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H & S Forum

Rationalise H&S forum

The purpose of the  Rationalise H&S forum is to discuss the current practices relating to the Health & Safety File on Construction Sites and Projects. The three key representatives involved are Construction Health and Safety Agents, Principal Contractors and Specialist Contractors. MBA North’s Gerhard Roets reported that after several engagements held between the second and
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Construction Heath & Safety

Construction Heath & Safety (CHS) Awards Ceremony:

The Annual MBA North CHS Safety Competition culminated in an awards ceremony held at the Accolade Hotel in Midrand. The competition is funded by Federated  Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM). The competition is conducted to encourage organisations to establish effective systems for managing occupational health and safety, as well as to instil the aspects of
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MBA North Golf

MBA North Golf Day 2017

The MBA North Golf Day was well supported this year by the weather and the industry! Congratulations to the best fourball with 99 points of Christoff Vlok, Rudi Holtzhaugen, Otto Gouws and Kobus de Jager. They were followed by the Alexander Forbes with 93 points in second place. Marley Pipe systems took  3rd place with
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Services and support

MBA North Engages with the Competition Commission on Collusion Matters in order to find a solution for implicated members:

With the Competition Commission clamping down on collusive behaviour in South Africa, through a strict implementation of the Competition Act, a call from the industry has lead to discussions with the Commission, through the facilitation of the Master Builders Association. It is common knowledge that collusive behaviour took place in the Construction Industry, through cover
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Corobrik says collusion charges a misunderstanding

By: Megan van Wyngaardt Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online Construction materials provider Corobrik believes its agreements with other brick manufacturing companies are legitimate and defensible in terms of the Competition Act. The Competition Commission on Wednesday said that an investigation launched in April against Corobrik, Era Bricks, Eston, Brickand Tile, De Hoop Brickfields, Clay Industry
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FEM

The Federated Employers’ Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (pty) Ltd Education Foundation:

Future Leaders Transformed By Fem In 2016, The Federated Employers’ Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (PTY) LTD (FEM) established the FEM Education Foundation and allocated R750 million to the foundation with the aim to have a positive impact on education and leadership opportunities available to talented scholars in South Africa. The first initiative was to partner
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Kwakho Mpepho: MBA North Education & Training Manager

Kwakho Mpepho: MBA North Education & Training Manager:

Kwakho began his career as an educator with the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape. He then took up a Facilitator role at King Costa & Associates – a skills development company based in Johannesburg. His responsibilities included material development, key account management, associate provider network and liaison with statutory bodies such as SETAs
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Prompt Payment Regulations – fast track your payments

A recent presentation by Enwee Human, at the African Construction Expo / Totally Concrete Expo, gave some clarity on the “Prompt Payment Regulations” that were published for comments in 2015. There are various reasons for the proposing of amendments to the Construction Industry Development Board Act Regulations, in the form of Prompt Payment Regulations.  A
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Prompt Payment Regulations – fast track your payments

Totally Concrete & Africa Construction EXPO

MBA North hosted a stand at the Totally Concrete and Africa Construction EXPO on 23- 24 May. The Association hosted two workshops: the first was delivered by Contractual and Legal Manager, Enwee Human who spoke on Prompt Payment Regulations and the second was delivered by Advocate Gerrie Nel, head of private prosecutions unit at lobby
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Future Opportunities in Matlosana Dinner

The MBA North Annual Awards Dinner took place on 06 June in Klerksdorp. This year, the association partnered with the Wesvaal Chamber of Business and themed the Dinner, ‘Future Opportunities in Matlosana’. Two major developers in the province, Dr Khunou, Executive Director at Isago @ N12 Development Pty. Ltd., a Property Development company and Mr.
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