Construction industry faces its challenges

Posted On Wednesday, 20 June 2007 02:00 Published by eProp Commercial Property News
Rate this item
(0 votes)

The shortage of skills and other challenges facing the construction industry are up for discussion this week at the second built environment conference, currently on the go in Port Elizabeth.

 

Construction IndustryThe conference which kicked off on Monday, will highlight the exodus of experienced professionals in the built environment and recruitment strategies to curb the declining pool of aging professionals in the industry.

The two-day event, jointly hosted by the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) and the Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (Asocsa), is aimed at providing an international platform to discuss problems, challenges and constraints affecting the built environment.

The conference will see speakers from the government, the private sector and educational institutions all discussing issues affecting the construction industry.

Monday's speakers included Ronnie Khoza, CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board, who focused on increasing the effectiveness of the regulatory environment.

Issues to be discussed today include the shortage of engineering skills, built environment education and investment in golf estates. 

Last modified on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 22:22

Most Popular

Investec Property Fund launches first REIT sustainability-linked ESG bond in Africa

Apr 22, 2021
Darryl_Mayers_CEO
Investec Property Fund (‘IPF’ or ‘the Fund’) today became the first South African real…

Rethinking office space in post pandemic SA

Apr 20, 2021
90_Rivonia_results
Since the beginning of the pandemic, one of the biggest questions in real estate has been…

EPP’s new app takes tenant relations to the next level

Apr 22, 2021
Tomasz_Trzósło
Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed EPP, Poland’s biggest retail landlord, continues to…

4 simple rules to getting a good credit score

Apr 21, 2021
Carl_Coetzee_BetterBond_CEO
Make buying your dream home an informed purchase by knowing your credit score.

Western Cape ripe with affordable housing potential

Apr 20, 2021
Tuhf_Hi_res24
The TUHF Western Cape regional team believes that even though COVID has had an impact on…

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.