Category Archive for "Press Releases"

SA cannot afford to exclude women from a R150 billion sector

Women are severely under represented in the construction industry in South Africa, says Adv. Brenda Madumise, Chairperson of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC). Madumise says the latest reports from Statistic South Africa (Stats SA) indicate that women make…

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NHBRC showcases Innovation at the National Human Settlements Indaba

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is participating at the National Human Settlements Indaba and Exhibition to be held on 16 to 17 October 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre. At the event, the NHBRC will showcase some of…

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Call for applications to the NHBRC Women Empowerment Programme

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is pleased to announce its second intake for the Women Empowerment Programme (WEP) aimed at boosting leadership and business skills of women entrepreneurs in the construction industry. This follows on from the success…

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NHBRC to conduct investigation into the Meyersdal housing collapse

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has sent a structural engineer and an inspector to the site of the collapsed house in Meyersdal today to properly investigate the project. The NHBRC would like to satisfy itself as to the…

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The NHBRC to share information and resources with The University of Cape Town

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) announced today that they have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to exchange knowledge and expertise on geotechnical engineering, the branch of civil engineering concerned…

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The NHBRC makes a positive impact in the communities in which it operates

  Today the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) handed over a home built using innovative building technologies (IBTs) to Mr. Harry Khuduge who is one of the oldest residents of Etwatwa. A Geoplast foundation system and a Mi Panel…

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The NHBRC realigns year-end function to focus on community upliftment

Today, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) handed over the keys of three homes to overjoyed new home-owners in Thabong, Welkom. Last year, instead of funding a year-end function for its members of Council, the NHBRC decided to contribute…

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NHBRC hands over an IBT house

As part of its CSI initiative, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has partnered with Kavango Block Brick and Geoplast to build a user friendly house for Agnes Dyidi in Nyanga East, Western Cape. Dyidi who is 73 years…

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NHBRC imposes a penalty of R1,4 million on home builder Woodglaze Trading (Pty) Ltd

Johannesburg, 19 February 2014 – The National Home Builders Registration Council(NHBRC) has imposed a penalty of R1, 4 million on one of its registered home builders, Woodglaze Trading (Pty) Ltd, trading as Ladybrick, after a Disciplinary Committee found it guilty…

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The NHBRC announces move to new office location

The NHBRC is pleased to announce that its Head Office and Gauteng Provincial Customer Care centre in Woodmead will be moving to one central location as of March 24th, 2014. While the NHBRC Management is happy with its current office…

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