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
SAWPA is an industry association which promotes the use of treated timber and treated timber products.
location_on Isando, Gauteng
Well known for leading brands such as Tanalith, Antiblu, Wolmanized, Vacsol, Weatherwood and Tanalised, Lonza Wood Protection is the world leader in wood protection products.
location_on Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal
Swartland
Windows and Doors
Swartland Windows and doors established in 1951 manufactures premium quality brands like Cape Culture, Winsters, Kayo, Col Timbers and Kenzo.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
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…
today18 Feb 2019
verified_userSouth African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)

Buying and Using Preservative Treated Timber

IN SOUTH AFRICA TREATED TIMBER IS BY LAW REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH NATIONAL AND COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS AND MUST BEAR MARKING CONTAINING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
today5 Jul 2018
verified_userMiTek Industries South Africa (Pty) Ltd

eCo Cleats Timber Fasteners

Eco Heavy Duty type H Cleats are designed to ensure sound connections at truss and girder junctions. These cleats can be specified in a variety of different configurations to suit different loads and structural arrangements.
today3 Dec 2018
verified_userVan Acht Windows & Doors

Van Acht Glass & Aluminium Windows & Doors

At VAGA ( Van Acht Glass and Aluminium) we strive to maintain the same quality and service with which we have been associated with over the last 30years. Advantages of ALUMINIUM – Strong material – Larger sizes available – Longevity and low maintenance – Strong market awareness – Availability – Versatile – Wide price range
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userMiTek Industries South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Leading Roof Truss System Supplier in SA and the World

The scope of Mitek’s services includes not only unrivaled expertise in terms of professional structural engineering service but also the extensive research and development into all aspects of timber and light gauge steel roof design and construction as well as a full range of manufacturing equipment…
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today12 Dec 2016

ITC on using laminated timber beams in structural applications

As a country whose available natural resources need to be conserved and used optimally, the South African construction trade can benefit from making use of laminated timber beams for structural applications. 
today30 Jul 2018
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ITC-SA to host CPD-accredited timber conference at Interbuild Africa

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) will be hosting a CPD-accredited Timber Construction Conference on the 16th of August at Expo Centre Nasrec as part of the upcoming Interbuild Africa 2018.
today14 Jul 2016

The benefits of pre-fabricated timber roof trusses

The Institute for Timber Construction (ITC-SA), South Africa’s professional body and regulator of the engineered timber structure industry, offers insight into the benefits of pre-fabricated roof trusses and how to prevent costly and potentially dangerous situations arising from having a non-compliant, site-manufactured roof installed by an erector that is not ITC-SA accredited.   
today5 Jan 2015

How to prevent costly and dangerous structural roof failure

The roof structure is arguably one of the most important construction elements of any residential building, protecting the occupier’s property, finishes and inhabitants from the elements. 
today4 Apr 2017

Compliant timber roof truss construction essential for sound roof structure

Poorly constructed roofs have become a real concern in residential South Africa. The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) offers insight into legislation governing this aspect of a building as well as guidelines for a correctly built, sound timber roof structure.
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today16 Sep 2016

The Residential Architectural Category - Steel Awards 2016

The Residential Category nominations at Steel Awards 2016. Here are the nominees: House Bluecrane Designed around a steel skeleton and boasts an aesthetically pleasing combination of natural stone, timber, glazing systems and roof cladding. Constantia Tree House Nestles among a natural clearing of trees, the Constantia Tree House's structural system was executed in laser-cut, Corten bent to form faceted columns, branche-like arms and rings. Afriski Backpackers Lodge The Afriski Backpackers Lodge displays an innovative view of modular building systems and shipping containers, as well as hot-rolled sections and light-steel frame systems. St Johann Steel made this modular unit.