Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwelling

According to local entrepreneur Dave Lindup, MD of Magnastruct, adding to the frustration is that local authorities once again rehabilitate these communities using zinc sheets to rebuild the lost homes. Lindup strongly believes he’s got just the solution to this persistent problem. Made from magnesium oxide, Lindup’s company produces MagnaBoards – building boards that are…

Home-owners to register their off-grid energy installations or face stiff penalties

Cape home-owners who fail to comply with the 2010 Electricity Supply By-Law which prohibits any private electrical generation equipment from being connected to any electrical system without the city’s consent will face stiff penalties. Chris Cilliers, CEO and principal for Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty in the Winelands, says: “Until recently, eco-friendly installations like rooftop…