keyboard_arrow_upA new record in home security
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Trellidor has set a new record in the number of security barriers supplied on a single project. As subcontractors on site at Eskom’s Ledibeng Eco Estate staff housing venture near Lephalale, in Limpopo, Trellidor secured a total of 350 homes, fitting custom-made physical security barriers to the doors and windows of each home. “The contract required 804 security gates and 2 694 window fixtures.

keyboard_arrow_upRetaining blocks support Kayamandi upgrading
keyboard_arrow_downRetaining blocks support Kayamandi upgrading

Last year, Cape Retaining Systems, a retaining block manufacturer and Terraforce licence-holder, was approached by Requad Construction to assist in establishing a greater habitable surface area for building low cost houses near the informal settlement of Kayamandi, outside Stellenbosch. After various options had been considered, Terraforce retaining blocks were decided on as they would provide a cost-effective and durable method for creating platforms and road/sidewalk support on the old farmland that was to be reclaimed for the housing development.

keyboard_arrow_upStabilised earth bricks for community housing
keyboard_arrow_downStabilised 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.