Tag: steel


Study: The potential of South African timber products to reduce the environmental impact of buildings

Study abstract: South Africa was the first country in Africa to implement a locally developed green building rating tool and has a growing number of rated green building projects. The method of life-cycle assessment can help to compare and assess the environmental performance of building products. At present, more than 70% of all sawn timber in South Africa is used

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Designation of steel products & components for construction

The National Treasury has published an instruction note that from the 1st of February 2017 steel products and components for construction have been designated. The SAISC started the process with power lines in 2009 and applied for designation of power station steelwork in 2012. What does this mean? It means that government buyers must specify only locally produced steel products

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