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17 March 2009

Too much work for too few engineers

Kim Trollip

SA’s severe shortage of engineering professionals is putting a strain on the country’s infrastructure growth programme, according to research by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) published this week.

The report supports what similar studies have indicated: that SA is facing a chronic shortage of qualified and competent professionals such as engineers following a surge in investment in infrastructure development in recent years.

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