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Glass Expo Africa 2014: The finest glass and aluminium showcase in Africa returns for its fourth season

Glass Expo Africa 2014 will once again showcase the broadest range of glass and aluminium products, embracing all aspects of the glass, aluminium and window industries. Co-located with Interbuild Africa 2014, the most iconic building and building services exhibition in Africa, Glass Expo Africa will take place from 20-23 August 2014 at the Johannesburg Expo […]

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Cobra looking for energy smart kitchen taps in 2014 Product Design Competition

Do you often think about dream kitchens and those special statement mixers you’d love to have to complete the picture? Then why not put pencil to sketch pad and enter the 2014 Cobra Product Design Competition; you could walk away with R30 000 cash and the opportunity to have your mixer design brought to life by […]

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THE REVITALISATION OF AN OLD TEXTILE MILL WINS UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT A PLACE AT THE 27TH COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Today’s fine architects are required to combine design talent with engineering ability, social awareness and an aptitude for business. In recent years this skills set has, of necessity, expanded to include understanding of the impact of different technologies on the environment with a particular focus on bio-diversity conservation, wise water consumption and low energy usage. […]

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Lafarge Gypsum’s Finesse: Changing spaces at less cost

Because the only thing certain in life is change, Lafarge Gypsum’s Finesse® Demountable Partition System has been designed to evolve with the needs of end users, the people who are going to be comfortable in their spaces as building interiors require transformation to suit new requirements. Charl Neser, Office Installations Co-ordinator at TSA Properties, says […]

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SUSTAINABILITY, CREATIVITY AND A SENSE OF PLACE SET THE TONE AT 27TH COROBRIK ARCHITECTURAL STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

For the past 27 years the annual Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards have been the country’s premier event to highlight the creative and technical talent of the cream of South Africa’s architectural students and to drive the advancement of design excellence nationally. As climate change looms larger on the world stage, the environment […]

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TOP HONOURS FOR BELGOTEX FLOORCOVERINGS

Belgotex Floorcoverings took top honours at the inaugural SA Flooring Awards winning three prestigious categories at a glittering gala event held in Johannesburg in October 2013. The company, which celebrates its 30th anniversary next year, won the sought-after 360 Degrees Excellence in Flooring, Individual Lifetime Contribution and Contribution to Skills Development. “We are thrilled with […]

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Legrand consolidation – new showroom and offices

Legrand, global specialists in electrical and digital building infrastructures, has made a further commitment to the South African market with the full renovation and extension of its existing premises in Sandton, Johannesburg. “Legrand’s recently completed refurbishment encompasses new offices, an interactive showroom and a training facility, which will be used for customer discovery visits, training […]

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Entries open in two million dollar sustainable construction competition

The Holcim Awards is one of the most significant competitions in its field in terms of reputation and international scope. The fourth cycle of the competition offering a total of USD 2 million in prize money is now open for entries. The competition seeks leading projects from industry professionals and bold ideas from the “Next […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc launches new generation DONN grid system

June 2013 – The DONN ceiling system has been reinvented by the innovative Gyproc team in South Africa, and was launched last week to industry stakeholders including contractors, architects, project managers and media at a series of events hosted in major cities across the country. The new generation of DONN grids are fully compatible and […]

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Cobra rationalises tap and mixer range

In an effort to better align its tapware offerings and prices with the rest of the industry, Cobra has changed the way it packages its taps and mixers to no longer include a basin waste as standard. Ramielle de Jager, Cobra Product Manager, says this now makes it easier for plumbers, architects, specifiers and consumers […]

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