Tag: COVID-19


Taking a stand for timber construction during COVID-19

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) accredited Professional Body safeguarding the local timber construction industry for over 45 years, has taken several exceptional steps in supporting not only its membership, but the timber construction industry at large, as the country transitions to Level 3 of lockdown. Having seen its first confirmed local

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Learn at Home with Discounted ITC-SA Self-Study Courses

In a bid to support roofing professionals and individuals keen on learning more about the technical aspects of roofing, during South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown period, the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) is offering its online self-study courses at specially-discounted rates for a limited time, ending 30 April 2020.  Roof Specialist Level 1 Online Assessment | Get R20 off – NOW

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DTI Media Release: CIPC Certification Process for Essential Services Businesses During Extended Lockdown

In a media statement issued by The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition on 16 April 2020, it is noted that companies, which are registered through the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission’s (CIPC) BizPortal to perform essential services during the lockdown period, will be required to have a new certificate from the BizPortal website for the extended period, which begins

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Government Gazette on COVID-19

Covid-19 or ‘coronavirus’ is reported to have originated in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei province of China, with the first COVID-19 cases having started in December of 2019. (1) The virus has since spread rapidly across the globe, with more than 246 000 confirmed cases. (2) South Africa has not been spared from the outbreak, with the first local case confirmed on

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