Evonik and Beiersdorf partner on project to turn CO
into care products
Beiersdorf and Evonik have entered into a research partnership to develop sustainable raw materials for care products using carbon dioxide as the starting material. Beiersdorf is on the lookout for new sources of raw materials that will also reduce the company’s carbon footprint. One option here is artificial photosynthesis technology. The idea: with the aid...
CAESARSTONE RELEASES ENCHANTING NEW COLOURS
Caesarstone has added three enchanting new designs to their colour palette, inspired by the exquisite appearance of natural stone. The new colours feature a variety of intricate veins, bold colours and textures to suit a seemingly endless array of design possibilities.
Six reasons private labels are more powerful than you think
Do you think private labels are a passing fad bolstered by a tough economic climate? Here are six reasons private labels are actually more powerful than you think. The top five private label sellers in South Africa are long life milk, fresh chicken, prepared foods, butter, and sugar, according to Nielsen’s report
GEBERIT KEEPS IT SIMPLE
The trend in bathrooms is towards a minimalistic and elegant look, where the bathroom is an oasis and sanctuary for relaxation. With Geberit’s newest loo design, form and function meet creative and beautiful design along with innovative use of space.
Is Budget 2018 enough to please Moody’s?
By raising South Africa’s VAT rate from 14% to 15%, the South African government indicated a willingness to take difficult (and unpopular) decisions in order to stabilise the fiscus. Coupled with the recent change in the President, this Budget should be enough to keep Moody’s on hold when they release their South Africa sovereign...
TIMBER CONSTRUCTION: FINANCE, CARBON TAX AND THE GREEN ECONOMY
A timber frame structure, be it a primary residence, a holiday home, or an extension of an existing dwelling, is a substantial investment. As such, most people, barring a fortunate few, will need financial backing to have their timber frame dream realised. How, then, does bonding a timber structure differ from other construction types, is...
New regulation might disrupt paint production
SAPMA has appealed to the government to not include biocides with the list of pesticides that require a lengthy and expensive registration process – and which could disrupt paint production.
5th Annual Young Entrepreneurs Conference to take place
The Young Entrepreneurs Conference and Expo (YECE) – now in its 5th year – will take place on June 1 and 2 in Bloemfontein, Free State Province.
Thermo Fisher Scientific adds IP69K-rated Xpert X-ray Systems
The Thermo Scientific Xpert X-ray detection systems now offer an optional, upgraded IP69K design, intended to ensure every part can withstand years of water spray up to 1 450 psi at 80 degrees Celsius. Food processors can now use high-performance X-ray detection systems in harsh washdown environments that are specifically engineered to meet IP69K ingress...
Best Laminate in the market
It is a brave statement to claim you have the BEST Laminate in the market, but Traviata Floorings Tru-Wood range using the “AtroGuard” technology does this confidently. This claim is based on several pillars including water resistance, stability, durability, indoor air quality, and authenticity. Unlike regular laminate flooring, Tru-Wood with AtroGuard can be wet and...
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