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Cabinet Approves CBE’s Sixth Term Council

The Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is pleased to announce that Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, the Honourable Ms Patricia de Lille, in accordance with section 6 of the Council for the Built Environment Act (43 of 2000), has appointed its sixth term…

Arise decolonial town planners!

Throughout history, major events have shaped town and regional planning and the built environment sector. The world’s population has been increasing exponentially, with estimates of growth at 174% between 1950 and 2010. Between 2010 to 2050, this figure is expected to rise by a further…

Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan

President Cyril Ramaphosa communicated our determination as a country in responding to the Covid-19 crisis when he said: “We are determined not merely to return our economy to where it was before the coronavirus, but to forge a new economy in a new global reality.”…

CBE & EAPASA MOU Joint Statement

EAPASA and CBE Sign MoU to Address Common Challenges in the Built Environment The Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) and the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 12 November 2021 in Pretoria committing to…

Identification of Work (IDoW) Update

Date: 30 DECEMBER 2019 The approach being followed with the IDoW process moving forward. The CBE is following its statutory mandate to, after consultation with the CC and in consultation with the councils for the professions, identify the scope of work for each category of…

Construction sector plagued by Intimidation Tactics

Midrand The South Africa Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has strongly condemned all incidences of intimidation and alleged “construction mafia” activity related to projects and construction sites that have plagued the sector with alarming increase as of lately. Download: SACPCMP Media…