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The lives of the Tugela Ferry community in the rural Msinga region of KwaZulu-Natal have been vastly improved following the construction of two new wards at the Church of Scotland Hospital (COSH) earlier this year. Health needs escalated The hospital was constructed from face brick in the 1870s, has had…

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The total value of the YTD Actual (Aug 2015) for BUILDING PLANS PASSED was R62.44 Billion, split 72.9% in Residential BPP and 27.1% in Non Residential BPP. Dwellings (< and > 80 m2) comprises by far the largest segments at R22.31 Billion. The Cum YTD Actual for 2015 vs 2014 recorded growth for both the…

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moladi in Mauritius Hennie Botes, CEO of moladi, at the Head office of the Mauritian Housing Company in Port Louis The cheapest newly built 120m2 house with three bedrooms, a living and dining room, kitchen, toilet/washroom and small veranda, by a formal developer costs around US$31 000 excluding the land. The…

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Cape Town - The 350-year-old Castle of Good Hope is receiving an R84 million makeover. The Department of Public Works, instructed by the Department of Defence has commissioned the project, as specialist architects and designers renovate the Castle of Good Hope. The castle originally served as a replenishment station for ships passing…

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Here's a great project you can do in a weekend using supplies that you will find at your local Builders. This outdoor table has a built-in ice cooler to keep all your summer refreshments cold on hot, hot days.   You can buy everything you need for this project at…

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 Affordable Housing - moladi Making Housing Affordable COST SAVINGS moladi is able to control costs better by consolidating the supply chain. Its kit concept ensures that it controls costs by sourcing almost all components needed for a building site in one go, ensuring better control over prices and costs. Furthermore, says Hennie…

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Focusing on finding cost effective solutions that do not compromise on quality will be the differentiating factor for cement suppliers in the future. Working collaboratively with customers to devise customised solutions that consider specific application needs is critical to future sustainability.   Mike McDonald, manager at AfriSam’s Centre of Product…

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Pupils at Inkululeko Yesizwe Primary School in Vlakfontein township near Lawley, Gauteng, are relishing using the school’s first brick and mortar classroom block and ablution facilities which were constructed by Corobrik’s Lawley factory. The R1.5 million project, first envisioned in 2010, goes towards fulfilling the duty required by government that…

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Affordable Housing Developments Decent affordable housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over someone’s head. Academic research proves that access to a clean and stable home implicates an improvement in security, health and education.…

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