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.
cidb Issues Collusion Charges Against Construction Companies
The cidb has charged 15 construction companies of collusive practices and contravention of the Code of Conduct for parties engaged in construction procurement. Though there are additional construction companies implicated in the collusion scandal, so far the cidb’s action is only limited to the 15 that have disclosed their participation in collusion to the Competition Commission. Click here to access the cidb media statement.
cidb Names Inba Thumbiran as Acting CEO
Ms Inba Thumbiran has been named by the Board as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the cidb. This follows departure of former CEO, Mzwandile Sokupa on 27 February, 2015, after a fourteen months stint at the helm of the cidb. Ms Inba Thumbiran has been appointed as interim CEO until further notice.
Invitation for Nominations to the cidb National Stakeholder Forum
The Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) hereby invites nominations of industry stakeholders to serve on the cidb National Stakeholder Forum for the period 2015 to 2017. The purpose of the National Stakeholder Forum is to advise the Minister of Public Works and the cidb Board on matters affecting construction industry development in accordance with the CIDB Act No 38 of 2000. The cidb is obligated by the Act to constitute the Forum at least once every two years, and to convene a meeting of the Forum with the Minister at least once a year. Nominations must be sent by e.mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 06 March 2015, and must be accompanied by a CV of the nominee, as well as a short motivation. Ms Ntswaki Mokonyane may be contacted for queries on: 012 482 7242.
Notice of Temporary Office Closure
Notice is hereby given of temporary office closure of the cidb Head Office and the Gauteng Provincial Office on the 30th January 2015. This is due to the strategic session that will be attended by all staff members. All other provincial offices are not affected by this closure and will be open as usual.
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