Safety First!

Our staff are tremendously important to us, we strive to ensure that all of our employees feel safe, happy, comfortable and are able to work in an accident-free environment. We recently participated in The Federated Employers’ Mutual Assurance Company (known as FEM for short) annual awards and are proud to announce that we took 3rd…

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Tee-ing off with House Boardman

This beautiful, double story family home can be found in the town of Ladysmith – complete with four bedrooms, an office, triple garage, TV lounge, entertainment area and… wait for it…. a back yard that is a bona-fide golf course! YES! You read that correctly! And no this does not belong to Gary Player. Say…

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Hufcor Operable Walls

Hufcor Operable Walls are often described as air walls (say what?) or flat or movable panels. These walls are a series of interlocking panels, suspended from an overhead track system, designed to look like a permanent wall or a series of smaller spaces – whatever the occasion demands. Think the ICC in Durban – it…

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A “Speedy” end to an era

Ha! I bet you thought we were on about our ex-president, didn’t you? Nope, we’re talking about the very friendly face in the office responsible for a bit of admin, marketing and everything else in-between, Tarin Maddocks. Tarin is leaving our team at the end of February after being with us for six years. Tarin…

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Head’s up, for our ceilings!

We’ve been busy-like-a-beaver over the past few months. Last year we started with the facelift at the Department of Transport in Hyslop Road in PMB and promised to deliver you a brand-new look the next time you visited to renew your car license- you cannot, however, rush perfection and will still be on site for…

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Acoustics…the good, the bad and the fixer

What are acoustics? Simply put, acoustics it is the expansion of sound in a room. Sound “spreads” in the air with an average speed of 340m/s and within a confined space; this traveling sound strikes surfaces such as floors, ceilings and walls producing sound reflections and reverberations. Yikes…. This sounds like a science lesson! Can these…

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Rob Roy Lifestyle Village, Botha’s Hill

The Shospec team recently got involved with the iconic Rob Roy Hotel which has been transformed into a magnificent retirement lifestyle village. Yay for us! Overlooking the sweeping panoramas of the breath-taking Valley of a Thousand Hills, the hotel while still retaining the grandeur of its glory days, has been refurbished and extended with new…

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Bonjour House Wolhuter

We would like to introduce you to House Wolhuter, a new home we are in the process of building out of Light Steel Frame (LSF) in PMB’s latest place-to-be Hilton. Built on a smallholding, the project started in November last year on a site that required us to dabble into the earth-moving game – but…

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Rugger buggers – Dubai 7s

We like ourselves a bit of rugby, we do, so it makes sense that we jumped at the opportunity to join forces with OWA – a leading supplier of ceilings and partitioning – to sponsor the U19 SA invitational team at the Dubai Invitational 7s tournament which recently took place from the 30 November to…

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Va va voom – Audi showroom

One of the most technical and challenging projects in Shospec’s existence was the Audi Showroom in East London which we constructed back in 2012/2013. For this 2 000m2 state-of-the-art showroom, Shospec built three curved walls that ran an excess of 6m high and at a 60° incline, which pushed the design and fitting teams to…

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