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Topic - Construction Industry Development Board
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Jan 14, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
South Africa’s Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has openly named contractors that it has suspended from its register for fraud, as the organisation took a tough stance on “unscrupulous contractors”. Established as the construction industry regulator...
Jan 13, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: In a tough stance against fraud and corruption the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) has suspended a number of unscrupulous contractors from its register since the start of its anti-corruption campaign last year.
Sep 12, 2008
Despite a number of challenges facing the construction industry, things were not all “doom and gloom”, Minister of Public Works Thoko Didiza said during a construction industry stakeholder forum, hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) on...
Sep 05, 2008
The conversion of electric geysers to solar-powered geysers by State utility Eskom is “not working well”, and incentives are needed to ensure that individuals actively buy into this process.
Jun 09, 2008
The long-awaited South African National Standard (Sans) 204, for energy efficiency in buildings, would be released for comment in July, an official from the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) told delegates at a green building conference in Johannesburg on Monday.
May 22, 2008
South Africa's Public Works Minister, Thoko Didiza, has this week unveiled a new strategy aimed at preventing State fixed assets and infrastructure to fall into disrepair. The strategy, called the National Infrastructure Maintenance Strategy (NIMS), would...
May 20, 2008
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Nov 09, 2007
 
 
 
Nov 02, 2007
Much like the remarkable success of the South African rugby team at the 2007 World Cup in France, the domestic construction industry has an opportunity to build on the momentum offered by current boom conditions in a way that is supportive of development and...
Nov 02, 2007
It is plain for all to see that the South African construction economy is boiling over at the moment. There are cranes on every city horizon, trenches along just about every main and arterial road and a new multibillion-rand project announcement just about every...
Nov 02, 2007
Our register of contractors is filling up with contractors at the bottom levels of the registry. At the moment, grade one has 79% of the total number of registered contractors, which poses many challenges within the industry. There is a perception that everyone can...
Oct 19, 2007
An additional R3-billion has been allocated to the R15-billion Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) budget to provinces and municipalities for labour-intensive construction and for the maintenance and access to roads.
Sep 17, 2007
Affordable housing construction company Sea Kay on Monday reported an after-tax profit of R41-million for the year ended June 30, after it boosted its main subsidiary Sea Kay Engineering Services' earnings before interest, tax depreciation and amortisation by 125%.
Sep 04, 2007
Attahced please find a press release on: The Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) hosted 140 learners and educators at a construction industry breakfast exposition held at the Reserve Bank as their leg of the National Construction Week – an industry...
Aug 24, 2007
The main contractor for the R241-million upgrade of the Free State stadium, in Bloemfontein, is expected to be appointed shortly, Engineering News has been told.
Aug 03, 2007
The South African Association of Consulting Engineers (SAACE) tells Engineering News that the engineering industry is in a growth phase which is likely to continue for a number of years.
Jul 27, 2007
Mass‑housing specialist Sea Kay, which is to list on the JSE in August, believes its business model has evolved in such a way as to fully incorporate the risks associated with the sector. It is, thus, convinced that it is now poised to take advantage of the material...
Jul 17, 2007
The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) had received more than 42 000 contractor registration applications since it began a registration process in June 2004, but more than 80% of these had not followed the correct procedures, it said this week.
 
 
 
 
Jun 15, 2007
The South African construction industry will be able to produce the volumes of work required for projects earmarked for the years leading up to 2010 soccer World Cup and will overcome the skills hurdle, affirmed South African Association of Consulting Engineers...
Jan 17, 2007
For government's new procurement system, implemented through the Construction Industry Development Board, to be a success, and to avoid delays in delivery, there will have to be a major national education campaign the South African Association of Consulting Engineers...
Nov 17, 2006
The construction industry will have to double its current output of R100-billion a year in order to match public- and private-sector growth targets, Public Works Minister Thoko Didiza said at this year’s Construction Conference, held in Durban at the end of...
Jul 28, 2005
The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) yesterday received a boost when the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) handed over the labour-based best-practice guidelines to Minister Stella Sigcau.
Jul 01, 2005
A complaint regarding the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) contract for the provision of a comprehensive engineering, topographical and cadastral service survey is currently being investigated by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).
Jun 22, 2005
North West Public Works MEC Howard Yawa has urged contractors in the province to register their businesses as a matter of urgency.
May 10, 2005
The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has praised the initiative of industry stakeholders for declaring the week of May 16 - 20, 2005, ‘Construction Health and Safety Week’.
Mar 11, 2005
South Africa's construction industry is emerging from decades of decline into a period of significant growth and opportunity that is government's commitment to infrastructure and by increasing levels of public and private sector investment, the country's Deputy...
Jun 28, 2004
The State, which spends about R360-billion a year on procuring goods and services, is putting its money where its mouth is with regard to black economic empowerment (BEE).
Feb 25, 2004
Minister of the Department of Public Works, Stella Sigcau, has called for nominations of individuals to form part of the Construction Industry Development Board.
 
 
 
 
Jan 26, 2004
Although the level of confidence in the building industry increased significantly last year, the slow pace of delivery of significant projects as well as the deferment of capital projects in certain sectors is holding back the construction industry, with low profit...
Jan 23, 2004
Although the level of confidence in the building industry increased significantly last year, the slow pace of delivery of significant projects as well as the deferment of capital projects in certain sectors is holding back the construction industry, with low profit...
Nov 14, 2003
The Department of Public Works is refining a transformation framework which will culminate in a transformation charter for the construction industry, a Cabinet Minister revealed last week.
Apr 23, 2003
The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has hailed the government’s broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) strategy as providing the clarity that will provide added impetus to the process.
Apr 18, 2003
The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has hailed the government’s broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) strategy as providing the clarity that will provide added impetus to the process.
Apr 18, 2003
The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) says it has made significant progress on its projects to compile national registers of contractors and projects and to develop a comprehensive delivery-management system as a means of accelerating the restructuring...
Aug 16, 2002
The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is to explore e-procurement as a means of accelerating the restructuring of business processes to improve public-sector construction delivery effectiveness.
Apr 05, 2002
The national Department of Public Works, notorious over the last few years for its failure to spend funds allocated to it for capital projects, is making reasonable progress in this regard.
Nov 30, 2001
The recently-established Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) is to compile a national register which categorises contractors for public-sector work, in an effort to screen out “fly by nights” which destabilise the industry.
 
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