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What are the biggest risks in running a business in the current SA economy?

Expect 2019 to be a rocky ride that results in frustratingly little economic reform and only slightly better growth. 2019 will be incredibly noisy — primarily given an election, ANC infighting and a jam-packed first quarter of legislative moves – not to mention the ongoing threat of the “construction mafia” and its negative impact on
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Tendering successfully in the 21st Century

By Jürgen Visser, director of JSV Consulting Tendering or bidding for Government Contracts in South Africa can seem like a daunting exercise in today’s times as Government is currently adopting technology to improve the efficiency and reach of the e-procurement process with a majority of parastatals still using the old system of newspaper advertising and
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Checklist for Homebuilders

What do you need to have in place in order to start a homebuilding project? This checklist compilation will help you to plan and execute your project. 1. Establish your financing ahead of time Your budget is one of the single biggest factors that can determine the progress, quality and scope of your project –
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MBA North – Building Tenders 23 April 2019 – 26 April 2019

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MBA North – Building Tenders 15 April 2019 – 19 April 2019

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MBA North – Building Tenders 8 April 2019 – 12 April 2019

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MBA North – Building Tenders 1 April 2019 – 5 April 2019

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MBA North – Building Tenders 25 March 2019 – 29 March 2019

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MBA North – Building Tenders 18 March 2019 – 22 March 2019

Tip of the Week: Administrative and Functional requirements are vitally important in the evaluation process. Always ensure you are submitting the exact documents that are being requested and if you are unsure of anything then contact the bid/ tender administrator to get clarity as soon as possible. MBA North – Building Tenders 18 March 2019
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Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for SA’s construction sector?

On Monday this week we saw the collapse of industry giant Group Five as it was put into business rescue with its stock being suspended after it filed for bankruptcy protection. There has been a significant decline of South African construction businesses and for more analysis on the construction industry CNBC Africa is joined by
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