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The Concrete Institute
The Concrete Institute replaces the former Cement & Concrete Institute.The Cement & Concrete Institute, based in Midrand, is a technical marketing organisation committed to growing the market for concrete for its members through its value chain of activities and services.
Corobrik
South Africa’s major brick maker, Corobrik manufactures a wide range of clay face bricks, non-face bricks and clay pavers, the company has distribution outlets throughout the country and sells any quantity from an individual purchasing a few hundred bricks through to large corporates requiring millions of bricks to be delivered to sites meeting tight deadlines.
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today29 Oct 2015
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Project and people awards for excellence in civil engineering

The prestigious annual SAICE-SAFCEC Awards gala event for the Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievements for 2014/2015 was held at The Bay Hotel in CampsBay in Cape Town on 16 October. It was the first time in many, many years that the event has been brought to Cape Town and the Capetonians responded excellently by turning up in numbers!
today21 Oct 2013

SAICE National Projects Awards for excellence in civil engineering

The prestigious SAICE Awards gala event for the Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievements for 2012/2013 was held at Emperors Palace in Gauteng on 17 October. This year SAICE received 35 project entries from across the country – a new record in SAICE history. Winners were announced in three categories - SAICE National Projects, SAICE Technical Divisions Projects and SAICE Institutional Awards.
today15 May 2012

Concrete solutions for infrastructure and housing

Concrete and concrete products offer social, environmental, economic and other benefits in housing as well as in the development of infrastructure for human settlements. These benefits are set out in a leaflet entitled Sustainable Concrete for Human Settlements, published by the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI).  Compared with new, sophisticated and relatively expensive alternative construction technologies, concrete remains one of the most cost-effective and durable building materials. 
today18 Jan 2010

Stabilised earth bricks for community housing

iKhaya Brick Technologies (IBT) www.ikhayabrick.com [under construction] has developed a viable solution to accelerate housing construction using simple, practical technology, providing jobs and ensuring the transfer of skills to localised communities. The iKhaya Brick™ (i-brick) is manufactured using soil from the construction site or nearby, and IBT admixtures which ensure the quality and longevity of the finished product. IBT admixtures are formulated and blended to waterproof, plasticize, stabilise and improve the curing properties and final strength of iKhaya Bricks.
today5 May 2010

Rammed earth construction at Mablomong School

In March, The Aveng Group  and the David Rattray Foundation celebrated the opening of the new administration block at Mablomong Primary School – an occasion shared with teachers and learners from the school and the people from the community who had helped in the construction.