Funeral Arrangements for Eng. Simela Dube

Eng. Simela Dube the Director of Engineering Services at Bulawayo City Council passed on, on the 31st December 2021. He died at the age of 56 leaving his wife Mrs Nobuhle Dube and three children.

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The Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers (ZIE) was founded in 1944. It was incorporated in 1953 as a Learned Society or Professional Body for Engineering Professionals in the then Rhodesia. ZIE is housed at CONQUENAR House, 256 Samora Machel Ave East in Eastlea, Harare. The Institution is a private professional body made up of its members.

Operations and membership are regulated by a Private Act of Parliament, and is in turn regulated by the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe (ECZ), mandated by the Engineering Council Act 27:22. ZIE is a multi-disciplinary Institution covering all engineering disciplines. It is as a Learned Society similar in many ways to other Professional Associations in the country and elsewhere.

Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers at a Glance
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Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems.
Thamsaqa Mpala — President

Engineering Disciplines

The disciplines of engineering can be divided into six main categories, ICT, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Structural Engineering.


Provides a wider perspective on the nature of technology, its use and application to the living world.


Deals with the study of operation and design of chemical plants as well as methods of improving production.


Deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environments.


Deals with the study, design, and application of equipment, devices, and systems which use electronics.


Deals with materials science to design, analyze, manufacture and maintain mechanical systems.



Deals with the designing of 'bones and muscles' that create the form and shape of man-made structures.

Our 2022 Activities

National Tree Planting Month

ZIE encourages every engineer, technologist or technician in all our ZIE areas chapters to be part of the tree planting drive which will is held on the first Saturday of December each year.

Engineers Week

Engineers Week will be celebrated from February 20, to February 26. Its aim is to promote and raise awareness of engineering's contribution to society.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (February 24, 2022) helps focus a growing movement to inspire girls' futures so they learn they have a place in engineering a better world.

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