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The recent amendment to the gazetted Code of Good Practice on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) is set to open up new opportunities for the industry.

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US prosecutors target construction firms that “institutionalise theft” from their own workers

US prosecutors target construction firms…

A recent spate of criminal prosecutions in New York and California against builders who don’t pay their workers the agreed wage suggests a hardening mood against corporate graft in the country. In one case, a luxury home-builder in Manhattan has been charged with stealing more than $1.7m from 500 workers through payroll tricks. Previously, failure to pay the correct wage was treated as a civil matter, putting the onus on the worker to bring a suit against their employer. But now state...

July 18, 2018

Videos

CemteQ PlasterLite

CemteQ PlasterLite

PlasterLite is a super-smooth, easy-to-apply composite material for trowel-on plaster and low-velocity pumped plaster applications. It combines the right combination of expanded Perlite with quality cement, various admixtures and fibres in...

June 8, 2018

Products

Are we aware of compliance legislation's in the construction industry?

Are we aware of compliance legislation's in the construction industry?

Wesley Soutter, Commerical and Legal Director at Master Builder Association, spoke to Concrete.TV on the importance of compliance and ethics rules and how this allows for effective business operations to...

June 3, 2015

Projects

Zimbabwe to rehabilitate bridges across the country

Zimbabwe to rehabilitate bridges across the country

The government of Zimbabwe has prioritized the maintenance and rehabilitation of bridges throughout the country under the Government’s initiative on roads rehabilitation. In 2017, following floods triggered by torrential rains that...

July 17, 2018

Events

Mt Edgecombe Interchange bags a construction excellence award

Mt Edgecombe Interchange bags a construction excellence award

Pietermaritzburg, 16 July 2018. Even before construction has been fully completed, the iconic Mt Edgecombe Interchange north of Durban has won a prestigious award from the South African Institution of...

July 17, 2018

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