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today23 Jun 2014

Readymix innovation at conference

Readymix concrete is the most widely used building material in the South African construction and civils industry today. New formulae and new techniques are changing the way we use readymix and are giving construction professionals a new arsenal to conquer almost any building challenge.
today22 Nov 2011

Recycling concrete supports sustainability

The use of recycled concrete as an aggregate for concrete mixes cuts the carbon dioxide emissions of concrete as well as reducing the depletion of natural resources and the dumping of concrete at landfill sites.  In a new publication entitled Sustainable Concrete the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI) says the demolition of in-situ, precast and tilt-up reinforced concrete can be achieved relatively easily by modern, cutting, breaking and lifting equipment. Once the demolition of post-tensioned concrete has been completed, the concrete and reinforcing steel can be separated for recycling.
today12 May 2014

Unlimited design freedom

Precast concrete cladding provides the designer with substantial freedom in the choice of form, texture, and appearance because concrete’s flexibility allows for limitless scope in expression and character, says Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute.
today30 Aug 2016

Affordable houses built with precast products

With affordable housing backlogs growing, developers are increasingly turning to precast concrete products to speed-up construction times while improving build quality of houses.
today21 May 2011

German engineering for concrete building systems

German engineering specialist, weiler, led by proprietor Matthias Holzberger, has become a provider of turnkey production systems for prestressed concrete finished parts for specific construction projects. Since this business area has grown notably, seeing increased demand, the management and development departments have been restructured to ensure the company keeps pace with world market changes.