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Four Seasons Gardens is transforming Brightwater Commons -

Friday, May 18, 2018

South Africa: Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson – Environmental Affairs Dept Budget Vote 2018/19 -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Sustainability is key for Corobrik -

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

FutureScape Africa Trade Show- 1st November 2018 save the date -

Friday, May 11, 2018

Van Dyck Floors steps into MasterFibre SA joint venture -

Friday, May 11, 2018

Watering Wonderland with Cellfast -

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Renowned firm Square One Landscape Architects seeks experienced project landscape architect -

Friday, April 27, 2018

Badec Bros share tips on how to get the most out of your highveld garden this winter -

Friday, April 27, 2018

Proper water management key to viability of solar-powered irrigation systems -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Corobrik invests R800m in Gauteng mega factory -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Friday, April 20, 2018

World Forum on Urban Forests 28 November – 1 December 2018, Mantova, Italy -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Designing regenerative landscapes -

Friday, April 20, 2018

South AFrica at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this May -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Waker Neuson’s Excavator: Equipped for Future Requirements -

Friday, April 13, 2018

The 7 strangest plants in the world! -

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

ILASA Conference on the 13 & 14 August 2018, Drakensberg -

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Living Building Challenge – A reality for South Africa? -

Thursday, March 29, 2018

  • Four Seasons Gardens is transforming Brightwater Commons

    Here’s a project Four Seasons Gardens are busy working on at the moment. Brightwater Commons. Known for its spectacular water displays, they’re giving it a landscaping makeover, soon to be known as Ferndale Mall. Imagine a mall with the dazzling dance of lights you’ve always enjoyed at Brightwater Commons. Picture gardens added to that. Lush flowing greenery. We’re collaborating with some of the other contractors, as the plan for the landscaping was drawn up by a landscaping architect. We’re bringing the muscle. We’re installing over 2 KMs of 50 MM irrigation mainline. This gives you an idea of the scope…

  • South Africa: Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson – Environmental Affairs Dept Budget Vote 2018/19

    Budget Vote Speech by the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, National Assembly Honourable Chairperson of the Session; Honourable Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa; Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers; MEC’s responsible for Environmental Affairs Honourable Chairperson and Members of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs; Honourable Members of Parliament; Distinguished Chairpersons and Chief Executives of Public Entities; Government officials present, Representatives of the private sector; Our guests; Ladies and gentlemen. Today is the first time the international community is marking the International Day of Living Together in Peace. It is a Day in which all nations,…

  • Sustainability is key for Corobrik

    While sustainability is becoming commonplace in the construction industry, it has always formed an important component of Corobrik’s business – from the environmentally high-performing clay bricks to every aspect of its business operations. “Sustainability doesn’t just make sense from a business perspective, it is the social and environmental responsibility of every organisation to incorporate this as part of the company ethos, and this is something Corobrik has never taken lightly,” explained Daniele Torricelli, Director of Engineering at Corobrik. “From the creation of our bricks to the actual nature of the brick itself, sustainability is key. There has been significant investment…

  • FutureScape Africa Trade Show- 1st November 2018 save the date

    Are you a green industry professional? Well then this event is tailored to you… FutureScape Africa is an event dedicated to the future of landscaping! Powered by the landscaping media leader, Pro Landscaper Africa, we are presenting a first ever for the industry. Due to the overwhelming need for an event of its type and based on the involvement within the magazine month-on-month, we have set the date for the 1st of November 2018 to launch our inaugural FutureScape Africa Trade Event. With a beautiful venue @ The LookOut V&A Waterfront Cape Town, we anticipate setting the tone of this…

  • Van Dyck Floors steps into MasterFibre SA joint venture

    Cape Town based MasterFibre, leaders in the manufacture and installation of recycled rubber fibre matting and moulded products made from recycled tyres, and PFE International have announced a strategic joint venture that will see the two entities combine their manufacturing, marketing and distribution facilities nationally. Speaking after the signing of a deal that will create MasterFibre South Africa, PFE International CEO, Dr Mehran Zarrebini, explained that all manufacturing of moulded products would now take place at Van Dyck’s factory in Prospecton, Durban. The Cape Town operation will be responsible for smaller, customized products only. Raw materials will be supplied by…

Latest

Four Seasons Gardens is transforming Brightwater Commons

May 18, 2018

Here’s a project Four Seasons Gardens are busy working on at the moment. Brightwater Commons. Known for its spectacular water displays, they’re giving it a landscaping makeover, soon to be known as Ferndale Mall. Imagine a mall with the dazzling dance of lights you’ve always enjoyed at Brightwater Commons. Picture gardens added to that. Lush flowing greenery. We’re collaborating with some of the other contractors, as the plan for the landscaping was drawn up by a landscaping architect. We’re bringing the muscle. We’re installing over 2 KMs of 50 MM irrigation mainline. This gives you an idea of the scope…

South Africa: Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson – Environmental Affairs Dept Budget Vote 2018/19

May 17, 2018

Budget Vote Speech by the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, National Assembly Honourable Chairperson of the Session; Honourable Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa; Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers; MEC’s responsible for Environmental Affairs Honourable Chairperson and Members of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs; Honourable Members of Parliament; Distinguished Chairpersons and Chief Executives of Public Entities; Government officials present, Representatives of the private sector; Our guests; Ladies and gentlemen. Today is the first time the international community is marking the International Day of Living Together in Peace. It is a Day in which all nations,…

Sustainability is key for Corobrik

May 16, 2018

While sustainability is becoming commonplace in the construction industry, it has always formed an important component of Corobrik’s business – from the environmentally high-performing clay bricks to every aspect of its business operations. “Sustainability doesn’t just make sense from a business perspective, it is the social and environmental responsibility of every organisation to incorporate this as part of the company ethos, and this is something Corobrik has never taken lightly,” explained Daniele Torricelli, Director of Engineering at Corobrik. “From the creation of our bricks to the actual nature of the brick itself, sustainability is key. There has been significant investment…

FutureScape Africa Trade Show- 1st November 2018 save the date

May 11, 2018

Are you a green industry professional? Well then this event is tailored to you… FutureScape Africa is an event dedicated to the future of landscaping! Powered by the landscaping media leader, Pro Landscaper Africa, we are presenting a first ever for the industry. Due to the overwhelming need for an event of its type and based on the involvement within the magazine month-on-month, we have set the date for the 1st of November 2018 to launch our inaugural FutureScape Africa Trade Event. With a beautiful venue @ The LookOut V&A Waterfront Cape Town, we anticipate setting the tone of this…

Van Dyck Floors steps into MasterFibre SA joint venture

May 11, 2018

Cape Town based MasterFibre, leaders in the manufacture and installation of recycled rubber fibre matting and moulded products made from recycled tyres, and PFE International have announced a strategic joint venture that will see the two entities combine their manufacturing, marketing and distribution facilities nationally. Speaking after the signing of a deal that will create MasterFibre South Africa, PFE International CEO, Dr Mehran Zarrebini, explained that all manufacturing of moulded products would now take place at Van Dyck’s factory in Prospecton, Durban. The Cape Town operation will be responsible for smaller, customized products only. Raw materials will be supplied by…

Watering Wonderland with Cellfast

May 10, 2018

  Landscape contractors, gardeners, turf maintenance contractors, landscapers, facility management companies and gadget-geeks … Prepare to revel in the award-winning Cellfastâ range of garden hoses and accessories recently launched in South Africa. This easy to use, click-coupling watering system is excellent value for money, requires minimal assembly and will add both style and efficiency to time in your landscaped space. Designed and manufactured in Poland, the Cellfastâ system includes everything from static sprinklers and quick connectors to hose carts and reels. But it’s the hoses themselves that are really clever, featuring a special inner layer to prevent algae build-up inside…

Renowned firm Square One Landscape Architects seeks experienced project landscape architect

Apr 27, 2018

Square One Landscape Architects are looking for an experienced project landscape architect to join our Studio overlooking Sussex Park in Woodstock, Cape Town. Should you be interested, please visit our website: www.sq1.co.za , and navigate to the CONTACT page

Badec Bros share tips on how to get the most out of your highveld garden this winter

Apr 27, 2018

Christian Lamprecht, Creative Director of Badec Bros shares tips and insights to help you make the most of your Highveld garden this winter.   Winter in the Highveld is the true test for any gardener or homeowner. Apart from the lack of rain, your garden will undergo major seasonal changes and face icy cold conditions. Seasoned gardeners however know that the coming cold months are vital for the overall health of your garden. Not only does it give you a chance to prune back and clean up, but the perfect opportunity for minor or major landscaping projects and especially an…

Proper water management key to viability of solar-powered irrigation systems

Apr 26, 2018

According to a new report from FAO, solar-powered irrigation is now an affordable solution to both commercial and small-scale farmers in developing countries, but adequate management and regulations to avoid the unsustainable use of water are needed. “The rapid expansion of more affordable solar-powered irrigation offers viable solutions that span the water-energy-food nexus, providing a great opportunity for small-holders to improve their livelihoods, economic prosperity and food security,” said FAO Deputy Director-General Helena Semedo. Sharp and ongoing drops in the price of photovoltaic panels give new impetus to the renewable energy source as a way to enhance irrigation capacity. Further…

Corobrik invests R800m in Gauteng mega factory

Apr 25, 2018

As part of its multi-billion rand investment roll out, South African brick maker Corobrik is investing R800m in a mega factory that will be built alongside its existing Driefontein factory in Gauteng. It is due to be commissioned in 2020. Dirk Meyer, chief executive of Corobrik, said this was likely to be followed by another mega factory on the East Rand, with future expansion in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape within the next five to six years. Corobrik currently operates 13 clay brick factories and 14 kilns countrywide which produce a mix of plaster and face bricks for the residential…