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The residents of Umhlanga were treated to a much-needed makeover of their local popular attraction, Sunningdale Shopping Centre. Built more than 20 years ago, the refurbishment of the shopping centre was long over-due. 1074m² of Marmoran products were used on the exterior of the retail establishment, with 1.5mm of Permacrete being used as a protective […]
Outdoor living spaces are the latest and greatest trend for outdoor areas. Not only are they the muse behind memorable evenings underneath the stars, but they form a feature for any outdoor entertainment area. We take a look at our top 7 outdoor flooring trends using Cemcrete’s products.
When it comes to meeting the requirements of each customers’ unique needs, Lonza Wood Protection’s experienced team will pull out all the stops to provide the depth of resources needed to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations. This was recently demonstrated when the R&B Group decided to convert two treatment plants from producing Tanalith® […]
The bend paint brush can bend from side to side. This makes it easy to paint in corners and other difficult to reach areas. Use a paint stick with the paint brush and reach even higher surfaces to paint.
Africa is known for its host of breathtaking lodges and private retreats which makes the most of the variety of African landscapes and natural scenery. Cemcrete finishes are synonymous with lodge design and have been used in lodges and hotels throughout Africa since 1973. We showcase 5 awe-inspiring lodges all boasting Cemcrete finishes.
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals' VIP Polyurea coatings have been applied as waterproofing to commercial property parking decks in the Free State and KZN. a.b.e. - part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group - holds an exclusive agreement with Voelkel Industrie Produkte (VIP) in Germany for the local distribution of the Munich company's range of protective coatings and joint fillers. These were recently applied to the parking decks of the Rockville Shopping Centre in Mangaung, Bloemfontein; and also at Umlazi Mega City, south west of Durban.
A wrinkle-finish paint that adds natural texture to metal roof tiles, cladding and decorative surfaces is in demand by specifiers and architects across the country due to both its aesthetic appeal and durability under harsh African conditions.
Kansai Plascon new coating products have been developed using ‘Innovative Waterbased Technology’ – with excellent durability, fast drying times and low odour.
Newly developed thermal roof and insulation panel coatings are enabling architects and building professionals to specify thermal reflective coatings that are able to reduce the internal temperature of a building by up to 10 °C even in dark colours.
Multi-Dex 2000, an approved applicator of Mapei South Africa, recently completed refurbishing the 9 000m² roof of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Orlando West, Soweto.
a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has launched silvakote eco, a new water-based environmentally-friendly elastomeric coating to protect and waterproof concrete, bitumen, galvanised and metal surfaces.
Each year Plascon launches new products and improvements that add to its range of green solutions. Great strides have been taken in the areas of technological research and development into green coatings, continuing Plascon’s 125-year history of quality assurance, formulation and performance.
For the past five years, Mapei South Africa’s technical service team has been introducing the local construction industry to the benefits of the advanced building technology additives, sealants, adhesives and concrete performance chemicals that are available from the international Mapei Group.
Africote is known for its creative coloured seamless cementitious flooring and unique cementitious coatings that transform living spaces into beautiful homes or corporate office spaces.
To mark the launch of its new ECOVATE philosophy Plascon has lined up a range of new products, starting with the introduction of a new water-based version of its iconic Velvaglo paint, which was originally launched in 1977.
Plascon is the first company in South Africa to offer a complete range of groundbreaking One Coat products that do away with the need for a separate undercoat and topcoat – saving time, effort and money.
The SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) has been invited to become a member of the International Paint and Printing Council (IPPIC).
Situated in the suburb of Tokai in Cape Town, is Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison, famous for once having Nelson Mandela as an inmate. More recently, the Department of Public Works approved a contract to waterproof the entire roofing area of the prison. Engineers, Nadeson Consulting Services, chose one of Sika’s pure polyurea membranes for the project. Contractors responsible for the application were Superway Construction and SPA, as sub-contractors.
Plascon knows all about the seasonal rains that affect this country. To protect buildings from rising damp, leaks and the myriad of other problems water can cause, Plascon has formulated a comprehensive waterproofing range that consists of Dampseal, Multiseal, Brickseal, Tankseal and Roofseal along with two new products Gelseal and Wallseal.
X-Calibur is one of the latest product ranges available from TAL and is manufactured locally by the company under licence to the US-based principal X-Calibur Construction Systems Inc. The X-Calibur range of products and product systems for concrete protection, waterproofing and repair is proudly associated with the Burj Khalifa development in Dubai where over 120 000m² of coatings were supplied for the Burj Khalifa Lake and Dubai Fountain.