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Magnet completes energy saving lighting installation at shopping mall

Magnet has recently completed the installation of an energy efficient lighting system at the new Wolmans luggage outlet at the La Lucia Mall, KwaZulu-Natal. “This project, which involved the installation of modern lighting fittings, has resulted in energy savings of approximately 56 % a month,” says Gary Dawson, sales manager, Magnet’s lighting division. “The design […]

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High energy consumption, environmental stewardship and lower operating costs are among the top reasons for the spike in the development of environmentally friendly and ‘green’ buildings in the country, as is evident in the latest McGraw-Hill Construction’s SmartMarket Report, which suggests that the number of green buildings in the country is growing faster than in […]

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The Concrete Institute’s Information Centre has been growing steadily since its inception in 1957 and its collection of reference material now stands at 119 109 lending and reference items. During the past year, the Centre has had to deal with 2 713 enquiries and 402 documents were requested via the Centre’s portal search engine. The […]

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2014 Stainless Steel Awards are coming

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) is proud to announce its biennial celebration of stainless steel achievements – the 2014 Stainless Steel Awards. The 2014 Stainless Steel Awards serve to applaud exceptional achievements within the stainless steel industry.  By profiling innovative thinking and successes from the industry, the reputation of the Awards and […]

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For successful cities, intelligent design is key

Rapid growth is taking its toll on South Africa’s infrastructure. A design overhaul and an intelligent one at that is what’s needed if this country is going to keep shaping world-class local cities. XXX from Autodesk explains why intelligent design and visualisation software is key to sustainability and growth. The 2010 FIFA World Cup was […]

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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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