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Legrand enhances Arteor home automation range

Legrand’s range of Arteor wiring devices, which was launched in South Africa over four years ago, has been enhanced to now offer even more electrical control functions in home automation – from simple stand-alone solutions, to complicated automation tasks and fully networked installations. “With new functions and features for easier operation and greater energy efficiency […]

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WATERPROOFING ADVANCES HAVE BOOSTED FLAT CONCRETE ROOFS’ POPULARITY

Concrete tiles are increasingly becoming the roof covering material of choice for a variety of practical reasons, says Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute. Perrie says the development of sophisticated computer modelling systems has elevated roof design and construction far beyond the most basic functional purpose of shelter and into the realm of architectural […]

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Caesarstone Releases Everyday Masterpiece: Calacatta Nuvo™ – Media Embargo until 1 August

Caesarstone is extremely proud to announce that the much-anticipated 5131 Calacatta Nuvo™ will join our existing Supernatural designs within the Classico collection from 1 August 2014.  As Caesarstone’s interpretation of natural Calacatta marble, Calacatta Nuvo™ brings you wide, elegant, cascading, grey veins on a light grey base.  Calacatta Nuvo™ makes an unforgettable impression and enhances […]

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NEW CHRYSO PROCESS TO ENHANCE DECORATIVE CONCRETE SURFACES

Chryso South Africa has launched Chryso Deco City, a new innovation for the decorative concrete flooring market – particularly suitable for the enhancement of urban public areas. Chryso South Africa is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. Hannes Engelbrecht, Chryso SA GM Marketing & Inland Sales, says Chryso Deco City – a new and […]

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Tugela Ferry to benefit from a new, modern shopping centre

The vibrant, yet isolated, KwaZulu-Natal rural town of Tugela Ferry is set to get its very first shopping mall when Tugela Ferry Mall opens in April 2015. With investment from Copper Zone (Pty) Ltd and the retail leasing know-how of Retail Network Services, for the first time over 184,200 residents of the 41 800 households […]

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National architectural awards to be presented ahead of world congress

The 2013/14 Corobrik-SAIA Awards of Excellence and Merit will be presented by Corobrik and the South African Institute for Architects (SAIA) at a gala dinner at the ICC Durban on 1 August. The awards dinner is a precursor to the 25th triennial International Union of Architects World Congress of Architects (UIA) which takes place in […]

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Technology allows us to move to a paperfree work environment

Marketing is a wonderful business tool, it tells us what we think we need to know and then encourages us to go and purchase the “solution” to all our business problems, BUT things are fast changing and technology now allows us to reduce our operational costs and increase our productivity. The standard in most offices […]

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Nedbank funds R80million at Dube Tradeport

Nedbank Corporate Property Finance continues its support of strategic development nodes in KwaZulu-Natal with the funding of a new R80 million industrial warehouse development at Durban’s Dube Tradeport- in close proximity to King Shaka International Airport – the world-class airport-centred development that is fast becoming an innovative enabler of strategic investment in South Africa. The […]

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SA Construction Industry Overview

Coface, the international credit insurer, says the competition commission’s probe into collusion in the construction industry has affected relationships with clients and government and a weak market forced the industry to postpone capital spending plans. These poor conditions were further compounded by the liquidation of the First Strut group that resulted in R800-million first tier […]

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Arteor Swipe it Baby electronic switch

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Legrand’s Arteor electronic switches, which are sensitive to a gentle ‘swipe’, have gained popularity in applications which require pristine hygiene standards, especially in commercial and healthcare installations.   These switches, which don’t require the effort of manual push button control, have also been developed for the convenience of paraplegics. Arteor sensitive electronic switches, with a […]

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