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Flooring, Screening and Handrailing

Guidelines for sand-cement screeds and concrete toppings revisited 

By: candice haase     18th April 2003 The practice of laying semidry sand-cement screeds tends to be used to ensure quick installation of these surfaces. 

Epoxy product allows flooring company to expand its reach

By: candice haase     18th April 2003 While the African division of an international flooring company has traditionally focused its activity on the industrial sector, a product, launched locally in January, will enable the company to venture into other more aesthetically orientated sectors. 

Summit’s Tensile One floor a world first

18th April 2003 More than 36 000 old car and truck tyres were recycled and reprocessed to make up the 11 250 m2 floor base of the giant Ubuntu village tent, known as Tensile One, which was erected at the Wanderers Club to provide a venue for exhibitors aligned to the United Nations (UN) World Summit on... 

Groundsheeting developed for world cup delivers unexpected benefits

18th April 2003 South Africa may have failed to make it to the finals of the Cricket World Cup, but for Alnet, a producer of synthetic textiles and netting, this international tournament has ended in victory. 

SA-made floor-care products available

18th April 2003 A global speciality chemical company, Rohm and Haas, says it has been a leader in the development of products and processes in the floor-care industry for over 40 years. 

New forklifts for Cape Town carpet manufacturer

18th April 2003 Northern Ireland-owned company Ulster Carpets has invested in new materials-handling equipment for its Durban plant. 

Company takes over marketing of product range 

18th April 2003 Since June 1 last year, the Marcom Group has taken over the marketing of Prostruct products on the international market. 

Wine estates boast vintage new floors

22nd November 2002 Products from StonCor Africa’s Concrete Protection division (Pro-Struct) have been chosen by 21 of South Africa’s leading wineries and estates – including Spier Home Farms, Backsberg, Hartenberg, Morgenster, Rooiberg and Douglas Green – as preferred systems for new floors,... 

Flooring project completed for giant telescope

2nd August 2002 Cape Town company Industrial Flooring Systems (IFS) has completed the installation of the critical pier topping at the Southern Africa Large Telescope project, which is currently under construction at the South African Astronomical Observatory site, outside Sutherland, in the Northern Cape. 

Expanded metal expands market

19th July 2002 Leading manufacturer of expanded metal in southern Africa, Andrew Mentis, has reported an increase in the demand for its expanded metal products. 

Industrial grating suited to mining

By: marisa rodrigues     14th June 2002 Made to international standards and using the International Standards Organisation quality management system, a new product called Accessgrate is now available from Access Industrial Suppliers, of Pretoria, together with its Eastern Cape-based associate company Uniprove. 

Exports on the cards for South African grating

14th June 2002 When Chem Ciskei introduced locally-manufactured Glassgrate to the market in 1986, the glass-reinforced polyster grating was almost unknown. 

Moving floor system for transport vehicles

3rd May 2002 Johannesburg-based IMS Industrial products has introduced a newly designed Hyva moving floor which offers greater cost efficiencies and savings than ever before. 

New standard for precast-concrete flooring slabs

19th April 2002 For the first time South Africa has a standard for the manufacture of precast-concrete suspended floor slabs. 

Integration of metal manufacturing facility completed

By: vanessa vasques     19th April 2002 Manufacturing and engineering specialist Andrew Mentis, of Johannesburg, has completed the integration of its new expanded metal manufacturing facility. 

New grating product advances safety

By: vanessa vasques     19th April 2002 A revolutionary new fixing clip, the Grate Clamp, has been designed and manufactured by Vital Engineering and Angus McLeod, of Johannesburg, which has over 62 years of manufacturing experience in South Africa. 

R6m Jhb airport contract kicks off

By: vanessa vasques     19th April 2002 Manufacturer of balustrades and handrails, Steel Studio, of Johannesburg, has been awarded a R 6-million contract by Airport Contractors to upgrade and extend the balustrades and handrails at Johannesburg International Airport’s (JIA) domestic terminal. 

New screen draws inspiration from past

By: vanessa vasques     19th April 2002 Process equipment manufacturer Humboldt Wedag South Africa, a subsidiary of the German multinational, which is based in Johannesburg South, has launched a range of vibrator motor-driven screens designated the VSL and VSK. 

Lift-off for R12m aerial platform contract

By: vanessa vasques     19th April 2002 The importance of good value over lower prices has meant that between September last year and February this year City Power, which is responsible for distribution of electricity throughout greater Johannesburg, has through Superfleet, Johannesburg’s appointed fleet manager, contracted Smith... 

Hassle-free cable management

19th April 2002 A new integrated access flooring system for cable management, the DL Pass, has been designed by Legrand, of Johannesburg, which specialises in electrical equipment and wire accessories. 

Flooring project is now complete

9th November 2001 East Rand firm Ivory Industrials has completed a flooring project in Centurion, Gauteng. 

Corrosion-resistant grid available

28th September 2001 The inherent corrosion-resistant qualities of X-grid, manufactured from 3CR12 expanded metal, makes it a choice for use in heating and cooling applications, maintains Andrew Mentis marketing manager Bruce Sprake. 

Local flooring being hit for a six

By: System Author     21st April 2000 Flooring, screening & handrailing 

SA invention turning heads

By: System Author     21st April 2000 Flooring, screening & handrailing 

Huge potential for SA tile market

By: System Author     21st April 2000 Flooring, screening & handrailing 

R1,5-million handrailing for diamond mine

By: System Author     23rd April 1999 Two contracts to supply industrial handrailings at Debswana’s Orapa diamond-mine in Botswana have been completed by Meshcape Industries of Edenvale, Gauteng. The company is heavily involved in the manufacturing and supply of specific safety equipment such as floor grating and expanded metal... 

Floor-surface specialist scores projects

By: System Author     2nd April 1999 Floor-surface properties are one of the ultimate performance elements in most indoor sports, with about a third of all indoor-sports injuries being traced to substandard flooring, reports CE Westergaard MD Penny Westergaard. The company has supplied Junckers solid hardwood floorings for a number... 

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