Latest epidemiological models have revealed that the COVID-19 infection peak in the Western Cape will take place from late July through early August.
Today the NHBRC has temporarily closed down its Tzaneen satellite office after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The Master Builders Association (MBA) North has broadly welcomed President Ramaphosa’s vision of massive infrastructure spending as the “flywheel” of South Africa’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
The NHBRC has temporarily closed its East London office down after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 as of 17th of June 2020.
Following two months of hard lockdown, the development of a 2 047-bed student village at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) has resumed this week.
With the aim of celebrating and encouraging women in the construction industry, the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) has developed an awards programme to showcase their projects and achievements.
The entire construction industry reopened on 1 June with the advent of Alert Level 3, largely as a result of the extensive lobbying by the Construction Covid-19 Rapid Response Task Team, which comprised Master Builders South Africa along with various other industry bodies.
Reports of the demise of the construction industry in South Africa are greatly exaggerated, says construction giant Grinaker-LTA.
The National Home Builders Registration Council will resume offering its full service operations at its main Provincial Offices as of Monday, 8th of June 2020 in line with the Level 3 Lockdown Regulations.
As the construction industry gears up to return to work when the lockdown moves to Level 3 on 1 June, industry stakeholders need to come together to reach a consensus on a number of contentious issues, says Wayne Albertyn, Director of Gothic Construction and President of MBA North.