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Preventing building tragedies – Facade focus

Jul 06, 2017 No Comments by

Every so often we are witness to an event or disruption that affects the industry we work in. This could not have been more magnified when I witnessed the tragedy that unfolded recently at the Grenfell Towers, situated in North Kensington in West London. To those who witnessed the live news reporting of the building, […]

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The changing face of materials – what Corobrik offers

Apr 04, 2016 No Comments by

The Southern African building materials industry continues to remain a dynamic environment. Historically standard methods of construction dominated the landscape, leading to what some may argue, an over-weighting of masonry structures whether for domestic or commercial requirements. Subliminally, the structures that surround us impose their own form of definition. Being subjected to similar construction techniques […]

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Lafarge, MND Enterprises make ‘life-changing’ centre a reality

Nov 25, 2014 2 Comments by

When The Break-Through Centre – a facility in Katlehong, Gauteng that aims to ensure basic early learning education is accessible to all children – asked Lafarge to contribute towards its expansion, leading local contractor MND Enterprises brought its Light Steel Frame Building (LSFB) construction expertise to the project. Mfundeni Mthembu, Director of Operations, MND Enterprises, […]

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