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Marriot International announced rapid expansion plans across Africa at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) in Nairobi earlier this month. Strong demand for select-service brands and conversion opportunities are driving the momentum of growth for the company, amplified by five new hotel signings. The new signings will further consolidate Marriott International’s presence in Ghana, Kenya, […]
The Zip HydroTap G4 Platinum Design Range now features three on-trend colours and 3 shapes from the traditional to contemporary to fit any kitchen style. The range has been designed to let users enjoy irresistible instant boiling, chilled and sparkling filtered water, with premium style in finishes including Rose Gold, Chrome, and Matt Black. Zip […]
Floors are seen as one of the most important components of shopping malls and retail stores, serving both an aesthetic and a very practical function. Floor tiles are chosen not just for their robustness, slip-resistance properties, and durability, but also for their visually appealing characteristics. It is important that floors in malls contribute to the […]
Use free environmental heat from the air with heat pump technology for central heating and domestic hot water If cars only had two operating modes, i.e. full power or full braking, that would be neither comfortable nor efficient. Conventional heat pumps still operate just like that, as they are either on or off. This is […]
Uncompromisingly elegant, versatile and multifaceted – this is how the new SmartLine units from Miele present themselves to connoisseurs of fine cuisine. Customers can customise their hob ensemble and choose freely from induction hob, Teppan Yaki, gas ring, induction wok and countertop extractor. Together, they form a cooking centre with a puristic appeal that breaks […]
Solent, being the expert on fans, know how important it is to have a clean fan during peak seasons. You can’t see it when they’re spinning around but fans tend to collect a lot of dirt, especially if they’re in or near a kitchen where steam and grease can be a magnet for dust. So […]
Fastmount has launched a new product that allows for integration with concrete walls. The PC-DC1 clip that allows decorative interior panels to be directly mounted onto concrete walls in commercial and residential settings. Installation methods of attaching panels to concrete or masonry typically involve creating a framework to mount panels onto, to achieve a level […]
Recently, we chatted to expert in New Urbanism, Dalena Beyers, who is passionate about green design and development. Dalena is a registered architect, and Urban and Regional Planner with a special interest in ethics and policy development. She has a background in philosophy and art history. Dalena completed her studies at the University of the […]
Gyproc RhinoLite®, the flagship brand within Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s stable, has launched a new television commercial. The brand has long enjoyed a strong leadership position thanks to its exceptional benefits and superior quality, and the new commercial, which is one component of a broader through-the-line campaign, aims to further entrench this position. After robust market analysis […]
Ongoing innovation at Van Dyck Floors and Mathe Group’s truck tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale has delivered another new product made from recycled rubber crumb – large rubber blocks that can safely stop bullets in indoor shooting ranges! Dr Mehran Zarrebini, head of Van Dyck Floors and Mathe Group, says that this latest innovation was the […]
The new building for High Definition Interiors is clad in Brownbuilt 406 profiled steel sheeting to provide a warehouse feel, while offering a sleek and clean aesthetic.
EuroDrain Technology is a company with extensive experience in design, manufacturing, installation and operation of environmental technologies. The company has provided compact wastewater treatment solutions for households, municipal and industrial projects and farms for many years. EDT wastewater treatment plants offer both below and above ground options. Designed according to the client’s requirements, the plants […]
Bananas arrive green at the Banana Ripening Centre and are then palletised and stored in one of the 55 ripening chambers. Collection and distribution of the bananas is synchronised with the six-day ripening process, so it is crucial that the temperature is strictly controlled through the reliable and efficient YORK YVWA chillers.
Toyota South Africa and its agency, FCB Jo’burg, have created a ‘beaded billboard’ with the help of Woza Moya to thank Toyota Corolla owners for the role they play in making the Corolla nameplate a success.
Laura Swanepoel, Head of Healthcare, Building Services, WSP in Africa shares her views on design principles that are making waves globally, and what these mean for future-ready healthcare in Africa.
In the clamour to find work during building industry slumps, contractors and other parties involved readily accept work without protecting themselves contractually – with most of the resulting disputes centred around payment, says Uwe Putlitz, CEO of the Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC).
The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the professional body for the engineered timber construction sector, will be hosting another CPD-accredited Roof Inspection Training Course from 6 to 8 November 2018 at its head office in Isando, Gauteng.
KIA Motors has triumphed in the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), securing another prestigious accolade for design. KIA’s unique BEAT 360 brand experience space in Seoul won in the ‘Environments’ and ‘Design strategy’ categories. The international jury of design experts praised the experience space for its innovative and pioneering design philosophy. This double victory adds […]
Mauritius’ forward-thinking and nimble policies have resulted in the island nation riding the wave to the centre of investment and development in Africa. Firmly established as Africa’s most progressive business orientated jurisdiction, Mauritius’ forward-thinking and nimble policies have resulted in the island nation riding the wave to the centre of investment and development in Africa. […]
What can we say about Quartzite? Well, it is a wonderful, hard and strong natural stone ideal for a variety of applications. What is quartzite made from? It is a hard, non- foliated metamorphic rock that was originally pure quartz sandstone. Sandstone is converted into quartzite through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression […]
At the Gauteng Regional Awards of the 4th South African Women in Property Awards, Marloes Reinink – founder of Solid Green Consulting - was named Business Woman of the Year: Entrepreneur.
ASSA ABLOY, a leader in door opening solutions and ironmongery, says that product manufacture through robotics in its newly automated facility adds value by enabling the company to ensure product quality and increase production volumes while reducing production cost.
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals supplied products for the upgrading of the flooring at two premises in the Western Cape: the Supa Quick tyre and fitment centre in Robertson, and Sea Harvest fish processing facilities at Saldanha Bay. Products used abescreed SLC P; abecote primer; and abecote 441.