Government announces a paradigm shift in future housing strategy

Government announces a paradigm shift in future housing strategy PPPs dominate all infrastructure and investment discussions. This year’s African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand in May was, according to the organisers, Africa’s largest gathering of built environment professionals to date. The exhibition halls and outside exhibits were of an […]

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Timber roof trusses and fire regulations

Timber roof trusses and fire regulations While there are a few misconceptions around the fire performance of timber, structural timber for roofing is both commonplace and performs well under fire conditions. As with every aspect of building, timber roof trusses must be manufactured and erected in line with the National Building Regulations and SANS 10400, […]

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Saflok engineering + energy efficiency = hard working roofs!

Saflok engineering + energy efficiency = hard working roofs! Safintra South Africa recently hosted built-environment professionals at presentations in Cape Town, Polokwane and Johannesburg, showcasing the new Saflok 700 clip, Versatile┬« – a profiled metal sheet with the aesthetic of clay tiles, and other product developments. The innovations illustrate how steel roofing is used to […]

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Welcome to Twickenham!

Welcome to Twickenham! As is to be expected the groundsmen at Twickenham go about their work with the highest level of professionalism, paying close attention to detail and best practice in care of the environment. We are of course referring to the new Twickenham residential development in Victory Park, Linden, Johannesburg, where Renico Construction are […]

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