Frequently Asked Questions

Q What are the available sizes of Shipping Containers.

A Shipping containers come in two standard sizes that are widely available internationally.

6M (12ft) - Width: 2.44M - Height: 2.59M - Floor Area: 13.93M2 - Weight: 2.44 tonnes.

12M (40ft) - Width: 2.44M - Height: 2.59M or 2.89M (high cube version) - Floor Area: 28.33M2 - Weight: 4.06 tonnes.

Q How long does delivery take?

A From placing an order we will have your finished solution ready for delivery between 1 to 4 weeks. This depends on the scope of your project, geographical location and availability of completed units held at our sales depot. We can give you an accurate timeline to ensure you achieve success with any schedules you may have.

Q Your portable buildings do not meet our exact requirements can they be modified?

A Yes, within reason and if required. Additional costs will apply to modifications that do not fit within our portfolio of standard container designs. Our structures have been created and designed from actual case studies and real situations. Care has been taken to ensure that they can withstand all African climates, are suitable for habitation, safe and are practical enough to make a real difference.

Q Do you have references for other projects you have completed?

A Yes, we work with Governments, Corporates and charity organisations across the whole of Africa. You can view one of our recent completed projects in our photo or video section  as well as various articles across the web and on the Investec global news site.

Q What countries are they available in?

A From our base near the busy shipping port of Cape Town in South Africa, our portable shipping container conversions can be transported with ease anywhere in South Africa as well as other African countries including, Nigeria, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda, Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Somali, Kenya, Tanzania & Chad.

Q How are they constructed?

A We offer two standard solutions, the first are modular purpose built container buildings, the second is from ISO standard shipping containers that are converted, during this conversion, the container undergoes rigorous testing for stability and robustness. After being treated with special chemical rust proofing the shipping container is then ready for the first of many process that are involved in the conversion.

Steel Container Conversion

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