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With its Women in Steel event, the South African Institute of Steel Construction seeks to show its commitment to encouraging women to be more proactive and contribute to the industry.

WOMEN IN STEEL

It has been said that a country that does not fully exploit the potential of its women is only using half the nation’s intellectual capacity, putting it at a huge disadvantage in the global market. (more…)

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100% Design South Africa announced its 2019 Design Award Winners at a Gala Awards Evening earlier this month.

100% DESIGN SOUTH AFRICA AWARDS WINNERS

Africa’s leading product design showcase, 100% Design South Africa, announced its 2019 Design Award Winners at a Gala Awards Evening that was held at Gallagher Convention Centre on the night of Thursday, 8 August 2019. The proceedings took place at the Clout Café conceptualized by Studio Leelynch and fired up by Nando’s. This vibrant industry […]

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Programmes that empower female employees flip the narrative of gender equality in the construction industry this on its head.

BUILDING FEMALE STRENGTH IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Gender equality remains an issue in many industries, but in construction it is particularly rampant. A way for businesses to flip this on its head and to change the narrative, is through the implementation of programmes that empower female employees, assisting them to grow and flourish within the mostly male-dominated industry. (more…)

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5 TIPS FOR DESIGNING COMMERCIAL KITCHENS FOR GAME LODGES

Create a Spacious Goods Receiving and Storage Area Bush lodge kitchens must be supported by large receiving, ambient storage and cold/freezer storage areas located near or adjacent to the main kitchen. Cold rooms and freezer rooms should also be specified for the tough climate and for the needs of the kitchen. Separate dry goods and […]

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The fact that women made up the majority of the team from Co-Arc International Architects’ working on The Leonardo tower in Sandton went unnoticed until a photo was taken on site, quite late in the project.

TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CO-ARC’S WOMEN ARCHITECTS

It’s 7am in Sandton on a crisp winter morning. The towering construction site on Maude Street, just a stone’s throw away from the JSE in the heart of the CBD, is already alive with activity. Somewhere within The Leonardo’s beehive of more than 2 000 construction workers are several women who’ve managed, crafted and overseen the […]

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Registrations are open for the FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expo, being held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from 11-13 September.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR AFRICA’S LARGEST SIGNAGE EXPO

Registrations are open for the FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expo, being held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, from 11-13 September. (more…)

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Canon’s imagePROGRAF TM Series delivers high quality, large format printing on demand.

HIGH QUALITY, LARGE FORMAT PRINTING ON DEMAND

Canon’s imagePROGRAF TM Series of large format inkjet printers are especially designed for customers producing CAD, GIS and poster applications. These printers address the needs of customers in the corporate, architectural, construction, engineering, retail, education and government sectors, enabling them to produce high quality drawings, maps and posters on demand, in-house. (more…)

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The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) has appointment Ms. Christelle Bown as its President and Nthabiseng Motlatle as ASAQS Wits Student Chapter as Chairperson.

ASAQS CELEBRATES WOMEN’S MONTH

In celebration of Women’s Month, the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) has appointment Ms. Christelle Bown as its President.  She is the second ever female president of the ASAQS, following Prof. Gaye le Roux, who was elected to this prestigious position in 2006. (more…)

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Meet four women who put to rest the misconception that women cannot excel in the demanding field of engineering.

AECOM CHAMPIONS INCLUSIVITY

The fact that some of the best engineers are female puts to rest the misconception that women cannot excel in this demanding industry, which has traditionally been male-dominated. This is the view of Kim Timm (Pr Eng), who progressed from a bursary holder with AECOM Africa legacy company BKS over 20 years’ ago to her […]

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The Canon imagePROGRAF TM-300 is 60% quieter and can unobtrusively fit into any working environment.

RETHINK HOW A PRINTER WORKS FOR YOUR OFFICE

With a 60% noise reduction and compact design, the Canon imagePROGRAF TM-300 and TM-305 can fit into small office space. Even on plain paper, the full pigment Lucia TD ink prints precise lines, crisp text and vivid colour with enhanced water resistance. High precision printing for CAD and posters from Canon’s unique 5-colour Lucia TD […]

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