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Architect Wynand Tromp of TROMP Studio says now is the time to work, to earn, to acquire, to invest, to shop.

DINNER IS SERVED

By: Wynand Tromp Imagine yourself locked up in a cage without so much as a crumb to eat for multiple days. You are starving. You can barely think straight and the only thing going through your mind is to get out of the cage and find something to eat. Your stomach is aching. You feel […]

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A special report on the earthmoving, construction and mining equipment industry compiled by global research company Off Highway Research has been made available for the first time in 20 years.

UNLOCKING THE EARTHMOVING INDUSTRY IN SA

The first comprehensive survey of the size and complexity of the construction, earthmoving and mining equipment industry in more than 20 years has been released to provide unparalleled market intelligence to stakeholders in the industry. (more…)

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CPD-accredited timber construction conference

ITC-SA TO HOST CPD-ACCREDITED TIMBER CONFERENCE AT INTERBUILD AFRICA

As part of its mission to create and maintain standards in the timber construction industry, the ITC-SA, SAQA-accredited professional body and watchdog for the timber construction industry in South Africa, is committed to taking every opportunity to host information-sharing events like workshops, training sessions and presentations, which help to inform both the industry and the […]

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The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.

ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR INAUGURAL DECK & FLOORING EXPO

From the organisers of the highly-acclaimed timber trade expo, WoodEX for Africa, a new, specialised trade expo targeted at the residential, commercial and industrial flooring and decking markets will soon make its debut. The Deck & Flooring Expo, co-located with WoodEX for Africa 2018, is set to host its inaugural instalment from 11-13 July at […]

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A new village built from recycled polystyrene will bring hope to orphans from the North West Province.

ORPHANAGE BUILT USING RECYCLED POLYSTYRENE

The Polystyrene Packaging Council (PSPC) in partnership with the Mobile Education and Training Trust (METT), a Non-Profit Organisation, has unveiled the new Village of Hope, a R285-million project that is nearing completion in Kosmos in the North West Province. Based on the concept of the successful LIV Village that was founded by Tich and Joan […]

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This year’s sassda awards are looking for the best use of stainless steel in the design, construction and architecture industries. Entrants are offered free assistance in compiling their entries. Entries close on 31 July 2016.

NEW-LOOK STAINLESS STEEL AWARDS ‘IN PURSUIT OF BRILLIANCE’

The 2016 Sassda Columbus Stainless Awards are gearing up to recognise leading examples of stainless steel in the construction and design sectors, with the news that the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (sassda) will provide a free consulting service to assist companies requiring help with the entry process. (more…)

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Building Information Modelling (BIM) is fast becoming the essential technological leap the building industry needs.

BIM MEANS CHANGE IN MANY DIMENSIONS

It’s here and it’s changing everything: Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a digital revolution transforming the competitive landscape of the construction industry. BIM makes us see assets differently. It drives change in how we design, price, construct and maintain assets throughout their whole life. For those still not aboard, time is running out. Here are […]

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The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) has called for entries for Steel Awards 2016, which will take place simultaneously in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town on 15 September 2016.

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR STEEL AWARDS 2016

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) has called for entries for Steel Awards 2016, which will take place simultaneously in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town on 15 September 2016. (more…)

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Sandton - Discovery Area Rendering

MASSIVE IMPROVEMENTS FOR SANDTON CBD

Road construction underway in the Sandton CBD is set to continue for most of 2016 with the City of Johannesburg investing R180 million in massive improvements to roads and pavements in Sandton Central – SA’s cosmopolitan financial and commercial hub. (more…)

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Ove_Lungs showing BIM in action

VISUALISING THE FUTURE BEFORE IT IS BUILT

Building Information Modelling is transforming the design process of buildings by offering savings on construction costs as well as operational savings in terms of waste, water and energy use. Combining BIM with other developments such as advances in data analysis and cloud-based collaboration also open up exciting potential to reshape the way engineers, architects and […]

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