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today3 Mar 2010
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A first for SA in heavy duty paving

A super-tough custom-made concrete paving block was developed specifically to support the heavy axle load of hundreds of buses using the new Rea Vaya  bus rapid transit (BRT) depot at Dobsonville in Soweto. Technicrete engineers developed the Armorflexpaver from a block normally specified for flood and erosion control.
today8 Jul 2010

For a smooth, level paving finish

THE ‘lows and highs’ factor is a common problem when laying interlocking concrete paving. It happens when inferior quality pavers of irregular depth don’t fit together easily. The result is an uneven surface and a bumpy ride. But that was no problem for the contractor laying over 2 000m² of Technicrete’s Double Zig-Zag paving blocks at the new Grey Owl shopping centre in Midrand, Gauteng.
today21 Nov 2012

Dr. Brian Shackel – obituary

World renowned paving engineer, Australia’s Dr Brian Shackel, lost his battle with cancer on November 18. Known and well liked by many in the precast concrete paving industry, Brian was both friend and mentor to members of the South African Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA).
today10 Apr 2012

Concrete paving in Limpopo roads upgrades

Extensive upgrading of roads and footpaths is under way in Limpopo and Technicrete’s Polokwane manufacturing plants are ready to meet the continuing demand for concrete paving and kerbing.  As this year’s upgrading projects proceed, one common feature is the repeated specification by engineers of Technicrete’s Double Zig-Zag interlocking concrete paving block. The Double Zig-Zag block has won a reputation as one of the best-performing paving blocks in applications ranging from pedestrian routes to heavy-duty main roads.
today2 Apr 2012

Making concrete bricks and blocks

Pan Mixers South Africa (PMSA) has supplied concrete brick, block and paving machinery to Nelspruit-based Biaton Brick for the past 27 years. Over this time, Biaton Brick has become a regional leader in the manufacture of concrete bricks and blocks for the local building and paving industries.  Production manager Hendrik Kruger says the company was established in 1984 using a small home-made machine and subsequently the PMSA static UNI, before it could raise enough capital to purchase two VB1 block-making machines from PMSA later that year.