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Leading Architecture & Design

Leading Architecture & Design is a bi-monthly magazine that informs and inspires South Africa’s design professionals.
25 Mar 2021
Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City…

Lanseria Smart City unlikely to make a big splash in SA’s urban landscape

In his State of the Nation Address on 13 February, President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that the proposed Lanseria Smart City “is now a reality in the making”, with the draft masterplan completed in November 2020 out for public comment. With South African cities and towns fast deteriorating at an infrastructure…

25 Mar 2021
Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a…

Smart cities promote best practice in urban sustainability

A ‘smart city’ is much more than a city that is digitally enabled and brimming with technology. It is a city that leverages innovation to achieve its desired outcomes – and here innovation does not necessarily mean only technology. This is the view of Carshif Talip, Expertise Leader, Urban Planning…

24 Mar 2021
Pratliperl® revolutionises eco construction industry

Energy efficiency in the construction industry is more important than ever due to load-shedding and the rising cost of electricity.…

Pratliperl® revolutionises eco construction industry

Energy efficiency in the construction industry is more important than ever due to load-shedding and the rising cost of electricity. The thermal insulation of a two-leaf (220 mm) brick wall can be doubled, for example, by simply plastering the inside and outside with Pratley’s Pratliperl®. Pratliperl® is derived from a volcanic…

23 Mar 2021
Sunridge brings the Borras brand to South Africa

Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers, the distributing agent for a range of plumbing and hardware wholesale industry products, has secured the agency…

Sunridge brings the Borras brand to South Africa

Sunridge Importers and Wholesalers, the distributing agent for a range of plumbing and hardware wholesale industry products, has secured the agency and exclusive distribution rights for the Borras brand of taps and mixers in South Africa and neighbouring territories. Sunridge’s existing products include Rifeng, a patented multi-layered piping system produced in…

Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review

The October edition of P&C Review is brimming with technical and editorial content on skin and face care ingredients and trends. We also showcase actives for slimming and body contouring applications, the latest news in the aerosols industry and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Hersol Manufacturing Laboratories.
21 Jun 2021
Nouryon signs 10-year partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier

Nouryon has signed a 10-year agreement with Metsä Fibre. Under the long-term agreement, Nouryon will provide Metsä Fibre with sodium…

Nouryon signs 10-year partnership with sustainable bioproduct supplier

Nouryon has signed a 10-year agreement with Metsä Fibre. Under the long-term agreement, Nouryon will provide Metsä Fibre with sodium chlorate for its new bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Expanding production capacity Metsä Group is investing 1.6 billion euros to build the mill which, once operational, will produce 1.5 million…

18 Jun 2021
BaoCare enters the New Product Competition

Inspired by the abundant riches that come from the baobab, BaoCare is a range of 100% pure and natural skin…

BaoCare enters the New Product Competition

Inspired by the abundant riches that come from the baobab, BaoCare is a range of 100% pure and natural skin care serums formulated with baobab oil as its foundational hero ingredient. BaoCare has entered this range in the 2020/2021 P&C Review / Symrise New Product Competition. Each BaoCare product combines…

17 Jun 2021
Signature Collection line of EDTs re-launched by Playboy

An Amka brand, Playboy has re-launched its Signature Collection with fresh new packaging. The well-known South African brand has also…

Signature Collection line of EDTs re-launched by Playboy

An Amka brand, Playboy has re-launched its Signature Collection with fresh new packaging. The well-known South African brand has also unveiled an Eau De Toilette (EDT) collection to complement the range.  “The Playboy Signature Collection is for the confident man – he is self-assured and is at the stage of…

17 Jun 2021
Seven-day countdown to ending maskne with Miracne

Acne is a skin condition affecting approximately 9.4% of the world’s population and is the eighth most common cutaneous problem.…

Seven-day countdown to ending maskne with Miracne

Acne is a skin condition affecting approximately 9.4% of the world’s population and is the eighth most common cutaneous problem. It is extremely common among teenagers – an estimated 85% of this consumer group suffer from acne. Although it typically fades with age, the skin condition is still prevalent among…

DIY & Industrial Trade News

DIY & Industrial Trade News is a specialist B2B publication that caters for the hardware, DIY and construction communities.
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…

Specifile

Specifile is Africa’s largest digital library of building product information.
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…

SA Food Review

SA Food Review offers authoritative reports on all aspects of food production across Africa.
21 Jun 2021
Rugani adds new bursts of flavour to its range of veggie extract juice

Need a boost of nutrition? Rugani Juice is bursting with it. Need to bolster your immune system with remedies straight…

Rugani adds new bursts of flavour to its range of veggie extract juice

Need a boost of nutrition? Rugani Juice is bursting with it. Need to bolster your immune system with remedies straight from nature? Rugani Juice has done the measurements for you.  The leading veggie juice extractor has been working hard to get the freshest ingredients just right. Four brand new exciting…

21 Jun 2021
Certified organic citrus processing goes to the heart of citrus

Soga Organic is a small niche company located in the heart of the Sundays River Valley that grow, produce and…

Certified organic citrus processing goes to the heart of citrus

Soga Organic is a small niche company located in the heart of the Sundays River Valley that grow, produce and package the first and only Certified Organic Citrus juice products in South Africa. The latest addition to the Soga Organic ‘family’ is the 250ml Frozen Lemon Juice. There is no…

21 Jun 2021
Futurelife’s High Protein Shake features innovative packaging

Dual pouch technology sets new standards for convenience in the South African marketplace Futurelife, South African functional food brand, has…

Futurelife’s High Protein Shake features innovative packaging

Dual pouch technology sets new standards for convenience in the South African marketplace Futurelife, South African functional food brand, has launched its High Protein Shake, an innovative ready-to-drink nutritious shake that offers a new dimension of convenience for consumers. Small enough to fit into lunch boxes and handbags, the shake…

15 Jun 2021
Why you should be using PVC cling film to keep food fresher

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or vinyl cling film has been widely and commercially used since the 1950’s to wrap and protect…

Why you should be using PVC cling film to keep food fresher

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or vinyl cling film has been widely and commercially used since the 1950’s to wrap and protect food. It offers a high clarity, puncture resistant packaging solution that keeps food fresher for longer, allows for quick, visual identification and has literally revolutionised the food industry. Benefits of…

Analytical Reporter

Analytical Reporter Africa keeps readers up to date with laboratory industry news, events and the latest product information.
09 Jun 2021
analytica Lab Africa 2021 cancelled

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of analytica Lab Africa, have announced that this event – the only trade fair for…

analytica Lab Africa 2021 cancelled

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of analytica Lab Africa, have announced that this event – the only trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics in South Africa – has been cancelled. The decision was made after consultations with industry stakeholders, and comes amid ongoing bans and restrictions on…

14 Apr 2021
The Water-Wise City is a smart choice to optimise Africa’s water infrastructure

The concept of the Water-Wise City, as outlined by the International Water Association (IWA), is a key initiative to assist…

The Water-Wise City is a smart choice to optimise Africa’s water infrastructure

The concept of the Water-Wise City, as outlined by the International Water Association (IWA), is a key initiative to assist cities conserve this precious resource. What’s more, Water-Wise Cities are liveable, resilient, sustainable and productive. “It is all about diversifying and integrating the urban water cycle into the design of…

14 Apr 2021
#SaveRalph: Short film aims to ban animal testing in SA

Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film,…

#SaveRalph: Short film aims to ban animal testing in SA

Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars have joined forces with Humane Society International to produce a powerful stop-motion animated short film, #SaveRalph, to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world, including South Africa. Although banned in 40 countries, the practice is still legal in most of the world, and is…

13 Apr 2021
Skills, collaboration needed to overcome growing water challenges

Capacity development and closer collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders will be necessary if South Africa is to halt…

Skills, collaboration needed to overcome growing water challenges

Capacity development and closer collaboration between public and private sector stakeholders will be necessary if South Africa is to halt its declining water security challenge. This is according to industry experts and advisors to the IFAT Africa trade show and forum, who were speaking to mark South Africa’s National Water…

Industrial Buyer

Products and services for the general manufacturing and engineering sectors.
03 Jun 2021
Why women must demand female-specific PPE in the workplace

BY: Predahni Naidoo, brand manager at Sisi Work Safety There is a great need for female-specific safety gear, especially footwear,…

Why women must demand female-specific PPE in the workplace

BY: Predahni Naidoo, brand manager at Sisi Work Safety There is a great need for female-specific safety gear, especially footwear, in the mining, manufacturing and construction industries. Over the years, women have been making up a greater proportion of the workforce, and this includes sectors that have typically been male-dominated…

28 May 2021
How Business Process Outsourcing is ensuring business continuity in the pandemic

BY: Gean Botha, managing director at Programmed Process Outsourcing, a Workforce Holdings Company Introducing Business Process Outsourcing to your business…

How Business Process Outsourcing is ensuring business continuity in the pandemic

BY: Gean Botha, managing director at Programmed Process Outsourcing, a Workforce Holdings Company Introducing Business Process Outsourcing to your business is a smart move that will increase efficiencies thereby cutting costs. As companies attempt to recover after a rough 2020, their main objective is to do more, with less. Budgets…

28 May 2021
CAMINEX 2021 postponed for a year due to COVID-19

CAMINEX 2021 has been postponed to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CAMINEX is an important exhibition for the Copperbelt,…

CAMINEX 2021 postponed for a year due to COVID-19

CAMINEX 2021 has been postponed to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CAMINEX is an important exhibition for the Copperbelt, the country and the entire region. It brings together exhibitions and networking for local, regional and foreign exhibitors and visitors. Safety above all else CAMINEX is organised by the Copperbelt…

28 May 2021
AssureCloud ensures hygiene and safety throughout SA’s food value chain

South Africa’s fast-growing safety and testing powerhouse Safety SA has relaunched its Food and Occupational Health and Safety divisions to…

AssureCloud ensures hygiene and safety throughout SA’s food value chain

South Africa’s fast-growing safety and testing powerhouse Safety SA has relaunched its Food and Occupational Health and Safety divisions to position the business for growth in an increasingly safety focused market. The division, under the banner of AssureCloud, is the largest group of sector-focused laboratories in southern Africa. Assuring safety…

22 Apr 2020
How the COVID-19 pandemic shows that humanity can reverse climate change

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, smog disappears and waters run clearer. Not only does the prospect of our uncertain future…

How the COVID-19 pandemic shows that humanity can reverse climate change

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, smog disappears and waters run clearer. Not only does the prospect of our uncertain future reveal the roles humanity play in the planet’s environment, but our true power and resolve to finally reverse the course of what could one day become the worst pandemic we’ll…

19 Apr 2020
Everyone Will Need to Compromise to Secure the Future of Food

“The Future of Food and Farming” study clearly shows that the next generation of consumers and farmers share many concerns…

Everyone Will Need to Compromise to Secure the Future of Food

“The Future of Food and Farming” study clearly shows that the next generation of consumers and farmers share many concerns about the future. Both feel strongly about wanting more of a voice in determining how food is grown, sold and consumed. They especially believe that the future of food and…

18 Apr 2020
Vodka distilled from crops grown in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth created a brand of artisan vodka. The Ukrainian mineral water and rye used to…

Vodka distilled from crops grown in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth created a brand of artisan vodka. The Ukrainian mineral water and rye used to distil the beverage were taken from an area that has been abandoned since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The end result is aptly named Atomik. The first ever bottle of Atomik…

17 Apr 2020
Confronting Climate Change

While there is much alignment on the issue of climate change, there are also points of differentiation, illustrating the complexity…

Confronting Climate Change

While there is much alignment on the issue of climate change, there are also points of differentiation, illustrating the complexity of the challenges facing the farmers and consumers of the future. Overwhelmingly, next-gen farmers and consumers indicate they believe climate change is occurring, and the majority across markets believe that…

Full Service

Full Service magazine provides all the information on products, equipment and solutions to restaurant owners and caterers in South Africa. Keep up to date with all the latest trends and news from the SA restaurant industry.
07 Jul 2020
Convenience eating redefined by COVID-19 lockdown

The notion of convenience will take on new meaning at mealtimes as cocooning consumers re-evaluate their priorities

Convenience eating redefined by COVID-19 lockdown

The notion of convenience will take on new meaning at mealtimes as cocooning consumers re-evaluate their priorities

06 Jul 2020
Burger King Finland pranks competitor with free delivery campaign

Burger King Finland placed outdoor ads outside its competitor's restaurants, promising free delivery if you set your pickup location to…

Burger King Finland pranks competitor with free delivery campaign

Burger King Finland placed outdoor ads outside its competitor's restaurants, promising free delivery if you set your pickup location to a McDonald’s restaurant

11 Jun 2020
Langplaas partners with RSA Group

RSA Group has welcomed Langplaas to its family of producers

Langplaas partners with RSA Group

RSA Group has welcomed Langplaas to its family of producers

11 Jun 2020
Merchant Capital throws restaurants a lifeline during lockdown

Alternative lender Merchant Capital has launched an innovative short-term finance product to give restaurants a much-needed injection of working capital…

Merchant Capital throws restaurants a lifeline during lockdown

Alternative lender Merchant Capital has launched an innovative short-term finance product to give restaurants a much-needed injection of working capital to help ease the economic impact of the national lockdown regulations.

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