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South Africa

CorpWatch:�ANC Privatizations Fail to Deliver in South Africa

New building method brings homes to the market in little time - 4/23/05

Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | Government to free up land for low cost housing

Building the future - World Economic Forum

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Building the future - World Economic Forum

eProp - Your Commercial Property MarketPlace

The Herald Online **News**

UNIDO - The International Centre for Materials Technology Promotion (ICM)

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UNIDO - The International Centre for Materials Technology Promotion (ICM)
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UNIDO - South - South Low Cost - High Impact building materials technology transfer

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Creamer Media's Engineering News Online, South African Industry News :: Construction

Creamer Media's Engineering News Online, South African Industry News :: Construction

Mthembi-Mahanyele: Launch of energy efficient low-cost housing project

Housing Code Contents

A Real Estate Boomlet in Latin America - Knowledge@Wharton

Housing for sardines? : Mail & Guardian Online

Servcon shuts up shop : Mail & Guardian Online

Soweto's saviours from the cold : Mail & Guardian Online

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Housing scandal man advising Sisulu : Mail & Guardian Online

Department Budget: public hearings - 12 April 2005

Department Budget: public hearings - 13 April 2005

Concrete Homes - Newsletter

PCA - Concrete Homes

FORM DESIGN

Agrement Certificate Information

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||:: Long wait for houses over ::||

Construction contributes 7% to GDP

Sisulu looks to private sector in affordable housing bid

The Herald Online **News**

AHI: South Africa

KnowledgePlex: Article: South Africa; Quick-Fixes Will Not Ease Cape's Housing Crisis

Poor vs poor in housing crisis : Mail & Guardian Online

AHI: South Africa: Poor vs. poor in housing crisis

Water penetration in face brick walls

moladi SABS Test Results

Concrete Construction: Formwork for self-consolidating concrete: there are many good reasons to use SCC�but some cautions are necessary

The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid

The Buildaid Portal - Call For Building Cost Caution: By PropertNews

Business Day - News Worth Knowing

Low-Cost Housing

The Buildaid Portal - New home supply not keeping up with demand

Launch of Blog

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TSUNAMI EMERGENCY RELIEF HOUSING CONSTRUCTION

TSUNAMI EMERGENCY RELIEF HOUSING CONSTRUCTION

Low construction cost building sytem - moladi

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce moladi as a solution to the slow delivery of inferior low cost housing as well as addressing the crucial shortage of skills.

Government urged to act on housing

The government has created a window of opportunity for the provision of up to two million affordable homes a year and should grasp it to alleviate the housing shortage, says Stuart Chait, CEO of Cape-based financiers Property Partners. "Falling inflation and interest rates and foreign willingness to invest have opened this window," says Chait. He says foreign investors have renewed confidence in South Africa's political and financial management and are looking for low-risk investment opportunities in the country. They would be eager to finance government housing development for 10 or 20 years at low, fixed interest rates.


Traditionally bricks or blocks are moulded in a small mould and then laboriously stacked by an artisan, sandwiched with mortar, chopping it to p…