Kwikspace News

  • Modular primary school being built in Gauteng

    Kwikspace has been contacted by Gauteng Department of Education to build brand new 5 000 m² primary school for leaners in Gauteng.

    The Purchase Order from the department to Kwikspace is still pending approval from treasury following which construction will commence. The school will accommodate more than 1000 Grade R and Primary School students in one of the province’s most rural areas.  The new facility will consist of 6 rectangular blocks each with a series of spacious classrooms, ablutions and a central courtyard. Kwikspace will also be installing services at the school including water, sewerage and electricity.

  • In the news

    Engineering News has published a story about our delivery of three 200 m² mobile office building to the iLanga Solar Power Plant, currently under construction in the Karoshoek Thermal Park near Upington.

    Using modular construction methods, we were able to fully prefabricate the mobile office units and complete delivery in just three months.

    To read the full story, go to:

    http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supporting-solar-energy-solutions-in-south-africa-2017-06-01

     

  • New classrooms for the GDE

    On behalf of the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE), Kwikspace has delivered 13 new classrooms to schools throughout the province. The new classrooms were constructed using Kwikspace’s Kwikplast technology, which enables for the rapid delivery of durable permanent structures.

    These classrooms will help combat overcrowding at schools in Gauteng, providing more learners with comfortable, spacious learning environments.

  • In the news

    Crown Publications recently featured an article on Kwikspace’s provision of an 1000 square metre dining hall to Medupi Power Station.

    Modular components for the new building, including 40 mm thick Chormadek wall panels, aluminium windows and a light steel frame roof structure with a suspended ceiling, were manufactured in one of Kwikspace’s specialist factories and then transported to Medupi for a quick on-site erection.

    Medupi Power Station is a dry-cooled, coal-fired power station being built by Eskom near Lephalele in Limpopo province, South Africa.

    Visit http://crown.co.za/products-and-services/4458-modular-construction-assists-with-timeous-delivery-of-medupi-power-station to read the full story.

  • 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