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24 Mar 2020
Noise affects hospital care

Sleep well and heal faster Sleep is fundamental to human health in general, and critical to patient recovery. The World…

Noise affects hospital care

Sleep well and heal faster Sleep is fundamental to human health in general, and critical to patient recovery. The World Health Organization (WHO) stipulates that for a good night’s sleep, continuous background noise should not exceed 30 decibels, and individual noise events exceeding 45 decibels should be avoided.

23 Mar 2020
Home on the slopes

When the owner of a home on the slopes of Table Mountain in South Africa noticed her existing retaining wall…

Home on the slopes

When the owner of a home on the slopes of Table Mountain in South Africa noticed her existing retaining wall was dangerously leaning over with partial collapses in places, she turned to her trusted builder Zane Samuels, Zane Samuels Construction, for help. He immediately recommended replacing the wall with the Terraforce…

23 Mar 2020
Eezi Quartz by International Slab Sales

Eezi Quartz brings you an affordable countertop solution.  When wood, laminates and scratch-easy surfaces let you down, it’s time to turn…

Eezi Quartz by International Slab Sales

Eezi Quartz brings you an affordable countertop solution.  When wood, laminates and scratch-easy surfaces let you down, it’s time to turn to nature’s choice for durability – quartz.  Eezi Quartz countertops don’t just offer amazing durability and a good-looking kitchen or bathroom finish. 

20 Mar 2020
COVID-19 in SA construction and built environment

On the 15th of March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation with regards to the Covid-19 outbreak, this comes…

COVID-19 in SA construction and built environment

On the 15th of March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation with regards to the Covid-19 outbreak, this comes shortly after the declaration of the coronavirus as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The President has declared the National State of Disaster, subsequently outlining a number of…

20 Mar 2020
Insulation – the first step to going green

If you are thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, the first thing you should be considering is how you…

Insulation – the first step to going green

If you are thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, the first thing you should be considering is how you can improve its insulation. We speak to Daneel Pretorius, Category Manager of Swartland’s Summit range of insulation and decorative ceiling products, for an overview of what makes insulation such an…

18 Mar 2020
Public Service and Administration COVID-19 outbreak

The government continues to serve with caution amid the COVID- 19 outbreak Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’ s declaration of the…

Public Service and Administration COVID-19 outbreak

The government continues to serve with caution amid the COVID- 19 outbreak Following President Cyril Ramaphosa’ s declaration of the State of National Disaster due to the Corona Virus (COVID–19), the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) calls for government departments to ensure all necessary precautions are in place…

18 Mar 2020
316 Grade Stainless Steel Turnstiles

Turnstar manufactures all its turnstiles at its state of the art 8 800 square meter factory in Johannesburg, South Africa.…

316 Grade Stainless Steel Turnstiles

Turnstar manufactures all its turnstiles at its state of the art 8 800 square meter factory in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of our capabilities include the manufacture of turnstiles in powder coated mild steel, hot-dip galvanized steel and even stainless steel. An in-house pickling and passivating plant are used for…

16 Mar 2020
Doors for fresh-produce retail store

  The exceptional sealing and insulation qualities of Maxiflex’s electrically operated sectional doors, swing lip dock levellers and strip curtains streamline traffic flow and deliver uncompromising temperature…

Doors for fresh-produce retail store

  The exceptional sealing and insulation qualities of Maxiflex’s electrically operated sectional doors, swing lip dock levellers and strip curtains streamline traffic flow and deliver uncompromising temperature control critical for keeping fresh produce fresh and preventing product spoilage at Evergreens Fresh Market in Kempton Park, Johannesburg.   Evergreens Fresh Market opened its first store in Pretoria, Gauteng, 35 years…

16 Mar 2020
Public and Commercial Buildings

Control the movement of people across your perimeter, with perimeter fencing and throughout your site with entrance security solutions which…

Public and Commercial Buildings

Control the movement of people across your perimeter, with perimeter fencing and throughout your site with entrance security solutions which blend into the design of the building, creating a smart and welcoming entrance area. Choose from a range of entrance gate options: Speed Gates for swift and efficient throughput and…

16 Mar 2020
Important Home Security Tips to Keep in Mind During Load Shedding

  What is load shedding? Load shedding is a deliberate stoppage of power supply to a power distribution system with…

Important Home Security Tips to Keep in Mind During Load Shedding

  What is load shedding? Load shedding is a deliberate stoppage of power supply to a power distribution system with a primary objective to prevent the failure of the complete system. It is typically done across the country to protect its power system from a complete blackout, or it can…

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