Involved in major housing development projects for Natal Estates & Durban Corporation.
Patented Corocell Brick which was used by Corobrick in the above mentioned projects.In 1959 recorded as biggest buyer of brick from Corobrick for that year.
Harry Norrekjaer leaves Partnership in 1963.
In the same year Ben Voogt junior joins his father in the business.
Costa Del Sol - one of the first high rise blocks in Umhlanga is developed jointly with partners in 1964.Ben Voogt Senior passed away in 1969.
Peter Voogt, Tony Wialliams & Ken Reardon become Directors of Norvo Constuction.The company experiences a substantial growth over this period.
The company builds a retirement village at Flame Lily Park.
To Mark the 40th Anniversary Norvo builds Greenacres Retiremen Village in conjunction with Rotary Club of Kloof.The KZN Master Builders Association building in Westville is constructed by Norvo.
Norvo takes on role of a Specialist Contractor doing work at St Augustines & Entabeni Hospitals as well as build Mahatma Ghandi Hospital at Phoenix (in a Joint Venture with Alexander Hamilton).Staff are specially trained to work in sensitive occupied areas in hospital and commercial situations.
2002 Development of 49 luxury retirement homes - Chartwell Retirement Village for Kloof Rest homes was underway.
In this decade Norvo being a specialist contractor in Healthcare carried out tendered works on varous private facilities namely Life Healthcare, Nedcare and Mediclinic.
2003 Norvo/DMT Joint Venture constructed the Chatsworth Youth Centre through the Nelson Mandela Foundation construction cost of R 16m.
Apart from Healthcare; Education facilities upgrades were on the increase with various buildings / departments at the UKZN Westville Campus.
2006 13 million rand upgrade to Victoria Hospital in Tongaat for the Medi Clinic Group.2008 was a trying year for Norvo with loosing Tony Williams and the recession in the construction industry. Both Ben & Peter Voogt contiuned to steer Norvo 's ship ahead.
2011 New medical block for JMH Group at Isipingo Hospital.
2012 The irconic KZN Childrens Hospital Renovations Project Phase 1 tender was awarded to Norvo.
2013 Construction of Hospital in Smith Street for JMH Group.
2013 Norvo increases its resources and employ new teams.
2014 Norvo carried out Renovations to extenral façade of Heritage Building; namely Addington Childrens Home.
2015 Norvo carries out two major projects in Durban, Dischem Warehouse & Block C at Thekweni Heart Hospital (JV with Verbaan Construction).
2016-2017 Norvo continues to specailise in Healthcare sector and is carrying our Healthcare projects at 8 different Hospitals throughout Durban for Netcare, Life Healthcare & Lenmed.
2018 In April Norvo undertakes to carryout new Private School in Ballito (Reddam College) consisting of classrooms, audutorium, swimming pool, sports fields and tennis courts i in record time to ensure School opens in January 2019.2019 Dhevan Murugas and Mitchell Wittstock are appointed as Directors of Norvo Construction joining brothers Ben & Peter Voogt commencing a new and exciting era for Norvo.
2020 Worldwide Pandemic effects South African Construction Industry for several months leaving various projects at an hault during mid construction phase.
Norvo carries out two Major Auto-Port projects in Camperdown.Norvo is appointed to carryout the new Bottling Plant for aQuelle and delivers project under difficult circumstances during the pandemic and various hurdles in the industry.
NORVO Construction is committed to the development of our human resources. Implementing and consistently enforcing 'best operating practice' ingrains the importance of quality control in our staff and encourages them to take ownership of this cause.
On-site supervision is carried out by experienced foreman, most of whom have been with the company for over 20 years.
It is NORVO's philosophy that our human resources are our business. All forms of discrimination will be actively and systematically discouraged to create equal opportunities in the work place.
A healthy, secure working environment for all.
The health and safety of NORVO staff and visitors are paramount. Our internal health and safety department continually strives to make the workplace safe through a structured implementation of the current prevailing Occupational Safety and Health Act and other related legislation.
Our Health and Safety Policy
All employees who form part of this company are important.
They are important to the company and to their families.
Every worker has the right to a safe and healthy work place & the right to return home every day healthy & without injury.
We shall all strive to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.
Every employee is responsible for carrying out his work in a safe and healthy manner for himself and his fellow workers.
Honesty, Loyalty & Caring: Our firm foundation.
The success of NORVO can be attributed to the continual implementation of the following code of ethics and principles.
- The law shall not be violated.
- Information obtained in the course of business dealings shall remain privileged information and be kept private.
- Professionalism should be maintained in all aspects of business.
- Transparency in business dealings is key.
- Commitment to being mindful of clients’ budgets is crucial.
- Commitment to meeting programmed dates is pivotal to our business.
- Uncompromised quality is a fundamental part of our offering.
- A problem is only a problem when left behind or covered over.
- The health and safety of all come first.
- Superior service is at the core of everything we do.
Healthcare in focus.
Since NORVO's first hospital contract at St Augustine's Hospital in the mid 1980s, the company has completed projects for all the major South African hospital groups. NORVO currently holds a contract with Life Healthcare for ongoing construction at its KwaZulu-Natal hospitals, Westville, Crompton and Entabeni.
NORVO employees are specially trained to work in sensitive occupied areas in hospital situations. As a result, NORVO has experience successfully completing renovation work in such environments as maternity wards and intensive care units.
Renowned for our excellent performance in terms of additions and alterations to functioning hospitals, NORVO has an excellent track record in new hospital construction. Following the successful completion of Phoenix's Mahatma Gandhi Memorial with empowerment partner DMT Construction, NOVO and DMT went on to construct the Mount Edgecombe Hospital for Afrox.
Commitment to Excellence.
NORVO Construction has a master quality assurance / quality control plan which dictates systems, process and production to our staff.
By continually implementing and reviewing our master quality plan we believe that we can align ourselves with ISO accreditation standards in all aspects of our business in the future.
NORVO is committed to the delivery of quality buildings in compliance with contract documents and statutory requirements. By controlling construction projects in a systematic, structured manner, NORVO aims to stand out as an honest and efficient construction company in an industry associated with falling standards and conflict.