Articles and Events

Feedback Report From A Study ‘Health And Safety (H&S) Documentation In Construction

The Executive Summary below was taken from a report ‘’Health And Safety (H&S) Documentation In Construction’’ from a study done by PROFESSOR JJ Smallwood (Department of Construction Management Nelson Mandela University) and Deon Bester (Master Builders Association Western Cape) on 09 April 2018. ‘’EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In addition to a range of H&S documentation, a range
Read more

Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA)

Planning law is one of the core elements that impact our day to day life without us even realising it. The offices we work in, the residential neighbourhoods we live in, the shopping centres we use, and the roads we drive on were all planned within a legal system of interlinked Acts, Ordinances and Town
Read more

Driven Machinery Regulations & Pressure Equipment Seminar Feedback

The MBA recently hosted a seminar on the Guidance Notes to the Construction Regulations, Driven Machinery Regulations and Pressure Equipment Regulations. The keynote speaker was Adv. Hendrik Terblanche, Managing Director of Legricon Legal Risk and Compliance Consultants, and supplementary presentations were done by the Department of Labour’s Mr Phumi Maphaha: Director Construction, Explosives and MHI,
Read more

WSP / ATR Submissions deadline: 30 April 2018

The time for Skills development Reports submissions is here once again! It is imperative that these reports are submitted to the applicable (Sector Education and Training Authority) before 30 April 2018. The Skills Development Reports (WSP, ATR,) are mandatory reports required if a sector stakeholder seeks to score points on the B-BBEE Certificate for Skills.
Read more

Tender Bulletin April 2018

1- Refurbishment of Kammeelfontein Primary School 2 – Construction of the Isando Property Development Project – Phase 1 3- Greenpark Estate – Lilianton 4-Construction of Junior Traffic Training Centre – Witbank 5 – Rehabilitation of N4 6 – Renovations to Mabeskraal Library 7 – Concrete Palisade Fencing at Pudimoe Landfill Site 8 – Upgrading of
Read more

Tender Bulletin March 2018

1 – Design and Construction of New Mezzanine Office at AIDC Incubation Centre 2- Construction of Forest Hill Dev 3 – Tlhaping Community Hall 4 – Refurb of Ubuntu Residences 5 – Construction of Civil Engineering Infrastructure and 1631 Low Cost Houses 6 – Rubicon Retirement Village 7 – Mall of Ermelo 8 – Upgrading
Read more

Tender Bulletin

You don’t have permission to view the content
Read more

Building Regulations And By-Laws

We regularly receive questions from the public on compliance with the building regulations and by-laws. Deeply rooted in the South African construction history, are the building regulation by-laws that were developed by various municipal regions. They were developed because of a lack of national building regulations and were extremely rigid and prescriptive. With these local
Read more

Whereto for Building Contractors in 2018

Signs of Returning Confidence Spark Optimism for Building Industry Growth in 2018 but Threats still lurk The South African Government may have been criticised for several years for overestimating how the County’s Economy would perform. In contrast the last two years have been a downward roller-coaster. This has been a challenge for all our readers.
Read more
Minister Rob Davies

Notable changes in the recently published Amended Construction Sector Codes (ACSC)

Following Minister Rob Davies’ publishing of the ACSC in December 2017, the construction sector now has an exclusive set of transformation standards to abide by. Transitional Period It is noted in clause 10.2 that Construction Measured Entities that are in possession of valid B-BBEE certificates which would have been issued in terms of the Amended
Read more