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The South Africa Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has strongly condemned all incidences of intimidation and alleged “construction mafia” activity related to projects and construction sites that have plagued the sector with alarming increase as of lately. Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register as a user.Username:Password:Log in RegisterForgotten username or password? »
The question that begs to be answered in this article is whether construction and engineering companies can be liable to prosecution under international law because of their operations in conflict or war zones for crimes against humanity and abuse of human rights. I will also draw the nexus between business operations and parental liability under the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.Read moreYou must log in to read the rest of this article. Please log in or register as a user.Username:Password:Log in RegisterForgotten username or password? »
When a child is born, he or she is usually brought into a family with two parents and extended family members as well as the community at large. The childemulates the behaviour of the parents as they grow and finally become adults. There is a saying in African culture that states that “it takes a village to raise a child” but even so, the parents get most of the credit. One can attribute it to the fact that parents are responsible for moulding the child while the community tests and sharpens the morals of a child. In all spheres the above setup is no different, we have a teacher and a learner, a mentor and a mentee, and so forth. So often you hear people saying that going to ch... »
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A lot of Construction industry bodies have recently released media statements condemning the action of the so-called “Construction Mafia” disrupting construction projects.