SAWPA is an industry association which promotes the use of treated timber and treated timber products.
location_on Isando, Gauteng
MiTek specialises in the manufacturing and sales of all types of metal fasteners for timber, e.g. galvanised steel connector plates for the prefabricated timber roof truss industry.
location_on Midrand, Gauteng
AFSA - Aluminium Federation of Southern Africa
Aluminium - light, strong & beautiful
An industry organisation supported by members of the aluminium industry. AFSA acts as the co-ordinating body for various aluminium market sector associations with a view to assisting the development of markets, both local and export. Services include provisions of technical and commercial information to a variety of interested persons/institutions/companies.
location_on Bedfordview, Gauteng
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location_on Johannesburg, Gauteng
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Isolite

Isolite (EPS) is a material which is used extensively in the building and construction industry as insulation, and has many attributes, not least of which is its proven safety record during all stages of its life cycle – from production, during use, through to re-use or recycling. It is not surprising that health and safety take top priority in the building and construction industry and the one material that performs well is EPS, whose physical properties make it ideal for specification.
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

Wood Preservation Regulations - Interpretation

There are two regulations in South Africa that apply to wood preservation. Both these regulations refer to compliance of SANS 10005, and in order for the reader, end-user, specifier, regulating authority etc. to fully understand the interpretation or intent of each regulation, one needs to read it in context with the relevant clauses given in SANS 10005, The preservative treatment of timber. SANS 10005 (previously SABS 05) is the code of practice that was developed many years ago as a guidance document on all matters pertaining to wood preservation, i.e. wood preservative types, processes, methods, treatment requirements, hazard classifications, reference to the relevant product specifications, handling precautions etc. SANS 10005 is commonly referred to by industry as “the bible” of wood preservation…
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today25 Apr 2016

An expanding SAISC up for the challenge

Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) CEO, Paolo Trinchero, says that even though the steel construction industry is currently under significant pressure, the SAISC is certainly not pessimistic about the future. “On the contrary,” Trinchero says. “Our view is that when the ‘going gets tough the tough get going’ and, to this end, in order to consolidate the efforts of industry associations and to optimise their effectiveness, we have both created new associations and absorbed others.
today30 Aug 2009

Timber Marketing Forum officially launched

The Timber Marketing Forum (TMF), subject of much discussion in the timber industry in recent months, has been officially constituted following the inaugural general meeting held in June in Johannesburg. The TMF is constituted as a non profit organisation with associate and affiliate membership open to industry associations, companies and individuals.
today6 May 2014

Interbuild Africa announces new partnerships for 2014

Interbuild Africa 2014 will be supported by some of the leading industry associations in South Africa when it opens its doors in August this year. 
today4 Aug 2015

Showerline announces lift-off

Showerline has refreshed their branding and launched a new and improved website for the industry. One of the more useful elements of the new Showerline website is a selection of product testing videos, that demonstrate, for instance, testing for structural stability of shower enclosures and toughened safety glass. 
today4 Aug 2014

Interbuild Africa 2014: Rich with educational content for industry professionals

Interbuild Africa has provided visitors with an extensive showcase of the latest innovations, products and services for the building and construction industry for more than 40 years. The 2014 event, taking place from 20-23 August 2014 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec, sees the introduction of unparalleled support from the industry associations and representative bodies.