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Non or late payment of contractors hurting construction industry

The health of the construction industry has deteriorated due, in part, to main contractors delaying payment or defaulting on payment to sub contractors. The Master Builders Association North has called on the industry to engage in dialogue to address the issue. Enwee Human, contract & legal manager at Master Builders Association North speaks to Classic Business
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Non payment bedevils construction sector

Steady construction work is vital for the survival of subcontractors. THE LACK OF construction work is threatening the survival of sub-contractors, many of them black-owned. Sub-contractors were also suffering financially, because of non payment or payment delays by main contractors. Mohau Mphomela, the executive director of the Master Builders Association (MBA) North, said the entire
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Non payment is destroying the construction sector

The lack of construction work is threatening the survival of sub-contractors, many of them black-owned. Sub-contractors were also suffering financially, because of non payment or payment delays by main contractors. Mohau Mphomela, the executive director of the Master Builders Association (MBA) North, said the entire construction industry was suffering from a lack of investment and
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Lack of payment killing business

The trend of main contractors failing or delaying to pay their subcontractors contributes to the deterioration of the health of the construction industry. The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has therefore called on industry players to enter into a dialogue to address the issue or risk more job losses and bankruptcy. This could be demonstrated
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Construction industry must address non-payment of sub-contractors

The Master Builders Association (MBA) North says that the continuing trend of main contractors delaying payment of their sub-contractors – or defaulting altogether – is a symptom of the deteriorating health of the construction industry. The MBA is calling on industry players to enter into a dialogue to address the issue or risk more job
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Is it all doom and gloom for the ailing construction industry?

CNBC Africa speaks to various industry role players, discussing if its all doom and gloom for the construction industry. Source: CNBC Africa
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Construction Industry in Crisis

Economic indicators, declining building material sales, record lows in the FNB/BER civil construction index and Basil Read’s recent filing for business rescue are all clear indicators that the construction industry is in distress! The Master Builders Association North’s Mohau Mphomela calls for professional teams, Government bodies in the industry and associations to unite in finding
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BUILDERS BREAK 2018 / 19

28 June 2018  ATTENTION:  MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION NORTH MEMBERS BUILDING INDUSTRY COMPANIES PER:  www.mbanorth.co.za TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: RE:  ANNUAL SHUTDOWN / BUILDERS BREAK 2018 – NORTHERN PROVINCES The above-mentioned matter bears reference. Kindly take note that neither the Gauteng, nor Mpumalanga, Limpopo or North-West provinces have a Bargaining Council in place for the Building Industry,
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Small Builders Development Course!

Enrol for the Small Builders Development Course! Only 15 seats remaining! Classes:  30 Aug 2018 , 04 & 14  Sept 2018, 05th & 26 Oct 2018, 02 & 27 Nov 2018, 06 & 13 Dec 2018, 11 Jan 2019. Who Should Attend? OWNERS/SUPERVISORS OF EMERGING MICRO ENTERPRISES (EME’s) AND QUALIFYING SMALL ENTERPRISES (QSE’s), SUB-CONTRACTORS/FOREMEN/SITE MANAGERS
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Confidence in the building index has slumped in the 2nd Quarter to its lowest since 2012

Classic Business FM’s Breakfast show speaks to Mohau Mphomela, Executive director of MBA, as MBA North calls for urgent action to save the construction industry. Click here to listen to the interview
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