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Moladi Construction Systems has developed a way in which houses and social infrastructure can be built faster and cheaper, without jeopardising the structural integrity of buildings - Builder of the FUTURE Glenneis Kriel - Finweek - Download Builder of the FUTURE - moladi While most other industries have undergone tremendous…

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South African brickmaker Corobrik has once again been awarded the PMR Diamond Arrow Award. Corobrik has received this prestigious award for seven consecutive years. Corobrik clients rank their perceptions of the company over a range of eleven attributed, each measuring excellence in service offered by Corobrik. Dirk Meyer, Corobrik managing…

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Trimble has released SketchUp 2017, the latest version of its architectural modelling software, overhauling its core graphics pipeline, further updating its inference engine, and adding a new Extension Manager. Users of the paid-for Pro version of the software also get new tables functionality within its LayOut toolset, plus improved export of…

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South Africa is driving urban renewal to replace dilapidated construction with fresh and inspiring accommodate to revitalise cities. For this to be successful, inspirational products such as clay face brick is being selected. Corobrik’s clay face bricks are durable and practicable and able to create an attractive finish. For this…

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The Corobrik Architectural Student Awards have been won by Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He displayed new and distinctive ideas, a high standard of technical skill, creative flair and a good grasp of sustainability issues. De Marigny also showed a clear understanding of the complex role…

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Beyond brick and mortar houses The inefficiencies of moulding a brick or block in a mould then tasking an artisan to lay them. Then chase the walls for water and electrical services. Then relying on another artisan to plaster the walls. Dependent on the skills and ability of artisans to…

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The Private Box and VIP Betting areas of the Turfontein Race Course have recently been re-shod using Traviata’s  “IsoCore” – Swiss Oak Bern flooring.  Key to this installation was the technical innovation offered by the new IsoCore technology.  Firstly the “Drop-Lock 100” system allowed the more than 650m2 of flooring…

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The moladi injection moulded construction process The inefficiencies of moulding a brick or block in a mould then tasking an artisan to lay them. Then chase the walls for water and electrical services. Then relying on another artisan to plaster the walls. Depending on the skills and ability of artisans…

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Over the decades many people have had varying views on bricks for construction. Fortunately, there are those, such as Johannesburg architect, Thorsten Deckler, who feels you can built almost anything from face brick. Between the two world wars, the English town of Slough was used to dump war materials and…

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