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The civil and building works sector in South Africa is important for virtually every aspect of our society and economy. Its reach is far and wide, and necessary to help our country move into the future and remain competitive.


Without this discipline, we wouldn’t be able to achieve our infrastructure rejuvenation and upkeep goals, nor would we be able to take our society forward. Let’s take a closer look at some interesting facts about the civil and building words sector that you may not have known about.


  1. Civil engineers often work on complex projects, which involve many technical, social, environmental and economic factors;
  2. Civil and building works take place on all levels, in the public sector from municipal to national government, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to multinational corporations;
  3. Civil engineers help us to preserve the environment, by assisting in the cleaning up of existing pollution, while helping us to plan ways to reduce future pollution of water, land and air.
  4. Civil engineering is involved in the planning and execution of the designs of transportation and site development, and many other areas of engineering.
  5. Until modern times, there wasn’t any clear distinction between civil and building works and architecture. The terms engineer and architect was often referred to as the same person, until the 18th


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Our company was established back in 2002, after identifying a need for expertise and professional solutions in the civil and building words sector. Our contractors are exceptionally skilled, reliable and dedicated civil and building contractors, and we work hard to take our industry into the future with excellence and professionalism. We are based in Durban, and have grown to become a household name in the structural and concrete repair sector nationwide.


Our focus remains on providing the very highest quality service to our customers. Our services are highly sought after, and we have the capacity to service building contractors as well as civil contractors, and property maintenance companies. Contact us today to learn more about our services, and to find out how we can help you take your business into the future.

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