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04 Mar 2021
Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry,…

Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry, ensuring companies comply with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements is crucial to reducing the chances of injuries and saving lives. “Since the onset of COVID-19, OHS regulations have evolved…

03 Mar 2021
10 Commandments for proper construction

With the pandemic having created a survival mode for much smaller and emerging building contractors, it is now more important…

10 Commandments for proper construction

With the pandemic having created a survival mode for much smaller and emerging building contractors, it is now more important than ever for site staff to have at least a basic knowledge of concrete behaviour and performance in construction, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at the School of Concrete Technology.…

01 Mar 2021
Going green. How Harvey EcoTile® is transforming roofing.

A building’s green credentials are determined by a variety of factors such as water efficiency; energy efficiency; environmentally friendly materials;…

Going green. How Harvey EcoTile® is transforming roofing.

A building’s green credentials are determined by a variety of factors such as water efficiency; energy efficiency; environmentally friendly materials; waste reduction; lowering carbon emissions and sustainable development and growth. In pursuit of sustainable, revolutionary roofing, Harvey Roofing Products has developed the Harvey EcoTile®, a sustainably produced mineral composite roof…

01 Mar 2021
Cement & Concrete SA established to drive the industry to new heights

Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA) has today announced that the new consolidated industry body is open for business and is…

Cement & Concrete SA established to drive the industry to new heights

Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA) has today announced that the new consolidated industry body is open for business and is set to take the lead on all matters relating to cement and concrete in South Africa. The single non-profit entity, CCSA, was established through an extensive and thorough process of…

01 Mar 2021
Low water use and other hygiene solutions

WC Pans consume up to 90 per cent of water usage in commercial buildings. New technology in the WC Pan…

Low water use and other hygiene solutions

WC Pans consume up to 90 per cent of water usage in commercial buildings. New technology in the WC Pan range, that delivers high performance and aesthetically pleasing designs. Franke sanitaryware and hygiene solutions Designed for ultimate hygiene solutions and ease of installation in public ablutions, the range caters for…

25 Feb 2021
34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according…

34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according to Hayden Malan, declared the winner of the Most Innovative Final-Year Landscape Architecture Award on Friday 5 February. The event was part of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the…

25 Feb 2021
Designed for pet stains and spills at home

From scratch resistant to easy-to-clean! Atroguard® is the flooring that pet owners look for. We love our animal friends; but…

Designed for pet stains and spills at home

From scratch resistant to easy-to-clean! Atroguard® is the flooring that pet owners look for. We love our animal friends; but accidents happen. AtroGuard® flooring makes it easy to wipe away the little accidents, and there’s no need to sacrifice style for the inconvenience of an easy-care surface. Warrant guarantee AtroGuard® will not…

24 Feb 2021
Going touchless – public bathrooms

Hygiene is the most important factor to consider in public bathrooms and the Geberit team believe that a touchless environment…

Going touchless – public bathrooms

Hygiene is the most important factor to consider in public bathrooms and the Geberit team believe that a touchless environment is key. The fewer shoppers or maintenance staff need to handle items, the better from a sanitary and hygiene perspective. Geberit sees touchless use in the public sector growing at…

24 Feb 2021
Preparing for the repair of non-structural concrete defects

There are essential steps to follow before and during the repair of relatively minor yet unsightly concrete defects. Bryan Perrie,…

Preparing for the repair of non-structural concrete defects

There are essential steps to follow before and during the repair of relatively minor yet unsightly concrete defects. Bryan Perrie, Managing Director of The Concrete Institute (TCI), outlines what to do – and avoid – when tackling such projects: Firstly, repairs to new concrete should be done as soon as…

23 Feb 2021
Sikla siFramo launches in South Africa

A first of its kind in Africa, siFramo is a non welded support system that saves time, money and labour.…

Sikla siFramo launches in South Africa

A first of its kind in Africa, siFramo is a non welded support system that saves time, money and labour. 15 years ago, Sikla pioneered siFramo: a versatile, multifunctional, and high load-bearing modular steel support system. SiFramo is the only system with 1-Screw technology in the world and is now…

22 Feb 2021
3D Concrete Printing: Korodur and CyBe’s innovative construction methods create impressive projects all over the world

Multiple applications: from residential construction to the artificial reef – again and again, new application possibilities for specialized building material…

3D Concrete Printing: Korodur and CyBe’s innovative construction methods create impressive projects all over the world

Multiple applications: from residential construction to the artificial reef – again and again, new application possibilities for specialized building material from Bavaria In Germany, 3D printing applied to houses still only plays a marginal role – worldwide, however, more and more projects are being carried out using this innovative method.…

22 Feb 2021
Bathroom revival with Venetian blinds

Let’s face it, when it comes to décor, your bathroom isn’t exactly the most exciting area in your home. After all, it’s…

Bathroom revival with Venetian blinds

Let’s face it, when it comes to décor, your bathroom isn’t exactly the most exciting area in your home. After all, it’s more functional than attractive and there aren’t many décor options to make it more visually appealing. But if you’re thinking of sprucing up the smallest room in your house, so…


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