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Hennie Botes - Invest in Namibia Hennie Botes CEO and Inventor was invited to present moladi at the recently held "Invest in Namibia" conference hosted by President of Namibai The Honourable Hage Geingob and his cabinet in Windhoek. Hennie presented to both the Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia…

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Corobrik, in partnership with Ethekwini Municipality, hosted a graduation ceremony on 19 September for 30 previously disadvantaged individuals who successfully completed a bricklaying course at the brick manufacturer’s Avoca training centre. The conference hall at Durban’s Botanic Gardens was the setting for the joyful occasion as the 30 students were…

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Painting expert Annie Sloan presents her guide to painting everything! With forty step-by-step projects, Annie guides you through her methods for creating spectacular effects to transform walls and furniture, as well as floors and fabrics. Each project is accompanied by clear instructions and helpful tips. Featured techniques include stencilling, printing,…

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Every architect’s dream is now a reality with the new Equitone product brand from Marley Building Systems.   Equitone is more than a material. It is the key to design freedom when creating facades for external and internal applications.   The superior fibre cement facade cladding material brings to the…

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Looking for a way to cool down this summer, but you don’t want to spend a fortune? Why not opt for a ceiling fan to provide an affordable and simple means of cooling down during the hot summer months. Melissa Davidson from leading lighting and ceiling fan supplier, The Lighting…

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Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town tonight. The eleven projects chosen by the award adjudicators were among a total of 22 final qualifying entries that had been selected from a record…

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Hundreds of families in the Westgate Grange area of Pietermaritzburg will soon have access to affordable housing with the completion of Aloe Ridge, the largest social housing project in the city constructed entirely of Corobrik’s facebrick. Conceptualised by non-profit organisation, Msunduzi Housing Association (MHA), construction of Aloe Ridge began in…

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THE quality, cost and time efficiencies of innovative building technology outweighs any and all of the traditional brick and mortar values. This said however, it is a method of building that is taking time to become entrenched in the South African building industry.   What is needed is a paradigm…

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Transforming a house into a home is one of the most rich and rewarding journeys of every person’s life. A home is a mirror of your best self; your hopes, memories, quirks and loves. But all too often on the journey to building the perfect home, the bathroom gets left…

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