n IMIESA - Beware of novice building contractors : news

Volume 31, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 10, Oct 2006, p. 27
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... NEWS Enthusiastic new construction contractors who have read books on building and are rearing to go into business, should be wary of how things may turn out in reality. Large demand for small contractors has prompted the professionals to set up training centres to educate budding entrepreneurs in their newly chosen profession. The Cement and Concrete Institute's Information Centre manager, Hanlie Turner, says the current boom in the construction sector is obviously seen as an opportunity by many enterprising people. "It is, however, a matter of concern that novices can seriously visualise themselves as meaningful service providers in building, without ..

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