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30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Labour - Workshops »
Department of Labour will be hosting its annual workshops/road shows to promote the implementation and compliance with the...
01 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
eTendering & Central Supplier Database »
The Association has recently had an influx of inquiries relating to Government’s Central Supplier Database and eTendering...
01 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preferential Procurement Regulations »
The Revised Preferential Procurement Regulations were gazetted on the 20 January 2017. These Regulations will change the w...
06 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction Sector Gazette Process Update »
How far are we with the gazette process? Issued on behalf of the CSCC by the CEO Thabo Masombuka The Draft Con...
07 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Minimum Wage - Call for Comments »
A  proposed national minimum wage in South Africa of R3‚500 per month was recently presented.  Deputy Presid...

Health & Safety
07 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
General Safe Guarding of Construction Sites »
Construction Regulation 27 - "construction sites in built areas, adjacent to a public way, are suitably and sufficiently f...
02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prevention of Occupational Injuries and diseases »
Introduction  In the industries workers are exposed to all kinds of hazards, these hazards could immediately...
21 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tower Crane Safety »
On 14 August 2017, a construction worker was left in critical condition after a tower crane collapsed at a building s...
04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
9 Crazy but True Safety Facts »
Some people would say that the world has gone safety mad. Everywhere we turn there are massive warning signs or bright col...
30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corporate Wellness Week 1-5 July 2017 »
There are never enough hours in the day and we are under increasingly more and more stress. The pressure is always on to p...

Contractual & Legal
02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Does my insurance cover damages due to public unrest and strikes? »
“With all the civil unrest caused by striking workers, political rallies and student actions, I was wondering whether insu...
04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can My Outdoor Spa Land Me in Hot Water? »
“ My wife and I recently moved into a sectional title unit. We used to have an outdoor spa at our previous house and would...
30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contractual Disputes »
Most building contract documents allow for disputes between parties to be resolved by adjudication and or arbitration. Thi...
04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Labour Appeal Court Sanctions Employer for Sexual Harassment »
By Neil Coetzer, Partner and Taryn York, Employment Law, Benefits & Industrial Relations, Cowan-Harper Attorneys...
01 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ambit of Arbitration Agreement Introduction »
A recent case dealt with by the Supreme Court of Appeal concerned the interpretation of an agreement to arbitrate and exac...

02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to stretch your Money »
Do you find that your expenses increase faster than the inflation rate? Do you wonder how can you can make your monthly bu...
04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhancement of Risk Benefits at NO ADDITIONAL COST TO THE MEMBER !! ​ »
The Risk Benefits offered by the funds administered by the KZN MBA has been enhanced at no additional cost to the member....
05 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your business VAT compliant? »
Before claiming input VAT it is critical that the supplier invoice complies with the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Act . Should...

Press Release
02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MBSA Press Release »
MBSA Congress to Address State Of SA Construction Sector The annual Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress, s...

Industry Affairs
02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Does the Local Authority Relate to The Building Contractor? »
There seems to be a lot of confusion by the smaller home builder on the role of the Local Authority in respect to the cont...
11 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in South African Construction »
Women in South African Construction - Recognising Women’s Day, 9 August 2017 Construction is still largely regarded as...
13 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders Congress 2017: Call for Papers »
Building South Africa Together 10 – 12 September 2017, Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town This is...

02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Continuous Professional Development »
In our quest to continuously enhance the value of service provided to our members and clients, the Training Academy has su...
02 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Skills Competition – Bricklaying in KZN »
WorldSkills International has its origin in 1946 when Jose Olaso, then General Director of Spanish Youth Organisation saw...

Stakeholder Relations
07 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Scholarship Programme »
The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (PTY) LTD - (FEM) continues their successful effort in contributing...
04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Making IOD Assurance Work for You! »
FEM’s professional service in both obtaining Letters of Good Standing as well as processing of claims makes them an obviou...
23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM’s Longstanding MD retires »
FEM’s Longstanding MD retires 2017 Sees a change in leadership at The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF)...

Labour Relations
01 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Display of Legal Posters​ ​ »
We received a number of enquiries in response to the earlier warning from the Department of Labour cautioning employe...
02 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice to all Employers Registered with the Compensation Fund »
The Department of Labour announced that the deadline for the 2016 Return of Earnings submission has been extended and will...
06 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronically Exposed: What Your Employees Should Know! »
The digital world is exploding around us. Developments in electronic communications, social media, applications, internet,...
07 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zero Tolerance and Discipline in The Workplace »
The existence of valid or reasonable rules is a prerequisite for effective and fair discipline in the workplace. Employees...

13 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vacancy: Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Manager »
Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) is a federation of employers’ organizations regulated in terms of Section 107 of the L...
01 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vacancy: Clinic Assistant, Zululand »
The Association is looking for a Clinic Assistant in our Area Office, Zululand. PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION P...
01 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vacancy: Senior Administrative Assistant »
The Association is looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant in our Westville Office . PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCT...
01 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vacancy – Westville Receptionist »
The Association is looking for a Receptionist in our Westville office . PRIMARY PURPOSE AND FUNCTION To pro...

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