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  • CONTRACTORS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SHODDY WORK - HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

    The Department of Human Settlements plans to abandon the rectification programme aimed at fixing poorly built houses and is placing the responsibility for repair work at the contractors' feet.

  • LABOUR MINISTER WARNS LABOUR LEGISLATION NOT TO BLAME FOR STRIKES

    Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant warned that the labour legislation was not to blame for the prolonged and often violent strikes hitting various industries across South Africa.

  • SA BUILDING INDUSTRY VERGING ON ‘MAJOR’ RECOVERY

    Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (Aspasa) director Nico Pienaar has come out saying that despite crippling industry-wide strikes, unstable foreign exchange rates and an uncertain post-election period, the building industry in South Africa is on the mend and is showing signs of recovering beyond several analysts' expectations.