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A lot to Leica about new handheld scanning tech

SURVEYING buildings is a time-consuming activity, often not budgeted for in the early stages of a project’s start-up. All too often the professional teams...

Winter is coming. Seal your doorways now

WITH winter around the corner, companies with large doorways that allow easy access should be considering ways to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures to ensure...

Why UPS solutions may be a crucial to your business

By George Senzere SOUTH Africa is currently plagued by a fragile power grid that is putting tremendous pressure on business and the local economy. And...

Why safe UVC disinfection is critical… even after everyone is vaccinated

by Conrad Kullmann IN today’s climate and this century’s most widespread global pandemic the need for ground-breaking sanitation solutions has never been more critical. At...

Solar industry body welcomes power utility boss’s supportive comments

THE South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has welcomed comments made by Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter recently in support of an increased distributed...

Back to basics required to revitalise economy

ACCELERATED and efficient infrastructure procurement roll-out, addressing the current fiscal imbalance in the economy, and achieving the objectives of the National Development Plan (NDP)...

Fresh approach to dilapidated state buildings could slash R5bn rental bill

PUBLIC Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille recently revealed that the government spent R5 billion on renting private buildings during the financial year...

No, COVID hasn’t killed off the office but…

THANKS to COVID-19, architects and designers are going to have to create buildings and workspaces that entice people back into the office and enhance...

Pre-fabulous! COVID clinics among hundreds of mobile buildings erected in record time

OVER a nine-month period, Kwikspace executed 630 projects, delivering and erecting more than 1 700 prefabricated, relocatable buildings covering 55 000 m². Of these,...

Fast track solution for KZN COVID wards

WORKING closely with the Department of Health in Kwa-Zulu Natal, TAL, a division of Norcros SA, has helped fast track an overhaul of the...

Full marks for campus generator hire

EQUIPMENT rental company Rand-Air Rand-Air recently supplied generators to a tertiary education college in Gauteng, achieving a 24-hour turnaround time on the hire. “This is...

Control office hygiene with door automation and touchless switches

COMPANIES can protect the health of their employees by curtailing the spread of bacteria, germs and viruses like COVID-19 by automating their doors and...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...