August, 2012

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Legrand launches new direct clipping DLP trunking in black and white

Legrand has extended its range of adaptable DLP grey and white trunking with the launch of newly designed snap-on black and white flexible trunking for modern installations. Typical applications include hotels, offices, shopping centres, theatres and luxury homes.   Also new is an antimicrobial system for use in sterile environments, including hospitals and laboratories.   […]

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a.b.e. products for waterproofing of naval barracks

Products supplied by a.b.e. Construction Chemicals, part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group, were used for new waterproofing of the roofs of the Simonstown Naval Base Barracks in Cape Town.   a.b.e. Construction Chemicals Technical Sales Consultant in the Western Cape, Brett Papayanni, says the SA Navy wanted an effective waterproofing system which would require […]

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Green Industry Leader Award

Prof LJ Grobler, founding member of the Southern African Association of Energy Efficiency (SAEE) which was launched 10 years ago before ‘greening’ was a hot topic, was announced as the winner in the Green Industry Leader category of the Green Supply Chain Awards 2012. He is the first non-American to be elected president of the […]

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Nedbank supports urban renewal through R70 million loan for Philippi Plaza

The community of Philippi in the southern suburbs of Cape Town will soon enjoy access to its own conveniently located shopping centre as a result of the recent approval of a R70 million loan facility by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance: Cape.   The loan, granted to Silver Bird Investments, will finance the final stage of […]

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Philips’ LED professional lighting solutions manufacturing facility in Chengdu to start production in 2013

Philips (China) Investment Co., held a groundbreaking ceremony for its LED Professional Lighting Solutions manufacturing facility in Chengdu High-tech Industrial Development Zone, which marks that the bilateral cooperation between Philips and Chengdu has entered a new phase since the two sides signed the LED strategic cooperation agreement last December.   Philips will build a fully […]

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Investec Property pioneers development within multi-billion Rand Cornubia project

Investec Property will be among the first developers to break ground within the multi-billion rand Cornubia project, following its acquisition of 13 hectares of land earmarked for retail development. Architectural plans for a 90 000m2 shopping centre are in their final stages of approval. The exciting new location and the innovative design of the centre […]

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Winchester Mansions renovation

Favourite city landmark, Winchester Mansions, has long been an iconic part of the famous Sea Point Promenade. They are currently on phase 2 of their renovations.   Having started out as an apartment block, the hotel has “gone glam”, effortlessly combining classical elegance with a contemporary feel and offering a space that, while it maintains […]

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Two new associate members for C&CI

Industrial flooring contractor, Twintec SA, and the Concrete Society of Southern Africa (CSSA), have recently become Associate Members of the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI).   Twintec SA – part of the international Twintec Group – specialises in the development and implementation of jointless flooring with steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) processes and technology.   […]

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New Paradigms – KZNIA 2012 Conference

      The KwaZulu-Natal Institute for Architecture will hold their 21012 Conference themed “New Paradigms” at the Docklands Hotel in Durban on October 26 and 27.   New Paradigms marks a positive development in the evolution of the popular KZN Architectural Education Conference, now in its fourth year. The conference now includes SAFAL Steel […]

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Quality paving specified for prestigious Midrand estate

An assortment of +-35 000m² top quality concrete block pavers, all manufactured by Aveng Manufacturing Infraset, have been used to pave roads, traffic circles and intersections at Midrand’s Blue Hills Country and Equestrian Estate. An upmarket residential property initiative, the estate comprises 270 stands each measuring between 5 000m² and 15 000m², and is being developed by Century […]

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