Construction industry needs integration

By Rob Stummer

BIM, or building information modelling, is a buzzword that continues to dominate conversations in the building industry — for good reason. Fuelled by government initiatives and industry momentum around the world, BIM empowers companies to plan infrastructure more effectively while reducing the cost and the complexity of building and maintaining assets.

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Gas installations: the good, the bad and the ugly

Gas installations: the good, the bad and the ugly

By Fiona Ingham

Both LP and natural gas are inexpensive, infinitely controllable and, when a gas appliance is correctly installed, extremely safe. Plumbing Africa looks at what goes into making installations sound.

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Design programs for the plumbing industry

 

With the advent of 3D animation, design programs have revolutionised the field of design as a whole. The Autodesk suite is a collection that reaches towards the forefront of design capabilities. Plumbing Africa looks into Autodesk Fusion 360 and how it was used for the Community Plumbing Challenge.

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Piping design part 3: which pipe for what purpose?

By Fiona Ingham

Choosing the right materials calls for an objective understanding of the conditions, strengths, and weaknesses of each material.

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