Monthly Archives: January 2016

Vacancy: Western Cape Regional Representative

Reading Time: 1 minuteAre you experienced in and passionate about the Motor Body Repair Industry (Panel beating & Spray painting)? An exciting opportunity has opened up at the SAMBRA office in Parow, Cape Town. We seek a Regional Representative, and suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply.

Spray Booths & Panel Shop Equipment

Reading Time: 1 minuteA range of spray booth & panel shop equipment are now on sale, including Spray Booth Ovens, a Matching Paint Mix Room, Double Prep Bay floor extraction sets and more, as well as smaller items like shelves, tables, storage units, trestles and trolleys.

Featured Member: Cornright Motors

Reading Time: 1 minuteToday’s Featured Member is Cornright Motors of Midrand, Gauteng. Cornright has an excellent BBEEE rating of level 4 and offers services including structural repairs, spray painting, electronic body measurement and repair and many more.

New MIBCO Sick, Accident & Maternity Pay Fund Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO), along with the RMI and the Motor Industry Staff Association (MISA) concluded a new Sick, Accident and Maternity Pay Fund Agreement at the 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Buying Your First Car

Reading Time: 2 minutesConsumers generally buy cars emotionally; this is a characteristic that must change. Buying a car in South Africa is often the second biggest financial commitment a consumer makes, after his home. Take time to do research before making this commitment.

Occupational Health and Safety Training

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe RMI has entered into a joint venture training agreement with the Order of Saint John (St John) to provide Fire-fighting and Evacuation, First Aid Level-1, First Aid Level-2 courses to RMI members.

Driver Licence Demerit System

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe proposed points system is very similar to what is already used in several European countries. Essentially, points are added onto motorists’ licences if they commit a road offence. Once the motorist has reached a certain number of points, the licence can be suspended and if the motorist continues to commit offences, the licence can be taken away.

Secure Your Trained Apprentices – At NO Cost – TODAY!

Reading Time: 2 minutesSAMBRA members in Cape Town are urged to serve as host employers for a number of Spray Painting and MBR learners from False Bay College. The Spray Painting graduates are currently available for placement, while the MBR learners will become available for apprenticeships in March.