At MiTek we understand that a good connection is very important. Here are some links to some other websites that are relevant to the Steel and Timber industries.

     
Specilink
  Specilink - www.specilink.co.za   
Sales Leads
Specilink is a proud marketing and specifying leader in the building industry, based on the ongoing research and feedback carried out by our existing valued clients and professionals we service.
     
 
Platinum Global
Platinum Global - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTr_neId5nc
Platinum Global Services are world renowned for  specializing in back office services to the wood frame construction industry. We contract full time staff members and can develop staff to suit our client’s needs. We specialize in estimating, take‐off, drafting and design work and are well versed with most software packages for both estimating and drafting as well as the MiTek software suite. 
     
 
ECSA
The Engineering Council of South Africa - http://www.ecsa.co.za/
The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) is a statutory body established in terms of the Engineering Profession Act, 2000 (Act No. 46 of 2000). ECSA’s predecessor was established by the Engineering Profession of South Africa Act, 1990 (Act 114 of l990).
 
ECSA sees itself in partnership with the State and the engineering profession to promote a high level of education and training of practitioners in the engineering profession so as to facilitate full recognition of professionalism in the engineering profession, both locally and abroad. It enjoys full autonomy although it is accountable to the State, the profession and the public for the fair and transparent administration of its business in the pursuit of its goals.
     
 
Everite
Everite - http://www.everite.co.za/EN/Content/Pages/Home
Everite Building Products, wholly owned by JSE listed Group Five, has been associated with the South African building industry since 1941. Producing a wide range of materials that satisfy the needs of the commercial, industrial and residential market sectors, Everite is renowned for its comprehensive range of Nutec Roofing and Cladding Solutions and includes fibre-cement roofing, cladding, ceilings and building columns amongst others. 
     
 
Gyproc
Saint Gobain Gyproc - http://www.gyproc.co.za/
Leading interior building solutions group, Saint-Gobain Gyproc a company of the Saint-Gobain Construction Products Southern Africa group, manufactures lightweight building materials and energy conserving RhinoBoard for all interior lining applications, from ceilings to thermal dry lining.
     
 
Isover
Saint Gobain Isover - http://www.isover.co.za/pages/home/sg-intro.php
Saint-Gobain Isover is a leader in the manufacture of thermal and acoustic insulation and our mission is to produce energy efficient solutions that improve thermal comfort while helping to protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions 

With over 55 years experience in the South African insulation market, Isover's 2 local manufacturing sites employ over 270 people producing a wide range of insulation materials including glasswool, ULTIMATE and expanded polystyrene.
     
 
ITC
Institute for Timber Construction - http://www.itc-sa.org/
The Institute for Timber construction (ITC) aims To raise standards in the Nail Plated Timber Roof Truss Industry through the development and supportive enforcement of appropriate Technical, Quality and Ethical Standards. - Monitor adherence by ITC members of relevant Industry related Standards, SANS Specifications and Codes of Practice and in so doing act as protector of consumer interests. - To foster and promote all ITC Members interests through appropriate Advertising and Publicity by facilitating training and lobbying at all relevant levels and forums.
     
 
Lafarge
Lafarge Gypsum - http://www.lafarge.co.za/wps/portal/za/4-Gypsum
Lafarge is a leading producer of building materials in South Africa. Lafarge products - [cement, concrete, aggregates (sand and gravel) and gypsum] - are essential in creating the structures that shape our everyday surroundings.
     
 
Mital
Arcelor Mittal - http://www.arcelormittalsa.com/
ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited is the largest steel producer on the African continent, with a production capacity of 7.8 million tonnes of liquid steel per annum. 
The company has a depth of technical and managerial expertise carefully nurtured since 1928, a reputation for reliability and a sharply defined business focus, which has forged the organisation into a modern, highly competitive supplier of steel products to the domestic and global markets.
     
 
NHBRC
National Home Builders Registration Council - http://www.nhbrc.org.za
The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is a regulator body of the home building industry.  Our goal is to assist and protect housing consumers who have been exposed to contractors who deliver housing units of substandard design, workmanship and poor quality material. No matter the size or value of your home building project the NHBRC is here to protect you, the housing consumer.
     
  The Wood Foundation - http://thewoodfoundation.co.za/
The Wood Foundation is the South African campaign for the promotion of forestry and wood. We exist to give you the facts. The campaign works on behalf of the whole timber industry.

It aims to promote the suitability and sustainability of wood as a building material to the construction sector and associated professionals such as architects and design engineers. 
It also has an important role in supporting market development in other wood product manufacturing sectors.
     
 
SABS
South African Bureau of Standards - https://www.sabs.co.za/
SABS publishes national standards which it prepares through a consensus process in technical committees, provides information on national standards of all countries as well as international standards                 
SABS tests and certifies products and services to standards
SABS promotes design excellence
SABS provides training on aspects of standardization
     
 
SAQA
South African Qualifications Association - http://www.saqa.org.za/ 
Platinum Global Services are world renowned for  specializing in back office services to the wood frame construction industry. We contract full time staff members and can develop staff to suit our client’s needs. We specialize in estimating, take‐off, drafting and design work and are well versed with most software packages for both estimating and drafting as well as the MiTek software suite. .
     
 
SASFA
South African Steel Framers Association - http://sasfa.co.za/

The mission of SASFA is to develop and grow the Southern African and export markets for light steel frame building.
     
 
SATA
South African Technical Auditing Services - http://www.satas.co.za/
SATAS offers the following range of services in the fields of certification and inspections:
 
A. Certification Services
 
   Certification of product in compliance with national, international and private specifications.
 
B. Inspection Services
 
  1  Consignments
 
    Batches/lots of product can be inspected for compliance with national, international or private standards.
 
  2  Consumer Inspections
 
    Product can be inspected/tested on request at an end user.
 
  3  General
 
   Capability Studies at factories tendering to supply product 
     
 
SAWPA
South Africa Wood Preservers Association - http://www.sawpa.org.za/
The South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA) is a non-profit association formed in 1980, by the South African wood preserving industry, primarily to promote timber treatment and treated timber products. Commercially grown timber in Southern Africa is mainly of the Eucalyptus and Pinus species, both of which are not durable. By applying the correct chemicals to these timbers we are able to ensure that the timber performs as if it were durable thereby giving predictable long life performance.
     
Steel Con
 
Southern African Institute of Steel Construction - http://saisc.co.za/saisc/
The mission of the SAISC is to promote the holistic vigour and prosperity of the people and companies in South Africa that provide steel-related products or services to the building and construction industry.
     
 
Timber Framers
Institute of Timber Frame Builders - http://www.itfb.co.za/
The Institute of Timber Frame Builders promotes and maintains acceptable Standards with regard to all Aspects and Disciplines of Timber Construction and to ensure protection of consumer interests.
     
 
Safintra
Safintra - http//www.safintra.co.za
As one of Africa’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of world-class metal roof sheeting, Safintra produces a range of roof profiles which are branded and therefore carry our quality assurance on both profiling and material. All profiles are complemented by a range of roofing flashings for standard and customized applications.