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The JBCC says that the lack of standardisation in the South African construction industry is not sustainable nor desirable for the industry.


The Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC) in the Preface to its May 2018 agreements states the following: Persons entering into or preparing contracts using the JBCC suite of contract agreements and support documents are warned of the dangers inherent in modifying any part of it. Experience has shown that changes drafted by others, including members […]

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Submissions for the Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards can be made until 17 July.


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 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (ERWIC) Awards consist of ten awards categories, which are open for entry to any entity which is registered […]

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Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle

Building an Effective Construction Industry for the Future

Discussions continued on the second day of the Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Conference   aimed at presenting effective routes towards transformation, improving skills and sustainability of the construction industry. Talks began with an emphasis on the Eastern Cape. Dr Pierre Voges, CEO of the Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) discussed urban renewal in Port Elizabeth […]

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New MBSA President, Colin Cozens

Bridging the Gaps in Building South Africa

Building South Africa: Bridging the gap. This was the theme of this year’s 108th annual Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) two-day Congress, aimed at addressing both local and global issues that continue to impact the construction industry in 2013. “For contractors it has not been plain sailing as the recovery from the slowdown following the […]

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