Impact on construction contract claims

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has already had extreme impacts across the globe, including South Africa. The lockdown, which has resulted in construction sites being shut down, will have a significant impact on projects and result in substantial delay claims. Possible effects of Covid-19 on construction projects In addition to the lockdown, the consequences of the…

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Sanral operations to remain active during lockdown

Sanral’s routine road maintenance (RRM) and toll operations have been declared an essential service by government and will therefore continue during the lockdown period. Sanral CEO Skhumbuzo Macozoma, said: “RRM activities are important to ensure good safety performance of national roads, while toll operations are equally important to ensure seamless mobility and effective traffic and…

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Waste collection essential during lockdown

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) has announced its support of the continuation of waste collection, processing and effective disposal during the impending lockdown period. As South Africans prepare to stay indoors for the next three weeks, waste generation at home is projected to increase. “Continuing public waste management is essential; waste…

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Bizcommunity takes business virtual, as usual

With regard to the impact of the Covid-19 virus on global business, it is fair to say that in the quest to find socio-economic solutions to pandemic threats, we are witnessing change-management on a globally unprecedented scale. Many organisations are needing to implement measures at many touchpoints at very short notice. It is scary, challenging…

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