The BMW H-EMS Roof Lift project was announced as the Overall Winner as well as the Winner of the Innovation Category at the SAISC Steel Awards 2017 event, which took place on 13 September at Emperors Palace Gauteng, Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town and The Mount Edgecombe Country Club in Durban. Leading metal roof […]
JUNG and Siedle are offering electrical installations ranging from switch systems, suitable indoor stations and building automation with KNX through to the entire Siedle door communication range. These include apps, the Scope mobile video communication station and system extensions such as letterboxes, access control and lighting.
ESCO, the well-known ASSA ABLOY brand of lock sets, lock cases, padlocks, door handles and other DIY products in South Africa is launching a new range to market.
Since gaining a foothold in South Africa, KOHLER is fast becoming a leading light in the building industry. The company’s latest initiative is the opening of a Gallery that will inspire like no other in the industry; a bespoke space in Bryanston, Johannesburg that will enthuse the trade and their clients while celebrating South African […]
Ovens are a crucial element in any kitchen – allowing you to roast succulent Sunday roasts, bake classic cakes and cupcakes, and of course, a wide range of frozen meals. Read on for an overview on the different types of ovens currently on the market.
Improvements in the construction process as well as the function of a building can be achieved through a highly underrated process called value management.
Over the years the prestigious Steel Awards, hosted annually by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (Saisc), has been an excellent barometer of the growth of the Light Steel Frame Building (LSFB) in Southern Africa. This year was no different. Nineteen projects were entered into the LSFB category by seven leading Southern African Light […]
Rudi Fourie leads Fibre and Facility Management at Sizwe IT Group. Here he speaks about the future of green corporate energy solutions.
On 29 August 2017, Nigeria’s first Building Energy Efficiency Code (BEEC) was officially launched in Abuja by the Federal Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN).
With the design of the new Eximo® range of panic and emergency exit devices the needs of the installer and end user have been paramount. From the easily installed and adjustable modular design, to the aesthetically pleasing family feel, the new range of products offers safe and reliable exiting solutions.
Lonza’s national 2017 road show, ‘Overcoming Industry Hurdles’, proved to be a successful two-week journey around the country. The road show kicked off in Limpopo and then moved to Mpumulanga, KwaZulu-Natal and concluded in the Western and Eastern Cape. Judging by the positive feedback and compliments received, the topics presented provided valuable insight to all […]
Let’s face it – with all the flooring options out there even the most skilled flooring professionals sometimes feel overwhelmed. So what should you choose? By nature, people strive for floors that are out of the ordinary, not mass produced and that will be adaptable to their everyday lives. It is for these exact reasons […]
Van Dyck Floors is excited to bring you its latest carpet editions; Nature and Durban. Nature is a WeatherSafe flatweave carpet perfect for both indoors and outdoors, while Durban offers you a unique design option to create a modern interior feel. These ranges are ideal for luxurious residential applications.
The much-anticipated new seabird hospital for SANCCOB is scheduled for completion in December 2017. Sika was delighted to be given the opportunity to support this devoted organisation whose state-of-the-art seabird hospital, the largest development in the history of SANCCOB, will certainly fulfil a dream…
For the past three years now Traviata Flooring has sourced its laminate flooring from Laminate Park GMBH in Heusweiler, Germany – without one single product claim in South Africa!!
Italian architect Luciano Pia designed a unique apartment complex in Turin, Italy that integrates nature and people beautifully. This 5-story urban setting contains a mixture of steel girders and lush trees in order to create an apartment complex that resembles a series of tree houses. All this is right on the corner of an urban […]
Bryte Insurance, a proactive business risk specialist, released its Construction Activity Monitor for the period ending June 2017 early in October. The Monitor provides a high-level overview of activity within the South African construction sector, one that plays a fundamental role in growing the economy through infrastructure investment. It also measures the change, on a […]
The historic Dunlop Factory in Cato Manor, KwaZulu-Natal, opened its new 12 5000m2 warehouse and distribution facility in 2016. The project was recently announced as the Winner of the Factory and Warehouse Category at the 36th edition of the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC), which was held in September 2017. Global Roofing Solutions […]
UNION, one of ASSA ABLOY’s leading brands, is currently rebranding and Vice President for ASSA ABLOY South Africa, Riaan Olivier, gives a brief overview and explains what this means for contractors, locksmiths and installers.
Swartland’s innovative Ready-2-Fit range of wooden windows and doors come pre-glazed and pre-sealed directly from the factory – saving you time and money.
KOHLER believes that bathrooms should be our haven – a sanctuary designed to take us away from the frenzied pace of today’s lifestyle, where we remain unconcerned with domestic inconveniences. Modern bathroom design comes to the fore with the simplicity, clean lines and seamless curves of the new ModernLife™ collection. It is with this in mind […]
The concrete tied arch bridge design proposed by multi-disciplinary consulting engineer AECOM to replace the existing substandard river bridge in Ashton, Western Cape, represents one of the few concrete tied arch bridges in South Africa.
Cummins has announced that it has relocated to new premises in the Allandale Building in Waterfall City, Midrand, in close proximity to the Mall of Africa development. The relocation is due to the fact that the company’s success on the continent has led to a healthy and growing organisation that now requires expanded facilities.
Anti-poaching equipment to the value of R2,7 million has been handed over by the SANParks Honorary Rangers to SANParks during an event at Phalaborwa on 26 September 2017.