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Gauteng Piling, has bounced back from the lows of the lockdown to secure several major contracts to provide foundations for a building industry finally relieved of growth restrictions.

MBA North member, Gauteng Piling, has bounced back from the lows of the lockdown to secure several major contracts to provide foundations for a building industry finally relieved of growth restrictions. The Johannesburg company, led by industry veteran, Nico Maas, was contracted to provide piling for four major new contracts: Forest Mansions apartment block in
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The high qulaity Corobrik clay face brick was once again selected for a government infrastucture project, the construction of the Noordgesig Primary School in Soweto .

The 2020 school year started particularly exciting for the 1 800 pupils as they entered the doors of the newlyconstructedNoordgesig Primary School, located in Soweto. Part of the school structure, which caters for Grades Rto 7, was built using Corobrik’s superior face brick range, once again highlighting government’s commitment toquality facilities for the nation’s youth.
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Shut-Down and Start-Up Procedure OHS

Please take note of the December shut-down checklist and the January start-up checklist for your sites from the Health & Safety Department.
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Corporates commit to paying SME suppliers within 30 days

In a move that effectively throws down the gauntlet to government departments, state-owned entities and municipalities, corporate SA has formally committed to paying its small and medium enterprise (SME) suppliers within 30 days. The #PayIn30 initiative – spearheaded by Business for South Africa (B4SA), the SA SME Fund, and Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) –
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Selected building statistics of the private sector as reported by local government institutions (Preliminary) September 2020- release on 19 November 2020

The value of recorded building plans passed (at current prices) decreased by 41,4% (-R34 732,1 million) during January to September 2020 compared with January to September 2019. Decreases were recorded for non-residential buildings (-43,6% or -R7 787,1 million), residential buildings (-42,2% or -R18 270,8 million) and additions and alterations (-38,3% or -R8 674,2 million).  The value of buildings reported
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Reminder to take advantage of the 2% discount on annual subscriptions if you renew by January 2021

Our membership fees will be going up by 4% in 2021. However, we have put in place an early bird special of 2% discount for payments made by January 2021. This translates into a 2% annual increase- below the inflation rate, for payments made before 30 January 2021. Thank you for your loyal support during
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Structured training for zero defects

Master Builders Association North and Tjeka Training Matters have partnered to provide structured training to the South African building industry. Tjeka Training Matters is a registered private technical and vocational education and training college that is accredited by the Construction Education Training Authority. It has a 20-year-long track record providing high quality construction training throughout
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Govenment Gazette – Disaster Management Act, 2002: Ammendment of Regulations Issued

Click here to download the latest Government Gazette for the Disaster Management Act, 2002.
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Ramaphosa to address SA on Covid-19 response – Presidential Speech 11 November 2020 & 20h00

My fellow South Africans, We have not had our national family meeting for some time. It has been many months now since the outbreak of the coronavirus in South Africa. The pandemic has caused great hardship for all our people. After such a long time of uncertainty and worry, we all wish for a return
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