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08 Mar 2021
AECOM fulfils key QS role at Exxaro building to assist with a green rating

Sustainable buildings not only benefit the occupants but also achieve a lower cost of occupancy for clients, while at the…

AECOM fulfils key QS role at Exxaro building to assist with a green rating

Sustainable buildings not only benefit the occupants but also achieve a lower cost of occupancy for clients, while at the same time having a positive impact on the environment. Tenants are now much more aware of the benefits of occupying green buildings, which in turn makes leases more attractive. A…

08 Mar 2021
Preventative maintenance of assets “makes financial sense”

Property owners should employ preventative maintenance programmes for their structural assets instead of resorting to tightfisted, short-term thinking when refurbishment…

Preventative maintenance of assets “makes financial sense”

Property owners should employ preventative maintenance programmes for their structural assets instead of resorting to tightfisted, short-term thinking when refurbishment can no longer be delayed, says Frederik Nel, MD of independent maintenance consultants, Curasure. The company offers specialist maintenance consulting services to the property industry, particularly building owners, building managers,…

08 Mar 2021
Exports to drive further growth for SPL

Synthetic Polymers Limited (SPL) has recently completed five years of operations – a period of rapid growth. Despite the disruption…

Exports to drive further growth for SPL

Synthetic Polymers Limited (SPL) has recently completed five years of operations – a period of rapid growth. Despite the disruption of the pandemic, SPL is confident that the future holds even more success for the relatively young company with exports among its key priorities, says founder and MD, Sanjeev Bhatt.…

08 Mar 2021
Staufix: Over one million units sold

For more than 40 years, KESSEL backwater valves have provided reliable safety in accordance with the latest standards The Staufix backwater valves…

Staufix: Over one million units sold

For more than 40 years, KESSEL backwater valves have provided reliable safety in accordance with the latest standards The Staufix backwater valves from KESSEL proven reliable protection against backwater. With Staufix; KESSEL offers the right backwater valve for various applications. From the protection of individual drainage fixtures to central complete building protection with Staufix…

05 Mar 2021
Space savings thanks to optimised wastewater hydraulics

Drainage systems without ventilation pipes and with smaller dimensions – all thanks to Geberit SuperTube technology In high-rise buildings, the…

Space savings thanks to optimised wastewater hydraulics

Drainage systems without ventilation pipes and with smaller dimensions – all thanks to Geberit SuperTube technology In high-rise buildings, the ventilation pipes in the drainage systems take up a great deal of space. With the new Geberit SuperTube technology, it is now possible to dispense with the ventilation pipes entirely.…

05 Mar 2021
Germ-barrier entrance mat to prevent the spread of COVID

The washable doormat that actively kills germs Introducing COBA Africa’s Entra-Clean Hygiene Plus Doormat – The revolutionary Germ-Barrier Entrance Mat,…

Germ-barrier entrance mat to prevent the spread of COVID

The washable doormat that actively kills germs Introducing COBA Africa’s Entra-Clean Hygiene Plus Doormat – The revolutionary Germ-Barrier Entrance Mat, a MUST HAVE for all building types to prevent the spread of COVID. Entra-Clean Hygiene+ is able to combat microbial contaminants which are visible and invisible providing you with added…

05 Mar 2021
Better hygiene in the home

Liam Gawne from Miele offers an overview of how appliances can help you make your homes more hygienic and increasingly…

Better hygiene in the home

Liam Gawne from Miele offers an overview of how appliances can help you make your homes more hygienic and increasingly safe from viruses. With the threat of the Corona Virus, more and more homeowners are looking for appliances to help them make their homes more hygienic. Miele’s latest range of…

04 Mar 2021
Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry,…

Occupational Health and Safety competition returns in 2021

Assisting the construction industry’s occupational health and safety compliance during COVID-19 Given the hazards intrinsic to the on-site construction industry, ensuring companies comply with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements is crucial to reducing the chances of injuries and saving lives. “Since the onset of COVID-19, OHS regulations have evolved…

03 Mar 2021
10 Commandments for proper construction

With the pandemic having created a survival mode for much smaller and emerging building contractors, it is now more important…

10 Commandments for proper construction

With the pandemic having created a survival mode for much smaller and emerging building contractors, it is now more important than ever for site staff to have at least a basic knowledge of concrete behaviour and performance in construction, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at the School of Concrete Technology.…

02 Mar 2021
Highlighting the fire risk faced by hospitals

The biggest challenge faced by hospitals; when it comes to fire risk; is that a large number of occupants are…

Highlighting the fire risk faced by hospitals

The biggest challenge faced by hospitals; when it comes to fire risk; is that a large number of occupants are either incapacitated or immobilised. This renders them extremely vulnerable; ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk highlights. Hospitals must be able to compartmentalise wards in the event of a fire so…


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