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Could Container Homes Become the South African Low Cost Housing Solution?

24th Jun 2019
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We believe re-deploying used shipping containers as container homes to destitute areas in South Africa, is well-worth considering.

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Containers for hire

The Ultimate Guide to Containers for Hire

2nd May 2019
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Find out when hiring a container makes more sense than buying one outright. Also discover popular use cases and common pitfalls of container rental.

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Are Shipping Containers for Sale Wise Investments?

9th Apr 2019
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Everything you need to know about buying shipping containers for sale and why they are great money-spinning opportunities for your business.

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Cargo Container

A Cargo Container for Specialized Shipping by Sea

7th Mar 2019
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The cargo container has proved its worth as a quick and convenient way to move goods around the world. Handling and securing equipment on ships, railway trucks, and lowbed transporters has standardised too.

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How Much a Refrigerated Container Costs

1st Mar 2019
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When investigating how much a refrigerated container costs, it’s important to know you can’t simply load the contents, plug it in to an electrical point, and expect to freeze them solid.

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Steel Containers for Sale Open New Doors to Money-Making Ideas

26th Feb 2019
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We have a regular supply of steel containers for sale that attract interest from start-ups and hobbyists alike. While some containers may be advanced in years, they are still structurally sound and ready for painting and fitting out. We sell them as empty shipping containers. We also offer a full-blown service for adding fixtures inside. Welcome to our virtual shop. Allow us to show you what is possible with imagination.

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Comparing Shipping Container Sizes If Relocating Abroad

11th Feb 2019
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We get calls every week from people wanting to know the optimum shipping container sizes for their household goods. Sometimes they end up purchasing a used container from us in cargo worthy condition they can resell at their destination.

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Rental Office Containers

Rental Office Containers Provide Flexibility When We Need It Most

4th Feb 2019
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It can be a false economy to purchase a container office outright for a short contract away from base. That’s because it’s not always easy to provide the assurances the reseller market needs. Most purchasers prefer to source their rental office containers from reliable suppliers including Almar Container Group.

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Shipping Container Home Builders

5 Things Shipping Container Home Builders Know

28th Jan 2019
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Shipping container home builders are an increasingly familiar sight in parts of South Africa where city regulations do not apply. Hence they make perfect farmsteads and superior accommodation in rural areas and informal settlements. Elsewhere, municipal authorities are still catching up with the new technology so special permission is required.

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Intermodal Container

What’s an Intermodal Container? Why That Name?

21st Jan 2019
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An intermodal container is a portable storage box compatible with travelling on various modes of transport. These include railways, ships, low-bed road transporters, and even cargo aircraft. They usually shift between different transportation modes via container depots. Hence, they also need to be compatible with lifting and moving gear in these facilities.

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