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The Con-struction Cartel’s slow, quiet journalism exposes corporate carelessness

The exhibition uses a new lens to frame Durban’s South Basin, which is polluted by industry.

Competition authorities’ cartel-busting pays off for SA

The break-up of industry cartels has had a profound impact on individuals and industries - but government needs to look outside the "fiscal space".

Competition Tribunal unearths more construction price rigging

Construction firm Murray & Roberts will have to pay another R64-million in penalties for tender collusion on projects including the Cape Town Stadium.

World Cup stadium construction cartel gets its comeuppance

Those construction firms that did not accept culpability and settle when accused of collusive tendering now face an unforgiving Competition Tribunal.

Construction bigwigs deny World Cup stadium bid-rigging

The Competition Commission is confident that the construction companies have a case to answer for World Cup stadium bid-rigging, despite their denial.

Government wants more payments from colluding World Cup builders

The economic development minister says government is seeking a restitution package from colluding construction firms following a R1.5-billion fine.

WBHO gets off lightly but Murray & Roberts left to stew

Construction company WBHO got off lightly for collusive tendering. But co-accused, Murray & Roberts's Concor company, will not be as lucky.

Construction: Ex-Aveng boss calls for more transparency

Former Aveng chief Roger Jardine says there needs to be greater transparency in government tender systems to lessen opportunities for collusion.

Aveng’s Roger Jardine quits after collusion investigation

Aveng chief executive Roger Jardine says he is stepping down following an investigation process which he found very taxing.

M&G Newsroom: The construction cartel – can it be stopped?

We discuss how it is almost impossible to deal with collusion once and for all, and that despite clampdowns, cartels are likely to continue.

Construction cartel faces disqualification from govt tenders

The Construction Industry Development Board will investigate whether firms that admitted to rigging and collusion should be barred from state tenders.

M&G Newsroom: Of sexism, greed and patriarchy

Join Kwanele Sosibo and Deshnee Subramany between 1pm and 2pm as they talk you through the latest scandals and brouhahas unfolding in South Africa.

Construction cartels: Carrot-and-stick approach needed

Despite continuing clampdowns, cartels are likely to continue, experts in anti-competitive behaviour, economics and business ethics warn.

The flaw that broke the construction cartel’s back

A R4.7-billion construction cabal was brought down by one player refusing to pay the others their dues.

Tribunal hearing reveals extent of construction collusion

The two-day sitting of the competition tribunal hearing revealed the extent of the collusion within the construction sector between 1999 and 2009.

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