The cidb was established to provide leadership to stakeholders and to stimulate sustainable growth, reform and improvement of the construction sector for effective delivery and the industry’s enhanced role in country’s economy.
Untimely Death of cidb Board Member and Colleague, Ms Nomsa Jacobs-Skweyiya
It is with great sadness that the Board of the cidb announces the untimely death of a colleague, friend, mentor and a leader, Ms Nomsa Jacobs-Skweyiya. Ms Skweyiya was recently appointed to the cidb Board by the Minister of Public Works, Minister Thulas Nxesi, where she served from August 2014, until her death on 14 December 2014. She will be sorely missed. The cidb will host a memorial service in Ms Skweyiya’s honour in Cape Town on 23 December 2014 from 10h00. The venue of the memorial service will be confirmed.
In warm appreciation of our association and interaction during the past year, we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season. Please note that the cidb will be closed for this holiday season between 24 December 2014 and 05 January 2015.
The cidb Launches its Second 5 Year Review
The second 5 Year Review of the cidb was launched on 14 September 2014 by the Minister of Public Works, Honourable Thulas Nxesi. The Review will focus on efficiency and effectiveness of the cidb, the quality of the cidb Programmes in terms of international best practice as well as reviewing the performance of the cidb in relation to its mandate and objects as stated in the cidb Act, Act 38 of 2000. The Report of the Review Panel will be shared with industry within the near future. To read Minister’s keynote address click here.
cidb to Conduct a Study on the Labour and Work Conditions of the South African Construction Industry
The cidb has commissioned Quest Research Services to undertake a study on the Labour and Work conditions in the South African construction industry. The study aims to investigate the labour and work condition on construction sites towards developing interventions that will help improve the conditions. We request the cooperation of contractors that have been chosen for the study. Please contact Ntebo Ngozwana at firstname.lastname@example.org or 082 3788737 for further clarity. Your participation is critical and highly appreciated by the cidb.
The Inauguration of the New cidb Board
The new Board of the cidb appointed in June 2014 was officially inaugurated on 29 August 2014 by Minster TW Nxesi at a special ceremony attended by cidb management and other industry stakeholders. To read Minister’s keynote address click here.
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