March, 2013

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Osram lights up the Aidastella cruise ship

Osram is illuminating the tenth cruise ship of the Aida Fleet with 9,000 lamps and more than 1 km of LED “strips”. The “swimming city” has a total length of 253.33 metres and a width of 32.20 metres, and offers space for around 2,500 passengers. “Cruise ships with their complex range of demands are in […]

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Revolutionising architecture projects

The Parrot AR.Drone 2.0, the new generation of Parrot’s renowned high-tech quadricopter that can be controlled by Wi-Fi using a smartphone or tablet1, will land in South Africa in August 2012. With a new high-definition camera to enable you to take photos or record videos and the ability to easily share them plus a new […]

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Kansai Plascon Supplier of the Year Awards 2013

FROM LEFT: Carlos Costa – Kansai Plascon | Nauman Malik – Kansai Plascon | Morgan Govender – BASF | Hilton Burgess – Kansai Plascon PHOTO BY: Kevin Bracegirdle – Catchword FROM LEFT: Steven Herbst – Value Truck | Alan Petrus – Kansai Plascon | Nicolene Jonker – Kansai Plascon | Lwazi Dhlomo – Rheem | […]

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(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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