keyboard_arrow_upConcrete roofs practical in urban and rural applications
keyboard_arrow_downConcrete roofs practical in urban and rural applications

Concrete is increasingly becoming the roof covering material of choice for a wide variety of practical reasons, says Bryan Perrie, Managing Director of The Concrete Institute (TCI).

keyboard_arrow_upCost benefit and unlimited scope for design with precast concrete cladding
keyboard_arrow_downCost benefit and unlimited scope for design with precast concrete cladding

Precast concrete cladding provides the designer with substantial freedom in the choice of form, texture, and appearance, says Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute.

keyboard_arrow_upSchool of Concrete Technology prepares for busy and productive 2016
keyboard_arrow_downSchool of Concrete Technology prepares for busy and productive 2016

The need for skills upliftment in the construction industry has never been more vital as South Africa prepares for the long-awaited roll out of tenders in the Presidential Strategic Infrastructure Projects (SIPs) in 2016.

keyboard_arrow_upConcrete selected for Ekurhuleni’s new bus lanes
keyboard_arrow_downConcrete selected for Ekurhuleni’s new bus lanes

Concrete is the preferred material for the new concrete bus lanes of the Ekurhuleni Integrated Rapid Public Transport Network (IRPTN), now under construction on the East Rand.

keyboard_arrow_upThorough grounding essential when it comes to concrete floors
keyboard_arrow_downThorough grounding essential when it comes to concrete floors

Problems associated with concrete industrial floors on the ground remain the subject of most of the calls for assistance received by The Concrete Institute, says the Institute’s MD, Bryan Perrie.

keyboard_arrow_upUnlimited design freedom
keyboard_arrow_downUnlimited 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.

keyboard_arrow_upMuch-maligned concrete has ‘excellent ecological profile’
keyboard_arrow_downMuch-maligned concrete has ‘excellent ecological profile’

Concrete and cement are often unfairly blamed for unacceptably high carbon-dioxide emissions, says Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute.

keyboard_arrow_upMajor role for The Concrete Institute in alleviating technical skills shortage
keyboard_arrow_downMajor role for The Concrete Institute in alleviating technical skills shortage

One of the biggest threats to the future economic growth of South Africa is the shortage of technical skills in engineering and technology, Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute, has warned.

keyboard_arrow_upThe six main reasons why floors fail
keyboard_arrow_downThe six main reasons why floors fail

Concrete floors, on the ground, account for the majority of problems dealt with by the technical staff at The Concrete Institute, says Bryan Perrie, MD of the Institute.

keyboard_arrow_upBusy 2013 training programme for the Concrete Institute
keyboard_arrow_downBusy 2013 training programme for the Concrete Institute

The Institute will present a wide range of concrete technology training courses as outlined in its 2013 Education Programme. “The fact that training by the School of Concrete Technology will be continuing has been enthusiastically welcomed by the construction and building industries. Training in concrete technology is regarded as vital and the construction and building sectors clearly are relieved that we will continue to provide the required authoritative training,” says The Concrete Institute’s MD, Bryan Perrie.

keyboard_arrow_upBryan Perrie appointed MD of new Concrete Institute
keyboard_arrow_downBryan Perrie appointed MD of new Concrete Institute

Bryan Perrie has been appointed managing director of The Concrete Institute.

keyboard_arrow_upCement producers preserve C&CI services by establishing The Concrete Institute
keyboard_arrow_downCement producers preserve C&CI services by establishing The Concrete Institute

Three of South Africa’s leading cement producers have stepped in to fund the establishment of a new company to preserve the vital education, and consulting services previously provided by the Cement & Concrete Institute (C&CI).