Articles and Events

Notice of Retraction – MBA North ASAQS – 5 December 2017

NOTICE OF RETRACTION   RATIONALISE H&S FORUM ARTICLE   The MBA North hereby retracts the Rationalise H&S Forum Article addressing the Allocation of Costs of Safety in a Bill of Quantity which was published on our Website on 31 July 2017.   The retraction of the article is due to the unintended misrepresentation of the
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Profile – Sello Mokawane

Every year the MBA North president recognises a member who has dedicated time and resources to the Association and embodied the Vision and Mission of the Association through their service. The 2017 President’s award went to SNS Plumbing Owner, Sello Mokawane. During an interview with MBA North, this is what Mr Mokawane had to say:
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Reputational Risk of Non-Payment

Payment conditions and practices are some of the biggest discussion points and complaints dealt with by the Legal and Contractual Department.  Payment provisions in Building contracts define the payments to sub-contractors based on progress and receipt of payment from the client (pay-when paid clauses). According to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), sixty percent of
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Legal Aspects: Foreign Employees

Legal Aspects: Foreign Employees

Master Builders Association North (MBA North) is aware of the challenges facing the Construction Industry when it comes to employing Foreign Nationals. The Association saw it necessary to engage with The Department of Labour (DOL), The Department of Home Affairs (DOHA), The Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), Federated Employers Mutual Assurance (FEM) and The
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MBA North Annual Dinner Sponsored by Dergigum

MBA North Annual Dinner Sponsored by Dergigum

On entry, MBA North members and major industry players were greeted with some of the best sounds the saxophone can offer. The event represented the finale of MBA North events in the Gauteng region and the support of the industry was evident in the numbers present.  MBA North President Jason Wilmot, highlighted the challenges the
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Health & Safety Representative Course November Year End Special 2017

Health & Safety Representative Course November Year End Special 2017
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First Aid Level 1 2017 November Year End Special!

First Aid Level 1 2017 November Year End Special!
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Practical Compliance Seminar: Construction Regulations

Practical Compliance Seminar

We are excited to invite ALL MBA North members to a FREE workshop on Safety Health & Environment  (SHE) Practical Compliance. Advocate Hendrik Terblanche will lead the discussion. He has 20 years of international Experience auditing SHE Legal Compliance for leading industries. Date: 23 November 2017 | Time: 17:00-19:30 | Venue: Karula Lodge (Nelspruit) NON
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MBA Nort Training

Discretionary Grant Notice: Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) Don’t Delay!

Discretionary Grant Notice: Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) Don’t Delay! Send your letter of Mandate requesting MBA North to process your application by 24 October 2017. The CETA Discretionary Grant window is open until 31 October 2017. MBA North is offering to assist members and non-members in construction with the processing and submission of
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MBA North Membership Renewal 2017 – Why Renew

What a year it has been! Although 2017 has been challenging for the Industry, the Association achieved the following highlights to name a few: In September, our Legal Aspects: Foreign Employees Seminar saw the Association bring together the Department of Labour (DOL), Department of Home Affairs (DOHA), Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) and SARS
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