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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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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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Building industry slump deepens

CONFIDENCE in the building index slumped in the second quarter to its lowest level since 2012. The FNB/Bureau for Economic Research (BER) building confidence index released yesterday lost 14 points to drop to 29 points on a 100-point scale in the quarter to wipe out the 12 point improvement in the first quarter. The current
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Indaba for building contractors

Indaba for building contractors

In a bid to empower small and medium enterprise contractors, the Master Builders Association (MBA) and the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) will hold an indaba for emerging contractors in Polokwane on Thursday next week. The indaba aims to assist people like Janji Mahlangu, a subcontractor who claimed that small business contractors were exploited by
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MBA North

One Voice in Health & Safety!

MBA North’s Regional Safety Competition For 2018 Is Underway . Entries are now officially open! MBA North Health & Safety Manager Gerhard Roets invites MBA North Members & FEM Policy Holders to participate in the Annual Health & Safety Competition.  The Competition audits are conducted free of charge for FEM Policy Holders and MBA North Members
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WORLD TUBERCILOSIS DAY

WORLD TUBERCILOSIS DAY (TB)

24 MARCH 2018 is WORLD TUBERCILOSIS DAY (TB)this Year’s Theme is ‘LEADERS FOR A TB-FREE WORLD’ WHAT IS TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) that most often affect the lungs. Tuberculosis is curable and preventable. WHAT CAUSES TB? The weak body system is the main cause of tuberculosis. It might be the
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Enwee Human, Legal and Contractual Manager talks to Capricorn FM

Master Builders Association North continues to tackle the problem of non- payments to contractors, whether they result from government not paying contractors or principal contractors withholding payments from sub-contractors. The Association seeks to ensure that the industry is not crippled by non-payments and that no other companies go out of business as a result. https://www.mbanorth.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/7-Feb-2018-CapricornFM.m4a
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Comment Submission: Draft Asbestos Abatement Regulations

Dear MBA North Members, Kindly find the Draft Asbestos Abatement Regulations for your comment. Interested persons who wish to comment on the draft regulations are invited to do so in writing within 90days from the date of publication of this notice, in a prescribed format (see Annexure A). We will appreciate your submissions by no
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