What? Leading bathroom and kitchen manufacturer Kohler is thrilled to announce the launch of their visionary design competition Dream in Kohler. They are challenging designers to push the envelope of modern bathroom design with a call for fierce creativity. The brief is to design a 16m2 bathroom space that both expresses who they are and […]
All the outlet pipes from drainage fixtures in buildings (washing machines, showers, toilets etc.) are connected to the sewer, forming a linked pipe system. If the wastewater cannot flow freely through the sewer e.g. after heavy rainfall or due to blockages in the sewer pipes, it is pushed back into the connected outlet pipes and […]
While international trends and styles filter throughout the décor, design and lifestyle industries, it’s always interesting to witness how these global preferences are interpreted at a local level. Decorex Durban – sponsored by Plascon – promises a strong design-focused exhibition for 2018 with 15 leading designers collaborating with industry experts to curate on-trend spaces that […]
While IsoBoard Thermal Insulation is white and washable, it does possess a translucent quality. In exposed applications that have a high aesthetic component, or are otherwise close to the eye-line, IsoBoard definitely recommends that you paint the product.
Excellumax provides very cost effective home automation solutions by adding a thin layer of innovative technology on top of your existing building installation that can also easily be reverted to the conventional operation.
Kaytech is the sole distributor of Sudpave, a locally manufactured, high quality paving grid that complies with the requirements of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS). Rapid urban growth in South Africa has created an unprecedented increase in hard surface areas, so much so that conventional stormwater infrastructure can no longer cope with the resultant high […]
Khanda supplies an extensive selection of cinema and home theatre seating, catering to the full gamut of requirements – super luxurious to more economical, yet comfortable.
Bosch is now offering not only heating, hot water and ventilation solutions, but also VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) systems for efficient air conditioning in commercial buildings.
A recent survey by Saint-Gobain Gyproc to better understand what South Africans want in their homes revealed that 79% of people want their homes to be more flexible, 75% like the versatility of working from home and 77% want their homes to be comfortable all year-round.
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals, South African distributors of the renowned VIP range of high performance coatings, supplied a special VIP elastomeric coating with reflective cooling qualities for the waterproofing of two of the roofs of the Standard Bank Art Gallery in the Johannesburg CBD.
Frameless Showers, suppliers and installers of unique and individual shower enclosures, will be at the Homemakers Expo from 22 to 25 February 2018. Taking place at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate, you can follow this link to find out more about the expo.
By 2020, UberAir plans to run air taxis in at least three big cities – Dallas, LA and Dubai. If these get off the ground a transportation revolution could be sparked that could lead to the rise of airborne cities (think Fifth Element or Blade Runner). Add to this artificial intelligence, environmental issues and the […]
‘Timber Roof Truss Designer’, a working category of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), has been registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a professional designation on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
For some years now, interlocking vinyl flooring has been making great strides in the industry worldwide. While vinyl flooring is not a new science, what keeps it at the forefront is the speed at which technological advances continue to take place.
When Oscar Moshokoa matriculated from his high school in Bochum, Limpopo in 2015, he had no idea that only two years later he’d be competing in a global skills competition in Abu Dhabi.
Urgent subgrade stabilisation for a construction site access road was economically and effectively solved with Kaytech’s geotextile and geogrid at a new development for the Chamberlain Hardware Distribution Centre in Strubens Valley, Roodepoort. Eco-friendly bidim geotextile in conjunction with TriAx, the innovative geogrid developed by Tensar International (and supplied locally by Kaytech), were the products […]
The Speedgate Express is the ultimate aesthetic and secure solution for any corporate reception area. Available in three lanes widths of 550, 650 and 900mm wide, any number of configurations can be created in order to ensure high speed access even to those in wheelchairs or pushing trolleys. Fitted with heavy duty direct drive motors […]
The Chryso Southern Africa Group, a leading admixture producer, has substantially expanded its laboratory testing facilities with the opening of its new Centre of Excellence at the Group’s head office in Jet Park, Johannesburg. The Centre of Excellence features ultra-modern equipment and temperature control systems to offer cement, concrete, and construction systems technology as an […]
The directors of CSI are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with the directors of RVI that sees CSI acquiring the two trading divisions of RVI comprising the Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation Systems Division (SHEVS) and Architectural Solution Division (AS). The SHEVS Division offers turnkey solutions to the South African fire […]
Bluhm Burton Engineering (BBE) has selected Johnson Controls' YD Dual Centrifugal Chiller to meet the mine cooling requirements for Newmont's Subika Underground Project in Ghana.
Safe and reliable draining from the basement to the roof. Powerful lifting stations take over the complete basement drainage in rooms below the backwater level, and pump wastewater from showers, toilets, washing machines or separators into the elevated public sewage system.
Strongly focused on addressing the needs of its customers, Lafarge South Africa, a member of the international LafargeHolcim group, a world leader in building materials, has a well-established reputation for providing the local construction industry with innovative products, solutions and services.