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Government
Monday, 04 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Budget Speech Highlights »
On 20 February 2019, Tito Mboweni, Finance Minister delivered his 2019 Budget Speech. Hereby a short summary of some of th...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Definitions of Active Employer and Inactive Employer »
Members are requested to please take note of the following directive from Department of Labour: "Government Gazette...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impact of the VAT Increase – Are you ready? »
On 1 April 2018, Value-Added Tax (VAT) will increase for the first time in 25 years, from 14% to 15%. All receipts, invoic...
Thursday, 01 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Speech, What You Need to Know? »
Before then Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered his budget speech in Parliament on 21 February 2018, South African ci...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
R35 Billion Development Plan for Durban Beachfront »
Ethekwini Municipality website www.durban.gov.za published an article in late December 2017, stating that a contractor wil...

Health & Safety
Tuesday, 26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Labour Construction Indaba »
The Department of Labour Construction Indaba was held on 14 March 2019 at the Coastlands Hotel in Umhlanga. The Department...
Thursday, 31 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Excavations- Hazards and Controls »
In the past several months, the construction industry experienced several excavations collapses resulting in employees los...
Thursday, 29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing Construction Health Risks - Part 1 »
There have been big improvements over recent years in reducing the number and rate of injuries to construction workers. Ho...
Thursday, 29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing Construction Health Risks - Part 2 »
There have been big improvements over recent years in reducing the number and rate of injuries to construction workers. Ho...
Monday, 15 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invite: Workshop on Draft Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Agents »
  The Association has been notified that the Department of Labour will be hosting workshops on the recently publi...

Contractual & Legal
Tuesday, 26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal – Dispute Resolution Unit »
The Association has established a Dispute Resolution Unit. The reason for this is due to the following factors:...
Thursday, 28 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
JBCC Principal Building Agreement »
JBCC Principal Building Agreement - What are the Major Differences Between Version 6.1 & 6.2  Since August 2...
Thursday, 29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Standard for Minimum Requirements for Engaging Contractors and Sub-Contractors on Construction Works »
On 9 November 2018, the Government Gazette published the Standard for Minimum Requirements for Engaging Contractors and Su...
Thursday, 01 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SACPCMP – Are you registered? »
The Act was published in the Government Gazette on 1 December 2000 establishing the South African Council for the Project...
Thursday, 01 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cannabis and the workplace »
Since the Constitutional Court legalised the private possession and use of cannabis during September, many concerns have b...

Financial
Tuesday, 26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DATA Costs to Reduce – Some Relief for Consumers »
In the digital world we live in, for a nation to develop and prosper it becomes vital for the population to have access to...
Thursday, 01 March 2018
No further extension on the VAT claw back relief »
Background Where a property developer constructed residential units for sale and these units are temporarily let out...
Saturday, 02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to stretch your Money »
Do you find that your expenses increase faster than the inflation rate? Do you wonder how can you can make your monthly bu...
Friday, 04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhancement of Risk Benefits at NO ADDITIONAL COST TO THE MEMBER !! ​ »
The Risk Benefits offered by the funds administered by the KZN MBA has been enhanced at no additional cost to the member....
Monday, 05 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your business VAT compliant? »
Before claiming input VAT it is critical that the supplier invoice complies with the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Act . Should...

Press Release
Wednesday, 31 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Master Builders KwaZulu- Natal Annual Awards 2018 »
Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal held its Annual Awards event at the Durban International Conference Centre (ICC) on Friday,...
Saturday, 02 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MBSA Press Release »
MBSA Congress to Address State Of SA Construction Sector The annual Master Builders South Africa (MBSA) Congress, s...

Industry Affairs
Thursday, 27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership News – Your Association Working for You! »
The Association actively engages with relevant stakeholders to ensure that the interests of our members are fully represen...
Thursday, 30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Challenges Facing Contractors in KwaZulu-Natal »
Our members are finding it increasingly difficult to remain in business. We have not seen as many business rescue applicat...
Wednesday, 30 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Industry news from Zululand »
In my role as Zululand Area Manager, I have over the last few months engaged with several industry stakeholder bodies from...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
R45-billion gas-to-power plant in Richards Bay »
Local Zululand newspaper the Zululand Observer, has reported that a R45-billion gas-to-power plant project is in the pipel...
Thursday, 01 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stakeholder Engagement Forum Feedback »
Ross Stembridge, Building Service Manager participated in the Stakeholder Engagement Forum at the KZN Construction Trade E...

Training
Tuesday, 26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
What disability? »
The Association held an evacuation drill on 19 March 2019. On the day, there were three people with disabilities in our Tr...
Wednesday, 27 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workplace Skills Plan (WSP) 2019 »
We would like to encourage all our members to participate in the skills development process by doing a training needs anal...
Thursday, 29 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What have we learned? »
At the invitation of Kreishandwerkerschaft Steinfurt-Wardendorf, our training manager, together with other delegates from...
Thursday, 27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We have a choice »
As the global village transitions to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we have a choice of either embracing it or being le...
Thursday, 02 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Training Can Improve Profitability »
Businesses are established with the objective of generating income. Entrepreneurs harness their skills and expertise to es...

Stakeholder Relations
Wednesday, 22 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newsflash - SA Builder 2018 »
South African Builder is the official journal for the Master Builders SA (MBSA). Published since 1923, it offers the lates...
Friday, 07 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Scholarship Programme »
The Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (PTY) LTD - (FEM) continues their successful effort in contributing...
Sunday, 04 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FEM Making IOD Assurance Work for You! »
FEM’s professional service in both obtaining Letters of Good Standing as well as processing of claims makes them an obviou...

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