National Department Of Housing
The formulation of South Africas Housing Policy commenced prior to the democratic elections, with the formation of the National Housing Forum.
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today12 Oct 2011
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Water supply for rural residents

In the Hluhluwe Project in KwaZulu-Natal, a range of U-PVC pipes manufactured by DPI Plastics is being used in the construction of the water supply line to reach close to 13 000 rural residents over an area spanning 146 km2.
today31 Oct 2011

Incledon pipes and fittings for Colesberg water supply

In December last year, Incledon was commissioned to supply pipes and allied products to the civil engineering contractor responsible for developing the Orange River Bulk Water Supply scheme in Colesberg, Northern Cape. The bulk water supply line is being constructed to deliver potable water to over 2 000 newly developed homes in the area.
today22 May 2012

Housing a key driver in infrastructure rollout

Ahead of the presentation of the Human Settlements Budget Vote 2012-13 to the National Assembly last week (9 May 2012), Minister of Human Settlements, Tokyo Sexwale, highlighted the progress the department has made not only in the continuing development of housing and human settlements but also in rooting out the corruption that has, over past years, undermined the delivery of decent housing.  Interestingly, Minister Sexwale raised the question of whether government should not be turning to sizeable, established contractors and their BEE partners rather than the “wheelbarrow and bakkie brigade” to support its housing delivery commitments. He said that while some emerging contractors are genuinely committed to building houses of sound and long-lasting quality, many had shown themselves to be fly-by-nights, abusing taxpayers’ money and government’s resources. 
today20 Jun 2017

Africa's 2017 mega-construction expo reveals 36 percent growth

The fifth edition of the biggest gathering of built environment professionals under one roof - the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo - took place at Gallagher Convention Centre on 23 and 24 May 2017 and saw an unprecedented 36% growth in the number of attendees. The event united over 7100 built environment professionals and resulted in hundreds of business deals being done across both the public and private sectors.
today5 Apr 2017

African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo expands its reach

On 23 and 24 May 2017, an anticipated 9000 members of the construction, cement and concrete industries will be descending on the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg for the fifth annual African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo.