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02 Jul 2020
A modern gem in Victorian Cape Town

TUHF Product: Mitra Mews Original configuration: Victorian house with old sheds and a shop to a green townhouse security complex.

A modern gem in Victorian Cape Town

TUHF Product: Mitra Mews Original configuration: Victorian house with old sheds and a shop to a green townhouse security complex.

01 Jul 2020
Welding artisans can help in South Africa’s economic recovery

Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) which outlines its plan to create artisan programme for trainee welders to overcome some…

Welding artisans can help in South Africa’s economic recovery

Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) which outlines its plan to create artisan programme for trainee welders to overcome some of the skills hurdles South Africa is set to face post the COVID-19 pandemic.

29 Jun 2020
Cintocare Hospital development achieves Africa’s first Green Star rating for a healthcare property

The specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties and Cintocare, the first facility of its kind in South Africa, has…

Cintocare Hospital development achieves Africa’s first Green Star rating for a healthcare property

The specialised surgical hospital development by Growthpoint Properties and Cintocare, the first facility of its kind in South Africa, has also become the first healthcare property on the African continent to be awarded a Green Star rating. In a milestone achievement for green building and healthcare in South Africa, Cintocare…

24 Jun 2020
Discovery building six Green Stars

The new Discovery head office is only one of a handful of projects to have achieved a 6-Star Green Star…

Discovery building six Green Stars

The new Discovery head office is only one of a handful of projects to have achieved a 6-Star Green Star As-Built rating. This achievement from the Green Building Council of South Africa, pushes the envelope for an environment- and occupant-friendly building.

24 Jun 2020
Why choose stainless steel cladding for the kitchen?

Stainless steel modular kitchens will always be on-trend because of the many benefits. Stainless steel is heat resistant and resistant…

Why choose stainless steel cladding for the kitchen?

Stainless steel modular kitchens will always be on-trend because of the many benefits. Stainless steel is heat resistant and resistant to environmental effects such as water, acids and fungus’. The non-porous metal restricts corrosion on the surface and is far more hygienic because it is easy to clean.

23 Jun 2020
Paint retailers will have to upgrade skills

The online training South African Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) offers for retail sales personnel is now more important than ever,…

Paint retailers will have to upgrade skills

The online training South African Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) offers for retail sales personnel is now more important than ever, says Tara Benn, executive director of SAPMA. The training culminates in the paint and hardware store staff becoming Certified Paint and Coatings Advisors.

23 Jun 2020
The construction industry may lose over 110 000 jobs and R14.9bn in wages

Opening the construction industry is key to rebuilding lives and the economy.

The construction industry may lose over 110 000 jobs and R14.9bn in wages

Opening the construction industry is key to rebuilding lives and the economy.

19 May 2020
Concrete industrial floors look easy – but need special skills

Industrial concrete floors are essential for South Africa’s industrial growth but also poses more problems for the construction industry than…

Concrete industrial floors look easy – but need special skills

Industrial concrete floors are essential for South Africa’s industrial growth but also poses more problems for the construction industry than most other concrete projects, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at The Concrete Institute’s School of Concrete Technology. John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at The Concrete Institute’s School of Concrete Technology Roxburgh says…

19 May 2020
Covid-19 shines a spotlight on health and safety in construction

Although the construction industry is known to be at the forefront of risk mitigation, as it follows very strict processes…

Covid-19 shines a spotlight on health and safety in construction

Although the construction industry is known to be at the forefront of risk mitigation, as it follows very strict processes in line with stringent health and safety laws, Covid-19 has highlighted what a critical role safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) plays in the sector. As the old adage goes, ignore it…

21 Apr 2020
Call For The Designation Of Construction Sector As Essential Services

The construction industry has the potential to create employment opportunities to cushion the impact of an anticipated increase in unemployment…

Call For The Designation Of Construction Sector As Essential Services

The construction industry has the potential to create employment opportunities to cushion the impact of an anticipated increase in unemployment in the immediate aftermath of the current nation-wide lockdown. This is according to a submission made by the Construction COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Team (CCRR19TT) to motivate for a phased reactivation of…

20 Apr 2020
Construction Covid-19 Rapid Response Task Team

CONSTRUCTION COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE TASK TEAM

Construction Covid-19 Rapid Response Task Team

CONSTRUCTION COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE TASK TEAM

17 Apr 2020
Mintek Chooses The Velocity

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed two 4m velocity barriers at Mintek’s JHB head office. The traffic barriers are designed for…

Mintek Chooses The Velocity

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed two 4m velocity barriers at Mintek’s JHB head office. The traffic barriers are designed for high-speed operation with an opening time of 1.2 seconds and will keep working even in the event of a power failure thanks to its built-in battery backup. Manufactured from 394…