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Young and Aspiring Entrepreneur

What is an entrepreneur? An entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. Aobakwe Batsietseng an ambitious individual from North West province in South Africa, took the plunge to enter the world of entrepreneurship at the youthful age of 24. Batsietseng identified a gap in the market, and through thorough research and the determination that success can be achieved through hard work, he decided that Hydraform would be the business partner he needed to bring his dreams to fruition. His dream of starting a business, to open a

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Financing Your Brickyard : Where to go?

At Hydraform, we know your business is your passion. One of the most daunting challenges facing potential business owners is a lack of funding with which to launch their dream. Whether your business requires funding at the launch stage or expansion phase, the biggest challenge is finding money. There is no single perfect-fit approach for all situations. According to the required amount, purpose, type of business, ownership, the sources may vary dramatically. There are, however, various institutions within South Africa supporting the development and upliftment of communities by funding small businesses. We’d like to provide you with a few possibilities

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Make The Most Of Your Brickyard – Maximising Your Brickmaking Output

So you’ve set up your brickyard and you’re now having to devise ways to ensure that you’re getting the most bang for your hard-earned buck. We’re going to provide you with a few tips relating to how you can maximise your output and boost your overall productivity. Everyone knows that when it comes to having to begrudgingly having to sign those cheques for expenses like rent, space is vital. You want to make sure that you make the most of what you have available to you. This includes ensuring that every machine you’ve bought – or are considering buying –

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Financing Your First Brickyard

At Hydraform, we know how passionate you feel about your business. And we know how frustrating it can be to have a dream without having the necessary capital to set down as the foundations for the realisation of that dream. No matter how brilliant small business ideas are, all of them require money. Whether it is funding at the launch stage or the business expansion phase, the biggest challenge is finding money. There is no single perfect-fit approach for all situations. According to the required amount, purpose, type of business, ownership, the sources may vary dramatically. There are, however, various institutions across the African continent which support the development and upliftment

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Hydraform Alternative Building Technology

Hydraform alternative building technology (ABT) is incredibly proud of the integrity and cost-effectiveness of its blockmaking machines. A Building, situated in Port Alfred, was erected in 2002. The sandy soil, exposure to floodwaters, and coastal conditions provided an exciting use-case for Hydraform alternative building technology. “Alternative building technologies are non-conventional building methodologies that provide sustainable solutions in the building ” In South Africa, the conventional means of building material consist of brick and mortar, these building are well founded, but are often costly, time consuming and harmful to the environment. Hydraform machines produce Bricks/Blocks consisting of sandy – loam soil,

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Hydraform Wins Shelter Afrique Award

At Hydraform, we hold community and small business development close to our hearts. We pride ourselves on providing cost-effective, affordable machines and equipment by which anyone can accomplish their own brickmaking and construction dreams. We were thus honoured when recently we were awarded the prestigious Shelter Afrique award in the category of ‘Affordable Housing and Urban Development Practitioners’. Shelter Afrique’s awards stand as testament to their commitment to recognising the efforts of practitioners such as Hydraform who operate within the affordable housing and urban development industry. We were honoured to be acknowledged as emerging talents who uphold the requisite level

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