n IMIESA - Lack of supervision threatening industry : construction

Volume 31, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 3, Mar 2006, p. 57
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA MARCH 2006 - 57 A warning that an alarming lack of supervision on construction sites is threatening the Gauteng building industry was raised at the Gauteng Master Builders Association (GMBA) annual general meeting in Midrand recently. Eunice Forbes, outgoing President of the GMBA, says the result of falling standards and decreasing quality of workmanship, as well as building materials resulted in a strong increase in the demand for the association's services in terms of dispute resolution and inspections. She says the lack of supervision was the result of poor resources, but also a consequence of cost-cutting and fast-tracking. ..

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