2018 partners

2018 Sponsors

Unic Mini-Cranes SA
The combination of pioneering design, precision manufacturing, and innovative technology gives these cranes incredible capacity and reach for such compact machines. UNIC mini cranes have the flexibility and capabilities to assist in a huge variety of lifting situations from internal and confined lifting through to glass installation, steel erection, machinery removal, railway maintenance and more.

2018 Exhibitors

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Akfix began its operation in the chemical construction field in 2001, developing products and technologies in accordance with the ISO9001 quality system, that create permanent solutions to customer needs. Today Akfix is distributed in more than 80 countries worldwide. With the support of Akkim Chemical Constructions Inc., Turkey’s biggest PU Aerosol Foam and Silicone Sealant producer, Akfix Africa was established in 2012 and began distribution to the retail and construction market in South Africa.
Akfix products include:

  • polyurethane aerosol foams
  • silicone & polyurethane sealants
  • technical and industrial adhesives
  • technical aerosol products

Akfix videos:
Weblink: www.akfix.co.za

Cape Industrial Flooring
Cape Industrial Floors is a renowned and award-winning flooring contractor / manufacturer. We pride ourselves on the fact that we manufacture our own product, providing a variety of industrial flooring solutions in Cape Town, South Africa. We do not only deliver a great product, but we are able to do it at an affordable price.
Weblink: www.capeindustrialflooring.co.za
Construction Computers Software
The CCS teams are comprised of experienced, construction industry professionals. Interaction between users and system designers is encouraged to ensure the solutions stay abreast of user requirements and developing industry trends. In 2008, CCS and BuildSmart merged to join the strengths of the Candy Project Control system with the BuildSmart Cost Management system providing an integrated solution from first estimate to final accounts.
Weblink: www.constructioncomputersoftware.com
EnviroBuild (Pty) Ltd
Envirobuild strives to be the leading producer of innovative recycled rubber products in Africa. We are passionate about protecting our beautiful planet and ensuring a sustainable living environment through turning waste into innovative, 100% recyclable products.

Our products are designed to be practical, safe, stylish and long lasting to ensure a better life for our customers, our employees and our planet.

EnviroBuild is KwaZulu-Natal’s first manufacturer of eco-friendly rubber flooring for commercial, industrial and residential use for both the local and export markets. We manufacture a range of products from stylish flooring products for gyms and entertainment areas to paving and flooring around the house to impact attenuating products for playgrounds and areas where critical fall height protection is a requirement.
Weblink: www.envirobuild.co.za

The Federated Employer’s Mutual Assurance Company (RF) (PTY) LTD
FEM has been providing compensation Insurance for workplace injuries and diseases to the construction industry since 1936.

FEM currently has in excess of 4500 policyholders on its books and is licensed by Minister of Labour to provide such insurance.

This mandatory insurance compensates employees and their dependents following injury or death, arising from occupational accidents, illnesses, or industrial diseases.
Weblink: www.fema.co.za

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Maadima is an enterprise provider of financial services and compliance services that leverage our intellectual talent to deliver holistic solutions. At Maadima we focus on delivering connected consumer experiences across all touch points thus building customer loyalty. Our corporate strategy had been revised and today our strategy is focused on our customers and people that help achieve it. Maadima leverages a unique combination of insight, expertise and business driven solution powered by our intellectual capital and technologies.
Weblink: www.maadima.com
Mactool is a young, dynamic company and has quickly emerged as a market leader in the supply of quality diamond tools to the construction and stone industries. With its founder identifying a need for a specialized supplier able to offer individual service attention and high-end quality products, Mactool was established in September 2003.

Since its inception, followed by dramatic growth, hundreds of satisfied clients have built relationships with the company, making Mactool their supplier of choice in a competitive market.

Strong demand and continued expansion has served to increase the scope of the company’s product offering and services annually.
Weblink: www.mactool.co.za

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Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal Master Builders and Allied Industries Association is an Employers’ organisation registered in terms of the Labour Relations Act. The Association exists to represent the interests of members and to provide them with specialist support services to assist them in the successful running of their businesses. The membership comprises some 780 enterprises involved in the building industry and related activities in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The organisation has been in existence for 116 years and is recognised and respected by a wide range of role players in the building industry and beyond.The Association continually strives for excellence in service delivery in all areas of operation, providing a wide range of services including training, building services, occupational health and safety, employee benefit schemes and more.
Prepaid Meters
Established in 2003 Enbaya Prepaid Meters t/a PrepaidMeters.co.za, provides prepaid STS and AMI Meters as well as prepayment platform and services for the sub-meter market. Managing agents, developers, body corporates, letting agents and well as independent landlords, enjoy easy management of utilities via our utility management software. Our prepayment platform supports AMI Smart Electricity, Water and Gas meters as well as STS meters. The platform provides prepayment for multiple utilities and types of meters, all managed from one location.
Email: sales@prepaidmeters.co.za
Office: 0875500870
Weblink: www.prepaidmeters.co.za
Safe Top
Safe Top is one of South Africa’s largest distributor of construction anchors, fasteners and hardware products. Safe Top supplies only into trade and industry with over 5000 products, suitable for both contractors and DIY enthusiasts alike.

Trading with the most innovative tools from Europe, the brand Kapro is synonymous with levels, measuring and marking tools.

Safe Top operates from three distribution centres located in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban with a combined warehouse space of over 10 000m2.

The Safe Top manufacturing division manufactures and packages the patented Safe Top drive nail and Speed Drill roof fastener as well as nail-in-anchors and wall plugs.
Weblink: www.safetopdiy.co.za

We hire, repair and sell water leak detection equipment, utility location equipment, flow loggers, CCTV pipe inspection cameras and other non destructive testing equipment in Africa suited for Municipal, commercial and residential pipe diagnostics.

Pinpointing the leak is not enough; we supply unique technology to seal leaks using nu flow liquid epoxy – an innovative green technology which is able to rehabilitate the inner infrastructure of deteriorating or failing water piping and drainage piping using an array of cured-in-place epoxy pipe lining solutions.

We also offer both leak detection and utility location training at our training center in Benoni, Gauteng.
Weblink: www.saleak.co.za

Traviata Flooring Systems
Traviata Flooring is a privately owned company with over 10 years experience in the flooring industry. During that time we have built up strong partnerships with a number of the world’s leading flooring product manufacturers. We also take care to ensure that all our products are as environmentally friendly as possible. We have grown, into one of South Africa’s largest importers and wholesalers of wood flooring products and systems. Traviata Flooring is a specialised stockist and wholesaler of quality Laminate and Luxury vinyl flooring products for domestic and commercial applications. All Traviata products are backed by written warranties from major international suppliers.
Weblink: www.traviata.co.za

2018 Association partners

Access Africa
Access Africa is an exclusive platform focused on providing essential information on the investment climate and opportunities in key economic sectors across Africa. Access Africa specializes in bridging the gap for governments, investors and industry players in Africa’s key economic growth sectors. With a primary focus on infrastructure development, transportation, mining, and agriculture, Access Africa compiles in-depth reports utilizing country data and statistics, government inputs, expert opinions and interviews with public and private stakeholders.
Weblink: www.access-africa.org
Association of Arbitrators Southern Africa NPC
Association of Arbitrators Southern Africa NPC
The Association of Arbitrators Southern Africa NPC was formed in 1979 in recognition of a need for Arbitration Training among arbitrators who, although specialists in their respective fields of expertise, lacked the relevant law-based knowledge. We are the leading Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) institution – resolving disputes through Arbitration, Adjudication and Mediation, with a highly qualified panel of retired judges, advocates, lawyers and subject matter experts.Our extensive experience of arbitration in the construction industry makes us leaders in this field. However, we also have the expertise to mediate, adjudicate and arbitrate across industries/areas.
Weblink: www.arbitrators.co.za
BBF Safety Group
Association of Cementitious Material Producers (ACMP)
ACMP is a voluntary organisation. Its membership is open to manufacturers of cementitious materials in South Africa. Objectives: Build stakeholder trust in the cementitious industry through relationship initiatives; Promote environmental, health and safety best practice amongst members through research, training and the establishment of industry guidelines; Promote regulatory compliance and participation with the authorities in the development of appropriate environmental and health and safety law reform; Support capacity building initiatives and represent member interests in matters affecting common industry interests.
Weblink: www.acmp.co.za

Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS)
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) is a membership organization representing the commercial interests of its professional members and practices.

The ASAQS was formed to achieve and maintain the following goals and ambitions for the quantity surveying profession:

  • Advance and promote the science and practice of quantity surveying and cognate matters
  • Uphold the dignity of the quantity surveying profession
  • Watch over, promote and protect the interest of its members
  • Afford opportunity for the interchange and recording of the body of knowledge and experience of quantity surveying
  • Promote the high standards of professional competence and integrity

Weblink: www.asaqs.co.za

The Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA)
The Association of Schools of Construction of Southern Africa (ASOCSA) was officially launched on June 20 2006 at the culmination of the First Built Environment Conference at the Balalaika Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, attended by a broad spectrum of construction industry stakeholders that included both academics and practitioners. These hailed not only from South Africa but from other parts of the world. The concept and launch of ASOCSA was supported by industry demonstrated by substantial sponsorships from prominent stakeholders such as Group 5, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), PPC Cement, Peri Wiehan and the Council for the Built Environment (CBE).
Weblink: www.asocsa.org
BIM Institute
The BIM Institute’s mission is to support and help deliver the standards and requirements of the Building Information Management Strategy for Africa. The institute aims to promote the processes and standards required to strengthen Africa’s construction software industry for the future of any BIM implementations.
Weblink: www.biminstitute.org.za
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
CIOB is at the heart of a management career in construction.

We are the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

We accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.
Weblink: www.ciob.org

Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA)
The CDAA is a non-profit company sponsored by the European Copper Instittute in Brussels and the International Copper Association in New York. The CDAA is responsible for the promotion of copper in Africa. Our mission: “To defend and grow markets for copper based on its superior technical performance and its contribution to a higher quality of life in Africa” Our offices are in Wadeville, Germiston, South Africa. We promote the use of copper in the Electrical, Automotive, Aquaculture, Plumbing, HVAC and Healthcare industries.
Weblink: www.copperalliance.org.za
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Electrical Constractors’ Association – ECA (SA)
The ECA (SA) is an employers’ organization registered in terms of the Labour Relations Act, and has been representing electrical contractors in South Africa for 60 years. It has in excess of 4000 members who employ between 70% and 80% of the total labour force in the Industry. Approximately 80% of all electrical installations in South Africa are carried out by our members.

The Association represents electrical contractors at all levels, and is recognized by the Government, supply authorities, consulting engineers, CSIR, ESKOM and the Association of Municipality Electrical Undertakings as the spokesman for the Industry. The ECA also serves on the SABS Committee responsible for the Code of Practice for the Wiring of Premises.
Weblink: www.ecasa.co.za

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Master Builders KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal Master Builders and Allied Industries Association is an Employers’ organisation registered in terms of the Labour Relations Act. The Association exists to represent the interests of members and to provide them with specialist support services to assist them in the successful running of their businesses. The membership comprises some 780 enterprises involved in the building industry and related activities in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The organisation has been in existence for 116 years and is recognised and respected by a wide range of role players in the building industry and beyond The Association continually strives for excellence in service delivery in all areas of operation, providing a wide range of services including training, building services, occupational health and safety, employee benefit schemes and more.
Weblink: www.masterbuilders.co.za
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South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH)
Saiosh is recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the Professional Body to register Occupational Health and Safety Professionals in South Africa in terms of the NQF Act, Act 67 of 2008. With more than 7 500 Members Saiosh is the leading source of information and networking opportunities within the Occupational Health and Safety profession. Saiosh is the choice for OHS professionals and practitioners in Southern Africa, dedicated to the advancement of the OHS profession, through research, promotion, education, upliftment, training, guidance and strong relationships with other OHS organisations.
Weblink: www.saiosh.co.za
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Southern African Ready Mix Associaton (SARMA)
Southern African Ready-mix Association is a national body representing all reputable ready-mix companies, and is also responsible for promoting the Ready-mix industry and establishing ready-mix as the preferred construction material. In brief, SARMA’s purpose is to set standard and guidelines with regard to environmental, safety and quality issues. To be a member of SARMA these stringent policies must be met and adhered to. In addition, members are regularly audited against standards, which have been put in place.
Weblink: www.sarma.co.za
The Expanded Polystyrene Association of Southern Africa (EPSASA)
EPSASA represents EPS manufacturers, raw material suppliers and equipment suppliers predominantly for product utilised in the building and construction industry.

EPSASA strives to promote and grow the expanded polystyrene market by providing information and technical knowledge on the economic benefits, multiple uses and environmentally friendly nature of EPS to the general public, opinion formers and decision makers in the public and private sectors.

Through regular monitoring and testing, EPSASA ensures that its members manufacture to the best international quality and performance standards.

Weblink: www.epsasa.co.za


The Institute for Landscape Architecture in South Africa (ILASA)
The Institute for Landscape Architecture in South Africa (ILASA) is a voluntary organisation registered with the South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession.

ILASA has three regional bodies, one in the Western Cape (ILASA Cape), one in KZN (ILASA KZN) and one in Gauteng Province (ILASA Gauteng), that represent members countrywide.

ILASA’s mission is to advance the profession of Landscape Architecture, uphold high standards of professional service to its member and furthermore to represent the profession of Landscape Architecture in any matter which may affect the interests of the members of the Institute.
Weblink: www.ilasa.co.za

Institute Of Safety Management
The Institute of Safety Management had its origins in the South African Institute of Industrial Safety Officers which was established in 1952. Its members cover a wide field of SHE disciplines which includes Occupational Injury and Accident Prevention, Loss Control, Fire Defense, Elements of Security, Ergonomics, Risk Management, Occupational Hygiene, as well as a comprehensive range of management skills.
Weblink: www.iosm.co.za
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The South African Local Government Association (SALGA)
The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) is an autonomous association of municipalities with its mandate derived from the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. This mandate defines SALGA as the voice and sole representative of local government. SALGA interfaces with parliament, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), cabinet as well as provincial legislatures.

The association is a unitary body with a membership of 257 municipalities, with its national office based in Pretoria and offices in all nine provinces. Our strength at SALGA lies in the intellectual capital we have acquired through our people over the years and our values to be Responsive, Innovative, Dynamic and Excellent underpin all that we do. Our mission to be consultative, informed, mandated, credible and accountable ensures that we remain relevant to our members and provide value as we continuously strive to be an association that is at the cutting edge of quality and sustainable services.
Weblink: www.salga.org.za

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SEDA Construction Incubator
SEDA Construction Incubator (SCI) Is a public benefit organisation mandated to develop and mentor emerging construction companies in South Africa. The core business of SCI is to develop emerging constructors through Mentoring and Training (i.e. NQF Level 2 and 4). The Incubator provides support to selected participants for a period of 3 years by which time each Emerging Contractor should have advanced by at least 1 financial level above their entry point on the CIDB register and be capable of operating unassisted in the open market. SCI has 10 branches across South Africa.
Weblink: www.seci.org.za
South African Institute of Building Designers
The South African Institute of Building Designers (SAIBD) is a well experienced Institute and a fully recognized voluntary organisation, into which any architectural practitioner is welcome.

The members are now made up of draughts persons to architects and from architectural practice owners to individual architectural employees. They are concerned with their member’s involvement in attaining CPD points and climbing the architectural ladder of achievement. As well as being an ever present body of knowledge, to assist their members in advice and problem solving.
Weblink: www.saibd.co.za

Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering (SAIIE)
As the name implies, the field of Industrial Engineering deals with the engineering of industrial or industrious undertakings. Modern Industrial Engineering is concerned with the integration of resources and processes into cohesive strategies, structures and systems for the effective and efficient production of quality goods and services. It draws upon specialised knowledge and skills in the mathematical, physical, behavioural, economic and management sciences and fuses them with the principles and methods of engineering analyses and design to find optimal and practical solutions, which contribute to the success and prosperity of an industrial undertaking, thereby making a fundamental contribution to the creation of wealth.

Our vision is to be a vibrant, learned society, representing and promoting Industrial Engineering in Southern Africa.
Weblink: www.saiie.co.za

The South African Women in Construction (SAWIC)
The South African Women in Construction (SAWIC) initiative was founded to empower women to gain access to contracts, training, finance and networks in the construction industry. SAWIC is a Section 21 Company, and was incorporated in 1999. As such, SAWIC is owned by its members. SAWIC has a national footprint in all 9 provinces.
The organisation has experienced continuous growth over the years, has an approved (by its members) constitution, which is regularly reviewed by its executive to ensure currency and appropriateness. SAWIC is run by a provincial chairperson, and supported by an Executive Committee with special expertise in critical areas like, Membership Development, Operations and Finance, Research and Development and Stakeholder Liaison.
Weblink: www.sawicgauteng.org.za
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA)
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) was launched in 2004 to represent the interests of the plastic pipe business in South Africa and surrounding countries. The Purpose of SAPPMA is to create absolute customer confidence in the Plastic Pipe Industry and to ensure the long term sustainability of the Industry, with top quality piping systems. The focus of the Association is sharply on piping systems that are leak-free and durable for long-term use and also on the rehabilitation of old lines. PE-HD and PVC pipes answer these calls with distinction. Pipes and fittings produced by SAPPMA members are clearly identified with the SAPPMA logo, this should be proof to engineers and customers of the commitment to quality and the differentiation of SAPPMA members.
Weblink: www.sappma.co.za

South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)
SAWPA is a non-profit association formed in 1980 by the South African preservative treated timber industry, primarily to promote timber treatment and preservative treated timber products. Our objectives are defined as the promotion of the preservative treatment of timber and the use of preservative treated timber products; the establishment of SAWPA as a centre for consumer information and technical enquiries and a mouthpiece for its members on all issues impacting the industry e.g. standards and regulations. The members of SAWPA are primarily preservative treatment plants, wood preservative chemical manufacturers, distributors and merchants of preservative treated timber, and other related stakeholders.
Weblink: www.sawpa.co.za


Small Contractors Association of South Africa (SCASA)
Join SCASA and become a recognized small contractor in the building industry. We specialize in training, capacity building, finance and mentorship.

2018 Media partners

African Mining Brief
African Mining Brief is a bi-monthly magazine for the mining industry, incorporating mining, quarrying, oil exploration and drilling; and other large scale extractive operations aimed at the discovery, extraction, storage, transport, sale and utilisation of Africa’s mineral wealth and resources. The magazine aspires to be the preferred and authoritative resource for the mining sector in Africa by featuring pertinent and topical issues of interest to the industry.
Weblink: www.ambriefonline.com
Spreading Architecture in Africa Worldwide. Architecture and Interior Design projects, Events, Competitions and News.

Apsaidal is a new architectural online magazine focused on Africa. It features architecture and design projects realised in the African continent for the last years, many from prestigious and influential architectural practices around the world, other projects which, even not been signed by world-wide known architects, are related to aspects like cooperation, development programs, vernacular, bioclimatic and sustainable architecture…concepts we really want to help getting stronger.
Weblink: www.apsaidal.com

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Architect Africa News Network
The Architect Africa Network is an autonomous built environment news and information broadcasting network focused on Architecture, Construction, Development, Urbanisation and the Human Condition; with the primary goal of being Africa’s leading business and research information system for built environment specialists.
Weblink: www.architectafrica.com
Asset is an interactive digital publication for the commercial property industry. With a large component of original editorial and contributions by respected players in the property field, Asset aims to bring you current and relevant insights into the workings of the property world.n Asset is an independent publication run by a consortium of experienced publishing professionals with years of exposure to the commercial property industry. Our ability to source editorial across a broad range of topics, and our established relationships with industry professionals, mean that readers will be provided with credible news and sound market intelligence and research.
Weblink: www.assetmag.co.za
Carbon Credit Capital LLC
Carbon Credit Capital LLC is a carbon offset management firm established in 2006. We specialize in linking international and local partners to high-quality carbon emission reduction projects in developing and domestic markets. We work to reduce carbon emissions, provide climate education, and achieve sustainability goals with corporations, non-profits, small businesses, and universities.
Weblink: www.carboncreditcapital.com
Concrete Trends
Concrete Trends is a business-to-business journal which aims to present all material in a balanced and impartial manner and to offer readers exclusive articles and project reports. Because of its very specific focus – concrete – the journal does not publish subject features, but tries to include articles on all aspects of concrete in each issue. Coverage would thus regularly include:

  • Art and Architecture
  • Human settlements
  • Projects
  • Precast concrete
  • Products and services
  • Community
  • Industry news

Concrete Trends is published quarterly and its recipients include architects, consulting engineers, building and civil contractors, the cementitious industry.
Weblink: www.concrete.tv/more/concrete-trends

Concrete.TV is Hypenica’s flagship video content delivery platform that offers a dynamic blend of broadcast style television and web TV.

Staffed by a team of producers and video-journalists, the platform features series style programmes covering news, projects, people, countries and events.

In addition, Concrete.TV features user contributed material, training and DIY content, product reference information and much more.
Weblink: www.concrete.tv

ConstructAfrica is a leading resource for timely and independent construction news, construction industry data and construction project intelligence for sub-Saharan Africa markets.
Weblink: www.constructafrica.com
Construction Review Magazine
Construction Review Magazine is a 20-year old monthly magazine which enjoys the readership of; architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers, interior designers, developers, building and specialist, contractors, landscape architects and contractors, real estate agents and investors, property managers, suppliers to the construction industry, government departments and ministries: local authorities, land surveyors, financial institutions, telecommunication companies etc…

www.constructionreviewonline.com is the online version of Construction Review magazine. It has a global reach targeted at the construction industry, incorporating suppliers, professionals, contractors, governments and non-governmental organisations.

Construction Review Online pages have extra information not in the print version such as tenders, jobs, multi-media and past copies of the magazine.

Construction Industry Intelligence – project leads and contact details wherever you need them.

Since 1974, Databuild has supplied the most up-to-date construction project information possible through cutting-edge technologies. With our in-depth knowledge of the construction industry, Databuild is able to provide tailored solutions to product and service providers, contractors and retailers. Clients are able to grow their businesses by using our project information which is tracked from planning, through tender, award and tenant installation phases.
Weblink: www.databuild.co.za

Ecospecifier South Africa
Ecospecifier is a guide to eco and health preferable products, materials and technologies for the built environment construction sector. Ecospecifier provides compelling, high-quality knowledge and creates unique sustainability metrics for innovative products that represent high value (and low impact) over their life – not only in the traditional sense, but also in the expanded sense of health, well-being and productivity of their total life, in the context of the people, buildings and systems they serve.

Ecospecifier Verified Product Program ensure products have been rigorously third party assessed in accordance with the Verified Product Program Standard and all product eco claims meet ISO 14021, Consumer Law and that products are healthy and non-toxic.
Weblink: www.ecospecifier.co.za


Engineering News

Engineering News is a premier source of weekly real economy news on projects, products, policies, personalities and technoeconomic progress, covering a wide range of industries from agroprocessing to information technology. The news magazine, websites and newsletters provide a unique forum where readers can find news and comment critical to business success in an increasingly competitive knowledge-based global economy. A mobile version of Engineering News is available at m.engineeringnews.co.za and an Engineering News application is available in the iTunes store for users of the iPhone.
Weblink: www.engineeringnews.co.za

Global Africa Network
Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (GAN) is a publishing company based in Cape Town producing print and electronic business-to- business publications. GAN publishes a series of 10 annual print publications, profiling each of South Africa’s nine provinces as business and investment destinations, including a national title. These include Western Cape Business, Eastern Cape Business, KwaZulu-Natal Business, North West Business, Limpopo Business, Mpumalanga Business, Northern Cape Business, Gauteng Business and Free State Business. In 2011, GAN launched the South African Business journal (www.southafricanbusiness.co.za), an annual business and investment guide to the country, to complement the nine regional journals.
Weblink: www.globalafricanetwork.com
Global GreenTag South Africa
Global GreenTag South Africa Certification is a world first, third party, green building product rating system underpinned by rigorous scientific and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Health, Ecotoxicity, Greenhouse Gas Emission and Biodiversity assessment processes. It’s advanced, robust ‘beyond LCA’ certification methodology is independently verified as an ISO 14024 compliant Type 1 Eco label and was launched in Australia in 2010, by Ecospecifier Pty Ltd. GreenTag operates under license as Global GreenTag (Pty) Ltd in South Africa.
Weblink: www.globalgreentag.co.za
IMIESA magazine gives critical insight and information on infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery. The related industry website www.infrastructurene.ws gives readers daily up-to-date news. It is the official magazine of the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA). IMIESA is published by 3S Media – 53 years of publishing excellence.
Infrastructurene.ws is the digital hub for the infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery sectors, including water and sanitation, waste and wastewater management and construction. If you’re a supplier to these sectors, this platform gives you reach into the highly targeted African market in an instant. Infrastructurene.ws is the digital home of IMIESA, ReSource and Water & Sanitation Africa and the infrastructure newsletters.
Weblink: www.infrastructurene.ws
Matchdeck.com is a semantic search and matching engine for business. The platform finds new business leads and partners for companies by using data analytics and algorithms to match and connect a variety of businesses up and down the global supply chain.

How Matchdeck works

1. Matchdeck asks what your business is looking to achieve
2. Matchdeck collects data (or uses the data it already has gathered via data mining)
3. Matchdeck matches you with other companies based on your business objective

Find your ideal business by creating your free project on Matchdeck.

Weblink: www.matchdeck.com

Mining Weekly
Mining Weekly is South Africa’s premier source of weekly news on mining developments in Africa’s most important industry. Mining Weekly provides in-depth coverage of mining projects and the personalities reshaping the mining industry. The publication is an essential source of information for those involved in the mining sector.
Weblink: www.miningweekly.com
Oceans Media
Oceans Media is a media company dedicated to the building and construction industry. Our aim is to hi-light content of substance through our quarterly publication, ‘Building and Construction Review’. We distribute the magazine nationally and across our borders in both hard and digital copies. Our main audience are the role players who shape the building and construction industry. As a trusted venue to publish informative and relevant events shaping the industry. We will continue to win and pave the way to forming strong business relations, through learning, adapting and responding promptly to opportunities that empower Oceans Media.
South African Business Integrator
South African Business Integrator is a national audited business to business publication with its focus on both the public and private sectors in southern Africa. The main focus of the publication is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sectors. The publication serves as an interaction medium between businesses. Its main objective is to inform, educate and advise key industry leaders on business objectives, strategic decisions, good management practice and governance, sound financial management practice and ultimately bridging the gap of transformation and transparency between the public and private sector.
Weblink: www.sabusinessintegrator.co.za
SA Building Review
SA Building Review is a national annual resource handbook with its central focus on the identity of building products and services within the built environment in South Africa. It allows the supplier and manufacturer the opportunity to be identified and exposed in a more detailed and comprehensive manner to the building, architectural and design industry. SA Building Review’s main focus is on advertorial, therefore giving it a more informative and personal approach to the targeted audiences. SA Building Review is ABC Certified.
Weblink: www.sabuildingreview.co.za
Specifile information service
Specifile is Southern Africa’s largest website covering the architectural, engineering and construction industries.

Users of the Specifile website range from architects and consulting engineers, to industry buyers, property developers, home owners, hardware stores, government departments and builders.

Use Specifile to source suppliers of building products, download technical brochures and keep up to date on the latest products available in South Africa.

Used as a source of information and news on the AEC industry, the website averages 25 000 users per month with over 4.1 million page downloads per year.

SA BUILDER is the official journal for the Master Builders SA (MBSA). Published since 1923, it offers the latest news on products, projects, personalities and developments in the building industry. The magazine is distributed to all the members of the Master Builders Associations (MBAs) in SA, as well as the Chartered
Institute of Building (CIOB).
Weblink: www.sabuilder.co.za
Specialist Freight Networks
Based in London, UK, Specialist Freight Networks (SFN) exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. SFN, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, is an International Group of Exclusive and non-Exclusive Specialist Freight Networks operating under one unifying umbrella. SFN links together 260+ elite independent small and medium sized Freight Forwarders in 125 countries, whom are united in their quest to find global, trusted, specialist agents. Experts in their respective fields, SFN Members are able to handle the requirements of global importers and exporters, in an efficient and professional manner.
Weblink: www.specialistfreightnetworks.com
The African Bulletin (TAB)
The African Bulletin (TAB), published in the Netherlands since August 2002 is the foremost African oriented newspaper in Europe in terms of reach and readership. It is an objective and balanced newspaper for the reading pleasure of Africans and non-Africans alike, as the issues published are broad, topical and interesting to all.

TAB is published every month for 12 times a year and is circulated through school/public libraries, embassies/consulates, government ministries, select airlines to African countries, African oriented businesses and stores, restaurants, festival/events and through home deliveries.
Weblink: www.mediablackberry.com

To Build
To Build is an ABC certified business-to-business mainstream publication which is an effective medium to use for building your brand and communicating directly to your targeted audience. The handbook focuses on the latest developments and trends within the Built Environment as well as educating its readers through informative industry news. The editorial is distinctive in the way it conveys information on interior or exterior décor, architectural trends, the latest building technologies and projects throughout South Africa. To Build is an easy to use tool for the industry player and consumer when planning on building or renovating.
Weblink: www.tobuild.co.za
World Freight Network
World Freight Network (WFN), ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 280+ independent freight forwarders in 125 countries. Based in London, UK, WFN exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. WFN recruits strong, high calibre forwarders, dedicated to providing an excellent service. Upon joining WFN, forwarders are introduced to an international group of proficient, vetted partners all sharing one goal: to increase business volumes. WFN has achieved a truly global presence and its Members have the local expertise necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the world’s top importers and exporters.

Also, please hyperlink th Construction Review Magazine url – www.constructionreviewonline.com in thee body of the profile.
Weblink: www.worldfreightnetwork.com

Co-located events


The event and workshop are well placed to explore and explain how to get the most out of a Building Information modelling in the built environment. Over the course of the two days, we will have various design professionals from different organizations speaking on BIM case studies, on how they break down a Building Information Modelling execution plan and present its pro’s and con’s.The workshop also looks at the three main stages of a building construction and design project (design, construction and management) and describes how a BIM Execution Plan (BXP) can be used within the different phases of Building Information Model (BIM), Building Assembly Model (BAM) and Building Optimize Operations Model (BOOM).
Weblink: www.biminstitute.org.za/bim-bam-boom-durban

SMART Buildings and Infrastructure – KwaZulu-Natal Summit 2018
Transforming the future of Africa’s infrastructure through SMARTER planning, design and delivery.

Africa’s only platform designed for decision-makers and analysts from the public and private sectors responsible for the design, construction and operation of infrastructure assets and or the specification and procurement of major infrastructure assets.

The SMART Buildings and Infrastructure series of summits will provide key insights into emerging trends, confront the most pressing issues, discover solutions, explore technologies, debate a roadmap for a smart future and learn best practices in:

  • planning for resilience
  • designing for adaptability
  • creating value
  • delivering smarter buildings and infrastructure

Weblink: www.smart-summit.com/regional-events-kwazulu-natal