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Corobrik has opened a new bricklaying training centre at its Lawley factory in Gauteng which is one of three countrywide that provides opportunities for unskilled South Africans to acquire the fundamental expertise they need to secure work in the building industry. More than 2000 people have already graduated from the…

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A combination of Corobrik’s range of Nebraska Travertine and Country Classic Travertine face bricks were included in the construction of the new Majuba FET College’s Dundee campus, which will provide thousands of higher-education seeking youth with the opportunity to study in a state-of-the-art college environment. Set for completion in November…

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Leading clay brick manufacturers, Corobrik, were presented with a special award at the WeDesign 2016 conference organised by the South African Institute of Architects KwaZulu-Natal (SAIA KZN) at the Durban City Hall on 8 July. The award recognised Corobrik’s sole and continuous sponsorship of the SAIA KZN Journal since it…

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This year’s Architectural Futsal League saw a real upset in the final with reigning champions, SAOTA, losing to the league’s underdog team, BAM Architects, in a closely contested final held at the Helenic Club, Moule Point on 27 May. This is the fifth year the three-month friendly league has been…

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Marley Building Systems took to the floor at this year’s African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo with a compendium of local and international brand names since acquiring the Lafarge Gypsum SA business in November last year. The showcase of products that define the core activities of Marley Building Systems were…

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A total of 612 000 Corobrik Moroccan Red Travertine face bricks are being used in the construction of Royal School Alberton in Cosmopolitan Projects’ Leopard’s Rest housing development in Albertsdal, bringing rich aesthetic appeal and integrity to this greenfield project. Leopard’s Rest consists of 4 500 houses of which the first…

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Residents in the North West town of Marikana, east of Rustenburg, welcomed the donation of much needed housing earlier this year. Implemented by the North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in conjunction with Lonmin Mine, the Marikana Extension 2 Housing Project was initiated in July 2014 with…

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South Africa faces exceptionally difficult global and domestic economic conditions over the next several years. All the choices are disagreeable, some more than others. Drawing on the country’s resilience, it is necessary to make tough decisions. The 2016 Budget proposals will return the public finances to a sustainable path. The…

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The completion of the regeneration and reconstruction of the Agrivaal building in December last year has revitalised Tshwane’s Central Business District with its unique style. As the embodiment of resource efficiency and environmental sustainability, Corobrik’s quality range of Firelight Satin face bricks were selected for the construction of the newer…

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