Monthly Archives: October 2014
Coating the floors of a Build It hardware outlet in Ballito was one of the first major commercial projects to be completed with a.b.e. Construction Chemicals’ new abecote Tough Polyurethane Paint.
a.b.e. is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group.… Read the rest
Major South African contractors such as Murray & Roberts Construction can play an important role in promoting sustainable construction in Africa. “Obviously the further north into Africa you go, the less energy efficiency comes into play. However, it is still … Read the rest
International designers reveal details at guided walks at UCT’s City Desired exhibition – Tuesday, 4 November 2014, at 09h00 and 13h00
Future scenarios for three unique areas in Cape Town — The Two Rivers Urban Park plus adjacent land parcels; … Read the rest
Delegates at this year’s Readymix Conference by Sarma were able to witness first-hand how tilt-up construction can be used to speed up the delivery of houses or infrastructure such as hospitals or police stations.
Tilt-up construction is an established type … Read the rest
Extremely close cooperation is required between building contractors and concrete suppliers whenever concrete floors are required for industrial applications, in order to ensure that it is able to withstand the rigours of the industry.
For example, warehouses require completely level … Read the rest
Too many facilities managers and their clients are unaware of – or apathetic to – the importance of a proper maintenance programme for carpets, cautions leading South African carpet supplier, Kevin Bates Albert Carpets (KBAC).
KBAC – which is celebrating … Read the rest
PPC has been a household name in the construction industry for over 120 years and has played an integral part of the development of South Africa’s infrastructure.
The cement leader recently hosted a brick making workshop at the Cashbuild Soshanguve … Read the rest
Jasmin Kraneveldt offers some professional tips on how to achieve a high-end bathroom design on a low-end budget.
If you are working on a tight budget – and let’s face it, these days, who isn’t – it is still possible … Read the rest
South Africa’s largest regional architectural body, the Cape Institute for Architecture held their 116th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the organisations offices in Hout Street, Cape Town last night (29 October). At the meeting, which was attended by the … Read the rest