How women in construction are vital to the sector’s growth

  • On April 8, 2020
As reported by Stats SA, many sectors in South Africa, including construction, are facing a downturn. In fact, the report states that construction, mining and trade are in recession with a 3.2% decline being the biggest quarterly fall in economic activity since 2009. In order to turn this around, a definite change is needed to […]

The Property Industry Group announces industry-wide assistance, relief package

  • On June 2, 2016
The Property Industry Group has announced an industry-wide assistance and relief package for retail tenants that are hardest hit by South Africa’s lockdown in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative, which focuses principally on supporting affected small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs), also provides relief and assistance to other retail tenants and will be […]

SAPS, industry form partnership to combat construction mafia

  • On June 2, 2016
The South African Forum for Engineering (SAFE) has met with the national police commissioner to discuss the increased prevalence of the so-called construction mafia and its effect on the local construction industry. SAFE includes the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and the South African Forum of Civil Engineering […]