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Annual Shutdown / Builders Break 2017 – Northern Provinces

The following notice is for MBA North Members, providing details on the Annual Shutdown and Builders Break. Click here to downloadRead more

Revised Preferential Procurement Regulations, No April Fools Joke

With the revised Preferential Procurement Regulations in effect from the 1st of April 2017, it is important for us to deconstruct and give the effects that this will have for the industry.   The Regulations repeals the 2011 regulations in its entirety and should any company want to do business with any organ of state afterRead more

MBA North Youth Forum

The MBA North Youth Forum aims develop students into young professionals and entrepreneurs, in the construction industry. This will be  done by creating partnerships between universities and FET colleges to improve communication between the two tertiary student organisations. The goal is  to share practical experience from FET colleges and academic knowledge from universities between theRead more

Fordsburg Piling

Gauteng Piling Completes Foundation Piling For New Fordsburg Shopping Centre

Gauteng Piling has completed the foundation piling for Fountain City, a new shopping centre in Fordsburg, south of Johannesburg. Keo Lekutu, Gauteng Piling’s Contracts Manager, says the developer and contractor, Tech House, appointed Gauteng Piling to provide the 54 auger piles that will serve as essential foundation elements for the new Fountain City complex onRead more

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Construction sector gazette process update

How far are we with the gazette process The Draft Construction Sector Code was gazetted and published for public comments for a period of 60 days on the 28th October 2016, which period ended on the 27 December 2016 for submission of comments. A Technical Review Committee (TRC) of the CSCC has been set upRead more

How to deal with the retirement of employees

In the life-cycle of employees at a company, there are many milestones that are achieved.  One of these milestones, and usually the last one, is retirement.  We received a lot of enquiries with regard to the actual or industry norm when it comes to retirement age. The retirement age is not addressed by either theRead more

Themba Mosai is appointed as Group Five’s interim CEO

We are pleased to announce that the Board of Group Five has appointed Themba Mosai as the interim CEO, following the resignation of former CEO, Eric Vemer. Themba has been with Group Five for over 13 years and has been an active and strategic member of the executive team since 2014 as head of theRead more

FEM ’s Long Longstanding MD retires

“Retirement may be an ending, a closing, but it is also a new beginning.”Catherine Pulsifer 2017 sees a change in leadership at The Federated Employers Mutual AssuranceCompany (RF) (PTY) Ltd. Thelma Pugh will leave office on 31March 2017, after 48 years with the company and 15years as Managing Director, making way for herreplacement, Ndivhuwo Manyonga.Read more