Painting the future
Paint and other protective coatings have been around for hundreds of years and their use is twofold – decorative and protective. However, some of these coatings unbeknown to the user, are dangerous not just for the environment, but for all living things including humans. Some conventional paints and many related products, contain harmful chemicals, such...
Deutsche Bundesbank appoints representative in South Africa
Cooperation between the Deutsche Bundesbank (Bundesbank) and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) reached a major milestone this week when the Bundesbank announced its representative to be based in Pretoria, its first on the African continent.
The race is on for drupa 2020
Registered exhibitors for drupa 2020 will soon receive their printed version of theinternational flagship fair for printing technologies, brochure in the post. The global marketing campaign for drupa 2020 was launched at interpack 2017. It was presented to international media partners during a major press conference. Registration closes on 31 October 2018.
Serving up hope
Small independent farmers in Khayelitsha, Nyanga and Philippi in the Western Cape are harvesting the benefits of a partnership with online dinner kit delivery service UCOOK. At the same time, UCOOK is bridging the gap between farm and fork, by bringing organic produce from these farmers to its clientele.
New spark in welding
The domestic welding category is a key category within general and hardware stores. The introduction of new, more compact welding technology has sparked an increase in micro-industrial businesses, and an uptake of welding by the general DIY enthusiast.
FORGING FUTURE ARCHITECTS
Architecture company dhk has kicked off a new partnership with the internationally recognised non-profit organisation Go for Gold, with two beneficiaries from its award-winning education-to-employment programme joining the architecture company’s Cape Town design studio as interns this year.
Tax implications for trusts ‘a lot stricter’
By: Anica Ungerer, Senior Manager: Estates, Mazars. In the past, trusts have been viewed by specifically high net worth individuals as a clever and tax efficient way of estate planning, which, until recent years, have worked out quite well for most of them. It is unfortunate that SARS have, over the last couple of years, started...
Car owners shouldn’t leave the showroom without a motor insurance policy
As soon as a vehicle has been registered in a car owner’s name, that car owner must ensure they have a motor insurance policy in place. Should they leave the showroom without insurance, the new car owner could face a huge financial headache and not be able to enjoy their new car.
SAVAGE + DODD ARCHITECTS SHORTLISTED FOR 2019 INTERNATIONAL URBAN PROJECT AWARD
The building at Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, by local architecture firm Savage + Dodd Architects was among the projects shortlisted for the recent 2019 International Urban Project Award held recently at the BAU Congress China in Shanghai. Also shortlisted was Drivelines Studios in Maboneng, Johannesburg, designed by New York-based architecture studio LOT-EK.
Fashion fuses with décor in innovative Decorex SA feature
If there’s one thing the recent Oscar awards’ ceremony showed us, it’s that fashion isn’t just about what you wear. Fashion sends a message. Fashion reflects our personalities. And fashion unites us. “Fashion has always played an important role historically, from the opulent clothing of the Victorian era to the roaring 20s, and beyond! The...
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