The construction industry is a major employer in any growing economy. Within the South African context, the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape has established a proud tradition of producing skilled and semi-skilled people who have worked on major projects all over Southern Africa through training initiatives.

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The applications for bursaries from the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape, (MBAWC), for the upcoming 2018 academic year have opened on 15th November 2017.
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The resurgence of violent #FeesMustFall protests in 2016, following the Minister of Higher Education’s announcement of an 8% university fee increase for 2017, has created concern amongst matriculants about their studies next year.

Building refurbishment projects are always a challenge. Unlike new builds, contractors are usually confronted by a host of “unknowns” that require careful planning and, just as importantly, the ability to adapt quickly to keep these projects on their critical paths.

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Building skills and employment opportunities.

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The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) has recently awarded the Buckland.

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Although President Jacob Zuma has recently announced that there will be no increase in fees for the 2016 academic year, 62% of South African students taking part in the 2015 PPS Student Confidence Index (SCI), say that they believe the cost of tertiary education in the country is too high.

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In his recent State of the Nation Address, president Jacob Zuma said, "In 2012 we unveiled the National Infrastructure Plan, led by the President through the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission.

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The Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC), a registered trade association for employers in the building industry, has welcomed the Infrastructure Development Bill that was recently introduced to Parliament by Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel.

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On Wednesday the 28th of August, a few hundred members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) marched to the offices of the Building Industry Bargaining Council (BIBC) where they handed over a memorandum of their grievances against employers in the construction industry. 

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