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Construction Law - Labour unrest in construction – who bears the risk?

05-02-2013 Administrator

The Medupi power station project will no doubt see claims for an extension of time for completion and claims for additional payment following recent reports of labour unrest on the...

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Company Law - Winding-up of a Close Corporation - The New Companies Act

08-08-2012 Administrator

LAWS REGULATING WINDING-UP PROCEEDINGS The winding-up of a Close Corporation (“CC”) is regulated by sections 66 to 81 of the Close Corporation Act 69 of 1984 (“The CC Act”).   This Act,...

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Engineering News - The Future of the Engineering Sector Seems Bleak

25-06-2012 Administrator

Engineering News recently reported that only 105 000 out of 496 000 of last year’s matriculants are able to pursue studies in engineering due to poor results in their final...

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Medical News - The effect of the Consumer Protection Act on Medical Professionals

15-06-2012 Sandra Bester

According to a Business LIVE report dated 01 May 2012, a 2011 study by the Professional Provident Society (PPS) shows that professionals such as doctors, pharmacists and dentists are experiencing...

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Construction - New Dam Construction in the Eastern Cape


EngineeringNews reports that the construction of the R200-million Ludeke dam, which formed part of the first phase of Umgeni Water’s R830-million Greater Mbizana regional bulk water supply scheme in the...

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Medical Law - Risks associated with practising Obstetrics

08-06-2012 Sandra Bester

Doctors are reluctant to specialise in Obstetrics due to the constant threat of being sued and the exorbitant cost of insurance premiums for medical malpractice cover. Professional Indemnity Insurers indemnifying obstetricians...

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Medical Law - Rapid Increase of Medical Lawsuits in Gauteng

07-06-2012 Administrator

According to a News24 report, dated 4 June 2012, the Gauteng Health Department ('the Department') has paid R11.6 million to the family of an 8-year-old boy who suffered cerebral palsy...

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Construction - The Current State of the Industry


The Building Research Strategy Consulting Unit of business consultancy BMI estimates that investment in construction and building in South Africa in 2011 was R320-billion. However, construction demand from both the...

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Construction - Medupi Unit 6 Pressure Test to Start


EngineeringNews reports that Hitachi Power Africa has confirmed that the hydrostatic pressure test of the Medupi power station's Unit 6 boiler pressure parts should begin within the coming two months. CEO Johannes...

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Newsletter Launch

22-01-2012 Administrator

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New Website Launch

22-01-2012 Administrator

Markram Incorporated Attorneys have recently launched a fresh new online presence. It is now even easier to contact us or to read up on our current and past activities. Have...

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