Company
Terraforce
Reversable hollow-core retaining blocks
Terraforce the original, reversible Hollow Core Retaining Blocks. Retaining walls for landscaping and soil erosion solutions.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
News & Product Highlights
today18 Jan 2010
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Stabilised earth bricks for community housing

iKhaya Brick Technologies (IBT) www.ikhayabrick.com [under construction] has developed a viable solution to accelerate housing construction using simple, practical technology, providing jobs and ensuring the transfer of skills to localised communities. The iKhaya Brick™ (i-brick) is manufactured using soil from the construction site or nearby, and IBT admixtures which ensure the quality and longevity of the finished product. IBT admixtures are formulated and blended to waterproof, plasticize, stabilise and improve the curing properties and final strength of iKhaya Bricks.
today17 Mar 2014

Hope for South Africa’s housing hold-up

In his recent SONA, President Jacob Zuma said that about 3 million housing units had been delivered since 1994 and that nearly 500 informal settlements had been replaced with quality housing over the past five years. However there are still 1.6m households living in informal settlements and a backlog of more than 2.3m housing units, according to the country’s last census.