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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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GROHE nominated for 2015 German Sustainability Award Manufacturer of water fittings is one of Germany’s most sustainable companies Demonstrating its commitment to sustainability at the highest level, Grohe AG, a world-leading supplier of sanitary fittings, has been nominated for the renowned German Sustainability Award for the second year in a…

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Consistent teamwork by employees dedicated to selling a quality product to satisfied customers was the winning formula at this year’s Corobrik Conference where worthy candidates were rewarded for their hard work. The Western Cape walked away with an impressive four awards – Zonke Mapundu was named Sales Representative of the…

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Contemporary Cast Home  A beautiful example of a monolithic cast home using formwork to define the walls and structure - A modern approach to building - Cast Insitu - Simplistic - Minimalistic   “Contemporary” architecture and style is exactly what modular formwork construction process allows for - literally what is…

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Appreciating and addressing customer needs and, where need be, going the extra mile forms a central part of Corobrik’s philosophy. This was recently made evident to Umdloti pensioner, Anne Harris, when inquiring about ordering 900 concrete pavers to pave the entrance of her family’s home. She lives on a cottage…

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Platinum Manor, a new Central Development Projects affordable housing scheme recently completed in Chantelle Pretoria, features 2.37 million Corobrik Moroccan Red Travertine face bricks. The new development, designed by J A Venter Architects, consists of 220 houses built in two phases – North Village and South Village. Construction began in…

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Winning the PMR Diamond Arrow Award for highest-rated South African brick supplier for the fifth year running is an honour, says Dirk Meyer, managing director of Corobrik. “It is gratifying to get this feedback from our clients, building materials retailers and members of the construction industry – confirming consistency in…

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Brick built homes do not fare well compared to new innovative building systems     Many Innovative Building Technologies (IBT) or Alternative Building Technologies (ABT) or non masonry building systems, outstrip brick and mortar homes. The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) rates brick homes 32nd out of 40. moladi uses reusable…

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A new R190-million Community Health Centre is providing much-needed quality health care for the residents of Dannhauser, a former mining town in a remote area of KwaZulu-Natal where, until now, access to health care has been difficult.  The construction of the government-run project started in March 2012 and the centre…

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