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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni

Over R3bn in infrastructure funding returned

Provincial governments are said to have returned R3.080 billion to the National Treasury after failing to spend their allocations over the past four financial years. This was recently revealed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in a written response...

Construction industry records high retrenchment rates

Based on the 2018/19 annual report from the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), the outlook is bleak for the building and construction industry. This is due to it continuing to register major job losses and retrenchments....

SA lost 30 000 construction jobs over the past year

Numbers released by Statistics SA show a decrease in construction jobs over the past months, while the mining sector is steadily employing more people. The Quarterly Employment Statistics survey for the second quarter of the year showed that almost...

Western Cape using smart-tech to reduce road deaths

The Western Cape Transport and Public Works Department are changing gears when it comes to road safety. Its focus will now be on helping to keep communities safe, along with preventing road deaths. Officials have unveiled some of their new...