Labour issues, late payment and slow growth ‘catastrophic’ for the sector, says Master Builders’ Association North.

The results of Consulting Engineers South Africa's (CESA) Bi-annual Economic and Capacity Survey for the period January to June 2018 recently released indicates positive news, that the construction sector has seen growth for the first time in six quarters. 

Mace has released its latest tender cost update for Sub-Saharan Africa, showing mixed performances for the region’s two most prominent economies.

The gazetting of an amended Code of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) specifically for the construction industry on 2 November 2017 opens up new opportunities for the industry, says Kwakho Mpepho, Education, Training and Transformation Manager at the Master Builders Association North.

Bryte Insurance, a proactive business risk specialist, today released its Construction Activity Monitor for the period ending June 2017.

Envisaged construction sector BEE codes have the potential to re-energise transformation while creating a platform for strategic growth at wide-awake building firms and contractors.

Following extensive industry consultation, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is tightening up requirements for RICS professionals and regulated firms working in the land, property and construction sector, with the publication of a new global professional statement on conflicts of interest.

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and the National Treasury is hosting a seminar from 28 February to 01 March 2017 at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre.

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