Kwikspace News

  • Two new clinics for Mpumalanga

    Following the successful delivery of doctor’s consultation rooms at clinics throughout Mpumalanga, Kwikspace has been awarded a contract to provide two new clinics in the province.

    Located in Mpakeni and Sibange, the new clinics will each be 450m2  and will be constructed using Kwikspace’s Kwikplast technology.

    The use of this modular technology will enable the new buildings to be ready in just eight weeks, with hand-over anticipated at the end of July.

     

  • Free State schools

    We recently completed the delivery of three temporary schools to accommodate over 2 000 learners in Free State Province.

    Using modular construction methods, we were able to deliver all three schools in just 53 days.

  • Medupi Power Station

    Having already supplied site offices to assist with the development of Medupi Power Station in Lephalale, Limpopo – Kwikspace was awarded the contract to provide a canteen area for personnel working on the project. Using modular construction methods we were able to rapidly furnish the site with a comfortable, durable and safe dining area.

    Once complete, Medupi will be the fourth largest coal fired power plant in the Southern Hemisphere. The dry-cooled, base load power generating plant will comprise of six 794 MW units, with a 4 764 MW installed capacity.

     

  • Addressing the skills deficit

    Engineering News has published a fantastic article highlighting our efforts to address the skills deficit in South Africa.

    By offering our employees access to adult education programmes, we aim to uplift them and equip them for further success in their careers.

    This year we are proud to have 34 employees enrolled in our adult learning programme.

    Read the full article here: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modular-building-manufacturer-addresses-south-africas-skills-deficit-2017-04-19 

  • KwikMAX solutions used at Evander Clinic

    Kwikspace units can be rapidly assembled to provide efficient solutions to the requirement for additional treatment areas at clinics.

    Using our KwikMAX technology, we have just delivered over 100 consultation rooms to clinics in Mpumalanga including Evander Clinic, pictured here.

    The units are durable, well insulated and fire retardant – providing safe and comfortable treatment areas for patients.

  • In the news

    Mining Weekly recently published an article focusing on Kwikspace’s recent provision of site accommodate to a series of mines throughout Africa.

    Discussing recent projects in Guinea, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia the article cites how when the mining industry slowed, Kwikspace expanded its business into other parts of Africa to explore opportunities further afield.

  • Gold mining in Guinea

    Kwikspace has been contracted to provide 1370 square metres of site buildings to assist with gold mining operations in Guinea.

    Using modular technology we will deliver an accommodation camp, male and female ablutions, and site offices to the a large open pit gold mine in the remote region of Siguiri.

    These structures will accommodate approximately 120 members of mine personnel.

  • In the news: Mpumalanga clinics

    Engineering News has published an article highlighting Kwikspace’s delivery of 132 new doctor’s consultation rooms at clinics throughout Mpumalanga.

    The new buildings should ease overcrowding and reduce clinic waiting times. See the full article here:

    http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modular-construction-methods-help-reduce-waiting-times-at-clinics-in-mpumalanga-2017-03-15/searchString:Kwikspace

     

  • Site accommodation in Sierra Leone

    To assist with rutile mining operations, Kwikspace will be supplying site accommodation, offices, a gate house, ablution blocks and workshop buildings for 24 personnel at the Gangama Project in Sierra Leone.

    Rutile is a mineral that is often used in the production of refractory ceramics (ceramics that maintain their strength in high temperatures), as a pigment and in the production of titanium.

  • Upskilling our workforce

    Any of our employees who didn’t complete their schooling, or who have a desire to further develop their communication and math skills, are given the opportunity to take part in Kwikspace’s adult learning programme.

    Kwikspace provides these learners with English and maths literacy training up to level 1 on the NQF (National Qualification Framework), which is equivalent to a grade 9 certificate. This year 34 Kwikspace employees are enrolled in adult learning courses.

  • Eastern Cape classrooms

    Dilapidated buildings and overcrowded classrooms have been cited as some of the factors contributing to poor matric pass rates in the Eastern Cape. To address these issues Kwikspace Modular Buildings, in partnership with the Department of Education, is currently installing 78 new classrooms in the towns of Libode and Butterworth.

    These will be a combination of mobile classrooms and permanent structures erected on-site. The new classrooms will provide a comfortable and safe environment for learners.

  • Temporary learning spaces

     

    Whilst vital refurbishment works are being carried out, Kwikspace has furnished schools in Johannesburg and the Eastern Cape with temporary classroom spaces. These will provide additional, comfortable teaching facilities to ensure that learning is not impacted during the renovations.