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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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Professor Francis Petersen of Cape Town Design NPC and Rob Johnson of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape

World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 to Benefit from the Built Environment Industry

Members of the built environment industry were recently invited by the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape to hear about some of the construction-related World Design Capital (WDC) Cape Town 2014 projects lined up for the year. They also heard how the built environment can get involved with WDC’s vision ‘to transform Cape Town’ […]

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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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eThekwini Municipality leads the way with sustainable buildings

The eThekwini municipality leads by example when it comes to state-of-the-art green building as demonstrated by the eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS) Customer Service centre in KE Masinga Avenue, developed by the City Architects.  . For this reason, Corobrik, which sees design innovation and green construction as long-term priorities, was proud to have played a […]

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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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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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