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We are used to getting something out of a vending machine, but what about the chance to make a difference by depositing something we don’t want into one?
Concrete is the world’s most widely used building material, and workers in every sector of the construction and precasting industries, as well as DIY enthusiasts, handle portland cement and wet concrete every day. As with most materials, there are potential risks involved in handling or working with portland cement or mixes made using portland cement.
Housing matters for economic development. It promotes wellbeing, serves to reduce inequality, poverty and enables wealth creation and savings. This is why in commemoration of Women’s Month, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has partnered with Habitat for Humanity South Africa (HFHSA) to build safe and affordable homes for 17 families in Lawley Township, South of Johannesburg.
Kenya’s second National Construction Week, at Kenyatta International Convention Centre from 7-9 November 2018, is set to enhance the contribution of the construction industry towards the Big Four Agenda.
Today we will chat about porcelain and the various textures found on Porcelain. Just to create a bit of confusion we will refer to a full body porcelain and this does not imply a person with a full body!
Earlier this week, Old Mutual’s Mutualpark office in Pinelands, Cape Town, one of the largest corporate offices in South Africa, officially launched the very first corporate based waste-to-drinking Water Filtration Plant in South Africa. This means the 166 000m² office, currently accommodating more than 9 000 employees and contractors, is now operating off the water […]
High-speed roll-up doors from Maxiflex are helping to maintain constant temperatures inside the cold storage and refrigeration areas of Makro Riversands and Makro Springfield located in Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal (KZN) respectively.
In recognition of August being Woman’s Month, Kaytech is celebrating its very own “Women in Civil Engineering”. We posed a few pertinent questions to some of the female civil engineers working in the geosynthetics engineering field at Kaytech today.
Modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, has launched Human Connections, a new flooring system that embraces natural elements’ relationship with urban neighbourhoods.
Flowcrete Africa recently launched two innovative, glow-in-the-dark flooring systems designed to provide unique health and safety benefits for industrial facilities.
Kohler is showcasing the much anticipated winning bathroom design from the Dream in Kohler competition at 100% Design at Decorex Joburg. Having been selected out of three finalists, winner Wilh van der Merwe’s inspired bathroom will become reality for the duration of the show.
Share Want to upgrade your bathroom or kitchen? Need to match your taps to your state-of-the-art coffee machine? Now you can, and at a very reasonable price too. ISCA has introduced trim kits for taps that add a pop of colour to kitchens or bathrooms. And best of all, if you wake up one morning […]
Bridge City is set to become the centrepiece of an affordable housing development that will see more than 350 units being developed with the first ones being up for sale towards the end of next year. This new residential project will also introduce a first of its kind, rent-to-buy financing model that will further reshape […]
Installing new tenants or just upgrading, refurbishment work comes with a unique set of challenges. These include not upsetting other tenants in the process and getting areas back into service as soon as possible.
Earlier this year, Cemcrete launched their new website – which already blew us away – but the cement-based finish manufacturer didn’t stop there. They have now launched an even more exciting section of their website called, ‘Featured Projects’. This section showcases projects where Cemcrete finishes have been used. From retail to restaurants, residential to bush […]
“For real homes” HOMEMAKERS Expo celebrates the authenticity and beauty of real homes this year. Home is where we laugh, love, cry and make memories. Our homes tell the story of our lives, it remembers our past, reflects our present through our décor and it is the backdrop for future dreams. It is a place […]
KEY FACTS: Location: Nairobi, Kenya System: REHAU 60mm uPVC Window System Architect: Cocoon Studio, Kenya Customs Aluminium, a REHAU Authorised Partner, manufactured high security REHAU uPVC windows and doors for a customer in Nairobi, Kenya.
For 30 years, Caesarstone has been inspiring the world’s best kitchen designs. This year we welcome four vivacious new colours exclusive to the Caesarstone collection. With a reputation of developing the most unique and cutting-edge designs, Caesarstone is proud to offer you Excava 4060, Airy Concrete 4044, Cloudburst Concrete 4011 and White Attica 5143.
For most homeowners who have initiated renovations, spending money and time installing floors doesn’t always cause much excitement. But fitting a flooring system properly at the outset can lead to a better more comfortable space for your family in the long term. And the good news is that it needn’t break the bank.
The new Aperio® H100 packs the power and flexibility of wireless access control into one slim, cleverly designed door handle. With easy retrofitting to almost any interior door and comprehensive RFID compatibility, the new Aperio® H100 handle makes extending access control to more doors cost-effective by integrating with a vast range of third-party systems.
There is a growing trend within the construction and building industry to change a building’s structure specifically to enhance the comfort of those living or working in it. This concept is nothing new and has been the basis of Saint-Gobain’s Multi Comfort principles for a number of years, as explained by Slawomir Szpunar, Saint-Gobain’s International […]
Decorex Joburg, the leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition, will be celebrating 25 years of connecting people with the latest trends, styles, textiles and furniture at this year’s #rhythmoflife show. The Exhibition, presented by Plascon, is taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre from 8 to 12 August, and will be marking this milestone edition with […]