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23 Jul 2021
Essential Hardware raises another flag

Another independent hardware store joined the Essential Hardware group, this time in Somerset East.   Tonie de Wet took ownership of…

Essential Hardware raises another flag

Another independent hardware store joined the Essential Hardware group, this time in Somerset East.   Tonie de Wet took ownership of Buchner Hardware in May 2008. At the time, Buchner Hardware had already been meeting the hardware needs of Somerset East for 14 years. “Today, we are proud to have continued…

23 Jul 2021
Outdoor lighting tips and ideas

Outdoor lighting is a popular way to upgrade one’s home. Use these tips and ideas to improve and move more…

Outdoor lighting tips and ideas

Outdoor lighting is a popular way to upgrade one’s home. Use these tips and ideas to improve and move more products out of your lighting section.  Curb appeal – it’s something everyone wants their home to have yet few people know how to achieve it using lighting. To make a…

23 Jul 2021
Creating real sustainability 

With a global shift towards sustainability and environmental consciousness, the manufacturing, mining and marine market segments are increasingly seeking greener…

Creating real sustainability 

With a global shift towards sustainability and environmental consciousness, the manufacturing, mining and marine market segments are increasingly seeking greener alternatives.   Significant developments have been made through innovation in turning to green solutions. Even in a tough economic environment, manufacturers are continuing to make a difference in the creation of…

23 Jul 2021
Training academy opens its doors 

To offer the industry an effective training solution on the correct and safe use of its consumables, Pferd has established its own…

Training academy opens its doors 

To offer the industry an effective training solution on the correct and safe use of its consumables, Pferd has established its own training academy.   The correct handling and application by operators of cutting and grinding machinery are not only critical in terms of operator safety, but also for the longevity of the…

18 May 2021
Cement & Concrete SA established to drive the industry to new heights

Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA) has recently announced that the new consolidated industry body is open for business and is set to take the lead on all matters relating to…

Cement & Concrete SA established to drive the industry to new heights

Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA) has recently announced that the new consolidated industry body is open for business and is set to take the lead on all matters relating to cement and concrete in South Africa.    The single non-profit entity, CCSA, was established through an extensive and thorough process of engagement with various stakeholders to consolidate The Concrete Institute (TCI), Concrete Society of Southern Africa…

18 May 2021
A great loss for First Cut

Gary Willis, First Cut’s sales director for many years recently passed away at the age of 51. The management and…

A great loss for First Cut

Gary Willis, First Cut’s sales director for many years recently passed away at the age of 51. The management and staff of First Cut, together with local and international colleagues mourn the loss of First Cut’s sales director Gary Willis, who passed away in April, at the age of 51.…

18 May 2021
Precision engineered cement that builds Africa

Cemza cement is the new kid on the block in the South African cement market and has big plans to…

Precision engineered cement that builds Africa

Cemza cement is the new kid on the block in the South African cement market and has big plans to play a leading role in this sector.    Cemza cement, is a division of Oza Holdings alongside Ikwezi Resources (bulk materials) and Zarbon Coal. Cemza have also partnered with one the of world’s largest…

18 May 2021
Sephaku and Raubex partner on road project

‘What will you build tomorrow’ – Sephaku’s pertinent payoff line for 2021 encompasses everything that can be built; from a dream…

Sephaku and Raubex partner on road project

‘What will you build tomorrow’ – Sephaku’s pertinent payoff line for 2021 encompasses everything that can be built; from a dream home for your growing family, garden renovations using cement, a fire-pit, large employment generating construction projects to name a few.   The versatility of Sephaku Cement ensures whatever you want to build, it should…

17 May 2021
Handling plastic pipes in hardware

It is important that pipes are stored, handled and transported correctly once they leave the factory floor, or the distribution…

Handling plastic pipes in hardware

It is important that pipes are stored, handled and transported correctly once they leave the factory floor, or the distribution warehouse to meet the clients expectations once installed. Members of SAPPMA (the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association) go to great lengths to ensure that their products are manufactured according…

17 May 2021
New Leroy Merlin opens its doors in Fourways

Group Adeo recently opened its fourth Leroy Merlin store in Johannesburg, opposite Fourways Mall, on Friday 26 March.   “From the day of opening and during the course…

New Leroy Merlin opens its doors in Fourways

Group Adeo recently opened its fourth Leroy Merlin store in Johannesburg, opposite Fourways Mall, on Friday 26 March.   “From the day of opening and during the course of the weekend we welcomed over 5 000 customers,” says Claudia Krishna, Leroy Merlin brand and customer experience leader. “We were cautiously optimistic about the turnout as we are still…


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