NHBRC fines eThekwini R1.2m for not enrolling subsidy houses under construction

The National Home Builders’ Registration Council (NHBRC) Disciplinary Committee has fined the eThekwini Municipality R1.2m for failing to enrol 60 subsidy houses that were under construction at Inanda. According to the NHBRC, the municipality, which was the developer of the Umqhawe project, commenced with the construction of 60 residential units without enrolling the homes with…

NCI encourages women in construction

The construction industry is among the most male-dominated industries worldwide. However, in South Africa, women seem to be well represented in the industry and can get even better. Photo by Andre Moura© from Pexels According to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), 48% of South Africa’s construction companies are owned by women. This shows that…

MPA, Motseng acquire Mott MacDonald Africa

Malani Padayachee & Associates (MPA), a 100% black-women-owned and managed civil and structural engineering consulting firm, and investment holding company Motseng Women Investments (Motseng), have acquired 100% equity of Mott MacDonald Africa, the South African engineering entity of Mott MacDonald. MPA will be rebranded as MPAMOT. Malani Padayachee-Saman, CEO of MPA, has been named CEO…