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21 Jun 2021
Hitachi ABB Power Grids helps power South Africa to a greener energy future

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has joined forces with Sun Africa LLC and M. Couto Alves S.A., part of the EPC…

Hitachi ABB Power Grids helps power South Africa to a greener energy future

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has joined forces with Sun Africa LLC and M. Couto Alves S.A., part of the EPC conglomerate, on behalf of Angola’s Ministry of Energy and Water, to supply the main electrical infrastructure to connect Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest solar project to Angola’s transmission network.

21 Jun 2021
Paragon Architects transforms taxi rank into an office building in Sasol precinct

The existing taxi rank on the corner of Katherine Street and Albertyn Road has been transformed into a P-grade office…

Paragon Architects transforms taxi rank into an office building in Sasol precinct

The existing taxi rank on the corner of Katherine Street and Albertyn Road has been transformed into a P-grade office development by Paragon Architects. The Alchemy Properties project, known as 52 Katherine Street, completes the so-called Sasol precinct with a strong street-facing presence. The design brief was to maximise the…

21 Jun 2021
Foundation for large M.E.G.A. market pedestrian bridge completed

Gauteng Piling was appointed by the main contractor, Enza Construction, to provide the foundations for a large pedestrian bridge for…

Foundation for large M.E.G.A. market pedestrian bridge completed

Gauteng Piling was appointed by the main contractor, Enza Construction, to provide the foundations for a large pedestrian bridge for the Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency (MEGA) International Fresh Produce Market at Mbombela, a long-awaited new initiative by the trade and investment arm of the provincial government earmarked to spark new…

18 Jun 2021
Biophilic design colours and textures

Biophilic design has experienced a resurgence in popularity driven largely by the upswing in time-spent-at-home. The design of living areas…

Biophilic design colours and textures

Biophilic design has experienced a resurgence in popularity driven largely by the upswing in time-spent-at-home. The design of living areas is focused on creating healthy spaces for people to gather, in a post-pandemic imagining of what our public and private spaces could be. To this end, the earthbound design draws…

18 Jun 2021
Zutari co-creates innovative structural solutions for iconic 16 on Bree

At 120 m and 36 storeys, 16 on Bree is the tallest residential and second-tallest mixed-use development in Cape Town…

Zutari co-creates innovative structural solutions for iconic 16 on Bree

At 120 m and 36 storeys, 16 on Bree is the tallest residential and second-tallest mixed-use development in Cape Town in the last 20 years. FWJK Developments conceived the project as an iconic high-rise to meet the demand in the market for quality residential apartments. A key requirement for the…

15 Jun 2021
DuPont performance building solutions launches Residentially Speaking podcast series

Podcast series spotlights industry trends with thought leaders of the residential home building industry  DuPont announced Residentially Speaking, a podcast series hosted by…

DuPont performance building solutions launches Residentially Speaking podcast series

Podcast series spotlights industry trends with thought leaders of the residential home building industry  DuPont announced Residentially Speaking, a podcast series hosted by Alan Hubbell, Residential Marketing Leader, DuPont Performance Building Solutions. Each educational podcast features expert guests addressing topics most relevant to building high performance residential and multi-family wood-framed homes. The Residentially Speaking series brings the…

14 Jun 2021
Winners of 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards announced

The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by…

Winners of 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards announced

The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg on Thursday 10 June. The 2019 awards ceremony had to be postponed due to Covid-19, but Corobrik adapted and instead decided to host the 2019 and…

14 Jun 2021
AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award announces 13 awarded projects

Awarded and commended projects of the sixth AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award were announced at a virtual awards ceremony, which recognised…

AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award announces 13 awarded projects

Awarded and commended projects of the sixth AfriSam-SAIA Sustainable Design Award were announced at a virtual awards ceremony, which recognised some of Africa’s leading lights in the sustainable African architectural and design innovation space. Notably, the award advocates for design projects that are responsive to the social complexities, growth requirements…

14 Jun 2021
Strong focus on sustainability in CCSA’s new “Fulton’s Concrete Technology”

The 10th edition of Fulton’s Concrete Technology, commonly regarded as the South African “concrete bible” and globally recognised as a…

Strong focus on sustainability in CCSA’s new “Fulton’s Concrete Technology”

The 10th edition of Fulton’s Concrete Technology, commonly regarded as the South African “concrete bible” and globally recognised as a definitive handbook on concrete, launched by Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA). The latest edition of Fulton’s Concrete Technology comprises 37 chapters and features topics such as materials and mixes, concrete…

09 Jun 2021
Importance of water quality in the concrete mix

With water in short supply in many parts of South Africa, concrete producers could face increasing pressure to use water…

Importance of water quality in the concrete mix

With water in short supply in many parts of South Africa, concrete producers could face increasing pressure to use water from sources other than municipal tap water in future, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at Cement and Concrete SA’s School of Concrete Technology. “But the quality of concrete may be…


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