24Nov, 2014

SA cannot afford to exclude women from a R150 billion sector

Women are severely underrepresented 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 up a small percentage of the total workforce in the construction industry. According to Stats SAs […]

16Oct, 2014

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 the approved Innovative Building Technology systems and what it does to promote innovation in the […]

06Oct, 2014

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 of the pilot programme initiated in 2013 that was completed by 20 women who are […]

12Jun, 2014

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 with the engineering behaviour of earth materials. The objective of this MOU is to facilitate […]

29Apr, 2014

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 2 Building System (MIBT) were used to build the 61 m² house which boasts 3 bedrooms, […]

17Apr, 2014

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 to the building of three innovative building technology homes. Each home boasts three bedrooms, a […]

15Apr, 2014

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 old, lives with her five year old grandchild and has been bedridden in her dilapidated […]

19Feb, 2014

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 of 96 counts of contravention of section 14(1) of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act, […]

04Feb, 2014

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 space, the move to one central location will save costs and enable the organisation to […]