Status: Inactive
Company: CONCOR Holdings (Pty) Ltd
Tel: (011) 495-2222
Email: n/a
Address: P O Box 8259 JOHANNESBURG 2000

Approved Extract

The Con-Cottage Building System is a labour-intensive building system which can maximise local participation and has been designed to provide protection from the elements during construction by first erecting temporary external wall formwork and supporting the roof construction on the formwork.

The building system consists of:

This Mantag certificate covers the use of the Con-Cottage Building System in selected areas in all climatic zones of Southern Africa for the erection of simple, single storey buildings for the following uses:

Mantag certificates are a distinct type of Agrément certificate, based on acceptable safety and health criteria for houses and related outbuildings, non-residential schools and primary health-care centres in areas where the local authority is of the opinion that the type of construction is appropriate, given that in these areas it is of paramount importance that buildings be erected at the lowest possible cost.
If the conditions of the Mantag certificate are complied with, Agrément South Africa is of the opinion that the Con-Cottage Building System will be fit-for-purpose, and can therefore be regarded as complying with the functional requirements related to safety and health contained in the National Building Regulations. In general, however,

Mantag criteria permit a lesser level of performance than would be expected from buildings erected in accordance with the deemed-to-satisfy rules contained in SABS 0400-1990, The application of the National Building Regulations.