Further ‘green’ growth

Creating biogas from chocolate and fish waste, inspiring Indian farmers to grow castor beans, and persuading Philippines fishermen to harvest old fishing nets, are just some of the innovative eco-friendly manufacturing measures introduced by Interface, the world’s largest modular flooring … Read the rest

Stunning seating for spring

Sometimes there’s nothing as stylish as clean and simple.  The new versatile Trio of Chairs epitomises understated elegance and tastefulness.  Available in solid, slatted or combination designs, with or without arms; these are the chairs to spruce up the deck … Read the rest

Miniature emergency lighting unit enhances safety

Legrand’s extensive range of electrical products, designed to help South Africans to better cope with the current power outages, includes a miniature emergency lighting unit, which automatically lights up in the event of a power failure.

“This Arteor emergency lighting … Read the rest

Newtown Junction and Drostdy Hotel win for dhk at SAPOA

Two projects by dhk architects received Innovation Excellence Awards at the SAPOA Convention yesterday afternoon. Newtown Junction in Johannesburg received the Mixed-Use Development, Overall Transformation Awards and Overall Winner Awards, while The Drostdy Hotel in Graaff-Reinet won the Overall Heritage … Read the rest

Sika admixtures for local low-cost housing project

Completed in December 2014, Sika was contracted to supply two high performance concrete admixtures to a low cost housing project in Highflats, located 50km inland from Scottburgh in KZN. Main contractors, Multicrop Construction sub-contracted Kencrete Readymix to supply the concrete … Read the rest