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The Importance of Professional Indemnity and Public Liability

Construction business owners undoubtedly have restless nights over the risks associated with running their own venture. But what these individuals often overlook are the uninsured or underinsured risks, such as…

Construction Industry Outlook Positive

The construction industry in South Africa has endured a tough time since the FIFA World Cup in 2010. The lagging Rand, public unrest and incidences like Marikana and of course…

Portside in Cape Town Gets 5 Star Green Rating

At 142 meters off the ground, with more than 30 floors, 52 000m2 of office space for 3 000 people, Portside is Cape Town’s tallest building. Work on this impressive…


Looking Practically At Contractors All Risk Insurance!

Contractors all risk (CAR) insurance consists of a special set of policies that protect property where construction is being done for the duration of the construction project. Some CAR policies…

Giant 3D Printer Builds 10 Houses in Just 24 Hours in China

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is a new technology that employs the use of computer aided design (CAD) and a specialised printer to manufacture three dimensional objects. As opposed to two dimensional…

Congratulations Silverline Construction!

Our clients, the Silverline Construction Group, have  received an impressive award at the FASA awards this year! See the story below on this fantastic achievement! Silverline Group has scooped another…


Looking for a job in the construction industry? Check out these 11 potential pitfalls.

Looking for that next step in your career? Are you making the most of that interview or are you hurting yourself? Here are 11 mistakes construction professionals make on a…

Green Building in South Africa

              Building green is about making cents of the argument for sustainable building practice, according to the Green Building Council of South Africa. Brian Wilkinson,…

The Use of Modern Technologies in Motor Insurance

            The use of highly sophisticated technology in motor insurance is increasing. Insurers have come to realise that in order to lower their risk –…