Question NW3074 to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

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18 October 2023 - NW3074

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Graham, Ms SJ to ask the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

(1)(a) What number of applications have been received by Agrément South Africa for the approval of 3D printed housing technology, (b) is the progress of each application and (c) are the full details in terms of (i) applicant, (ii) timelines and (iii) any additional information; (2) whether any members of the specified entity are (a) employees, (b) members of the board and/or (c) part of any of the organisations that have applied; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? NW4140E


The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure:


a) Number of Applications received

b) Progress of each application

C Full details in terms of


(i) Applicant

(ii) timelines

(iii) Additional Information


This application has progressed through the Agrément South Africa evaluation process.

Status: The application is at the final stages of evaluation, pending confirmation from the client for a site/factory visit in the USA.

Black Lion Capital

End of March 2024.

ASA will reach out to the client to finalise the anticipated site visit.


Progress: The application is stalled at the application review phase.

Reason: The client wants to further develop their system.

SMACT Building systems

The timeline is dependent on the client’s response.

After the peer review of the application by ASA assessment team, questions were sent SMACT, and we are still waiting for their response.


Progress: The application is at the assessment work offer phase; the contract of assessment is currently with the client according to Agrément South Africa records.

Status: The assessment work offer was sent to the client and has elapsed without the client’s approval; revision of the assessment work offer would be required to proceed with the project

RevCon Technologies

The timeline is dependent on the client’s response.

The initial offer was sent to RevCon on the 22/01/2020, which was not accepted by the client and it has lapsed.

2. Indicate if any ASA employee or board member is:

(a) An employee of the applicant/s

(b) members of the board of the applying organisation / company

(c) have any links with the companies that have applied




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