformation on all or part of the drawing. The Helmert transform requires at least three common points between the old and the new coordinate systems. You may input up to 100 common coordinates...
 

View Tech Tip

 

 

 

Training & Visitations

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ALLYCAD TRAINING CONTACT DETAILS

Training is often regarded as the cornerstone to achieving optimal results and enhanced productivity. The value of good quality training cannot be emphasized enough.

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

 

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

 

 

CURRENT VISITS & TRAINING ACTIVITIES

Our Customer Consultants will be involved in the following visits and training activities over the next couple of weeks. 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

Cape Town

11 – 15 July

AllyCAD training for Western Cape Education Department

Solly

Johannesburg

18 – 20 July

AllyCAD training

Cameron

Durban

18 – 22 July

AllyCAD client visits

Charles

East London

25 – 27 July

AllyCAD training (Four places still available)

Solly

 

 

 

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

 


 

Customer Quote

 

Owen Hensburg

Engineering Technician at the National Ports Authority (NPA)

 

“The conceptual plans of the car terminal were completed with the help of AllyCAD in accordance with space availability, and the maximisation of traffic flow. I find the program to be incredible and we use it daily to complete our projects,”

 


Click here to view Detailed Customer Showcases from our clients.


 

Recruitment Service

 

RECRUITMENT

If you’re looking for the best possible candidate with the right skills and technical abilities for the job, then look no further than the Knowledge Base Recruitment Centre. We specialise in the sourcing of top quality candidates for the Civil Engineering and CAD Design industries.

For more information, please visit our Knowledge Base website

 

This is a random selection of our candidates. Send us an email and include the Candidate Number for further information.

 

Candidate 149

Structural Site Technician with 3 years on-site experience. Seeks a position within the Western Cape or Port Elizabeth region.

Candidate 304

Senior Civil Technician with a ND Civil Engineering and 10 years experience in geometric design. Has experience in project management and administration and is proficient in Civil Designer, AllyCAD and MX Roads. Seeks a position within the KwaZulu Natal Region.

Candidate 318

Industrial Engineering Technician with 4 years Surveying experience (Topographical, Deformation, GPS) and a National Diploma in Surveying seeks a similar position within the Western Cape.

Candidate 354

Structural Engineer with B.Sc Civil Engineering (Hons). Experience in structural and geometric design but would like to focus on structures. Proficient in Civil Designer, AllyCAD, AutoCAD and Prokon. Will relocate nationally.

 


 

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AllyCAD Support

 

 

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT CENTRE


support@knowbase.co.za

 

086 0101 999
(South Africa only)

+27 21 7011850
(International Clients)

 


 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge Base Software

Developers of Professional Civil Engineering and CAD Design Solutions

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