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Homeowners, please take note

Michele du Plessis The Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) is a national regulation gazetted in October 2015 that affects those applying for land developments or new sectional title schemes. Local authorities may implement their own SPLUMA by-laws, however, the National Deeds office now requires a SPLUMA Certificate from the local authority before […]


NMD and TCLM Loadshedding

Michele du Plessis   The Thaba Chweu Municipality notified all its customers about a decision that was taken by Eskom with regards to the Thaba Chweu Municipality Notified Maximum Demand. What is NMD? Definition: Notified Maximum Demand (NMD): means the contracted maximum demand, notified in writing by the customer (Thaba Chweu Municipality) and accepted by […]

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Coronavirus: Protection measures for everyone

Michele du Plessis Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Many countries around the world have seen cases of COVID-19 and several have seen outbreaks. Authorities in China and some other countries have succeeded in slowing or stopping […]

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Stop spreading fake news!

Read the facts… Michele du Plessis On March 7th there were 102 570 Coronavirus cases worldwide and 3 501 deaths; 41 375 active cases and 61 195 closed cases (meaning cases which had an outcome) resulting in 57 694 recovered cases (94%) and 6% (3501) deaths. South African Minister of Health reported the first COVID-19 […]

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Calling on all women in construction

Michele du Plessis Gender equality remains an issue in many industries, but in construction it is particularly extensive. Women in “traditional male industries” had to work twice as hard to be employed and eventually, accepted. Liphu January and Karmany Govender, Junior Site Agents at a well-known company, believe that through training, mentorship and support, more women can […]