Articles and Events

Minister Thulas Nxesi to address issues of national importance at Transformation Indaba

The Honourable Minister of Public Works, Mr Thulas Nxesi at the inauguration of the CBEs 5th term Council on Wednesday 16 January 2019 expressed his Department’s expectations of the CBE, specifically that of transforming the South African Built Environment sector. During his address the CBE was reminded of its priority mandate to be the leader
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MBA North – Building Tenders 28 January 2019 – 1 February 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 01 February 2019
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MBA AGM 2019

NOTICE OF MBA NORTH’S 115th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

Notice is hereby given to all Members that the One Hundred and Fifteenth (115th) Annual General Meeting of the Master Builders Association North, will be held on Thursday 07 February 2019 from 16H00, at Bytes Conference Centre, Bytes Business Park, Block C, 241 Third Raad, Halfway Gardens, Midrand, to conduct the following business (directions): To
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MBA North – Building Tenders 21 – 25 January 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 25 January 2019
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Cannabis In The Work Place – Where Does The Labor Law Fit In

A landmark court ruling by the Constitutional Court that decriminalised the private and personal use of cannabis could leave employers in a pickle when it comes to health and safety in the workplace, experts have said. This is because it may be difficult to determine for certain whether an employee is under the influence of cannabis or
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Cannabis ruling poses a challenge for construction industry – MBA

Occupational health and safety specialists have noted that the ruling by the Constitutional Court to decriminalise the private use of cannabis has raised important questions for the construction industry. Gerhard Roets, Construction Health and Safety Manager at the Master Builders Association North, says that companies and their health advisors need consider the impact of the
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Weed in the workplace – experts weigh in on cannabis and labour law

A landmark court ruling by the Constitutional Court that decriminalised the private and personal use of cannabis could leave employers in a pickle when it comes to health and safety in the workplace, experts have said. This is because it may be difficult to determine for certain whether an employee is under the influence of
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MBA Awards

Construction sector to discuss dangers of cannabis on building sites

The South African construction sector – concerned about the potential effects of the legalisation of cannabis on health and safety in the industry – has organised a special seminar next week to deal with the issue. “Consequences of Cannabis Use in the Workplace” will be presented by Master Builders Association (MBA) North in collaboration with
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Awards Dinner

The Annual MBA North Awards

The Annual MBA North Awards were held on 25 October 2018. The Association president, Mr Musa Shangase highlighted that with the state of the economy, the road to rebuilding institutions, sound governance, and injecting dynamism in the economy, was foggy as the country was still peeling through the frightening legacy of Zuma’s reign that is
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Non payment bedevils construction sector

Steady construction work is vital for the survival of subcontractors. THE LACK OF construction work is threatening the survival of sub-contractors, many of them black-owned. Sub-contractors were also suffering financially, because of non payment or payment delays by main contractors. Mohau Mphomela, the executive director of the Master Builders Association (MBA) North, said the entire
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