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Makiga Engineering Services Ltd is a private sector company committed to offering low cost, eco friendly and durable construction using appropriate building technologies.

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Standard Straight Interlocking Block Press Machine

This heavy duty, manually operated, low maintenance soil block press machine is locally manufactured. The Press compacts a mixture of soil, a small amount of cement and water, resulting in very strong, low cost Interlocking Stabilized Soil Blocks (ISSBs). Straight ISSBs can be used to construct affordable housing.

Main Specifications

Manually Operated

3-4 men working with the machine.

Machine is very portable.

Machine weight is 140Kgs/308Lbs

Machine has to be mounted to distribute the force needed to press blocks.

Make 400-500 blocks daily

Main materials for block production are soil, cement and water.

Soil has to be stabilized with cement (dependent on soil shrinkage).

Blocks produced are of size 10.x6x4 inches (L x W x H)



Makiga will continue to capture the essence of life experience by offering unique opportunities and products to individuals & corporates.


We will remain the leader by continuing to help our customers meet their needs with durable and reliable equipment.

Award Winning

We demonstrated the highest degree of professionalism in this project that has resulted in a facility of enduring quality and excellence.


Green building is changing the way work is done in construction, Makiga is engaged in the development of Many eco-friendly products.

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