With idled cranes and quiet building sites bleeding cash, SA’s construction firms are pinning their hopes on being able to get back to work under level 3 lockdown conditions to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Roy Mnisi, executive director of Master Builders SA, a national construction representative body, said the industry had come up with a plan to prevent its collapse even before the lockdown began.” We are able to show the government we can go back to work,” he said.

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