Sindy Peters
Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector

Sun Silicates takes lead in chemical engineering sector[Sindy Peters] Situated in Germiston, Sun Silicates is currently the only company in South Africa that supplies both vermiculite and perlite-based insulating media used in the construction industry...

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#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment

#YouthMonth: Architecture is an extension of the natural environment[Sindy Peters] After being named a regional winner in the 30th Corobrik Architectural Awards, Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal went on to scoop the top prize in the national competition...

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Sindy Peters
#AUW2017: Trends shaping the future of utilities

Marius Oosthuizen, lecturer: strategic foresight (leadership, strategy & ethics) at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
Marius Oosthuizen, lecturer: strategic foresight (leadership, strategy & ethics) at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)
[Sindy Peters] Marius Oosthuizen, a lecturer in strategic foresight at GIBS, unpacked some of the trends shaping the future of utilities...

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#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency

#AUW2017: Buildings offer significant opportunity for energy efficiency[Sindy Peters] One of the many pertinent questions asked at this year's African Utility Week was...

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#AUW2017: Why utilities need to build better brands

Thebe Ikalafeng, brand and reputation expert, at 2017 African Utility Week
Thebe Ikalafeng, brand and reputation expert, at 2017 African Utility Week
[Sindy Peters] The ever-vibrant and inspirational brand and reputation expert Thebe Ikalafeng delivered one of the keynote talks at the recently concluded 2017 African Utility Week...

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#FIDIC_GAMA2017: How engineers can help co-create a better Africa

Abbas Jamie, community liaison for Africa, World Design Organisation, and director for innovation and transformation at Aurecon. Image:
Abbas Jamie, community liaison for Africa, World Design Organisation, and director for innovation and transformation at Aurecon. Image: [[http://www.technopark.org.za/news-updates/report-technopark-business-forum-networking-event www.technopark.org.za]]
[Sindy Peters] African engineers have been relegated to filling in the technical blanks...

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#FIDIC_GAMA2017: African engineers face a ‘wicked' trilemma

James Cullis, global service group leader: water, Aurecon
James Cullis, global service group leader: water, Aurecon
[Sindy Peters] Addressing Africa's infrastructure deficit, according to the World Bank, will cost about $93bn a year...

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#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Adapt or get left behind

#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Adapt or get left behind[Sindy Peters] Jeshika Ramchund opened the second day's morning session at the 24th Annual FIDIC-GAMA Conference on Infrastructure by unpacking the power of technology to disrupt both industries and the notion of the profession...

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#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Partnerships key to sustainable growth in Africa

#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Partnerships key to sustainable growth in Africa[Sindy Peters] Delegates from across 17 African countries are attending FIDIC-GAMA 2017...

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#AfricaMonth: The Africa market deserves respect - Wood-Mizer

#AfricaMonth: The Africa market deserves respect - Wood-Mizer[Sindy Peters] A bit of patience and manners is some of what's required to be successful in the African context, says Jean-Jacques Pierre Oelofse, Wood-Mizer corporate director for emerging markets...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Building regulations workshop helps standardise construction in South Africa - Monetary Library

Building regulations workshop helps standardise construction in South Africa[Boris Dzhingarov] There is a deep concern in South Africa that national building regulations developed by the South African government are not being implemented by builders, architects, and engineers...

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Adrian Goslett
Are you thinking of building?

Are you thinking of building?
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[Adrian Goslett] Unless you have the cash saved up, constructing a home is going to require getting a loan from a financial institution...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Switch up your current kitchen décor on a budget - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Planning to redesign your kitchen can often mean hours of stress and lots of money spent, however, there are many new options available for you to give your current kitchen a fresh new look without breaking the bank...

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Neil Cameron
Climate control for the smart home

Climate control for the smart home[Neil Cameron] It is important that people be comfortable at home - and climate control forms an integral part of the perceived comfort of a person's surroundings.

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Yashaen Luckan
SACAP catapults transformation through RPL programme

SACAP catapults transformation through RPL programme[Yashaen Luckan] The South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) is about to unveil an online platform that will launch its Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme...

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Sindy Peters
#BrandManagerMonth: It's about matching insides to outsides

#BrandManagerMonth: It's about matching insides to outsides[Sindy Peters] Based in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, the WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff brand employs approximately 36,000 people...

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#DesignMonth: SA interior designers on par with international counterparts

#DesignMonth: SA interior designers on par with international counterparts[Sindy Peters] We interviewed ARRCC director Mark Rielly to find out more about the local interior design industry and some of the projects on which the internationally recognised studio has worked...

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#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?

#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?[Sindy Peters] With the global smart cities market projected to reach $1.56tn by 2020, SA still has much to do in terms of meeting the necessary infrastructure and connectivity requirements to smarten up our cities...

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Ravi Kumar
Bridging the gap in Africa

Ravi Kumar[Ravi Kumar] Africa has seen great economic growth over recent years and is expected to continue growing at an average rate of 6% annually, between 2013 and 2023...

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Kevin Bingham
#BizTrends2017: Reinvention predicted in the field of architecture

#BizTrends2017: Reinvention predicted in the field of architecture[Kevin Bingham] In many professional fields, the explosion of multimedia options have given the public an array of resources and 'wisdom' on architecture, medicine, IT and graphics, to name a few...

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