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New cladding design and specification workshop

AfriClad, subsidiary of First African Holdings, now offers a countrywide workshop on the Design and specification of Aluminium Composite Cladding in today’s architecture.

The workshop, presented by Van Heerden de Wet and Werner Schultz, will be 2.5 hours long.

It has been assessed and validated as a category one continuing professional development activity by the South African Institute of Architects.

The workshop carries 0.25 credits.

Workshop participants will be introduced to Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) with special focus on:

Winelands Built Environment Professionals  visits FAH

WBEP visits FAH Factory

First African Holdings (FAH), the holding company of AfriClad, was contacted by Lizette Swanevelder, organiser of the Winelands Built Environment Professionals (WBEP) Forum, to enquire whether we would be interested in hosting the WBEP monthly meeting.

FAH was keen on welcoming the WBEP Forum at the factory. At the meeting, after a few formalities on the WBEP side, Dick Crane, WBEP chairman, handed over to FAH Chief Project Manager, Van Heerden De Wet, who told the more than 60 visitors more about our Signage Division.

Rest In Peace Pierre

Rest In Peace Pierre

Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Gerrit du Toit and his family on the passing of his brother, Pierre.

CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology visits Africlad

FAH lectures at CPUT

CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) lecturer, Mike Rodseth, invited Lyle Broekman to lecture his third year Architectural students on cladding with aluminium composite material. Lyle Broekman is the General Manager of Cladding for AfriClad, the subdirectorate of First African Holdings (FAH).

Cape Town International Airport

First African Holdings Lights Up Cape Town International Airport

AfriClad recently did some renovating at the Cape Town International Airport for the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). We removed the glass sheeting and installed roof sheeting and ACM bull nose cladding.

Our LED division then provided an all-star lighting system by designing and installing eight downlight units.

The technical specifications of the downlights are as follows:

GBCSA

Green Star SA Accredited Professional now on board

Lyle Broekman, General Manager of Cladding at AfriClad, recently completed a course that equips him to better assist architects on the greener side of design.

The course in question is the Green Building Council of South Africa's (GBCSA) course, which qualifies Lyle as a Green Star SA Accredited Professional.

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