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Tilt-Up takes off

Bedrock Group eager to promote cost-saving precast building technique

South African makes good

Expat South African Larry Green has single-handed revolutionised the US home paving market.

V&A Waterfront 'Silo District' Project

Various examples of precast concrete usage are in evidence in Phase 2 of the V&A Waterfront’s Silo district, currently under construction and due for completion in 2017.

Insulating company uses Mapei product on Soweto church roof

Multi-Dex 2000 of Edenvale, Gauteng, an approved applicator of Mapei sealants, adhesives and chemical products for building, recently completed refurbishing the 9 000 m² roof of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) in Orlando West, Soweto, using one of Mapei’s insulation products.

Watertight jacking pipe in action

A precast concrete jacking pipe with watertight joints developed by (CMA member) Concrete Units at the request of Franki Africa, the leading geotechnical engineering company in Africa, has demonstrated its effectiveness in a jacking contract Franki is currently engaged on at Durban’s Bluff area.

ROCLA and SPC pipes used in pipe-jacking sections of Rand Water Project

CMA Members Rocla and Southern Pipeline Contractors (SPC) are supplying concrete jacking pipes for eight of 19 pipe-jacking sections which form part of the Rand Water Board’s Palmiet Pumping Station to Signal Hill Reservoir project.

Sika aquires duro-moza of Mozambique

Sika has acquired the assets of Duro‚ÄźMoza, a Mozambique-based company producing specialised mortar and tile adhesives.

Ultra-versatile earth block launched in Gauteng

A member of the CMA West End Cement Bricks (WECB) of Westonaria, Gauteng, recently launched an exceptionally versatile earth block called the G8 Earthlock block.


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