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3D printing - The solution to affordable housing? 3D Printing - Is it viable printing houses? Is it sustainable? 3D printing can now produce what man built hundreds of years ago... but not for less.. Housing - the tool used to create employment for people to earn money to purchase…

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Sustainability and innovation are two sides of the same coin for Marley Building Systems as the company pushes forward to exceed industry standards in the anticipation of new trends. Mark Irving, Managing Director of Marley Building Systems in South Africa, believes Marley Building Systems is redefining building methodology with innovative,…

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The PPC Imaginarium Awards was established by PPC Ltd as a means to give emerging designers and artists the opportunity to showcase their talent and creative thinking by using cement as their primary medium. Now in its third year, the competition is the most supportive of its kind in the…

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A variety of Corobrik face bricks and clay pavers were selected for the construction of a large portion of the new 65 000m² Menlyn Maine Central Square development. Based on principles of sustainability, this mixed-use project forms the heart of the Menlyn Maine precinct situated in the eastern suburbs of…

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A range of Corobrik’s face brick and pavers were selected for the iconic development of the new Sol Plaatje University integrated into the inner city fabric of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. Together with the University of Mpumalanga the Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is the first new university to be…

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Modular Building System Modular Building System - moladi Established in 1986, moladi has developed modular building system addressing the basic need for durable quality housing which is a viable affordable alternative to traditional building methods. Representing the most advanced technology and innovations in industrial construction of affordable low-cost housing, schools…

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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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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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