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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…

26 Feb 2021
Discover the self-care you deserve

In a world filled with day-to-day stresses and responsibilities, it’s often easy to lose sight of your own value. But…

Discover the self-care you deserve

In a world filled with day-to-day stresses and responsibilities, it’s often easy to lose sight of your own value. But the way we see ourselves is equally as important as the way we see others, and sometimes, we need to take a time out to be pampered and wash away…

25 Feb 2021
Unlocking opportunity in 2021!

When retailers join the Ingco family, they choose to become part of the Ingco success story. Joining forces with Ingco creates an opportunity…

Unlocking opportunity in 2021!

When retailers join the Ingco family, they choose to become part of the Ingco success story. Joining forces with Ingco creates an opportunity for retailers to continuously grow brands on its shelves and benefit from excellent profit margins while adding value for customers.   “The Ingco promise of professional tools made affordable, together with a steady and consistent commitment to…

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
The passing of an industry icon

South African manufacturer Pratley announced with much sadness the passing of its managing director, Kim Pratley on 19 January 2021.…

The passing of an industry icon

South African manufacturer Pratley announced with much sadness the passing of its managing director, Kim Pratley on 19 January 2021. World first plastic putty Kim’s father, George ‘Monty’ Pratley, established the company in 1948. During the 1960s, the company invented and produced the world’s first epoxy putty. Initially intended for…

25 Feb 2021
Promac expansion to mark 30th anniversary

Promac Paints; a privately-owned South African paint producer has expanded its operations with the installation of additional automation and capacity at its Silverton, Pretoria…

Promac expansion to mark 30th anniversary

Promac Paints; a privately-owned South African paint producer has expanded its operations with the installation of additional automation and capacity at its Silverton, Pretoria plant.   After the company’s new expansion; and the acquisition of the 51-year-old Cedar Paints two years ago. Promac now has an impressive total production capacity of 60 million litres.  The founders’ aim The company founded in…

25 Feb 2021
Mapei extends its product solutions

Mapei has built a reputation in the local and international construction industry for supplying durable products for all types of…

Mapei extends its product solutions

Mapei has built a reputation in the local and international construction industry for supplying durable products for all types of construction projects.   The Mapei Group consists of 90 subsidiaries with 83 plants in five continents. It has built a solid reputation in the construction industry for supplying durable products for all types of floor…

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…

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