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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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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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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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