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28 Jan 2021
Decorative shapeable plaster for artistic finishes

Cemcrete manufacturers of distinctive decorative coatings and shapeable textured plasters can add that extra artistic finish to rock features, imitation…

Decorative shapeable plaster for artistic finishes

Cemcrete manufacturers of distinctive decorative coatings and shapeable textured plasters can add that extra artistic finish to rock features, imitation brick walls and pool copings. Decocrete is a coloured, cement-based material formulated to be plastered to excessive thicknesses, but does not slide or shrink and dries rock-hard. The benefits include:…

28 Jan 2021
What to expect in 2021

With 2021 now well underway Daniel Kibel, co-founder of CM Trading, discusses five industries that may perform in the year…

What to expect in 2021

With 2021 now well underway Daniel Kibel, co-founder of CM Trading, discusses five industries that may perform in the year ahead. “During the COVID crisis, we’ve seen a major increase in online trading. And while 2021 is well underway, it’s likely we’ll still see a few lingering effects of 2020…

19 Jan 2021
2021 starts with a ‘yes’ to modern style

Shutters are a great way to joosh up your home this new year 2020 was definitely one for the history…

2021 starts with a ‘yes’ to modern style

Shutters are a great way to joosh up your home this new year 2020 was definitely one for the history books. No one could have imagined just how much time we would have to examine the inside of our homes in the minutest detail. For some of us, it may…

18 Jan 2021
Black brick, off-shutter concrete and glass at 33 & 39 Commerce Crescent

Paragon Architects has established a long-standing relationship with developer Alchemy Properties. Seven buildings along Commerce Crescent in Kramerville Design District…

Black brick, off-shutter concrete and glass at 33 & 39 Commerce Crescent

Paragon Architects has established a long-standing relationship with developer Alchemy Properties. Seven buildings along Commerce Crescent in Kramerville Design District in Johannesburg. With a successful renovation project at 37 & 35 Commerce Crescent; Paragon Architects completed separate projects at 33 & 39 and is currently busy with construction for 31…

22 Dec 2020
Beyond the hype of IoT are tangible benefits

IoT can help people become more effective, track where things are, and even manage utilities and budgets. This according to…

Beyond the hype of IoT are tangible benefits

IoT can help people become more effective, track where things are, and even manage utilities and budgets. This according to Roger Hislop, chairperson of the IOT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC). More than the media hype The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than the sum of its interconnected…

17 Dec 2020
How to avoid costly water damage on construction projects

Water can cause immense damage on construction projects, here are some top tips for sustainable water management in construction. Water…

How to avoid costly water damage on construction projects

Water can cause immense damage on construction projects, here are some top tips for sustainable water management in construction. Water damage has superseded fire when it comes to risks on construction sites. This won’t come as a surprise to many construction professionals: water can cause immense damage and do so…

14 Dec 2020
Bold, beautiful and perfect for blocking: Clariant’s “New Freedom” Decorative Colour Trends for 2021

• First edition of decorative colour inspiration brings us back to earth with intense reds and passionate yellows • To…

Bold, beautiful and perfect for blocking: Clariant’s “New Freedom” Decorative Colour Trends for 2021

• First edition of decorative colour inspiration brings us back to earth with intense reds and passionate yellows • To compliment prominent blush shades from past years, these warm hues are perfect for colour blocking, a design trend here to stay • Formulated with Clariant’s Hostatint™ 500 pigment preparations As…

02 Dec 2020
Is lockdown really the cause of poor economic performance in South Africa?

BY: Lucy Desai – content writer at QuickBooks Examining the link between the length of time countries across the world…

Is lockdown really the cause of poor economic performance in South Africa?

BY: Lucy Desai – content writer at QuickBooks Examining the link between the length of time countries across the world have spent in lockdown and the economic damage we must ask: are lockdowns completely to blame for the contraction of GDP around the globe? In times of crisis, the economy…

25 Nov 2020
Using high quality batteries will avoid you costly failures in the future

Only high quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment to avoid potentially…

Using high quality batteries will avoid you costly failures in the future

Only high quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment to avoid potentially costly failures. This according to GSS Group director Greg Pritchard, who adds that intermittent load shedding and other environmental factors can quickly damage batteries that are not specifically designed and…

24 Nov 2020
Study finds that industrial manufacturing is ripe for a digital manufacturing transformation

Surveying thousands of manufacturing executives across the globe, HP’s Digital Manufacturing Trend Report finds that companies are increasingly investing in…

Study finds that industrial manufacturing is ripe for a digital manufacturing transformation

Surveying thousands of manufacturing executives across the globe, HP’s Digital Manufacturing Trend Report finds that companies are increasingly investing in advanced 3D printing solutions that provide the agility, speed, and flexibility necessary to grow their business and become more resilient in an ever-changing environment. As a leader driving this digital…

23 Nov 2020
Transformative tech trends you need to know by 2021

ABI Research’s latest whitepaper highlights 36 transformative technology stats in manufacturing you need to know for 2021. As manufacturers integrate…

Transformative tech trends you need to know by 2021

ABI Research’s latest whitepaper highlights 36 transformative technology stats in manufacturing you need to know for 2021. As manufacturers integrate IT and OT, they rely on Industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms dedicated to smart manufacturing to manage their devices, connectivity, infrastructure, and data. These IIoT platforms also help manufacturers implement applications,…

20 Nov 2020
IPR waiver decision does not change India’s crucial role in supply of COVID-19 drugs

India’s role in the global supply of COVID-19 drugs and vaccines remains crucial despite the US and EU blocking the…

IPR waiver decision does not change India’s crucial role in supply of COVID-19 drugs

India’s role in the global supply of COVID-19 drugs and vaccines remains crucial despite the US and EU blocking the country’s fight for intellectual property rights waiver for COVID-19 drugs. Prashant Khadayate, pharma analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, says: “India is already at the centre stage…


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