May, 2014

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The writing is on the wall

The innovative new product, IdeaPaint that has transformed walls into  creative reusable canvas,  is now available in South Africa through the Write Co, the exclusive distributors of the premium product. The award-winning whiteboard paint has countless uses at work, home and school. IdeaPaint can be applied to almost any flat surface, creating a dry erase […]

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Silverstar undergoing R560-million development

Silverstar, a Tsogo Sun property located in Mogale City on Johannesburg’s West Rand is currently undergoing a R560-million refurbishment. The complex, which opened its doors in March 2008, is being redeveloped to create a variety of additional dining options and an outdoor events area, allowing the complex to host live concerts and events such as […]

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CLAY BRICK CONSTRUCTION IN A CLASS OF ITS OWN FOR INFRASTRUCTURE

While the solid all round performance and superior life-time value that clay brick brings to infrastructure buildings remains unparalleled, local and international comparative research continues to compound demonstrating why clay brick, as a ‘green’ building material, is so perfect for thermally efficient sustainable construction in South African environments. While it was the exhaustive comparative research […]

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MBA NORTH MEMBERSHIP GROWS AS SERVICE BENEFITS EXPAND

Master Builders Association North membership is growing steadily as more and more  companies realise the important benefits available to members operating in an increasingly complex industry, says Zukiswa Mvoko, newly appointed Business Development Manager of Master Builders Association North. The Association recently held a special welcoming function at its head office in Midrand for new […]

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THE CONCRETE INSTITUTE TRAINING ON VEXED INDUSTRIAL FLOORING PROBLEMS

Problems associated with concrete industrial floors on the ground remain the subject of most of the calls for assistance received by The Concrete Institute, says the Institute’s MD, Bryan Perrie. Perrie says the volume of calls for help is not surprising as it is not generally realised that design and detailing, as well as sound […]

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Nedbank Capital and Bank of China Johannesburg bring new cement producer to SA

Nedbank Capital and the Bank of China Johannesburg have jointly announced the raising of debt capital to fund a new entrant into the Southern African cement industry, namely Mamba Cement. This is one of the first pure limited recourse project finance deals undertaken and funded by Chinese entities on the African continent. The equity required […]

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BUSY ORDER BOOK FOR J.C. VAN DER LINDE & VENTER PROJECTS

The construction of a new R50 million retail complex in Sinoville is one of several new contracts that have helped keep leading Pretoria building contractors, J.C. van der Linde & Venter Projects, busy despite the slump in the construction sector. J.C. van der Linde & Venter Projects is a member of Master Builders Association North, […]

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Caesarstone Reveals Top Trends fresh from Eurocucina 2014

The highly anticipated Eurocucina 2014 – widely considered to be the foremost kitchen design show in the world – definitely did not disappoint. With more visitors than ever before, kitchen companies and product developers were more than pleased with the increased turnout of local Italian and foreign visitors to their stands. Held in Milan every […]

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Outstanding use of American hardwoods to feature at Commercial Interior Design Awards 2014

The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced its support for the eighth edition of the ‘Commercial Interior Design Awards’, which will be held on September 15, 2014 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. AHEC is is sponsoring the ‘CID Awards’ for the fourth year in row wherein a category – ‘Outstanding use of […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc SA achieves top global safety performance rating

It’s a proven fact, safety matters to leading interior building solutions group, Saint-Gobain Gyproc South Africa. In 2013, the company achieved an impressive Zero TF1 and TF2 safety rating and as a result has been nominated to receive two “best safety” awards from their global head, Saint-Gobain worldwide. Gyproc SA attributes its success in terms […]

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