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08 Mar 2021
Staufix: Over one million units sold

For more than 40 years, KESSEL backwater valves have provided reliable safety in accordance with the latest standards The Staufix backwater valves…

Staufix: Over one million units sold

For more than 40 years, KESSEL backwater valves have provided reliable safety in accordance with the latest standards The Staufix backwater valves from KESSEL proven reliable protection against backwater. With Staufix; KESSEL offers the right backwater valve for various applications. From the protection of individual drainage fixtures to central complete building protection with Staufix…

05 Mar 2021
Space savings thanks to optimised wastewater hydraulics

Drainage systems without ventilation pipes and with smaller dimensions – all thanks to Geberit SuperTube technology In high-rise buildings, the…

Space savings thanks to optimised wastewater hydraulics

Drainage systems without ventilation pipes and with smaller dimensions – all thanks to Geberit SuperTube technology In high-rise buildings, the ventilation pipes in the drainage systems take up a great deal of space. With the new Geberit SuperTube technology, it is now possible to dispense with the ventilation pipes entirely.…

05 Mar 2021
Better hygiene in the home

Liam Gawne from Miele offers an overview of how appliances can help you make your homes more hygienic and increasingly…

Better hygiene in the home

Liam Gawne from Miele offers an overview of how appliances can help you make your homes more hygienic and increasingly safe from viruses. With the threat of the Corona Virus, more and more homeowners are looking for appliances to help them make their homes more hygienic. Miele’s latest range of…

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.…

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…

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
Cable, components and critical space exploration

As NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover begins exploring its new planetary home after landing on 18 February 2021. Operating with the…

Cable, components and critical space exploration

As NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover begins exploring its new planetary home after landing on 18 February 2021. Operating with the world’s most advanced technology. Equipped with Ty-Rap™ cable ties from ABB. The same ties used on earth. Designed for extreme environments Found in buildings; subways; the deepest oceans and outer…

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.…

19 Feb 2021
SA’s construction industry can build its way back to success in 2021

In his State of the Nation Address (SONA 2021), President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the R100 billion Infrastructure Fund is…

SA’s construction industry can build its way back to success in 2021

In his State of the Nation Address (SONA 2021), President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the R100 billion Infrastructure Fund is now in full operation. He said that infrastructure projects that have been planned will lead to the revival of the construction industry and the creation of much-needed jobs.  With this…

18 Feb 2021
Rio-Carb R-C700 wear liner plate is the ‘green steel’ alternative

As a market leader in wear solutions for the mining and related industries, R-C700 long-life liner plate from Rio-Carb offers…

Rio-Carb R-C700 wear liner plate is the ‘green steel’ alternative

As a market leader in wear solutions for the mining and related industries, R-C700 long-life liner plate from Rio-Carb offers the benefit of significantly reduced greenhouse (GHG) emissions for its customers. This is because these liners, featuring a chromium carbide (CrC) overlay, outlast quenched and tempered products by a factor…

17 Feb 2021
New online home improvement concierge takes the headache out of renovations

A South African digital start-up launched its brand-new online concierge service, E-FFICIENCY, that simplifies the tedious task of home improvement…

New online home improvement concierge takes the headache out of renovations

A South African digital start-up launched its brand-new online concierge service, E-FFICIENCY, that simplifies the tedious task of home improvement and offers complete peace of mind. E-FFICIENCY, a market first, offers end to end management of the service booking process, instant quotations known as Insta Quotes as well as securely…

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