Month: May 2020

  • May 13 2020

    Results received from the COVID-19 Construction SAARDA survey

    Dear SAARDA members, friends and colleagues, We received an overwhelming response to our brief survey and relayed the very clear message to the office of the President, Minister of Human Settlements and Minister of Economy and Labour.  We worked through the statistics of the first 210 as quick as possible and hereby give a short summary:   […]

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  • May 6 2020

    Covid-19 impact on construction sector will be ‘catastrophic’

    Industry Insight estimates that up to 140 000 formal jobs could be lost as activity levels nosedive The impact of the coronavirus on the construction sector will be catastrophic, unlike any economic shock the sector has previously had to endure, and result in it shedding an estimated 120 000 to 140 000 formal jobs, according […]

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