keyboard_arrow_upYour quartzite questions answered
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What can we say about Quartzite? Well, it is a wonderful, hard and strong natural stone ideal for a variety of applications. What is quartzite made from? It is a hard, non- foliated metamorphic rock that was originally pure quartz sandstone.  Sandstone is converted into quartzite through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression […]

keyboard_arrow_upWood is the new cool
keyboard_arrow_downWood is the new cool

Arriving in a ready-to-assemble flatpack DIY kit, this innovative, stylish, elegantly designed and naturally beautiful wooden pool is the perfect complement to any proud homeowner wishing to add real value, quality and class to their home, without the hefty price tag of a conventional sunken pool. The outer wooden structure of the pool is manufactured […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew Cemcrete all-in-one website
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The saying goes that change is as good as a holiday, and renowned cement-based finish manufacturer, Cemcrete has taken this to heart. The company recently launched its new website and some of the innovative features are: 1) Find your perfect finish quiz  The revamped website features a new look-and-feel with an emphasis on ease of […]

keyboard_arrow_upGeosynthetics: – the new champion of the latest landscape architecture trends
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Geosynthetic materials are proving to be the new champions in the fight against climate change due to their expanding use within landscape architecture. The ‘green revolution’ is one of the best allies landscape architects have had in a long time.  It is providing an environmental foundation from which to build credible and effective designs and is encouraging alternate ways of improving on outdated and environmentally unfriendly methodologies.

keyboard_arrow_upGerman tiles for competition pool
keyboard_arrow_downGerman tiles for competition pool

Tile Africa Contracts recently supplied tiles for the new competition swimming and diving pool at St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, as well as tiles for the learn-to-swim pool and for the change rooms.