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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…

30 Mar 2020
KOHLER brings Parallel taps to Africa

Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of premium kitchen and bathroom products, is excited to release…

KOHLER brings Parallel taps to Africa

Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of premium kitchen and bathroom products, is excited to release their Parallel tap collection to Africa. Governed by the crispness of sharp angles and flat planes, the Parallel collection is inherently harmonious by way of its clean-lined, no-frills aesthetic. What…

30 Mar 2020
Top garage door trends

“Garage doors comprise a large portion of your home’s front elevation, and as a result, their makeup and design have…

Top garage door trends

“Garage doors comprise a large portion of your home’s front elevation, and as a result, their makeup and design have become increasingly important,” says Johan Visser from leading garage door supplier, Specialised Building Supplies (SBS). He goes on to add: “Gone are the days when garage doors were a purely…

30 Mar 2020
Positive Health Benefits of a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans create a wind-chill effect, which blows away the stagnant air around you and accelerates the evaporation of perspiration…

Positive Health Benefits of a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans create a wind-chill effect, which blows away the stagnant air around you and accelerates the evaporation of perspiration on your skin, this simple action makes you feel cooler by a few degrees within seconds. Ceiling fans have been a household staple since their origin in the 1800s, yet…

26 Mar 2020
New and improved Adjustable Roller Catch from UNION

The new UNION Adjustable Roller Catch is suitable for various applications such as duct doors, fire hose reel door cupboard,…

New and improved Adjustable Roller Catch from UNION

The new UNION Adjustable Roller Catch is suitable for various applications such as duct doors, fire hose reel door cupboard, and paraplegic bathrooms. This door Catch has been tested to over 1 million cycles, assuring you of great quality and product durability.    Features: Roller catch is adjustable for use…

26 Mar 2020
How best to manage a rental deposit

Whether you are a seasoned landlord or new property owner, renting out your precious asset can be a nerve-wracking experience.…

How best to manage a rental deposit

Whether you are a seasoned landlord or new property owner, renting out your precious asset can be a nerve-wracking experience. And if you are a potential tenant, you also want to know your rights before signing on the dotted line and booking a moving service. Doing your homework so you…

24 Mar 2020
Healthcare Design Predictions

Global trends indicate that healthcare facilities are being designed and planned to prevent and treat communicable and non-communicable diseases.  What will healthcare facilities look…

Healthcare Design Predictions

Global trends indicate that healthcare facilities are being designed and planned to prevent and treat communicable and non-communicable diseases.  What will healthcare facilities look like in the future?    Buildings and the equipment within designed with patient welfare, efficiency and health security systems, change the perceptions of what healthcare is. The future hospitals, theatre rooms and even doctors rooms will be constructed differently.   Incorporating building management systems such as…

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