Labour issues, late payment and slow growth ‘catastrophic’ for the sector, says Master Builders’ Association North.
The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period January to June 2018 recently released indicates positive news, that the construction sector has seen growth for the first time in six quarters.
With its successful record in the fast track construction of high-end projects, Concor Buildings has been awarded the prestigious Illovo Central contract. This 17-storey mixed-use development near Sandton is due for completion in January 2020.
The Minister of Public Works, Mr Thulas Nxesi, will address the SACPCMP 6th Project and Construction Management Professions Conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre on 29-31 October 2018.
South Africa’s ‘grating man’ Andrew Mentis, founder of steel floor grating specialist Andrew Mentis (Pty) Ltd, passed away on 17 June 2018 in Johannesburg at the age of 97, four days before he would have turned 98.
The fourth and final phase of the popular Willow Wood Office Park, developed by Heartwood Properties, in Fourways in Gauteng, is currently under construction and due for completion in March next year.
The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is an agency of the National Human Settlements Department tasked with the responsibility to provide protection in terms of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act (Act No.95 of 1998).
Mace has released its latest tender cost update for Sub-Saharan Africa, showing mixed performances for the region’s two most prominent economies.
The Master Builders Association (MBA) North says that the continuing trend of main contractors delaying payment of their sub-contractors – or defaulting altogether – is a symptom of the deteriorating health of the construction industry.