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Roxanne Mancini

Liezel van der Merwe

EDITORIAL COMMENT Corporate & Retail Flooring Currently the flooring requirements for corporate and retail buildings have so much in common – the need for good-looking floors that meet the company image, requirements for minimum maintenance, and the need to last forever (under sometimes abnormal usage) have become the norm! Access Flooring & Cable Management This feature on Access Flooring & Cable Management Systems provides an increasingly important annual update on the products and services available to meet the changing needs of clients striving to keep ahead of the game in the IT sector. In this issue we talk to the people that are involved. Exterior Flooring & Paving Our annual feature on Exterior Flooring & Paving always confirms what a competitive sector this is with so many options, products and systems available. In this issue we look at the latest developments in ‘outdoor flooring’ products.

FLOORS is about ceramics, carpets, vinyls, wood, laminates, marble, granite, cement, stone ... any floor you can think of. It is also about accessories like rugs, adhesives and tools. Readers are welcome to contact us for any information. FLOORS is published six weekly by Media in Africa (Pty) Ltd. The views expressed by contributors are not necessarily those of the editor or publisher. We accept no responsibility for information published. PUBLISHER: Media in Africa (Pty) Ltd. Contact information: Tel (012) 347 7530 Fax (012) 347 7523 International: +27 e-mail: PO Box 25260, Monument Park, 0105; Republic of South Africa Unit G, First Floor, Castle Walk Corporate Park, Cnr Nossob & Swakop Streets, Erasmuskloof Ext. 3, Pretoria, RSA

Founder: Schalk Burger

Cement & Concrete Concrete floors are now universally used in a wide range of applications from industrial spaces to high- quality floors in upmarket residences and entertainment areas. They can be colour-impregnated, stained, provided with a decorative layer, painted, polished, etched, stamped and used in combination with most other flooring materials to good effect – and in truly hardworking areas they can be provided with dry-shake hardener applications or installed with a variety of reinforcing materials. Achieving results!

Editor: Liezel van der Merwe Cell 082 7700 799

Financial Director: Fanie Venter

News Editor: Dave Soons Tel 012 807 7012

Business Unit Manager: Roxanne Mancini Cell 082 779 5751

show that over the period July-December 2009 FLOORS

Business Unit Co-ordinator:

In Africa attained the highest circulation figures of any

Madelein Smith

magazine in the Architectural section.

Sales Executive:

The latest Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) figures

Given the umber of competitive magazines in this sector, this really endorses what you, the reader, wants from us! We are very proud of our outstanding results!

Terri Bowey Cell 082 085 4297

Design and Layout: Jakolien Strydom

Financial Manager: Sietske Rossouw

Proofreader: Roxanne Mancini

Liezel van der Merwe

Signa Evans & Hesca Joubert



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FLOORS in Africa Journal 6'2010  

Africa's leading flooring magazine

FLOORS in Africa Journal 6'2010  

Africa's leading flooring magazine