• Insulation the first step to going green

    If consumers are thinking of making their homes more energy efficient, the first thing they should be considering is how they can improve its insulation.

  • EST tours Robben Island

    In March, EST Building hosted members and other stakeholders to a visit to Robben Island in support of the Kathrada Foundation. This is an annual occurrence with all proceeds being donated to the foundation.

  • Surviving the pressure test

    A range of hoses and connectors were put through strenuous trials by a test team over a twelve-month period and the Wedgit Hose and connectors were able to outperform all of its competitors.

    14 Sep 2020
    Matus makes a move

    Matus had spent around 28 years in its operations building based in Durban, but the time has come and to…

    Matus makes a move

    Matus had spent around 28 years in its operations building based in Durban, but the time has come and to move on and they are now situated at new address in Springfield Park, Durban.

    31 Jul 2020
    Grinding discs reengineered

    Grinding discs are considered essential products for many tradesmen. Although conventional grinding discs offer several advantages, they also have some…

    Grinding discs reengineered

    Grinding discs are considered essential products for many tradesmen. Although conventional grinding discs offer several advantages, they also have some disadvantages especially related to ergonomics.

    31 Jul 2020
    Letting the outdoors in

    Weathertite International introduce ‘Breathe’ aluminium louver windows to the local market.

    Letting the outdoors in

    Weathertite International introduce ‘Breathe’ aluminium louver windows to the local market.

    31 Jul 2020
    Ingco introduces a new range of inverter welders

    Ingco is happy to announce the introduction of its inverter welder range comprising of three models.

    Ingco introduces a new range of inverter welders

    Ingco is happy to announce the introduction of its inverter welder range comprising of three models.

    31 Jul 2020
    Plascon gets a new look

    Reinvented, rejuvenated and ready to relaunch – Plascon looks to the future.

    Plascon gets a new look

    Reinvented, rejuvenated and ready to relaunch – Plascon looks to the future.

    29 Apr 2020
    Pratley stands tall as a family-owned and managed business

    The main advantage of being a family business is that it secures management’s direct and hands-on involvement. That and much…

    Pratley stands tall as a family-owned and managed business

    The main advantage of being a family business is that it secures management’s direct and hands-on involvement. That and much more is what made Pratley so successful over the past 72 years.   The fact that Pratley celebrates its 72 anniversary this year is largely due to it being a successful family-owned and…

    17 Feb 2020
    IQ Retail wins Supplier of the Year award

    The annual DIY Industry Awards recently took place at Media Park and IQ Retail won the award for ‘Service Supplier…

    IQ Retail wins Supplier of the Year award

    The annual DIY Industry Awards recently took place at Media Park and IQ Retail won the award for ‘Service Supplier of the Year’. Dion Le Roux, channel manager and Tanya Butler, marketing manager for IQ Retail shows off the company’s achievement.

    05 Feb 2020
    Alcolin wood glue launches new innovative nozzle

    Woodworkers can look forward to completing projects faster and with more ease thanks to Alcolin Wood Glues’ clever new nozzle…

    Alcolin wood glue launches new innovative nozzle

    Woodworkers can look forward to completing projects faster and with more ease thanks to Alcolin Wood Glues’ clever new nozzle and all-in-one system.

    05 Feb 2020
    Laduma Hardware Group eyes rural growth

    Armed with a niche business strategy targeting rural and semi urban communities, Laduma Hardware (Laduma) expects significant growth in a…

    Laduma Hardware Group eyes rural growth

    Armed with a niche business strategy targeting rural and semi urban communities, Laduma Hardware (Laduma) expects significant growth in a number of their stores supplying hardware products to millions of South Africans wishing to build homes.

    05 Feb 2020
    Pure and polished pool water

    An effective way for pool owners to ensure that their pools remain in tip-top condition is to use Clinobrite from…

    Pure and polished pool water

    An effective way for pool owners to ensure that their pools remain in tip-top condition is to use Clinobrite from Pratley as a pool filter medium.  

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    05 Feb 2020
    ′Silent salesman′ simplifies paint colour tinting

    Duram recently launched an innovative new Colour Tinting solution. Francois Swart, Duram sales director sat down for a Q&A to…

    ′Silent salesman′ simplifies paint colour tinting

    Duram recently launched an innovative new Colour Tinting solution. Francois Swart, Duram sales director sat down for a Q&A to tell us more about it.

    17 Dec 2019
    Reaching high

    Recent developments in forklift technology have resulted in cutting-edge reach trucks that are much smarter, offering an array of benefits…

    Reaching high

    Recent developments in forklift technology have resulted in cutting-edge reach trucks that are much smarter, offering an array of benefits to the end user.

    17 Dec 2019
    Now with added offering

    The Mica brand has always been synonymous with DIY. Its trendy blue, yellow and orange has brightened up hardware store…

    Now with added offering

    The Mica brand has always been synonymous with DIY. Its trendy blue, yellow and orange has brightened up hardware store fronts across the country for the past 36 years. Although Mica has always played in the general DIY and paint market, it has now firmly stuck its foot in the…

    17 Dec 2019
    Ingco now offers power tools training to retailers

    Skillcraft Agencies, distributors of the Ingco tool brand has opened a power tool training centre, helping sales staff acquire the necessary skills…

    Ingco now offers power tools training to retailers

    Skillcraft Agencies, distributors of the Ingco tool brand has opened a power tool training centre, helping sales staff acquire the necessary skills to better understand, market and sell the brand.  


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