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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…

16 Feb 2021
Unlimited design freedom to express your architectural style on the façade.

ALUCOBOND ® now allows a new freedom of design that lets inspiration come true on the building envelope. Design your…

Unlimited design freedom to express your architectural style on the façade.

ALUCOBOND ® now allows a new freedom of design that lets inspiration come true on the building envelope. Design your individual decor and we will realize your concept with ALUCOBOND ® design on the building. There is the possibility to choose designs from our existing decor collection to achieve remarkable…

12 Feb 2021
Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International to put global responsibility high on the engineering agenda

Electrocomponents backs the Engineering for People Design Challenge, boosting efforts to ensure young engineers prioritise sustainable and equitable design Electrocomponents…

Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International to put global responsibility high on the engineering agenda

Electrocomponents backs the Engineering for People Design Challenge, boosting efforts to ensure young engineers prioritise sustainable and equitable design Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has signed a one-year partnership agreement with Engineers Without Borders International, the leading movement that puts global…

12 Feb 2021
AECOM ranked No. 1 by Fortune magazine as World’s Most Admired Company in its industry

Premier infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in…

AECOM ranked No. 1 by Fortune magazine as World’s Most Admired Company in its industry

Premier infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has ranked No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in their industry. This is the seventh consecutive year that the company has been recognised on the list. “Leading Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list in our industry highlights our…

04 Feb 2021
Cutting corners on-site could be catastrophic for contractors

With the pandemic influencing rampant cost-cutting in the building industry, there is a growing danger of neglecting sound site practice…

Cutting corners on-site could be catastrophic for contractors

With the pandemic influencing rampant cost-cutting in the building industry, there is a growing danger of neglecting sound site practice which determines concrete performance and infrastructural safety and durability, cautions John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at The Concrete Institute’s School of Concrete Technology. Roxburgh says the current economic crunch undoubtedly calls…

25 Jan 2021
The devastating consequences of not properly managing residential wastewater

Two years ago, the National Construction Authority said more than 70 per cent of buildings in Nairobi were unsafe for occupation. A…

The devastating consequences of not properly managing residential wastewater

Two years ago, the National Construction Authority said more than 70 per cent of buildings in Nairobi were unsafe for occupation. A rough estimate shows this is about three out of every four buildings. The authority depicted a worrying situation regarding the safety of the buildings in the city and its environs.…

21 Dec 2020
a.b.e. ‘best practice’ policy paying off

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals is making substantial progress on the ‘Best Practice’ policy it introduced to boost production and performance in…

a.b.e. ‘best practice’ policy paying off

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals is making substantial progress on the ‘Best Practice’ policy it introduced to boost production and performance in 2019, says Rob Winter, General Manager of a.b.e., which is part of The Chryso S.A. Group. Winter says the first stage of the process and modernisation of production started in…

04 Dec 2020
Construction industry banded together to survive COVID-19

As a result of the lockdown in South Africa, 14% of construction companies permanently shut their doors, according to a…

Construction industry banded together to survive COVID-19

As a result of the lockdown in South Africa, 14% of construction companies permanently shut their doors, according to a survey by Statistics South Africa released in May 2020. Around the same time, Deloitte also predicted that construction companies with high levels of debt and low cash reserves may face…

30 Nov 2020
Jet Demolition crowned ‘Best of the Best’ at World Demolition Awards 2020

Beating top competition from the US, Canada and Australia, South African demolition specialist Jet Demolition of Randburg was crowned ‘Best…

Jet Demolition crowned ‘Best of the Best’ at World Demolition Awards 2020

Beating top competition from the US, Canada and Australia, South African demolition specialist Jet Demolition of Randburg was crowned ‘Best of the Best’ at the World Demolition Awards (WDA) 2020, in addition to winning the Explosive Demolition category, in an online awards ceremony on 12 November. The ‘Best of the…

23 Nov 2020
Top clients allow Zutari to make an impact at industry awards

Engineering consultant Zutari has celebrated its approach of making an engineered impact on the projects and communities it is involved…

Top clients allow Zutari to make an impact at industry awards

Engineering consultant Zutari has celebrated its approach of making an engineered impact on the projects and communities it is involved with; as well as co-creating value-adding solutions in collaboration with its clients; with various wins and commendations at the recent Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Aon Engineering Excellence Awards 2020…

16 Nov 2020
Without meaningful community engagement, infrastructure development projects will fail

“Communities are an integral part of any infrastructure and construction project. They must be seen as rightful participants and the…

Without meaningful community engagement, infrastructure development projects will fail

“Communities are an integral part of any infrastructure and construction project. They must be seen as rightful participants and the different voices that exist in every community need to be heard. Women; the youth; the aged; the disabled; etc. Firms and contractors need to be prepared to spend time on meaningful and effective public…

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