Construction Cartel

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.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history