Please note that converted / fabricated containers are only available in East Africa and Middle East.

Container Conversions

Burnt Container Spaza Shop

KZN’s Forgotten Businesses

6th August 2021
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While it appears that some normality has returned to KwaZulu-Natal with shopping centres, businesses and retail outlets reopening their doors, it is the uninsured, informal outlets that seem to be forgotten.

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ALMAR’s refreshed and refined corporate identity and value set

12th May 2020
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Building a legacy – The History of the Container Industry and the History of Almar.

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Kenya Mobile Clinic for COVID19

Sub-Saharan Africa Need Mobile Clinics to cope with COVID-19

8th April 2020
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In Sub-Saharan Africa, mobile clinics are needed for the testing of COVID-19 and then possibly for isolating and treating patients. Almar Kenya is expecting a spike in the demand for container units converted into mobile clinics to cope with the pandemic.

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10 Creative Uses for Containers For Rent in South Africa This Festive Season

21st November 2019
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If you are an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to grasp the opportunity to make additional income over December and January, read the suggestions we have come up with which simply require you to rent an Almar container over the next two months.

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Self Storage Shipping Containers for Sale

Build a Self-Storage Service with Affordable Shipping Containers for Sale

15th July 2019
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Self-storage facilities are catching on fast throughout South Africa. This follows a trend in North America and Europe where they have been a good business for decades. Shipping containers for sale are fast becoming popular storage modules on account of their inherent strength and inbuilt flexibility.

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

24th June 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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Steel Containers for Sale Open New Doors to Money-Making Ideas

26th February 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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20ft container

20ft Container: 6.096 Metres Long with a Second Life

10th January 2019
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The 20ft container is the smallest in the standard range. Thus it is popular for transporting goods to locations with less sophisticated handling equipment.

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Container Accommodation Donation to Help Save The Rhinos

Container Accommodation to Help Save KZN Rhinos

2nd August 2018
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Almar Container Group has donated a 40-foot (12 m) general purpose (GP) shipping container to the Zululand Rhino Orphanage to provide accommodation for rhino facilities and make life easier for staff members at the orphanage working hard to eradicate rhino poaching in South Africa.

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Converted Shipping Containers for Homes and Offices

14th July 2018
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Steel containers for shipping are manufactured in a small number of standard sizes for certain specific purposes. While standard sizes for these ubiquitous mobile containers range from 10ft to 45ft, the most commonly used sizes are the 20ft container and the 40ft container.

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