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A team from the University of Cape Town was awarded a special prize at the Saint-Gobain "Multi Comfort" international student competition.

Saint-Gobain announces the winners of the 16th edition of its “Multi Comfort” international student competition

Saint-Gobain has awarded the prizes for the 16th edition of its “Multi Comfort” international student competition. This year, the challenge was to convert the post-industrial area of the Coignet company in Saint-Denis (France) a living, learning and leisure area in the heart of a large green space, respecting both the historical heritage and the sustainable […]

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Using the correct metal framing systems as part of a drywall solution helps meet the demands of developers and occupants and prevents costly, complex and avoidable failures.

THE IMPORTANCE OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE STEEL FRAMING

Plasterboard clad walls offer a wide range of benefits throughout the value chain in all manner of structures, contributing to their popularity for the interior fit out throughout the South African construction sector. (more…)

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For over forty years Gyproc has been roll-forming steel profiles for the ceiling and partitioning industry in South Africa. The commitment to local manufacture is to be strengthened with the introduction of Saint-Gobain’s international steel profile brand, Gypframe™.

GYPROC’S DRYWALL AND CEILING SYSTEMS’ METAL EVOLVES

Innovation and quality have always been the hallmark of the Gyproc wall and ceiling systems metal backbone. High-performance processes, including the UltraSTEEL® process are used at the Germiston Metals plant to form a wide range of wall frame products, to which Gyproc’s range of RhinoBoard® and Habito® plasterboards are fixed. (more…)

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Noise pollution and city planning – why local government and industry have a collective responsibility when building cities of tomorrow: a view from Marloes Meer, Head of Sector and Market Intelligence at Saint-Gobain

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CITIES OF TOMORROW?

Densification, urbanisation, construction, redevelopment. In an environment with a strong demand for urban housing, we’re hearing those words more and more often, and frequently in context of official city planning, where various metropolitans have committed to rapidly increasing the availability of housing to meet demand. (more…)

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Two SA teams will compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest.

LOCAL ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS WIN OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE ON GLOBAL STAGE

Thanks to an international competition which identifies and develops tomorrow’s architectural talent, two teams of South African students have the opportunity to compete on the global stage at the 15th Saint-Gobain Multi Comfort Student Contest. (more…)

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French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng) this month.

SAINT-GOBAIN YOUTHBUILD ACADEMY BRIDGES ARTISAN SKILLS GAPS AMONG DISADVANTAGED YOUTH

On 1 March 2019, the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng). The focus of the visit was to showcase how Saint-Gobain has positioned itself as a leader in the sustainable construction sector while developing skills through its Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy. (more…)

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The design of a new apartment block designed by StudioMAS, called Thirty Keyes, has been unveiled, adding a residential element to the Keyes Art Mile precinct in Rosebank.

THE GROWTH OF GREEN BUILDING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Green building and sustainability are words that remain at the forefront of conversations for many South Africans and is a trend that has seen continuous growth within the building and construction industry. Jolene Blundell, Saint-Gobain’s Head of Sustainability, elaborates more on this subject and the crucial importance of moving with the times in terms of […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc was contracted to stipulate product and fit-out specifications for the interior construction of the recently relocated Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital.

DRYWALL INSTALLATION AUGMENTS HOSPITAL FIT-OUT

Originally located in the centre Cape Town’s City Bowl, CBMH is one of the city’s oldest private hospitals. With 248 beds, 11 theatres and 110 medical doctors and specialists in addition to cardio-catherisation laboratories and other facilities, the 28 000m2 hospital prides itself as a super-specialised centre of excellence in cardiac services and transplantation. (more…)

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SUSTAINABLE PRACTICE FOR GBCSA’S NEW ROSEBANK HOME

After tying up the final ends of its interior installation project in December last year, Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) now holds the keys to its new custom-fitted sustainable offices in Rosebank. (more…)

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Saint-Gobain Ecophon offers an improved range of suspended wall to wall ceilings

ACOUSTIC CEILING SYSTEM TO DELIGHT THE EYES AND EARS

How often do we look up, and admire the ceiling inside a building? The aesthetic and acoustic role played by a ceiling cannot be underestimated, which is why Saint-Gobain Ecophon™ is continually developing products and systems that contribute to a good working environment by enhancing peoples’ wellbeing and performance.  (more…)

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