A three-year wage agreement has been signed by parties to the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI), which will see workers getting a wage increase of 4.8% during the first year to the end of August 2022 and 0.75% above consumer price inflation for the following two years to the end of August 2024. Employer organisations the Consolidated Employers Organisation and the South African Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors and trade unions the Building, Construction and Allied Worked Union and National Union of Mine Workers signed the agreement, said BCCEI acting general secretary Kevin Moodley.