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The Trendy New KIA Dealership

9 April 2013

The motor vehicle market is a tightly contested one, with all major brands revamping their showrooms and facilities to make the customer’s experience a mutually beneficial one. KIA Motors, who recently opened their new 3500m2 dealership near Clearwater Mall, west of Johannesburg, have strict corporate identity specifications that all dealerships have to implement which has resulted in a very bold, bright and airy KIA showroom
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Virgin Active in Bryanston

9 April 2013

The massive development for the new Virgin Active health club that has been underway in Bryanston, Johannesburg for the last nine months has caught many a passing motorists eye, many who have been wondering when the opportunity to view those working out through those marvelous screen sized windows will happen – well it is now open! Virgin Active has expanded the number of clubs throughout the country extensively over the last few years, their design, features and facilities have set the benchmark in this sector of the leisure industry.
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Oconbrick quality scores five in a row

16 May 2012

South Africa’s largest clay brick manufacturer Oconbrick has won the PMR.africa Golden Arrow business leadership award for the fifth successive year in a competitive performance review of companies in its sector of the construction industry.
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Oconbrick quality scores again

11 May 2011

Clay brick manufacturer Oconbrick has scooped the PMR.africa Golden Arrow business leadership award in its sector. Read more


Elegance and Environment feature of new college

17 March 2011

Elegant concrete-paved footpaths and access routes framing indigenous gardens are stand-out features of the new Lebone College in North West Province, a boarding and day-school where environmental awareness is built in to daily school life. Read More


Oconbrick re-draws Jo'burg skyline

1 December 2010

The skyline of metropolitan Johannesburg is being constantly re-shaped  – and 15 Alice Lane Towers is one of the latest high-profile, high-rise structures where Oconbrick’s leadership in quality clay brick production is being harnessed by major developers. Read More

Business builds for Soweto learners

August 2010

The youngest children at Makhuba Primary School in Orlando West, Soweto, are beginning a new life of learning in modern new classrooms built for them in a business joint venture involving local construction industry leaders. Read More

People-Development heads priorities of Murray & Roberts Building Products new MD

18 May 2010

Murray & Roberts Building Products’ newly appointed managing director, Albert Weber, comes to the new company resolved to further strengthen its reputation for quality and consistency in the building and construction industry on the broad foundation of “very strong people-development and advancement”. Read more

Murray & Roberts merges building products companies

26 February 2010

Murray & Roberts has merged the operations of two of its specialised building products manufacturing companies, Technicrete and Oconbrick. The move is aimed at exploring wider marketing opportunities in the construction industry and improving overall financial performance, according to a company statement.Read More

Diamond Arrow Award for brick manufacturer

Oconbrick was recently awarded a Diamond Arrow Award in the Professional Management Review Awards 2009 with a 1st place covering the overall rating survey of brick suppliers to the construction industry. Read More

Ikageng – RDP houses build with Oconbrick

28 July 2009

Oconbrick is proudly associated with the RDP housing development in Ikageng close to Potchefstroom, where 20 of the 1500 houses, 45m² each are currently under construction for the community that has taken a strong stance insisting on quality and sustainability. Read More

Underpinned by a commitment of the leadership and people of Oconbrick to delivering service excellence, the company enjoys a proud reputation of providing highest quality cost effective products to the construction industry.

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