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05 Feb 2018
a.b.e. products used for silo rehab at Caledon breweries

a.b.e Construction Chemicals supplied a wide range of waterproofing and concrete repair products for the refurbishment of dozens of grain…

a.b.e. products used for silo rehab at Caledon breweries

a.b.e Construction Chemicals supplied a wide range of waterproofing and concrete repair products for the refurbishment of dozens of grain silos at SAB Miller breweries in Caledon, Western Cape. a.b.e. is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. Steff Dalton, a.b.e. Technical Sales Consultant, says for the waterproofing of the…

05 Feb 2018
Multi-wall polycarbonate systems – the natural choice

GRS has teamed up with a select group of leading international manufacturers of polycarbonate multi-wall panels, under the brand name…

Multi-wall polycarbonate systems – the natural choice

GRS has teamed up with a select group of leading international manufacturers of polycarbonate multi-wall panels, under the brand name Clear-Clad, to provide the South African building industry with a complete range of installation possibilities for commercial and industrial buildings, roof skylights and cladding solutions. Clear-Clad is a new generation…

05 Feb 2018
TAL introduces new self-levelling screed

TAL has introduced TAL Superscreed SL to their underlayment range. This rapid-setting self-levelling and smoothing underlayment is designed with high…

TAL introduces new self-levelling screed

TAL has introduced TAL Superscreed SL to their underlayment range. This rapid-setting self-levelling and smoothing underlayment is designed with high flow properties to produce smooth durable floor surfaces prior to fixing floor covering. TAL Superscreed SL is ideal for residential and commercial installations. The rapid-setting formula means that the TAL…

02 Feb 2018
Noise affects staff and patients

Noise reduces performance There is a significant difference when performing a complex task in a quiet or noisy environment. In…

Noise affects staff and patients

Noise reduces performance There is a significant difference when performing a complex task in a quiet or noisy environment. In a noisy environment the performance is approximately 50% less accurate. Consider how this may affect work in healthcare facilities, in emergency departments and in operating rooms, where the average sound…

03 Jan 2018
Naturally defined: surfacing trends 2018

From a design perspective, there has never been so much choice available to specifiers. Ongoing research and development in the…

Naturally defined: surfacing trends 2018

From a design perspective, there has never been so much choice available to specifiers. Ongoing research and development in the Sintered Stone Surface market has meant there is now something to suit any taste and application. From realistic colour palettes and sensitive detailing to silky smooth finishes and subtle texturing,…

03 Jan 2018
Innovation limits bacterial growth

TAL has introduced its water-based epoxy grout, an innovative product that offers excellent chemical, acid and stain resistant properties. “This…

Innovation limits bacterial growth

TAL has introduced its water-based epoxy grout, an innovative product that offers excellent chemical, acid and stain resistant properties. “This is the first water-based system in the local market. It has been formulated specifically for ease of application and clean-up,” says Gela Ohl, marketing manager for TAL.

03 Jan 2018
No more noise – CRB Noise barriers

Karin Johns, Freelance Journalist, investigates the effectiveness of pre-cast interlocking concrete block retaining walls in reducing highway traffic noise, as…

No more noise – CRB Noise barriers

Karin Johns, Freelance Journalist, investigates the effectiveness of pre-cast interlocking concrete block retaining walls in reducing highway traffic noise, as well as the urgency of reducing noise pollution – unwanted human-created sound that disrupts the environment – in South Africa. How concrete acoustic barriers work According to British Precast, trade body…

03 Jan 2018
UCT triumphs in environmental innovation at South Africa’s third Greenovate Awards

Young environmental game-changers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) took first place in the Greenovate Awards for the third…

UCT triumphs in environmental innovation at South Africa’s third Greenovate Awards

Young environmental game-changers from the University of Cape Town (UCT) took first place in the Greenovate Awards for the third year running. UCT scooped up the very first Greenovate Engineering Award too.

03 Jan 2018
Drywall construction used in Africa’s biggest museum

In a building project that took three and a half years and R500 million to construct, Cape Town’s iconic 1921…

Drywall construction used in Africa’s biggest museum

In a building project that took three and a half years and R500 million to construct, Cape Town’s iconic 1921 skyline Grain Silo was transformed into a much talked-about space that now hosts the most extensive collection of contemporary art from the African continent. Crucial to the redevelopment of this…

10 Jul 2017
Six new ferries launched for Ivory Coast

Cape Town shipbuilder, Nautic Africa, celebrated a significant project milestone to deliver 19 vessels to Abidjan in the Ivory Coast…

Six new ferries launched for Ivory Coast

Cape Town shipbuilder, Nautic Africa, celebrated a significant project milestone to deliver 19 vessels to Abidjan in the Ivory Coast this month with the launch of six ferries for their client’s Presidential infrastructure project to help alleviate traffic congestion for the 4,7 million inhabitants of Abidjan.

22 Feb 2017
Municipal stainless steel solutions could save SA millions in water losses

With South Africa experiencing Stage 2 and 3 water restrictions following its worst drought in decades, the spotlight falls on…

Municipal stainless steel solutions could save SA millions in water losses

With South Africa experiencing Stage 2 and 3 water restrictions following its worst drought in decades, the spotlight falls on the solution of using stainless steel in water distribution and service pipes in South Africa to reduce leakages and maintenance costs and preserve our already strained water resources into the…

30 Sep 2016
ROSATOM participates in the East African Power Industry Convention in Nairobi (Kenya)

On September 21-22 Nairobi was host of the most established power event in East Africa. The event was attended by the members…

ROSATOM participates in the East African Power Industry Convention in Nairobi (Kenya)

On September 21-22 Nairobi was host of the most established power event in East Africa. The event was attended by the members of the Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Sudan Governments as well as by the representatives of major companies of energy business segment such as Kenya Power, Eskom Uganda, Nile Basin Initiative,…


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