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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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Masonite Africa rebranded Evowood

Masonite Africa is reborn as Evowood

The rebranding marks a new beginning and reflects the rejuvenation and reinvigoration of a company that was acquired by the proudly South African consortium of Jacobs Capital and Black Bird Capital in August 2016. (more…)

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Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO ArkKonsult

New board calls for safeguard of skills funds

The newly-established Professional Board for the Master Built Environment (PBMBE) intends playing a major role in boosting the skills level and professional status of 41 industries that have pledged allegiance to the PBMBE’s goals, says Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO of ArkKonsult, the consultancy spearheading the PBMBE’s proposed operations in collaboration with Master Builders Association (MBA) […]

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SAPMA executive committee

Trio leads Exco for 7th year

The SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) executive committee will again be led by the now familiar trio of stalwarts comprising Terry Ashmore (Chairperson), Sanjeev Bhatt and Aggie Argyrou (Vice-Chairpersons) for the year ahead following the election of the Exco at the recent SAPMA annual general meeting at Zwartkop, Pretoria. (more…)

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Technical committee chair elected

Dr Siphilisiwe Nhlovu has been elected as Chairperson of the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) Technical Committee. Dr Ndlovu graduated with a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Cape Town in 1999 and continued to study there towards an MSc in Material Science, which she obtained in 2002. (more…)

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Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO ArkKonsult

New board calls for safeguard of skills funds

The newly-established Professional Board for the Master Built Environment (PBMBE) intends playing a major role in boosting the skills level and professional status of 41 industries that have pledged allegiance to the PBMBE’s goals, says Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO of ArkKonsult, the consultancy spearheading the PBMBE’s proposed operations in collaboration with Master Builders Association (MBA) […]

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Topline Top Paint Loerie

Topline makes it pop

This years’ Loerie Awards recognised Topline’s ‘Festive Times’ publication as a finalist in the Direct Mailer Category as well as Pop Paint for their campaign photography in the Craft Category. The big story is the Campaign Bronze Loerie that was awarded to its Brand Design Firm, Parsons Branding, for the Pop Paint Identity Programme. The […]

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China Homelife Fair

Fairs end successfully

The three jam-packed days of prescheduled appointments, order generation and importing seminars have produced an increase of 127% visitors in what, by all indications, has been a very successful second edition of one of Southern Africa’s leading B2B Chinese sourcing exhibitions. (more…)

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Eco Tanks team

Eco Tanks serve with a smile

Eco Tanks was born out of the need to service the Eastern Cape, an area traditionally neglected by many local manufacturers and distributors. This was due to the smaller contribution this area makes to national budgets. Eco Tanks saw this as an opportunity to produce a high quality product and commenced production in 2004 from […]

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Skillcraft MD’s

Changing of the guard

Peter Roodt, Managing Director of Skillcraft Agencies retired at the end of August 2016. Roodt has enjoyed a long and successful career in the tool and hardware industry having joined Man-Dirk in 1985. He joined Skillcraft in 1995 and became a significant shareholder. (more…)

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First Cut management team

60 years at the ‘cutting-edge’

This year First Cut, a leading South African manufacturer and distributor of a range of cutting consumables and distributor of capital equipment, is celebrating 60 years of supplying total cutting solutions to South African industry. The company’s substantial product range serves the cutting requirements of the fabrication, manufacturing, renewable energy, automotive, steel, tube and pipe, […]

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Bryan Perrie, The Concrete Institute

PPC joins the Concrete Institute

TCI Managing Director, Bryan Perrie says, “PPC joining The Concrete Institute puts TCI in a better position to meet our objectives since the Institute is now significantly more representative of the cement and concrete industry.” (more…)

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Den Braven commercial

High Tack on Home Channel

The incredible instant tack capability of High Tack needs to be demonstrated, and how better than through a TV commercial?  (more…)

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