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Contractors All Risk-Insurance Policy Explained

What is a Contractors All Risk Insurance policy? Contractor’s All Risk Insurance is a policy which insures the principal/employer and covers the contract works undertaken by the contractor and sub contractors. CivilSure offers 2 types of Contractor’s All Risk Insurance policies: 1. Contractors All Risk Once Off This Contractor’s Insurance …

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Did you Know the NHBRC Can Send You to Jail?

The NHBRC CAN Send You to Jail. If you are in the home building industry then this is a must read. Here are some important things you and housing consumers should take into consideration regarding the NHBRC and how it will affect your home building process. The National Home Builders …

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New Electric Fence Law

New Electric Fence Legislation Sends Shock Waves throughout South Africa Penny Swift, 23 June, 2013 When the regulations regarding an electric fence were changed in 2011, nobody paid much attention. But now that the authorities are enforcing the regulations, people are totally shocked and all fired up. Yesterday a homeowner …

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City of Cape Town Planning Joins Digital Age

City of Cape Town Planning Departments Now Accept Plans On a Memory Stick After at least two years of development the City of Cape Town has implemented and introduced its new DAMS  (Development Application Management System). This new Development Application Management System allows all new development applications to be made and processed …

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Flood Damage

Is Flood Damage an “Act of God” or a Result of Bad Planning and Shoddy Construction? By Penny Swift, November 16,2013 As much of the greater Cape Town area and other parts of the Western Cape are still reeling after a night of flash flooding and continued rain, thousands of people …

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