Bedrock Group eager to promote cost-saving precast building technique
Expat South African Larry Green has single-handed revolutionised the US home paving market.
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.
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.
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.
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 has acquired the assets of Duro‐Moza, a Mozambique-based company producing specialised mortar and tile adhesives.
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.