Benefits of LSF for multiple flooring solutions

The numerous benefits of using LSF knocks the socks off the competition. Here are 5 reasons why you should choose LSF for adding on a mezzanine level to your home/ office/ factory. 1. Weight Well this one is obvious; light (there’s your clue) steel frame is lighter than any other material, so for buildings with…

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Massive full turnkey job nears its end

Watch: On-site drone footageAfter nearly a year on site on Town Hill, we are on the home straight with a colossal project consisting of three office blocks overlooking our beautiful city. This project is actually a Joint Venture by Top JV, where together with us at Shospec, D-Construction and SMS Design Architects, our responsibility has…

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Farewell captain Martin!

Like Nellie Furtado belts out “Flames to dust, lovers to friends, why do good things always have to end?” (sorry if that now plays on repeat in your head for the rest of the day!) – so it’s the end of an era here at Shospec with goodbye to Director and partner Martin Naude. For…

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Going green by-the-sea

We’re almost done with an exceptional project on the Berea in Durban for Somers Govender of Artek4 Architects and though we can’t divulge too much at the moment (yes, watch this space….), we’re just so damn proud of the project that we wanted to share just a teeny preview with you. The reason we’re pretty…

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Playing it (fire) safe

  CAPCO’s fire-resistance drywall systems not only satisfy the requirements of the designer, but also to cater to the practical on-site problems faced by us guys, the installers. The result is highly functional, versatile and very importantly, still very attractive systems – functionality and good aesthetics are key for us! One of their many products,…

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Safe, safe mate

To us, in the industry, we obviously give huge kudos to the aesthetics of a good-looking building; those that just by looking at them give us a deep appreciation for the skilled people behind the scenes, as well as a sense of satisfaction – even if we had nothing to do with its creation. Call…

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Leading where others may (only) follow…. 

Involving a large team of 30 staff, two foremen and Bjorn, this project is one that we are seriously proud to be involved in and to share with you guys. An environmentally-conscious site, we are using a Dry System of construction where we use very little, to no water. Conventional construction sites use copious quantities…

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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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