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Monday Jul 09, 2018

Fire-retardant homes under development

Shack fires are commonplace in South Africa, and are one of the major problems facing informal settlements, often leading to death and leaving people homeless.

This has motivated Dave Lindup, chief executive of Magnastruct, to keep improving the designs available at his Cape Town-based company, which produces green recyclable buildings made of magnesium oxide boards. They are fire-retardant, impervious to water, and are mould and mildew-resistant.

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