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Business Forums vs Contractors

Business Forums vs Contractors

In the last few years, there has been a growing trend affecting various construction projects but mainly projects linked to service delivery. Local community small to medium enterprises have come together under the banner of Local Business Forums and wanted to participate in the project as a contribution of around 30% of the projects works. This figure of 30% comes from Preferential Procurement Re... »

My Experience with Business Forums in the Construction Industry

My Experience with Business Forums in the Construction Industry

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The Inclusion of Students in Construction Industry Conversations

The Inclusion of Students in Construction Industry Conversations

 Something to be Considered in the Construction Industry   For an industry perceived to have no future because of its volatile nature, the construction industry needs to do more towards securing its future, and that includes giving special attention to the people more likely to witness that future: students.   Every year students are side-lined or excluded and deprived of having a voice about issu... »

The 4 Pillars of Partnership in Construction

The 4 Pillars of Partnership in Construction

Imagine standing on the edge of a river alongside nine unknown people. Together you must build a bridge that will carry you all safely across the river. Any mediocre team builder with just medium self-respect loves to pull people into nature and ask them to build something, so maybe you have even tried it? You and your newfound friends set off to do it, and perhaps you even succeed with limited ex... »

South African Engineers are World Class

South African Engineers are World Class

South African engineers are world class and are engaged on Nation Building projects across the globe. Go on, take up the challenge and play your part in major infrastructure development happening across the globe. »