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.
South Africa’s major brick maker, Corobrik manufactures a wide range of clay face bricks, non-face bricks and clay pavers, the company has distribution outlets throughout the country and sells any quantity from an individual purchasing a few hundred bricks through to large corporates requiring millions of bricks to be delivered to sites meeting tight deadlines.
The Concrete Institute
The Concrete Institute replaces the former Cement & Concrete Institute.The Cement & Concrete Institute, based in Midrand, is a technical marketing organisation committed to growing the market for concrete for its members through its value chain of activities and services.
FS-Systems is a leading African systems integrator providing end-to-end fire & electronic security solutions.
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today2 Nov 2011

Showcasing alternative building technologies

The Legacy Project was launched in Conifers, Blue Downs, in Cape Town on Mandela Day – 18th July. As well as marking Mandela Day, this housing project is intended to leave a built legacy to mark South Africa’s hosting of the International Housing and Home Warranty Conference (IHHWC) which is taking place for the first time on the African continent from 24 to 28 September at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
today26 Sep 2012

Housing needs bulk infrastructure too

Speaking at the handover of 49 houses at Mantheding Village outside Polokwane in Limpopo in July, Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale said the provision of bulk infrastructure remains one of the major challenges in delivering houses in rural areas. Sexwale stressed, however, that this challenge did not mean that people in villages should be excluded from receiving houses. 
today2 Nov 2011

Rural roads upgrade gathers pace

The concept of sustainable human settlements encompasses not only housing but also the infrastructure that enables settlements to function and the amenities that contribute to creating a sense of community and connection among residents. Hence it encompasses roads and storm-water drainage, electricity supply, and water and sanitation systems, as well as amenities such as schools, clinics, shopping centres, recreation facilities and places of worship, among other things.
today28 Jan 2011

The Housing Debate – some thoughts on the way forward

The State of Housing in SA formed the focus of the opening debate at Architecture ZA 2010 (AZA 2010), the architectural festival that was held in Johannesburg in September last year. The debate looked at the successes and challenges of South Africa’s contemporary housing strategy and how it contributes to the restructuring of South African society in economic, social and spatial terms.
today10 Nov 2015

Corobriks face brick adds value to new Olympus rental development

When planning the construction of the latest rental initiative in Olympus, Pretoria, Central Developments once again opted for Corobrik’s durable range of clay face bricks.