(1) ClayBrick LCA Signing Ceremony

Groundbreaking research benchmarks sustainability of clay brick

The signing of a landmark agreement between the Clay Brick Association of South Africa (ClayBrick.org) and the University of Pretoria’s Department of Architecture is to set in motion the first and largest research project of its kind ever to be undertaken in South Africa.   This groundbreaking study entitled a ‘Life Cycle Assessment for Clay […]

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Music festival with a ‘green’ concious debuts in SA

Breakout Management are pleased to announce the debut of PARKLIFE, a new and exciting annual acoustic music festival taking place for the first time on Thursday 21 March 2013 at Marks Park, Johannesburg and Friday 22 March at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town!   The inaugural Parklife event will see international festival favourite, acoustic […]

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Duravit Design Days 2013

Seven press, 16 architects, interior designs and property developers, and five staff from Duravit and Hansgrohe jetted out to Frankfurt on a warm Monday evening. After an early pick-up at the airport, we were driven south for two and a half hours to our base, Schöne Aussicht, Hornberg in the snowy Black Forest. After freshening […]

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Don’t miss TotallyConcrete Expo 2013

The TotallyConcrete Expo 2013, taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 3 to 5 June 2013, is a Pan-African initiative supported by over 50 participating associations and media partners from across the continent. It has been designed to address the challenges that come with industry growth and assist its participants to weather […]

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The Cement & Concrete Institute to close down after 75 years

After 75 years of serving the construction industry in South Africa, the Cement & Concrete Institute will be closing down. This decision was reluctantly taken by the C&CI Board following the resignation of the Institute’s main funding members. The process required to give effect to this decision will commence with immediate effect (27 Feb 2013) […]

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The Building Centre

Established in 1953 by Laurie Wale, a pioneer in South Africa’s building industry, The Building Centre is a permanent exhibition space , giving members of the building trade (architects, builders and renovators), as well as homeowners, an opportunity to view available building products before making purchases.   At the outset, Laurie Wale founded the Architect […]

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Fluor equipped with Grohe Tectron Skate

Fluor Corporation is one of the world’s leading publicly traded engineering and procurement companies and has been equipped with GROHE Tectron Skate. This has allowed the Fluor to maintain high standards of functionality and hygiene in their bathrooms to show commitment to their visitors’ and guests’ wellbeing. The GROHE Tectron Skate comes with touchless infrared […]

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Cobra makes its mark in Cape’s multimillion rand IRT project

Public buildings call for durable, robust and vandal-resistant fittings, which is why Cobra’s hard-wearing Star range and its unique tamper-proof flush valves were the obvious choices for Cape Town’s two new integrated rapid transport (IRT) system bus depots.   The depots form part of the Western Cape’s R309 million IRT Cape Town lines project, and […]

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Décor and Property Warehouse, Ballito

Imagine finding, creating and: furnishing your dream home – all in one day.  The eLan Property Group, an exuberant and confident company that constantly reinvent themselves and never fails to impress and excite has created The Décor and Property Warehouse in Ballito. This is where you will find everything you need under one roof.   […]

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Paint sector’s environmental challenges to dominate ‘Coatings for Africa 2013’

The growing emphasis on environmental protection and sustainability issues in the paint and coatings industry has inspired “Creating a Green Future” as theme of the Coatings for Africa (CfA) 2013 to be held at Gallagher Estate from May 21 to 23 this year.   Jointly presented by the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) and the […]

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