Companies
Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA (Pty) Ltd: Manufacturer and marketer of gypsum-based plasters, ceiling systems and interior walling systems for the residential; commercial markets.
location_on Centurion, Gauteng
Terraforce
Reversable hollow-core retaining blocks
Terraforce the original, reversible Hollow Core Retaining Blocks. Retaining walls for landscaping and soil erosion solutions.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
ITC-SA - Institute for Timber Construction SA
Mission: To uplift through our members the standards in all aspects of the timber construction industry for the benefit of the consumers by: monitoring the membership; continuously improving standards; promoting and marketing of engineered timber structures; oversee the training and development of our members Vision: To create and maintain the highest standard in the timber construction industry
The South African Federation of Hospital Engineering
The South African Federation of Hospital Engineering known as SAFHE is a national multidisciplinary ECSA voluntary association for the promotion and development of healthcare building design and engineering in Southern Africa.
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today12 Feb 2013
verified_userThe South African Federation of Hospital Engineering

Stand 47 - a case study in energy-efficient home design and building

In November last year Saint-Gobain announced its collaboration in a case study project known as Stand 47, at Monaghan Farm on the outskirts of Johannesburg. The project will see the building of an energy-efficient home and will serve as a case study to demonstrate that housing in South Africa can be successfully executed using predominantly energy-efficient materials and still provide the qualities of permanence and longevity associated with traditional homes.  
today20 Apr 2018

Building the business case for housing microfinance in sub-Saharan Africa

Habitat for Humanity undertook a six-year study with 47,000 households which demonstrated how housing microfinance can be win-win for poor people and financial institutions.
today28 Feb 2018
verified_userSaint-Gobain Gyproc South Africa

What South African homeowners want in a better home

A recent survey by Saint-Gobain Gyproc to better understand what South Africans want in their homes revealed that 79% of people want their homes to be more flexible, 75% like the versatility of working from home and 77% want their homes to be comfortable all year-round.
today20 Jan 2014

Stand 47 demonstrates light steel frame construction benefits

Stand 47 is a contemporary, state-of -the-art, modern and architecturally engaging home that demonstrates the concepts of adaptability, innovation and efficiency using Saint-Gobain products. The home is being built as a "case study" using state of the art building materials with the main structure constructed using a light steel frame system. Light steel frame construction systems offer effective solutions meeting the objectives of the Stand 47 project, being to provide a showcase of how best to design and spec contemporary homes using innovative and sustainable building materials.
today2 Feb 2018

Four useful specification tips for improved hospitals

Observations in the field show that, all too often, insufficient care is taken in the planning, design, engineering, operation and maintenance of hospital infrastructure. Informed specification can reduce risk and result in better healthcare built environments.