Eastern Cape Office Closed from 12:00 Today
Please note that due to interrupted water supply in our Eastern Cape branch, the office will be closed today from 12:00. We will be open for business on Monday 20 March 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
Young Bricklaying Stars Shine at WorldSkills SA
Congratulations to Mihle Mvelakubi of Northlink College in the Western Cape who won the 2017 WorldSkills SA national bricklaying competition in Durban on 17 Februay2017. Mvelakubi and runner up Basi Sibulelo, will now be undergoing intensive training in preparation for the World Skills trades competition in Abu Dhabi where one of them will be representing South Africa in Bricklaying, in October 2017. We wish the SA contestants all the best for Abu Dhabi!
You have the Grade. Now add the Advantage!
If you are a registered contractor with competencies or management systems matching up to the new cidb standards you may be in line for cidb recognition. The call to contractors in the relevant grades to apply for recognition to cidb's new Competence Standard as well as the Standard for Management Systems got off to an exciting start with three workshops for Grade 4 to 9s in Pretoria on 7 and 8 March 2017. More workshops are scheduled to take place in other provinces, starting in Kwazulu Natal and Western Cape in March 2017. Contact 012 482 7277 for more information.
cidb Champions Bricklaying at the WorldSkills National Competition
The 2017 WorldSkills national leg is around the corner. Come and show your support for the talented youth in South Africa from 14 to 17 February 2017, at the Durban ICC. Learners from various TVET colleges participated in provincial bricklaying competitions late 2016, now it is time for their skill and poise to be tested amongst their peers nationally. With a mandate to improve skills development among young people, the cidb supports WorldSkills in their efforts to showcasing the value of skills and raising the recognition of skilled artisans worldwide. This national competition is in preparation for the WorldSkills International competition which will take place in Abu Dhabi later this year. For more information about the WorldSkills competition and other trades competing, please visit: www.worldskillssa.dhet.gov.za
BEPEC Expands its Membership to Include the Contracting Sector
The Build Environment Professionals Export Council (BEPEC) has officially opened its doors to contractors who wish to become its members. Membership will enable contractors to partake in all export promotion initiatives of BEPEC, as well as enjoy the benefits of the export enhancing offerings of the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). The expanded BEPEC membership was launched by BEPEC, the cidb and dti on 02 February 2017.
Mfezeko Gwazube is cidb's Acting Chief Executive Officer
Mr Mfezeko Gwazube is the new Acting CEO of the cidb with effect from 01 February, 2017. The cidb Board Chairperson, Mr Lufuno Nevhutalu made the announcement in Pretoria yesterday. Mr Gwazube is seconded to the position from the Department of Public Works, where he has held various positions over a period of years. Announcing the secondment, Chairperson Nevhutalu said that Mr Gwazube comes highly recommended in terms of his education and vast experience in the construction industry. He takes over the baton from Ms Hlengiwe Khumalo who was the Acting CEO until her departure in January 2017.
Compliance Monitor - January 2017
The 4th quarter cidb Compliance Monitor providing indicators of the level of compliance to i-tender/ Register of Projects by public sector construction client is now available
Construction Mnitor - January 2017
The cidb Construction Monitor (previously the cidb Quarterly Monitor) provides an overview of the contracting sector in South Africa. This 4th quarter instalment of the publication places emphasis on Transformation.
Q4 - SME Business Condition Survey, December 2016
Read about the contractor's
sentiments on business conditions in the construction industry in our 4th quarter
SME Business Conditions Survey released in December 2016. The Business
Conditions Survey measures business sentiment among contractors in cidb Grades
3 to 7.
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