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From the warm glow of industrial Edison bulbs and pendant lights to oversized fixtures and geometric angle pieces, 2018 will feature trendy metal finishes and fixtures that are sure to be striking, dramatic, edgy, and retro. Below are 5 trends that Streamlight designer, Brad Kalish says we will see this year.
Architecture and interior architecture company Paragon scooped two major awards in the Commercial Office Development category at the SAPOA Property Development Awards for Innovative Excellence, held on 21 June at the International Convention Centre in Durban.
Decorex Joburg, the flagship Decorex exhibition, is celebrating 25 years of décor excellence with an incredible designer line-up for its 2018 edition. Presented by Plascon, this milestone exhibition will be taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 8 to 12 August. Then: Plascon 1999
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) will host its fourth annual conference on 2 August 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. This year’s conference theme is TRACTION, which aims to demonstrate the ASAQS’ determination as a profession to not only hold its ground but to gain ground as an authority in […]
Sika is renowned for keeping up with technologies and innovative products and the introduction of SikaGard-850 AG (Anti-Graffiti) is no different. This product is a permanent anti-graffiti and anti-fly poster coating for the protection of concrete, wood, masonry and metal substrates.
The REHAU uPVC Securi Slide & Fold window and door range is a new generation multi pane system consisting of up to 6 individual single-leaf uPVC panels, giving you unprecedented flexibility. When opening the door or window, you can easily slide each individual pane in a track to create a variety of opening sizes.
The high price tag of even entry-level chillers has made this market segment very competitive. Johnson Controls’ Amichi Series of Chillers and Heat Pumps, introduced to the South African market just six months ago, offers a high value option, featuring a technology stack and performance that is hard to beat.
Wooden doors offer many benefits – wood is an excellent insulator, it is a green building material, and there is nothing that quite compares to the rich natural beauty of solid timber. So, if you are choosing wooden doors for your home, here are some tips from Cobus Lourens, from leading window and door manufacturer, […]
There are both safety and cost saving arguments around the regular servicing of doors and PVC strip curtains. Even the best quality, most robust and well-engineered doors and strip curtains require regular servicing and maintenance. Irrespective of the industry, a defective door or broken or scratched strip curtain can present unsafe working conditions, lead to […]
In 2016, South-Africa participated in the International Saint-Gobain MultiComfort House Students Contest for the first time and Miguel Carvalho, James Russwurm and Tiago Vasconcelos from University of Johannesburg came second.
Taking place from 8 – 12 August 2018 alongside Decorex Joburg, the fifth annual 100% Design South Africa will set an industry benchmark due to its stellar line-up of feature designers and curated displays set alongside the country’s leading product and furniture design brands.
Administration of “green building” projects does not require special contract documents or “rocket science” but simply a discipline of good planning, communication and record-keeping by all parties involved, says Uwe Putlitz, CEO of the Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC). Green building requires good communication, planning and record-keeping by all parties involved, says Uwe Putlitz, CEO […]
The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog for South Africa’s timber construction trade, will be hosting its much-anticipated Annual Timber Engineered Product Awards in Cape Town on the 27th of July 2018.
In May 2017 Endecon Ubuntu Consulting Engineers contacted Kaytech for a solution on a differential settlement problem at a site in Centurion, Gauteng where a new branch of XtraSpace, a container storage facility, was to be constructed. Kaytech came to the rescue by supplying a revolutionary, cost-effective geogrid that ticked all the boxes.
Smartlock announced the release of the official Smartlock BLE iOS™ app for the Bluetooth™ Low Energy smartkey, end May 2018. This free app can be searched for in the Apple App store and is only compatible with the Bluetooth Low Energy smart key. Alternatively, follow this link to download the app. The iOS application will serve […]
During the 2018 Western Cape budget speech, the Western Cape Finance Minister announced that more than R25bn has been set aside for investment in public and economic infrastructure. With this increase in demand for infrastructure delivery the Cape Construction Expo, taking place on 12 and 13 September, is the perfect platform to secure new business […]
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has supplied large volumes of polyurea coating for the waterproofing of an expansive roof of one of the new buildings of Botswana’s massive Innovation Hub campus in Gaborone.
KOHLER, a brand celebrated globally for its state of the art bathroom and kitchen fittings, is thinking beyond the mechanisms that deliver water to our homes. At the heart of their latest offering is a resource we all rely on for our survival… clean water.
We recently saw the launch of an exciting new product added to the Cemcrete range – CemCote Skimmed. This product is a skim-on coating (as the name implies) that is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also extremely versatile. Let’s look at some of the many ways that CemCote Skimmed can be used.