Forte Demolition is a Specialized Demolition Company and in addition registered asbestos abatement contractors.

Founded in 2012 by Edward and Marolize Gibbens, Forte Demolition has established itself as a market leader specialising in innovative turnkey demolition, remediation and asbestos abatement solutions; handling projects of all scales and complexity levels across South Africa.

Forte Demolition boasts a wealth of industry specific knowledge, skills and resources through a team off highly qualified engineering, occupational hygiene and safety experts.


To develop and maintain our position as a leading provider of asbestos management, demolition, and remediation services to South African clients and industry, providing safe, environmentally sound and competitive client solutions.

To build and uphold a legacy of excellence, experience and commitment to the achievement of complete client satisfaction.

To provide our employees with opportunities for both personal and professional growth.


To provide excellent, ethical, safe, and affordable demolition and rehabilitation services to our clients through:


High workmanship standards and commitment;

Customised service to suit individual client requirements;

Short lead times and observance of given time frames;

Strict attention to legislative and regulatory protocol;

Zero harm to people, equipment and environment;

Competitive pricing and budget adherence; and

Sound public and personnel relationships.


At Forte Demolition, we know that success is only achievable through the reinforcement of an unwavering core value system. We firmly believe in:


Professional approach to work we undertake: Striving for excellence and innovation, regardless of project size, and consistently reviewing procedures to improve our standards.


Transparent with ourselves and others: Being realistic about what we can achieve and being open with what we cannot.


Respect for others’ needs and achievements: Recognising the contribution of all and expecting to earn respect for our achievements.


Loyal to our clients, the public, partners and suppliers: Placing a high value on developing and maintaining excellent working relationships.


Safety in our work environment: Entrenching caring and safe behaviours of management, supervisors and employees.


Competitive edge in our industry: Driving our staff to deliver first-class projects, whilst providing economical service to our clients.


Training of our employees: Motivating and developing the skills of our onsite and office workforce.