Thursday, 21 April 2016 13:10

Building watchdog on shaky ground

A presidential proclamation allowing the Special Investigating Unit to investigate a construction industry watchdog could open a can of worms.

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According to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB report) of October 2015, South Africa’s unemployment rate currently stands at 25%.

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As bankruptcies of contractors in the construction industry rise at a rate of five liquidations a month, contractors and sub-contractors are warned that payments can be clawed back from them if their contracting counter-party winds up in liquidation.

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Building skills and employment opportunities.

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As part of efforts to skill housing inspectors and builders on home building guidelines and standards, the National Home Builder’s Registrations Council (NHBRC) is conducting an intensive two day workshop at the Birchwood Hotel starting on the 16th until 17th of March.

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Global leaders in construction meet at Africa’s biggest expo for the construction industry.

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Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:55

New building contracts for Liviero

Reflecting its growing experience and expertise in diverse sectors ranging from medical to retail, multi-disciplinary construction group Liviero has secured new building contracts at Natalspruit Hospital and at iconic Durban shopping centre The Workshop.

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Small and medium enterprises face various challenges in Africa, particularly in the construction industry.

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First day of the Department of Labour's inquiry into the M1 bridge collapse kicks off with the two companies at the centre of the probe unable to agree on who is responsible for the structure's design.

Lack of capacity in governmental and professional structures tasked to implement infrastructure projects is one of the main challenges faced by the construction industry in Africa, resulting in issues with the delivery of quality products within the specified time and budget, payment issues and so on, says Frans Pienaar of Inyatsi Construction.

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