Waterproofing

keyboard_arrow_upa.b.e. Waterproofing for new Namibian Home Affairs building
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a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has supplied polyurea waterproofing coating for expansive areas of the new Namibian Ministry of Home Affairs offices in Windhoek. a.b.e. is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. Noel Abendroth, a.b.e. High-Performance Coatings Solutions Manager, says VIP QuickSeal PP 350, a pure polyurea that offers exceptionally high tensile strength, was applied to […]

keyboard_arrow_upa.b.e. Waterproofing for new Botswana Innovation Hub building
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a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has supplied large volumes of polyurea coating for the waterproofing of an expansive roof of one of the new buildings of Botswana’s massive Innovation Hub campus in Gaborone.

keyboard_arrow_upCHRYSO EA product’s for Nairobi’s new landmark apartment block
keyboard_arrow_downCHRYSO EA product’s for Nairobi’s new landmark apartment block

Chryso Eastern Africa is supplying a vital admixture for the concrete mix used for the construction of Nova Apartments, a new R180 million luxury apartment block in Nairobi, by the main contractor, Aggregate Construction. 

keyboard_arrow_upa.b.e. Powdered waterproofer blocks moisture and prevents dampness in plaster and mortar
keyboard_arrow_downa.b.e. Powdered waterproofer blocks moisture and prevents dampness in plaster and mortar

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals now supplies duraproof cem block, an easy to apply powdered product that when added to Portland cement plaster or mortar mixes, streamlines waterproofing by obstructing the capillaries and restricting moisture movement. a.b.e. is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. Elrene Smuts, Communications Manager of the Chryso SA Group, says duraproof cem […]

keyboard_arrow_upa.b.e. Reflective silver waterproofing protects art treasures in Standard Bank Art Gallery
keyboard_arrow_downa.b.e. Reflective silver waterproofing protects art treasures in Standard Bank Art Gallery

a.b.e. Construction Chemicals, South African distributors of the renowned VIP range of high performance coatings, supplied a special VIP elastomeric coating with reflective cooling qualities for the waterproofing of two of the roofs of the Standard Bank Art Gallery in the Johannesburg CBD.

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keyboard_arrow_upWaterproof plaster for Vodacom Business Data Centre
keyboard_arrow_downWaterproof plaster for Vodacom Business Data Centre

Together with Dave Tite, from Concrete Testing Services, Chryso provided technical support to Aveng Grinaker-LTA (the principal contractor) - particularly with regard to the waterproof plaster, on the Vodacom Business Data Centre in Midrand.

keyboard_arrow_upSpecialised joint sealant proves its efficacy
keyboard_arrow_downSpecialised joint sealant proves its efficacy

Midvaal Water Company in Stilfontein supplies potable water in bulk to an area of some 900km2 in the North West Province.When specialised joint sealing was required at one of the company’s filter units, Sika’s Sikadur-Combiflex SG system proved its worth.

keyboard_arrow_upWaterproofing advances boost popularity of flat concrete roofs
keyboard_arrow_downWaterproofing advances boost popularity of flat concrete roofs

The development of sophisticated computer modelling systems has elevated roof design and construction far beyond the most basic functional purpose of shelter and into the realm of architectural sculptural showpieces.

keyboard_arrow_upAnnouncing Sika RainTite – now in a 1 litre size
keyboard_arrow_downAnnouncing Sika RainTite – now in a 1 litre size

Sika RainTite 1L, recently launched into the DIY waterproofing market, is ideal to treat very small areas or for minor repair work. It is used in conjunction with a Sika RainTite membrane to form a durable and flexible waterproofing system to waterproof flashings, parapet walls and sealing joints, laps and roofing screws on corrugated roofs.

keyboard_arrow_upNew waterproofing also protects foundation wall and roof gardens
keyboard_arrow_downNew waterproofing also protects foundation wall and roof gardens

Recently launched by a.b.e. Construction Chemicals, Armodillo is a new and unique bitumen heat-fused waterproofing membrane produced by Italian company, Index, with which a.b.e has an exclusive SA product distribution agreement.

keyboard_arrow_upDurable waterproofing of gutters for dry food product facility
keyboard_arrow_downDurable waterproofing of gutters for dry food product facility

Maize seed developers Pioneer Hi Bred recently contacted Sika to assess the state of box guttering at its manufacturing plants in Rosslyn, Pretoria North.

keyboard_arrow_upNon-bituminous roof waterproofing
keyboard_arrow_downNon-bituminous roof waterproofing

Waterproofing contractor M-Proofing Roofing & Waterproofing recently used a Mapei product, Mapelastic Foundation, to waterproof about 180m² of new roofing, as well as a holding tank and pool, at the Mikvah at the Great Park Synagogue in Houghton, Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upWaterproofing and finishing products for hotel pool
keyboard_arrow_downWaterproofing and finishing products for hotel pool

 Mapei South Africa, part of the global Mapei Group and a leading supplier of chemical and adhesive products for the construction industry, recently supplied a turnkey solution to RCL Holdings, the Mapei authorised applicator in Botswana, for the waterproofing and finishing of a large pool and the surrounding deck area at a new luxury hotel in Gaborone, Botswana.

keyboard_arrow_upWaterproofing repairs to Jacobsdal canal
keyboard_arrow_downWaterproofing repairs to Jacobsdal canal

Its reputation for high-quality construction chemicals and service saw Mapei win the contract from road and bridge civil construction specialist, Penny Farthing Engineering, for the provision of waterproofing products to repair the 24km Jacobsdal canal in the Free State. The canal system supplies water to farmlands in the Jacobsdal region. It was Aurecon – an international provider of engineering, management and specialist technical services to government and private sector clients – that recommended Mapei to Penny Farthing Engineering for this project.

keyboard_arrow_upWaterproofing joint sealants for the Nyaninga Reservoir
keyboard_arrow_downWaterproofing joint sealants for the Nyaninga Reservoir

The Nyaninga Reservoir, a six-megalitre reservoir near King Shaka International Airport in Durban, was completed in June 2010. Sika SA supplied the waterproofing systems to ensure the reservoir stays watertight for its entire design life. The eThekwini Municipality contracted Fakazi Construction to install Sika’s Combiflex bandage system to the expansion and construction joints in the reservoir.