February, 2014

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TAL develops new mosaic adhesive for 300 on Kent

TAL recently developed a customised ultra-white mosaic adhesive to install colourful glass mosaic tiles at 300 on Kent, the new office building of the JD Group’s Financial Services business in Randburg. The four storey building features a different colour scheme on each floor and this colour scheme is replicated in the bathrooms through the use […]

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WDC Design Gala to announce Impact prize winner and officially launch local design awards and SABS Design and Innovation Entrepreneurship Centre

The WDC Design Gala takes place on Friday, 28 February in the world-class setting of the Guild Fair, where the bi-annual winner of the Impact prize for design will be announced before a prestigious audience comprising international and local dignitaries. The highly anticipated WDC Design Gala is one of six signature events that Cape Town […]

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Carbon Tax Developments from Budget Speech

The Minister of Finance gave an update on the Government’s intentions with respect to the introduction of a carbon tax in the Budget Speech on Wednesday. The introduction of the tax on the emission of greenhouse gas emissions will bedelayed by one year to 2016.  In addition, the introduction of carbon tax is intended to […]

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TARRYN MICHAEL’S YOUTH CULTURE THESIS TO REPRESENT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND AT THE COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR NATIONAL AWARD

Tarryn Michael’s thesis is entitled ‘Party Sanctuary’, will be featured at the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year National Award event on 9 April 2014. She says Boksburg’s landscape is home to many left-over, forgotten, and wasteful spaces which offer no return.   She has explored the elusive landscapes, and suggests that nature should return. In […]

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Corobrik Helps Pave the Way for Tertiary Education in Kimberley

A blend of 100 000 nutmeg piazza and onyx pavers used to create an iconic public square that forms part of the first phase of the new Sol Plaatjie University development in Kimberley, has seen Corobrik leave its mark on one of the most exciting new projects for 2013. The square, where the official sod turning for […]

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DECOREX SA ANNOUNCES 2014 DESIGN & TREND FORECAST

Decorex SA is delighted to announce the 2014 Design & Trend Forecast to run alongside the Durban, Cape Town and Joburg exhibitions. The Design and Trend Forecast is brought to you by leading quartz surfaces manufacturer Caesarstone and presented by renowned trends forecaster and analyst Dion Chang. The series of talks kicks off alongside Decorex […]

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Eskom wins Innovation in Power Generation Award:

Eskom, supplier of about 95% of South Africa’s power, has been honored for its innovative use of technology in power generation. Eskom’s Kusile power station, which is currently under construction near Emalahleni (Witbank) in Mpumalanga province, has been awarded first prize in the 2013 Be Inspired competition, in the Innovation in Power Generation category for […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc – 85 years of trade in SA

This year, leading interior building solutions group Gyproc a division of Saint-Gobain, celebrates 85 years of successful trade in South Africa. Loyal customers and key stakeholders joined the senior executives of the company for a gala dinner to commemorate and celebrate the company’s milestone, held at Monte Casino. The company, which designs, manufactures and distributes […]

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ThermoWise energy saving showerheads installed

ThermoWise energy saving showerheads

  ThermoWise, specialists in energy saving systems for the industrial, commercial, domestic and agriculture sectors, has launched a new range of environmentally-friendly showerheads, designed to reduce water and electricity consumption.   “The installation of energy saving showerheads helps to save water, reduce energy consumption and also minimises the risk of running out of hot water. […]

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Legrand joins the SA SAFEhouse Association

Legrand joins the SAFEhouse Association

Legrand, specialists in the design, manufacture and implementation of electrical installations and information networks, has recently become a member of the South African SAFEhouse Association. “Legrand is proud to be part of this independent association, which comprises a group of local organisations in the electrical sector, committed to creating a strong SAFEhouse brand, that is […]

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