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Samson Moraba, Chairperson of the Board at TUHF and Sqiniseko Mbatha, Financial Analyst at TUHF, share their views on the importance of adopting a green building approach to urban regeneration.

GREENING THE INNER-CITY THROUGH MASSIVE-SMALL IMPACT

There is much debate in the market – from science fraternities to professional services firms and environmentalists – on the benefits that green and sustainable building principles promote. TUHF, a member of the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), has long been committed to investing in South Africa’s inner cities and has adopted the […]

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MiTek’s Ultra-Span light gauge steel roof truss system ensures savings on erection and transport costs whilst being vermin proof and non-combustible.

INNOVATIVE ROOF TRUSS SYSTEM

Often unseen except during the construction phase, roof trusses have traditionally been constructed from wood because of the perceived cost saving. It is often believed that light gauge steel structures cannot compete with timber nail plated roof trusses, especially in the affordable housing market segment. MiTek’s Ultra-Span light gauge steel roof truss system also proves […]

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The roof tile innovation that will recycle 29 million plastic bottles per year…

NEW ROOF TILE USES 98% WASTE MATERIAL

Harvey Roofing Products (a division of the Macsteel Group) famous for Harvey steel roof tiles, has developed a high-tech new roof tile innovation from 98% waste material. (more…)

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Using the correct metal framing systems as part of a drywall solution helps meet the demands of developers and occupants and prevents costly, complex and avoidable failures.

THE IMPORTANCE OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE STEEL FRAMING

Plasterboard clad walls offer a wide range of benefits throughout the value chain in all manner of structures, contributing to their popularity for the interior fit out throughout the South African construction sector. (more…)

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Dulux Colour Expert, Palesa Ramaisa, explores the inspiration behind the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2021 and how to use the warm, natural neutral to transform your home to bring the balance we’re all yearning for.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE COLOUR THAT REFLECTS THE MOOD OF THE MOMENT

What has emerged from the Dulux trend forecast this year is that we’re all reassessing what really matters in our lives. We’re taking stock and finding a new and positive way forward by having faith in ourselves, working together, building on the past and planning for the future. It takes courage to embrace change and […]

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Studies confirm Daikin’s patented streamer technology inactivates more than 99.9% of the Coronavirus.

STREAMER TECHNOLOGY INACTIVATES CORONAVIRUS

A bold statement indeed, but one backed by science. Daikin can now confidently confirm the effectiveness of their patented streamer technology, which successfully inactivates more than 99.9% of the Novel Coronavirus after irradiating the virus for 3 hours. (more…)

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Black Series from UNION – stylish, robust matte black door furniture that will keep its good looks.

NEW MATTE BLACK ARCHITECTURAL DOOR HARDWARE

ASSA ABLOY South Africa, pioneer and turnkey door opening solutions specialist, is proud to announce the launch of Black Series, a new range of world-class, highly elegant matte black architectural door hardware from its globally renowned UNION brand. (more…)

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The British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has revealed the design for the new Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library in Johannesburg.

THABO MBEKI PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY DESIGN REVEALED

Last month, Sir David Adjaye, the principle architect and founder of Adjaye Associates who was recently awarded the 2021 Royal Gold Medal by Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), travelled to South Africa to unveil his design for Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library (TMPL). (more…)

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Denver Coleman, chairman of Polyflor SA, shares why it makes sense to look to healthcare environments as the benchmark for new standards across all industry sectors.

3 WAYS VINYL FLOORING CREATES CLEANER, SAFER WORKING & LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

With the onset of COVID-19 and talk of future pandemics, we are all having to adopt new ways of thinking, working and living. Factors such as hygiene and infection control are no longer an optional extra and is now a mandatory consideration. Denver Coleman, chairman of Polyflor SA, points out that vinyl sheeting has been the regulatory […]

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There are many factors to consider when deciding which design of shutter would best complement one’s home.

10 POINTS TO CONSIDER WHEN INVESTING IN SHUTTERS

Any investment should be considered, whether it is your finances, a new car, your children’s schooling, or even the installation of shutters in your home. Who offers the best product and service? Will it deliver the desired result? Will they add value? These are all points that should be carefully considered. (more…)

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