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Small contractors face biggest risks

he Master Builders Association (MBA) North has warned that contractors – particularly small and mid-sized ones – face growing business risk when embarking on new projects due to issues such as contracts that are heavily amended to favour large contractors and delayed payment or non-payment. Mohau Mphomela, the executive director of MBA North, said contractors
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Updated Government documentation – Level 1

Government Gazette Notices Direction Extending Covid-19 Ters Benefits For Certain Categories Of Employee Disaster Management Act, 2002: (Act No. 57 Of 2002): Determination Of Alert Levels And Hotspots Disaster Management Act, 2002: Amendment Of Regulations Issued In Terms Of Section 27(2)
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MBA North in the News: Training equals survival for contractors in a post-Covid-19 world

Biz Community – Training equals survival for contractors in a post-Covid-19 world As the name suggests, contractors work under the terms of the contract they have signed with the client or, more usually, with the principal contractor. One of the key reasons that contractors find themselves in difficulties is that they simply do not understand
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The Real Economy Bulletin – 2nd Quater

The Real Economy Bulletin is a Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) review of quarterly trends, developments and data in the real economy, together with an analysis of the latest growth and employment figures from the main manufacturing industries and key data in Excel format. The GDP: As expected, the GDP dropped sharply, by 16%
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Construction Activity Rebound is expected in 3rd Quarter

According to an article supported by compiler of the Afrimat construction Index (ACI), Economist Roelof Botha. He supports his prediction with Government as the tangible driver, DBSA’s infrastructure delivery support to municipalities to the tune of R4 Billion and common sense. Afrimat Construction Index reflects local economic conditions, dampened by COVID-19 See the September Index
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Congratulations to the MBA North Safety Competition Winners and participants 2020

The MBA North Regional Safety Competition is an annual event where MBA North members and FEM policyholders are audited free of charge to provide a platform from which they can bench mark their H&S management systems and implementation against other member companies in our North region: Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and North-West Provinces. Despite the COVID-19
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