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SWITCH TO PORTABLE SOLAR POWER’ – SOLVING AFRICA’S PRESSING ENERGY PROBLEMS

Proudly endorsed by Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn 575 million people across Africa, 10 million in South Africa alone, are not connected to any form of electricity.  Compounded by Eskom’s recent load shedding which has placed enormous strain on business and communities alike, the need for a safe, sustainable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution to […]

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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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New Nature’s Luxury Vinyl Flooring Exclusive To Floors Direct Stores

Vinyl Flooring is making a massive come back as a tough, durable and gorgeous flooring option. With detailed embossed grains resembling wood, in a large variety of colours vinyl is proving to be extremely popular. Nature’s Floor Luxury Vinyl is changing the game completely, with 7mm thick plank and a Fall Down Click system on […]

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Addis introduces a Stella cast of chairs

Well known for the likes of lunch boxes, laundry baskets and buckets, Addis has branched out over the years to produce a greater variety of plastic products that make home life easier. Still far from complacent with its success, Addis celebrates its centenary with an innovative product range that will have you sitting back, putting […]

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Proper curing vital to achieve concrete’s full potential, says The Concrete Institute

All newly-cast concrete must be cured to ensure that hydration continues until the full potential strength of the hardened concrete is achieved and to minimise the tendency to crack, advises Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute. “This means ensuring that the concrete is prevented from drying out and at a temperature that allows cementing […]

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Cobra makes its mark in Cape’s multimillion rand IRT project

Public buildings call for durable, robust and vandal-resistant fittings, which is why Cobra’s hard-wearing Star range and its unique tamper-proof flush valves were the obvious choices for Cape Town’s two new integrated rapid transport (IRT) system bus depots.   The depots form part of the Western Cape’s R309 million IRT Cape Town lines project, and […]

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The power of porcelain tiles

Porcelain tiles have become all the rage with regards to home interiors, and it is no wonder why – they are durable, hard-wearing and offer a beautifully sleek and upmarket aesthetic. Jasmin Kraneveldt from Bathroom Bizarre offers some tips and advice for those looking to invest in porcelain tiles.   What makes porcelain tiles special? […]

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