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Wide range of Chryso S.A. and A.B.E. products for P.E.’s the Boardwalk expansion

Products supplied by the Chryso Southern Africa Group have played an important role in the construction of Port Elizabeth’s enhanced showpiece: The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World. Emfuleni Resorts, with its partners Sun International and Zonwabise Resort Holdings, recently invested around R1 billion to add a five-star hotel, international standard convention centre, new smoking casino, […]

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Professor Alan Robert Lipman 1925-2013: Architect | Anarchist | Academic | Teacher | Writer | Critic | Activist

On 27 January 2013, South African architect, Alan Lipman, passed away peacefully at his home in Johannesburg. He is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Beata; children Jane and Peter; and grandchildren Martha, Caitlin and Joshua.   Lipman inspired generations of architects, locally and abroad, not only to appreciate the moral potential of architecture, […]

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New residential property development company exceeds expectations in first ten months

Just Invest, the new residential property development arm of the Just Property Group, has achieved sales to the value of R119 million in its first ten months of operation. In this time it has also signed up 20 new franchises and expanded its database to 2.2 million members.   “When our management team agreed on […]

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Voltex gets engaged

On the 04th February 2013, Voltex, one of the country’s leading electrical distribution companies, launched a far-reaching programme that proves the company’s commitment to its customer and suppliers. No bland payoff saying that ‘you are number one’ or ‘we care’, but a definitive involvement that puts the company’s money where its mouth is. The company […]

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Speakers announced for Decorex SA architecture conference

Decorex SA, in association with sponsor Caesarstone, is proud to announce a new look to its annual Conversations on Architecture (COA) conference in 2013.   Launching just before Decorex Durban, a three-city road show featuring some of the world’s leading architects will kick off in Durban on 20 March 2013 and has been billed as […]

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MBA North members concerned about state of building industry

Master Builders Association North members generally expect 2013 to show a slight improvement in activity and profitability, but there still appears to be major concerns about the state of the building industry at present, says James Tubb, executive director of MBA North.   “Top of the list of discontentment is the industry’s vital dependence on […]

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Johnson Tiles reports on the future of porcelain tiles

Johnson Tiles attended the international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings – Cersaie, which took place in Bologna, Italy, during September 2012.   Richard Nuss, Marketing Manager at Johnson Tiles reports on the future of porcelain tiles based on the latest advancements the team observed at the international exhibition.   The team saw large […]

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Caesarstone announces collaboration with renowned Japanese design studio Nendo

Caesarstone is excited to announce its collaboration with acclaimed Japanese design studio Nendo, an installation which will be unveiled at the upcoming Interior Design Show (IDS) in Toronto (Ontario, Canada) from January 24th to 27th.   Caesarstone collaborated with acclaimed Japanese design studio Nendo who created an exclusive installation with the company’s surface materials. IDS […]

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Polysytrene Packaging Council hosts successful showcase day

The Polystyrene Packaging Council (PSPC) recently hosted a very successful open day at the Plastics|SA head office in Midrand.  More than 100 guests representing various aspects of the local recycling and plastics industries, as well as product developers and the media were treated to an informative morning – which included a site visit to WastePlan’s […]

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Awards for GROHE Blue® Mono, GROHE Concetto, GROHE Parkfield, GROHE Power & Soul and GROHE Eurocube

The GROHE Design Studio garnered no fewer than five accolades from the jury of the 2012/2013 Good Design Awards. GROHE Design is distinguished by its inherent harmony of functionality and emotion, comfort and elegance. These features are all very much present in the winning products. The GROHE Blue® Mono water filter system allows to tap […]

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