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Gravity Training Safety Bulletin

How long after a worker has fallen, should a rescue be completed? This is a question I often come across. The answer to which I cannot give. Each situation is unique. How high is the patient from the ground? How are they connected? What path do we need to take to get them to safety?
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Leads to Business Tender Opportunities from R580p/m

MBA North is excited to announce a partnership with Leads 2 Business (L2B) to assist small to medium sized member companies gain exposure and be informed of tender & project opportunities in the construction and associated industry. L2B is offering qualifying companies substantially reduced rates on L2B’s service. For R580 per month, MBA North members
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WSP and ATR Submission is 30 March 2019!

The season for the submission of WSP/ATR is upon us! Your association is here to assist you through this process. What is WSP/ATR? The Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) is a report that documents the skills development needs of your organisation and sets out how they will be addressed. The Annual Training Report (ATR) shows the
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2019 MBA North Regional Safety Competition Entries Are Open

The MBA North regional safety competition is sponsored by the Federated Employers Mutual(FEM) and is conducted free of charge for MBA North and FEM members. It is an opportunity for all members to improve the standard of their health & Safety systems and receive valuable feedback and assistance on where their systems fall short. It
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Your BBBEE Certificate Submission Is Required Before 30 March 2019

The Construction Sector Charter Council (CSCC) sent out a reminder on 15 February that you are required to submit your latest (2019 and 2018) BBBEE certificates, scorecard and report – issued by an accredited Verification Agency that has authority to do so – to the CSCC. The CSCC emphasised that reporting is compulsory for all
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Two Aspects Of Business Rescue You Need To Know

By Brad Boertje With the promulgation of the new Companies Act 71 of 2008 and the introduction of Business Rescue provisions, thousands of companies have used these proceedings to try and save themselves from liquidation. And so they should. The success rate of South African business rescue proceedings is said to be just under 10%,
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Recommendations For Members In Dealing With Disruptions On Construction Sites

Although the ongoing spate of invasion of construction sites by the so-called “Federation for Radical Economic Transformation” is receiving serious government attention, it is important for our members to be prepared for such an event and to be clear on their rights and how to deal with such a situation. This self-proclaimed “Federation” has to
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Tender Bulletin – November

For current and upcoming tenders see below Olifantsvlei Wastewater Treatment Works_Infrastructure Renewal Plan David Place Construction of Tlhabane Square Construction of Dithakwaneng Sports Facility Renovations to Sibasa SAPS Training Centre Basic Sanitation Services in Informal Settlements 80 Eloff Street Construction of Dipaleseng Community Hall and Creche Roads and Stormwater in Braamfischerville Ext 12 Olifantsvlei Wastewater
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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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Profile – Riteside Projects

“Rite” Now, Not Tomorrow or Later, Is The “Rite” Time To Join Master Builders Association North, And More So To Participate Fully In The Substantial Services And Opportunities The MBA North Offers. It Will Benefit Your Business Dramatically! Profile – Jerry Thulo – MBA North Member Gauteng Jerry Thulo of Riteside Projects is now an
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