keyboard_arrow_upWorld first in interlocking flooring
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When performance and quality are required in flooring for high traffic areas, Allure-Locking presents a solution. This latest addition in Traviata Flooring Systems’ waterproof, vinyl wood-plank flooring range incorporates a world first in locking systems: the Uniclic system, which allows for a truly floating resilient floor covering.

keyboard_arrow_upSimple to sophisticated electrical controls
keyboard_arrow_downSimple to sophisticated electrical controls

The South African office of the global Legrand Group recently launched the Arteor range, which encompasses simple switches to the most advanced automation systems, as well as other electrical fittings, for the residential, commercial and hospitality sectors.

keyboard_arrow_upThe One & Only paving choice
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The newest addition to Sol Kerzner’s One & Only Resorts stable was opened last year at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. In this project, Corobrik clay pavers were used over an area of about 5 000m²: at the main entrance of the hotel and continuing down the stairways, around the Marina Basin and to the spa and Villa Islands in the landscaped grounds.

keyboard_arrow_upPrefabricated bathroom pods prevent on-site delays
keyboard_arrow_downPrefabricated bathroom pods prevent on-site delays

In the construction of hotels and apartments, particularly, bathrooms can be one of the most problematic areas, notorious for causing delays and impacting negatively on finished quality, when traditional bathroom building methods are used. Grant Vollmer, sales manager at Vitrex  for the Eurosan range of vitreous enamelled steel baths, says that as well as delivering factory manufactured quality, “prefabricated bathrooms allow for faster construction by reducing the need for skilled labour on site.

keyboard_arrow_upGerman-made bathroom fittings for Burj Khalifa
keyboard_arrow_downGerman-made bathroom fittings for Burj Khalifa

When the highest building in the world – the Burj Khalifa in Dubai  – was officially opened in January 2010, Hansgrohe  also joined in the celebrations. The German manufacturer of bathroom fittings, showers and shower systems supplied more than 5 000 fittings for the 828-metre tall skyscraper designed by American architect Adrian Smith.  The washbasin mixers from Hansgrohe’s Axor Starck luxury collection were made in the company’s manufacturing plant in Schiltach, Germany.

keyboard_arrow_upAudio-video access control kits
keyboard_arrow_downAudio-video access control kits

Audio and video door entry control kits supplied by Legrand are effective security devices, designed to enhance safety and provide peace of mind in almost any environment. National sales manager at Legrand, Timothy Mountjoy says, “Well designed security systems for controlled access are becoming more important in South Africa. Identifying people at the door and being able to speak to them before allowing them admission is now an affordable asset that should be considered a necessity rather than a luxury.”