The external playground at the Eagle Creek Spur – a project that was as part of the extension of the Five Ways Mall in Empangeni – has been paved using the Envirobuild range of rubber paving bricks made from recycled truck tyres.
Strategically located on William Nicol Drive within minutes of Sandton, Hyde Park, Rosebank and Bryanston, Sandton Gate is an ambitious mixed-use development that will seamlessly integrate commercial, residential and retail space with a number of lifestyle amenities in a connected, green, pedestrian-friendly precinct.
To repair and coat all the imperfections in the floors, Sikadur-43 ZA (20 kits) and Sikafloor Garage (Telegrey, 450x5l) were specified. Sikadur-43 ZA is a three-component repair and filling mortar based on a combination of epoxy resins and selected high strength aggregates while Sikafloor Garage is a two-part, water-dispersed, epoxy resin-based coating suitable for concrete, […]
There are a number of factors to consider when it comes to flooring for schools. It has to be tough enough to withstand the thousands of feet per day as well as everything being pushed, thrown and kicked around on it. It needs to be easy to clean and maintain over time. Most importantly, though, […]
The patented transverse stiffener ribs system on Klip-Lok and Klip-Tite roof sheeting from Global Roofing Solutions offers a number of benefits:
Latest design trends are now shifting in the direction of decorative elements and composition patterns, combinations reminiscent of vintage style, created around the theme of memory. The shapes and details of the past weave a material fabric complete with recollections and historical allure.
Earlier this year, Cummins Power Generation provided a standby power solution to provide back-up power for Ghana’s six major airports. This major turnkey project was undertaken on behalf of main client Ghana Airports Company Limited of Accra. The back-up power supports air transportation systems in Accra, Tamale, Suyani, and Kumasi, Ho and Wa.
Leading the way in renewable energy solutions, Durban-based company, Renu Holdings, recently installed 100 ISSL+ solar street lights for a newly established lifestyle village in Scottburgh.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Nordland Lighting continued its strong tradition of local innovation by launching its first Zone 2 LED luminaires for mining, oil & gas and petrochemical applications.
Belgotex Floors’ addition to its Luxury Vinyl Tiles collection, Podium Clic, is inspired by nature, and brings comfort and luxury into your home. Podium Clic features a 360° clic system for easier installation and a Rigid Composite Board backing to resist the appearance of tile grout lines and allow fitting on uneven floors. With sound […]
September marks Heritage Month which celebrates the input of all South Africans in building the rainbow nation. Since 1891, members of the Master Builders Association of the Western Cape (MBAWC) – a registered trade association for employers in the building industry and the oldest organisation of its kind in South Africa – have literally been […]
There are many reasons to consider bringing plants into your living or working environment. Plants improve air quality by photosynthesising and releasing oxygen into the air, and also act as biofilters for impurities. Acoustics are also enhanced as plants absorb sound and help with diffraction. Plants promote better health & wellness through a spiritual connection […]
STAG African has registered its Tygerberg 3 student housing development in Bellville, Cape Town, which is being developed to help address the student accommodation shortage at Stellenbosch University, for EDGE certification (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies).
This affordable, emergency housing system is aimed at disaster prone areas and displaced peoples. Developed to create safe, sustainable and affordable homes for people living in low-income, marginalised areas around the world, LifeArk is a quickly deployable modular building system. The inaugural project of GDS Innovation Lab, a social innovation arm of the award-winning international architecture firm GDS, LifeArk aims to enable real transformation in a world where countless families remain without access to safe, sustainable homes…
Brooklands Estate in KwaZulu-Natal is a recently constructed industrial zone with over 30 units. The units span from 200m² up to 1 500m² and are used for various industrial fabrication and warehousing requirements.
A really good roof drainage system only needs to be able to do one thing – drain water from the roof quickly and in a controlled manner. To further simplify the installation of the Pluvia roof drainage system, Geberit has now completely redesigned its roof outlets. The new roof outlets are not only more convenient […]
A unique class of construction material supplied by Kaytech not only solved logistical problems but also saved the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform time and money, due to its speed and ease of installation. The 22 km long Mooi River Irrigation Canal, supplying water to the remote Keate’s drift area of KwaZulu-Natal, was […]
Designed by Eugene Barnard Architects with engineering input from Hull Consulting Engineers, House du Preez, built by Eco Log Homes, is an elegant, yet robust answer to a client brief that called for a rustic, yet luxurious off-grid home. Located in the pristine Boschhoek Mountain Estate in Nylstroom, House du Preez, an impressive three-bedroom, 400 […]
Fourteen tough and reliable stationary generators from Chicago Pneumatic are providing the essential power required for the construction of a luxury residential development besides the Dubai Water Canal. The order was secured by authorised Chicago Pneumatic distributor German-Gulf Enterprises LTD, with the generators forming a crucial part of a project that will see 6,000 new […]
The Crawford range of high quality, robust overhead sectional doors from Maxiflex has been bolstered with the recent introduction of a new high speed solution that boasts an operational speed four times faster than standard counterparts.
All the speakers said changes in the technological, economic and political landscape need to be embraced by the Quantity Surveying profession. The theme of the Conference was Agility, Swift and Strong