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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…

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…

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…

10 Feb 2021
Sanitising Light Technology: Busting the Myths

Workplace hygiene has always been important, and in the age of COVID-19, the world is paying more attention to what…

Sanitising Light Technology: Busting the Myths

Workplace hygiene has always been important, and in the age of COVID-19, the world is paying more attention to what we lay our hands-on – and what we may be transporting on them. It’s been a bumper year for germicidal soaps, sprays and sanitisers, as homes and workplaces do their…

04 Feb 2021
Refrigerator buying guide: How to choose the right fridge for your home

We speak to Liam Gawne from leading international appliance manufacturer, Miele, and get his top tips on how to go…

Refrigerator buying guide: How to choose the right fridge for your home

We speak to Liam Gawne from leading international appliance manufacturer, Miele, and get his top tips on how to go about selecting the best refrigerator for your household’s needs. Whether you are a bachelor or a large family, refrigerators are one of your home’s most important appliances. However, not all…

07 Dec 2020
Nicolway’s new tenant shines a light on the entire centre

Mall goes sustainable, installs a solar plant on the roof The Nicolway Bryanston neighbourhood shopping centre has a new tenant, but it’s not…

Nicolway’s new tenant shines a light on the entire centre

Mall goes sustainable, installs a solar plant on the roof The Nicolway Bryanston neighbourhood shopping centre has a new tenant, but it’s not one you can buy from. In fact, if you walk through the mall, you won’t even see it. This is because the new tenant is on the roof! Delivering on…

24 Nov 2020
Utility management becomes an urgent priority for new developments

When Eskom informed Parliament in September that rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022. Many…

Utility management becomes an urgent priority for new developments

When Eskom informed Parliament in September that rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022. Many consumers took a hard look at how they could become less reliant on the national grid. For property developers, this has meant a big growth in buyers looking for smarter,…

18 Nov 2020
R&D collaboration advances treatment of immune mediated diseases

Lead Pharma, a clinical stage pharmaceutical company that designs and develops medicines for the treatment of immune mediated diseases and…

R&D collaboration advances treatment of immune mediated diseases

Lead Pharma, a clinical stage pharmaceutical company that designs and develops medicines for the treatment of immune mediated diseases and cancer, has entered into a collaboration and licence agreement with Roche to develop oral small molecules to treat a broad range of immune mediated diseases. In this single target research…

17 Nov 2020
Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its…

Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its infection control benefits in mitigating the spread of the virus. Reduction of touchpoints According to the World Health Organisation, hand transmission is the main pathway to germ contagion. In comparison…

05 Nov 2020
L’Oréal R&I wins applied research award at the IFSCC Congress 2020

At the 31st International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress 2020 Yokohama, which took place virtually from 21 to…

L’Oréal R&I wins applied research award at the IFSCC Congress 2020

At the 31st International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress 2020 Yokohama, which took place virtually from 21 to 30 October, L’Oréal R&I unveiled its latest advances in skin and hair research.  Among the 441 projects selected by the Japanese jury, L’Oréal R&I researchers filled half of the programme…

30 Oct 2020
RIB CCS solutions reduce construction industry challenges

Covid-19 brought numerous challenges for the global construction industry, including project delays, productivity loss, supply chain disruptions and more. These…

RIB CCS solutions reduce construction industry challenges

Covid-19 brought numerous challenges for the global construction industry, including project delays, productivity loss, supply chain disruptions and more. These impacts have accelerated the need for digital transformation in the industry. While some enterprises in the sector claim to be digital; many continue to suffer collaboration issues and lack of…


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