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We speak to Elouise Steyn, in-house architect for leading door and window manufacturer, Swartland, about the need for and regulation pertaining to fire doors. Fire doors are a crucial part of safety design in any building – they serve to separate the fire and the...

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The secret is in the fix

Your project is your most valuable asset. Choose Craft-lock® as your preferred concealed / side interlocking fixing system to withstand high wind loads. When it comes to choosing a roofing & cladding system for your project it is important to keep in mind the...

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ALLBRO – More than a box

Cover advertiser of this edition, Allbro, is 100% South African. It employs more than 700 people, designing and manufacturing its products in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg. Its business includes not only the manufacture of products, but also the design and...

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Women Achiever: Insulation – Lisa Reynolds

In the energy efficiency and insulation sector, we proudly bring you Lisa Reynolds, a leading advocate of energy efficiency. Lisa is currently a partner and executive director of Green Building Design Group (GreenBDG). She and her business partner founded the company...

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Women Achiever: Kitchens – Stephanie Forbes

Stephanie Forbes is the national manager of the Kitchen Specialists Association (KSA) in South Africa.  The KSA is the only body that exists to regulate the kitchen industry in South Africa and offer consumers recourse from the industry   She is a Wits post-graduate...

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Women Achiever: Quantity Surveyors – Kathleen Michell

Associate Professor Kathleen (Kathy) Michell is head of department in the Construction Economics and Management Department within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Cape Town. She is, in addition to her academic roles, a Professional...

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Women Achiever: Bricks & Paving – Mariana Lamont

"Construction and built infrastructure have a huge  on both the environment and on our communities; it is our responsibility to ensure that our impact is a beneficial one. I am proud to be able to play a role in the continued and steady improvement in the economic and...

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