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The Concrete Institute’s Information Centre has added another invaluable facility to its impressive collection of data for the building and construction industry: a detailed list of forthcoming concrete technology conferences. Martha de Jager who, with Susan Battison, is in charge of the Information Centre in Midrand, says details such as dates, venues, and websites for […]

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Waterfall Business Estate goes green as it grows

The large “soil mountain” next to the N1 highway between Woodmead and Midrand in Johannesburg, is part of a green initiative by Atterbury Property Developments in its most ambitious project so far – the Waterfall Business Estate. “Rather than carting it away, we’re stockpiling the soil from earthworks to reuse in construction projects,” says Atterbury […]

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The coatings industry should use the global demand for increased sustainability to its advantage instead of regarding it as an obstacle to future profitability, Howard Harris, an independent Energy Consultant, told the recent Coatings for Africa 2013 symposium. Jointly presented by the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) and the Oil and Colour Chemists’ Association (OCCA), […]

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The Concrete Institute has a busy training programme planned for the rest of the year. The Institute will present a wide range of concrete technology training courses as outlined in its 2013 Education Programme.  “The fact that training by the School of Concrete Technology will be continuing has been enthusiastically welcomed by the construction and […]

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SAVA’s third AGM attracts industry guru

Dr Jason Leadbitter, renowned industry expert from the UK, will be the guest speaker at the 3rd AGM of the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) which takes place at Plastics SA Auditorium in Midrand on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.  Dr Leadbitter who has 23 years working experience in the vinyl industry currently holds the position […]

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Atterbury to start next 70,000sqm of development at Waterfall Business Estate

Progressing as one of South Africa’s most innovative and ambitious property developments, Atterbury announced it is starting the next 70,000sqm of development at Waterfall Business Estate before year end.   Waterfall Business Estate is a staggering 1,6 million square metre mixed-use commercial development with a superb central location, between Sandton and Midrand.   Atterbury’s latest […]

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C&CI training programme for 2013 published

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) Education Programme for 2013 has been published.   Petrus Jooste, Education and Training Manager of the C&CI, says concrete training plays a vital role at a time when the shortage of skills is hampering economic progress in South Africa.   He states in the programme’s foreword that for the […]

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Investec Property completes refurbishment of Makro’s major distribution centre

The transformation of Makro’s Midrand distribution centre into a modern facility with an additional 11 000m² of warehousing space has been completed by Investec Property. The expansion of the existing premises from 16 000m² to 27 000m² commenced in November 2011 and was completed in July when the building was handed over for beneficial occupation. […]

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C&CI to present another globally recognised training course

The Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) has been sanctioned to present the first Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) “Concrete Technology & Construction – Concrete Practice” course in South Africa.   The course (also known as ICT Stage 1) will be presented at the C&CI School of Concrete Technology in Midrand from December 3 to 5 […]

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WoodEX for Africa back in 2013 for all the right reasons

Following the success of the inaugural WoodEX for Africa Exhibition at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand in March this year, WoodEX for Africa will be back – bigger and better – in 2013. WoodEX for Africa 2012, the premier exhibition for the timber industry in Africa, was received with enthusiasm by exhibitors, conference delegates, speakers […]

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