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Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for SA’s construction sector?

On Monday this week we saw the collapse of industry giant Group Five as it was put into business rescue with its stock being suspended after it filed for bankruptcy protection. There has been a significant decline of South African construction businesses and for more analysis on the construction industry CNBC Africa is joined by
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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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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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Greater awareness needed of risks posed by working at height, says MBA North

According to the Federated Employers’ Mutual Assurance Company, accidents involving falling account for over 15% of all incidents recorded by its members. This points to a need for greater awareness of the risks posed to employees when working at height in the construction industry, says Gerhard Roets of Master Builders Association (MBA) North. “As one
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Participate in a skills development pilot and make a difference

YOU’RE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN A SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PILOT AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE This pilot has been designed to minimise the risk of SME employment of workplace candidates The IRM (installation, repairs and maintenance) pilot program has been designed to minimise your risk in providing an unemployed youth experience in the workplace and pilot a
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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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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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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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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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