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Saint-Gobain Gyproc launches new generation DONN grid system

June 2013 – The DONN ceiling system has been reinvented by the innovative Gyproc team in South Africa, and was launched last week to industry stakeholders including contractors, architects, project managers and media at a series of events hosted in major cities across the country. The new generation of DONN grids are fully compatible and […]

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Ceilings and insulation make a difference to the people of KZN

Saint-Gobain is actively making a difference to the communities in the Madadeni Township in Newcastle and in Illovo Durban South, through their altruistic contribution in two projects, which aim to improve living conditions through the provision of ceilings and insulation in homes. A regular home loses up to 35% of its energy through an uninsulated […]

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Building trade show attracts internationals and generates sales, leads

With a history spanning more than 42 years, The Star Interbuild Africa 2012 trade show and its co-located events Glass Expo Africa, EcoAfribuild, Woodpro Africa, Plumbdrain Africa, Current Africa  and the Frigair Workshop and Expo attracted over 9,000 visitors collectively, an increase of over 5% compared to the previous show in 2010. This is a […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc launches SoundBloc to stop noise transmission

Saint-Gobain Gyproc announces the launch of SoundBloc, a light weight construction system that limits the transmission of sounds as loud as 81dB. This system is ideal for use in healthcare and education developments where blocking the transmission of noise has a positive impact on the environment. Saint-Gobain Gyproc used an international best practice benchmark to […]

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Saint-Gobain Gyproc launch new plaster product formulations

Leading interior building solutions group, Saint-Gobain Gyproc recently announced the launch of new formulations for the popular Gyproc RhinoBed and RhinoGlide brands. These new product formulations are part of Saint-Gobain Gyproc’s commitment to introduce a number of product innovations into their portfolio in 2012.   While Gyproc RhinoGlide is designed as a filler for Gyproc […]

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Saint-Gobain to introduce new products

Gyproc , a Saint-Gobain company, is a leader in the manufacture of lightweight building materials and manufactures energy conserving RhinoBoard for all interior lining applications. Gyproc’s competitive edge is retained by accessing changing market needs, while pushing boundaries through constant research development. In addition, product testing, flexibility of design and offering the construction industry and […]

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Local company pulls out all the stops to deliver 2011 All African Games athlete’s village on time

Building 840, three-bedroomed apartments in under a year may seem like an impossible task. As the 2011 All African Games taking place in Maputo, Mozambique loomed closer, it became evident that using traditional masonry construction methods was not an option if the apartment buildings required to house the 6,500 athletes were to be completed in […]

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Winners of the 2010 DesignHub student architecture competition announced

Winners of the 2010 DesignHub Respond Renew Revitalise student architecture competition were announced at Saint-Gobain Construction Products’ Samrand Innovation Station on Tuesday 22 February 2011. The competition, in its fifth year, saw students at participating South African universities recognised for their innovative and revolutionary approach to the rejuvenation of some of the country’s most well […]

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