Winners of Master Builders National Safety Competition 2019

Winners of Master Builders National Safety Competition 2019

All the winners of the 2019 Master Builders South Africa National Safety Competition

The winners of the Master Builders SA National Safety Competition 2019 were announced after Congress at a special banquet at Emperor’s Palace hosted by the Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company.

The well-being of member companies’ workforces, together with safe working conditions on construction sites, is a fundamental objective of Master Builders South Africa. It strives to achieve this by coordinating various interventions at its national office which is executed by the Master Builders Associations who play a vital role in delivering advice and services to employers on building sites throughout the country.

Winners of the coveted Master Builders Association Shield

for Contracts over R750 million:

WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd Building North for River Creek Deloitte”

Gys McIntosh, IT Director, FEM

In his address to Award winners and guests, FEM’s IT Director, Gys McIntosh, congratulated all participants and winners in the 2019 MBSA National Safety Competition and expressed the importance of giving recognition to companies strive for Zero Harm in the workplace and on construction sites. He also noted that FEM’s statistics from the first half of 2019 show that there was a total of 1 538 accidents, of which six were fatal and one resulted in a permanent disability. With an average cost of R37 725 per accident, and a total of 4 112 lost days, the financial cost is also very high.

Auditing and judging of the winners of the MBSA National Safety Competition is indeed an enormous task and is conducted by recognised professionals in the field of Construction Health and Safety. The team of judges travelled for the whole of July and most of August visiting 38 participating construction sites throughout the country.

The two independent auditors included in the team, Ernie Pieterse (from the SHE Group) and Duncan Sehularo (from Dawn SHE Consultants)are registered with the SACPCMP (as OHSM and OHSA). The Lead Auditor was Thembi Mabuza – MBSA OHS Manager. The MBSA Audit System was applied throughout.

ENTRIES RECEIVED

A total of 38 plant yards, allied trade operations and building sites were entered for the MBSA National Safety Competition.

MBA

Boland 4

North 9

Free State 3

KwaZulu-Natal 7

Western Cape 8

East Cape 7

Total 38

Above:

Winners of the coveted Master Builders Association Shield for Contracts over R750 million:

WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd Building North for River Creek Deloitte

All the winners of the 2019 Master Builders SA National Safety Competition

Plant Yard and Manufacturers Section

Plant and Storage Yards – Vice President’s Shield

1st Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd (Cape Division) – Plant and Services Yard, Phillipi

2nd Place: Aveng Grinaker -LTA – Henwood Road, New Germany.

3rd Place: Probuild Construction (Pty)Ltd – Plant Yard

Manufacturers and Allied Trades

Allied Trades – Master Builders Association Shield

1st Place: FormScaff – FormScaff Durban South

2nd Place: Peri Formwork Scaffolding Engineering (Pty) Ltd – Peri Polokwane

3rd Place: FormScaff – Bloemfontein Branch

Manufacturers – Master Builders Association Shield

1st Place: Much Asphalt (Pty) Ltd – Coedmore Branch

2nd Place: Much Asphalt (Pty) Ltd – Port Elizabeth Branch

3rd Place: ER Signs & Safety (Pty) Ltd – Springs Workshop Building Section

Contracts less than R15m – Chief Executive Officer’s Shield

1st Place: Patcon Building & Civil Engineering Construction (Pty) Ltd – Canaan College-Construction of Staircases and Lifts Shaft Project

2nd Place: INDAWO (Cape) (Pty)Ltd – King’s warehouse, V & A Waterfront

Contracts R15m to R40m – Safety Management Shield

1st Place: Belo and Kies Construction (Pty) Ltd – Toyota Vryburg

2nd Place: R&N Master Builders (Cape) (Pty) Ltd – Queens Building

3rd Place: Isipani Construction (Pty) Ltd – Eikestand Woolworths

Contracts R40m to R100m – Ramsay Herd Shield

1st Place: Aveng Grinaker –LTA – NMU Missionvale Medical School

2nd Place: Belo & Kies Construction (Pty) Ltd – Toyota Polokwane

3rd Place: Belo & Kies Construction (Pty) Ltd – Sterkspruit Plaza Phase 2

Contracts R100m to R250m – Vice President’s Shield

1st Place: GVK Siya Zama Building Contractors (KZN) (Pty) Ltd – Isipingo Retail Development

2nd Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd (Cape Division) – 169 on Main, Greenpoint

3rd Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd, Building North – Steyn City High School Phase 2

Contracts R250m to R450m – President’s Shield

1st Place: WBHO Construction Eastern Cape – EL IDZ Hop & Refab Facility

2nd Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd Building North – Pretoria Head & Neck Hospital

Contracts R450m to R750m

1st Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd (Cape Division) – Biomedical Research Facility

2nd Place: Stefanutti Stocks/AXSYS/Simunye Joint Venture – MBSA Body Shop, Eastern Cape

3rd Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd Building North – Trilogy Collection

Contracts R750 plus

1st Place: WBHO Construction (Pty) Ltd Building North – River Creek Deloitte

2nd Place: WBHO Construction KZN – Umhlanga Arch, KwaZulu-Natal

MBSA President’s Award

Carl Mouton (L) receives the President’s Award from MBSA President, John Matthews

At the banquet a special President’s Award was presented to Carl Mouton.

Carl became interested in construction from a very young age when two rooms were added to a farmhouse near Standerton, where he, his mother and his sister were staying, while his father was away fighting in World War II. After school, he decided to go into architecture, completed his studies (University of Pretoria) and then in 1962 spent three years in Arabia, where his practical experiences were considered very valuable.

During his time in Arabia (now Yemen), Carl encountered mud-built buildings, up to nine stories high, which had been standing over a thousand years in the Wadi Hadhramaut. On his return from Arabia, he started his own practice with partners and later in 1966 started an office in Durban. That was an extremely difficult and challenging time as he was considered a stranger and faced tremendous challenges in sustaining and growing the business. Through relentless effort and perseverance, the business began to grow and went on to become a major firm in KZN and beyond. By the time he retired, he was a senior partner of the largest firm of Architects in the country with 14 offices throughout Southern Africa and five associated offices overseas.

In South Africa, he also served on the Board of the Chamber of Commerce and the Board of the Chamber of Industries. He chaired over 20 Boards, Councils and Committees. Carl served as a Director for Com Housing who built over 69 000 RDP houses. This was all done for no remuneration. He grew from a 1 man-band to 19 offices throughout the world.

Carl has served the industry his entire adult life. He still serves the industry today, as a judge in the Excellence in Construction competition. He has also mentored numerous architectural students and help create many tradesmen.