Industry News

Top tips for managing risk in the construction industry

With the construction industry continuing to face significant challenges, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis, it’s vital that contractors and subcontracts pay even greater attention to the risks they assume when they enter into...

The programme makes every project count

Building and infrastructure projects provide a vital catalyst for positive socio-economic development, employment and skills development. IMIESA speaks to Cyril Gamede, CEO, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), about the roll-out of the...

SA riots – does force majeure apply?

Businesses experiencing disruption from the recent events in South Africa may be able to invoke force majeure clauses in contracts, or the law of supervening impossibility, depending on the circumstances. By Michael Straeuli and Dominic Harris from...