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MURRAY & ROBERTS WESTERN CAPE PROGRESSING WELL WITH TWO CONTRACTS AT CENTURY CITY

Murray & Roberts Western Cape is making significant progress with its two full construction services contracts for the Rabie Property Group at Century City in Cape Town in the Western Cape. The first contract, Bridge Park, was awarded in November 2013, while the second contract, Century City Urban Square, is on the adjacent site and […]

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ECO-FRIENDLY STORAGE FACILITY, GREENCUBE SELF STORAGE, LAUNCHES IN THE WESTERN CAPE

Eco-friendly storage facility, GreenCube Self Storage, has just launched in Ottery in the Western Cape, and is set to paint the Cape green with its innovative approach to storage and the environment. The facility, located on the corner of Plantation Road and Bamboesvlei next to Suburban Spares, provides easy access to residential customers in the […]

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Building South Africa Beyond 2014

In his recent State of the Nation Address, president Jacob Zuma said, “In 2012 we unveiled the National Infrastructure Plan, led by the President through the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission. We have subsequently invested one trillion rand in public infrastructure over the past five years. Many of the projects are completed or are nearing completion.” […]

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TWO MURRAY & ROBERTS CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES RECEIVE “BEST PROJECTS” ACCOLADES

Two Murray & Roberts Construction companies received accolades at the recent 2013 Construction World’s Best Projects awards ceremony that recognises projects across the entire construction industry. Murray & Roberts Western Cape was named the overall winner of the Building Contractors for its work on Portside, Cape Town’s tallest building. Tasked with a fast track construction […]

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NELSON GLASS & MIRRORS’ PIONEERING TOUGHENED LAMINATED GLASS OFFERING

Since inception in 1993, Nelson Glass & Mirrors have been at the forefront of the industry supplying high quality processed float and toughened glass. In addition to their Colourkote and decorative glass departments, Nelson Glass & Mirrors’ advanced new EVA Oven enables them to produce premium toughened laminated glass – ideal for balustrades, steps and […]

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Extending long-standing retaining walls.

A successful product is one that gets used more than once, having satisfied the expectation of the client. Below is a showcase of two projects that used the same local retaining block to extend long-standing retaining walls. Oasis Retirement Centre, Century City The first wall, approved by Harries Projects, is a long wavy sound barrier […]

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How an old school is transformed into a retirement village

It had been a school and the main centre for learning in the little town of Napier in the Overberg, Western Cape.  After it was closed down in 1982, it became a dilapidated and virtual ruin until it was recognised, 25 years later, for its integrity, position, history and proportions.   Inspired by the region’s […]

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Six stars for V&A Waterfront’s No. 1 Silo

The new No.1 Silo office building at the V&A Waterfront has been awarded a 6 star Green Star SA rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. The No. 1 Silo office development is South Africa’s latest – and largest – green office building. It is only the second building to be awarded a […]

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Terraforce wins CMA Award for “most sustainable installation”

Once again, Cape Town based precast block manufacturer, TERRAFORCE, managed to take home a prestigious Trophy at the CMA AWARDS and 40Th anniversary celebrations staged in Johannesburg.   The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) has held the first Awards for Excellence presentation based on its new awards category format. The black-tie gala event included the CMA’s […]

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Tyger Valley refurbishment completed

Situated in Bellville, Cape Town, the 88 886 m² Tyger Valley Shopping Centre’s refurbishment programme has been completed in after 20 months of hard work. The refurbishment includes major renovations to the interior aesthetics and general services upgrades. Overall design of the refurbishment was managed by Bentel Associates International (BAI) and involved a major contemporary […]

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