Lead in pain and SA government apathy

WHO advised of government’s apathy about lead in paint

The WHO recently approached Deryck Spence, Executive Director of SAPMA, for input on any special plans SAPMA had to celebrate the WHO’s globally-declared Lead Poisoning Prevention Week which took place from October 23 to 29, which placed particular emphasis on eliminating leaded paint. (more…)

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Curechem supplies paint industrial chemicals

The chemical people

Founded in 1998, the Curechem group has experienced exponential growth over the past decade and has become one of the leaders in the supply of commodity chemicals especially to the industrial and mining sectors in southern Africa. (more…)

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Contan is now pleased to offer one and five litre PolyCans for solvent based paint

Contan launches PolyCans

After extensive development and testing, Contan is now pleased to offer one and five litre PolyCans for solvent based paint. This specialist range provides sufficient barrier protection to prevent permeation and panelling. It is a first in the industry and finally allows solvent based paints to also be packed in plastic containers. (more…)

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Chromaflo Technologies

American Securities to acquire Chromaflo Technologies

The transaction is expected to close during November 2016 and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. (more…)

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Water storage JoJo tanks

Water tanks shape water security

The range of tanks and tank accessories JoJo supplies provides homeowners wide scope in achieving a water storage solution that is customised to their unique requirements (in terms of cost, complexity, available space, and so on) – whether this be for municipal backup supply; rainwater harvesting; or a fully integrated water storage solution that combines […]

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School of Concrete Technology offers e-learning courses

SCT to offer e-learning

John Roxburgh, lecturer at the School of Concrete Technology (SCT), says the high level SCT41 (General Principles of Concrete Technology) and SCT42 (Practical Applications) courses are specifically designed to prepare a candidate to sit for the Concrete Technology and Construction Stage 2 and Stage 3 examinations set by the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) in […]

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Q20 supports African Wild dog

Q20 supports the ‘Endangered Wildlife Trust’ and the African Wild Dog

African Wild Dogs are the second most endangered carnivore in Africa and occur naturally at low densities compared to other carnivores. The Kruger National Park population has undergone a relatively recent decline and is currently small with less than 300 individuals. Disease (Canine Distemper Virus and Rabies) has emerged as a recent threat and needs […]

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Failing to plan is planning to fail

Failing to plan is planning to fail

Do you get to the ‘marketing’ line item and really give thought to the amount you allocate? The old adage is true, ‘You have to spend money to make money.’ But how much and where should it be spent? (more…)

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Den Braven Wet on Wet

Den Braven launch new product

Den Braven is a leader supplier of quality sealant and adhesives to the local and international markets. Its silicone sealants are in many cases the material of choice for industry and DIY users as well as hobbyists. (more…)

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Foton, Tunland, Granite

Foton launches special edition Tunland

Foton South Africa, backed by Imperial Holdings, which markets light commercials, has now developed a special edition of its 4×2 Tunland Luxury double cab premium bakkie which has plenty of show. Known as the Granite it has been fitted with black accessories that change the exterior appearance significantly. Colour options for the Granite are white […]

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