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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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    The fourth edition of the Architectural Futsal Tournament ended on an exciting high with SAOTA taking the top spot from former two-time champions, VIVID Architects. Brick manufacturers Corobrik, Hansgrohe bathroom accessories suppliers and Prominent Paint are sponsors of this competitive yet friendly football league, which allows a maximum of…

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Entering the bustling coastal town of Ballito on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, pedestrians are welcomed by the recently completed walkways made up of Corobrik’s range of clay pavers. A total of 3 600 m² Burgundy pavers have been used to construct the sidewalks and islands along both sides of Ballito…

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Schooling for thousands of Free State pupils in the Fezile Dabi and Motheo districts is being greatly improved through the construction and rebuilding of school facilities by the Kagiso Shanduka Trust in partnership with the Free State Department of Education. Leading brick manufacturers Corobrik have, in turn, partnered with the Trust…

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Simon G. Shaya new Chairman of the Board of Directors and Member of the steering committee for GROHE- DAWN Water Technology Simon G. Shaya, General Manager and President GROHE East Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa, has been appointed as the new Chairman to the Board of Directors of GROHE DAWN…

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AfriSam and Concrete Laser Flooring (CLF) have collaborated successfully in introducing an industry-first environmentally-friendly floor concrete by replacing cement in the mix design with more fly ash, activated slag and admixtures. In typical concrete mix designs, 20% to 30% of the cement is replaced with extenders. In this new concrete,…

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