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Bodufinolhu Resort The New Flagship For Browns Arri Resort

Browns Investments PLC has undertaken a new project, they are opening Bodufinolhu Resort the new flagship for Browns Arri Resort. A brand new 5-star resort destination located in the Maldives.

Browns Investments PLC did not hesitate to contact Fiber Thatch for their synthetic thatch roofing solution! Only the best for this prestigious resort!

 

We are in the process of completing this 18 000 m² project, this is truly a proud addition to the Fiber Thatch resorts family!

A Luxurious Custom House On The Serengeti Plains

Offering a refined yet luxuriously impression, this contemporary luxury African home on the plains of the Serengeti was designed to be an exclusive aged retreat.

The Swiss native couple, Pascal and Loren Sharapan were looking for something different when they decided to build this magnificent home in the Masai Mara in Kenya. Being influenced by ritual and culture like those of the Maasai tribe, they decided on something traditional that would blend in with the surrounding beauty of the Serengeti.

 

They built the house using local labour, resources and inspiration, measuring a 1000m², this house is truly something to behold. But they where soon faced with a problem, the roof! How where they going to finish this magnificent structure off with something that will add to the surrounding influences that they aspired to achieve, as well as having something that will be safe from fires and the natural decay from the hot environment surrounding the Serengeti?

They soon found us!

We where able to offer them not only peace of mind with the amazing characteristics our synthetic thatch has to offer but also being able to cater to the more custom look they wanted to achieve. Our synthetic thatch is not susceptible to sun damage and doesn’t fade in colour. It is also fire retarded and will not rot or decay, it is literally maintenance free. A perfect answer for a house in such a remote tropical location. We also created a unique custom colour synthetic thatch for this project, something that looks aged and lived in and that will go well with the rest of the environment.

Our synthetic thatch is so easy to install that after a quick demonstration our satisfied customers where able to use local labour to finish the job. The end result is a flawless home perfectly settled in with the surroundings of the vast Serengeti plains.

A Pre Covid-19 Project Nearing Completion House Rosen - In Vunabaka Estate; Malolo Island; Fiji

Fiber Palm Synthetic Thatch has done it again!

This modern tropical gem is one with the palm trees and surrounding ambiance you would come to expect from a luxury’s destination like Fiji. The credit to this excellent execution comes from the use of the Fiber Palm Synthetic Thatch product. This synthetic thatch product was developed to cater to the needs of tropical destinations as well as to help battle some of the challenges these tropical regions face. Fiber Thatch succeeded in this and House Rosen is a great example of why!

House Rosen is in the Vunabaka Estate on Malolo Island in Fiji, the estate is a residential and hotel development in this private tropical island paradise. This community encompasses 120 acres of hill-top, marina, ocean, and beachfront sites centered around breathtaking views of Fiji.

This world-class home balances so well with the surroundings of its tropical destination but, in the same sense radiates luxury of a 5-star resort. Striving to find the perfect product that matches the natural Tahitian Palm Thatch the house owner found the perfect match after discarding many poor imitation thatch products. Fiber Thatch’s Synthetic Palm Thatch achieves this by its 100% natural look and its superior quality and durability. At House Rosen, looks are not the only factor!

Any beautiful house in this tropical, humid destination will face a range of challenges. Luckily, Fiber Palm is not only aesthetically pleasing but will offer any owner a sound peace of mind. The Fiber Palm Synthetic Thatch product will not rot or decay and is ideal for these humid regions. Fiber Palm is also completely fire-retardant and will withstand winds of over 180 kph, perfect for those tropical storms. The ultimate advantage of this revolutionary product is that it requires no maintenance at all and will last up to 50 years without needing to be replaced.

Post COVID-19 Lock Down,
Fiber Roofing Is There For You!

Fiber Roofing factory was allowed to open on the 1st of May under level 4 lock down, with a special permit. Social distancing in the workplace the new reality, as well as many other regulatory requirements and restrictions on the numbers of employees at the factory. We divided our staff into shifts and started to manufacture. This ensured all the employees could work full work weeks and receive full compensation, but more important we could produce and fulfil all our commitments to client’s orders. Everybody was eager to work, and with such a great attitude, it made us realize that the strength of Fiber Roofing lies in its devoted employees.

With a team like this any challenge can be concurred.

Meet Our AMAZING Team!

John Keells's Cinnamon Velifushi Resort in Maldives

Hidden away in the heart of the Indian Ocean are hundreds of astonishingly beautiful coral islands known as the Maldives. Amazing blues contrast with bright white sand, creating the perfect setting for your dream holiday.

Travelers looking for a new experience, romance, or just a break from the whole rat race of life will not be disappointed. Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives is the best-kept secret because of its world-famous surf point, a dramatic surf break with crashing waves to one side of the island and a calm lagoon for snorkeling on the other. This superb island resort offers lavish living spaces with more than 150 sophisticated rooms, restaurants, and bars. Rooms here are simply furnished and finished off with iconic thatched roofs and the choice of accommodation varies from garden bungalows to beach and water bungalows. Nevertheless, each option is unique and memorable.

Kick back and relax in the luxury of the spacious “Over Water Suite”, or unwind at the Spa. As one of the top Maldives resorts, Cinnamon Velifushi Maldives is the perfect destination for the travel-loving pleasure seeker.

[Fiber Roofing cc Is Back

Fiber Roofing cc is very excited to be back after the five week lock down under stage five as a result of the world wide Covid 19 pandemic.We have been allowed by our government to return with limited staff during stage 4, after receiving a CIPC certificate that allow us to return to work to service our customers all over the world.

Our first container since our return, is loaded and on route to one of our consignees in the United Kingdom. (Pictures to the right)

Our spirits are high, it is good to be back. We trust that this will be the first of many containers we can load and ship, to assist in rebuilding the South African economy after the devastating impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic on our economy.

God bless and be safe!!

Fiber Roofing and A.C.G.M. association and collaboration for the new Inter Continental Warda Resort on Lifou Island, New Caledonia 

Fiber Roofing cc is very proud of our newest project involvement on Lifou Island in New Caledonia. We have entered into an association / partnership with A.C.G.M. SARL of New Caledonia. Fiber Roofing is the synthetic roof manufacturer / supplier, for the new Inter Continental Warda Resort on Lifou Island.

According to Fiber Roofing cc CEO Daniel Vorster, the new Association with A.C.G.M. SARL is eight years in the making and will result in a huge impact on the New Caledonia and surrounding island nations, resort and hospitality industry. For the first time, it will be possible for existing resort owners and new prospective resort owners to do turnkey projects on their resort roofs, whether new or refurbishment. The highly professional and skilled A.C.G.M. SARL team, equipped with the best possible quality synthetic thatch options, for the first time will be able to tick all the boxes when it comes to natural looking synthetic thatch resort roofing.

During his recent visit to the current resort development in Lifou Island in New Caledonia, Daniel and some of the most experienced synthetic thatch installation expert technicians from Fiber Roofing cc provided first hand, on the job training on all the aspects of the synthetic thatch installation to A.C.G.M. SARL’s already highly skilled carpentry and roofing teams and their management.

The Fiber Roofing techs spent 10 days on site teaching and installing the Fiber Reed Synthetic thatch with the A.C.G.M.team. Daniel says he was so impressed by A.C.G.M. as everyone was extremely keen to learn, even the top management got onto the roofs to learn how the installation should be done.

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As in the photos on the right hand side, it is clear that the A.C.G.M. team are well skilled in the installation of the Fiber Roofing Synthetic thatch. The Completed roof s are beautiful and expertly installed. In Daniels own words “Well Done A.C.G.M.!!!!!”

As in the photos on the right hand side, it is clear that the A.C.G.M. team are well skilled in the installation of the Fiber Roofing Synthetic thatch. The Completed roof s are beautiful and expertly installed. In Daniels own words “Well Done A.C.G.M.!!!!!”

Update on Bodufinolhu Resort
 
Some resort owners used the “no occupancy as a result of COVID’19” as an opportunity to replace the old natural palm roofs(Cajun) with Fiber Indian Ocean tiles. While old thatch were stripped, (the ceiling boards were kept in place), the Fiber factory working 24/7 to manufacture and load the containers for shipment.
 
1. FR-MO fire retarded waterproofed boards were loaded to enable the Maldivian tradesman to make a start.
 
2. Timber battens are screwed down on top of the old ceiling boards.
 
3. Joints are sealed. The sub roof now completed. Waterproofed with a 20 year warranty. The FR-MO Boards will stand up to a direct source of heat of 1000 degrees Celsius.
 
4. The Fiber Ocean tiles are stapled on from the cotton
 (eave) to the top
 
5. Stainless steel staples supplied is used, a requirement for the 20 year roof warranty. The design of the tiles make it impossible to staple it on wrong.  It is easy and fast, between 3 to 4 chalets a day.
 
The COVID’19 pandemic can give you the opportunity to do that maintenance that will be impossible to do when the business starts up again. The Fiber COVID’19 package of $52.00 per meter is at an unbeatable price. WEDARE ANY MANUFACTURER TO BEAT THIS PRICE!!! The package includes labor and all the materials delivered on site! Contact us, Danie(CEO) on +27 73 573 8631, David(CFO) on +27 83 380 7177 or Jan Grobler(Chairman) on +27 82 372 7437. Thank you.
Bodufinolhu Beach Resort Maldives
 
Fiber Roofing has been awarded the contract to re-do the 18,102 square meter, (194,848 square feet) Bodufinolhu Beach resort in the Maldives. On the roofs we will use the “FR-MO waterproof boards” as a sub roof covered with our “Fiber Indian Ocean  Synthetic Tiles”. The 20 year warranty on our tiles will include the FR-MO boards as well. To make sure that everything is covered we supply the 304 Stainless Steel Screws, the 316 stainless Steel U staples and the Flexi-Seal Waterproofing and Fiber Cloth for the joints no charge. The customer is guaranteed a 50 year maintenance free roof and with the FR-MO Boards the fire risk is minimal.
 
The photos show the first of many containers that will be loaded weekly for the next 2 months. The other photos were taken of the Chalets on the resort being prepared for the boards and synthetic thatch.
Serpa (Spain)
 
Fiber Roofing is proud to be partnered and associated with the company Serpa in Spain. The photos below is some of the beautiful work done with Fiber Synthetic Palm Tiles. Congratulations to Mr. Luis Muñoz Duato and his team.
There contact telephone number is +34 607 042 333. Please visit there site www.serpasyg.com to see some more

Synthetic Tiles

Fiber Roofing has the ability to manufacture any type and color of synthetic thatch. This picture is of Fiber Thatch tiles against the wall in our extrusion department. The types and colors represents tiles on resorts done from January 2018 – December 2018. Each tiles were made to specification provided by architects, resort owners and developers.

The white tiles demonstrated by the 3 ladies are tiles for a project in Canada on a resort surrounded by snow. The last picture shows an umbrella that has installed the “white” synthetic tile successfully.

Even a Red roof in Hanover Zoo, Germany on the owners request.

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Como Cocoa Island

At the Como Cocoa Island in the Maldives; The subroof has been cladded and water proofed. A team of Maldivian tradesmen are stapling the Fiber Thatch Indian Ocean Tiles on. The roof was done in the next 6 hours!!!

Inter Continental Hotel & Resort

Fiber Thatch Roofs being done at the new prestigious Inter Continental Resort in New Caledonia:

Fiber Roofing are proud to be associated with Thierry Hardy and his company A.C.G.M SARL building the new Inter Continental Hotel Resort in New Caledonia. Congratulations to the team under Pascal Arright for a job well done!!!

The future of Fiber Roofing

Jan Grobler, the founder member of Fiber Roofing is approaching the big 70. He introduced a succession plan to ensure that all the loyal distributors, customers and the staff are looked after. Jan intends to be around for many years to guide and steer Fiber Roofing to even greater heights as Chairman.

Jan and Miriam Grobler

Directors

Jan appointed Danie Vorster and David van Staden as Directors to run the company with him. Danie Vorster has been Jan right-hand man for more than 25 years and has been involved in the marketing, sales, manufacturing, management and also the development of every product being manufactured.

Danie Vorster and Family

David van Staden has been involved behind the scenes for a number of years. He started and trained as a Quantity Surveyor. He was a senior Manager in a number of large corporate companies and worked all over the world on many different projects.

Them becoming directors will ensure that the ship will continue to sail in the same manner it has for the previous 40 years.

David van Staden and Family
David van Staden and Family