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MBAWC Executive Director, Rob Johnson

Statement by the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape

Rob Johnson: In memory of a master builder It is with deep sadness that we learnt last week of the passing of our Executive Director, Rob Johnson.  The loss we feel of his friendship, counsel and leadership is immense. Rob will be remembered for his commitment to education and the upholding of standards in the […]

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MBAWC Executive Director, Rob Johnson

Building South Africa Beyond 2014

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. We have subsequently invested one trillion rand in public infrastructure over the past five years. Many of the projects are completed or are nearing completion.” […]

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MBAWC Executive Director, Rob Johnson

Building Together to Benefit Women

With the theme of this year’s Women’s Month being ‘A Centenary of Working Together towards Sustainable Women Empowerment and Gender Equality’, the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) and the South African Women in Construction Association: Western Cape (SAWIC: WC), have joined forces to benefit women in the industry. According to Nontsikelelo Mgayiya, […]

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Building a nation of empowered women

The theme of this year’s Women’s Month is ‘Working together to enhance women’s opportunities to economic empowerment’. While there has been enormous transformation across a number of industries in terms of female employment and empowerment, the construction industry is still largely male-dominated. Rob Johnson, Executive Director of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape […]

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Construction training authority in need of renovation

Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, recently stated before parliament that there was little to show for the R37,5bn ploughed into the Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) since 2000. Rob Johnson, Executive Director of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) – a major stakeholder in the affairs of the Construction SETA […]

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