Engineering News | Construction Materials and Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction-materials-and-equipment Sun, 18 Nov 2018 10:39:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Technicrete celebrating half century this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/celebrating-a-half-a-century-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500065 1539006443 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757133_resized_constructiontechnecretedekwerk10181022.jpg HITTING THE DECK Deckwerk blocks and paving are one of Technicretes longest standing offerings 511 287 New bitumen binding application introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-bitumen-binding-application-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499823 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756576_resized_constructioncolasmogale1018102323.jpg PAVING THE WAY The single truck needed to apply the Colbifibre 511 287 Company offers new range of equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-range-of-equipment-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499757 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756441_resized_constructionhireitkwagga10181022.jpg EARNING ITS STRIPES The Kwagga range of industrial-grade heavy duty equipment 511 287 Cranes used for heavy lifting on N2 upgrade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cranes-used-for-heavy-lifting-on-n2-upgrade-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500078 1539006443 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757166_resized_constructionconcordbridge10181022.jpg HIGHER FOR HIRE Concord’s cranes helped erect the 30-metre-long 52 t bridge 511 287 Industry 4.0 in readymix industry still a way off, says association http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-40-in-readymix-industry-still-a-way-off-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499984 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756964_resized_constructionsarmachute10181022.jpg CHUTING FOR PERFECTION A high-grade mix is poured into the foundation through a chute system attached to the readymix truck 511 287 New pop rivet tool for construction sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pop-rivet-tool-for-construction-sector-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500082 1539006443 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757173_resized_constructionmilwaukeeupat10181022.jpg RIVETING PRODUCT The new pop rivet tool alleviates problems commonly experienced with hand-held rivets 511 287 Hilti http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hilti-2018-10-12 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501244 1539075821 1539295200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759112_resized_image002.jpg 511 287 Foam-based spray prevents spread of fire http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foam-based-spray-prevents-spread-of-fire-2018-10-12 Halima Frost Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499987 1539700394 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756973_resized_constructionhiltispray10181022.jpg AT FAÇADE VALUE The easily sprayable coating is applied to gaps left in the façade 511 287 Buried utility locating facility essential for accurate information http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buried-utility-locating-facility-essential-for-accurate-information-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466184 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681155_resized_uslfacility092017boschmunitech1022.jpg NECESSARY SERVICE The Underground Services Location facility helps with the planning of new pipe designs, utility diversions and new construction 511 287 Supplier aims to change industry mindset http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-aiming-to-change-industry-mindset-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465941 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680768_resized_kubotau306miniexcavator092017smithpowerequipment1022.jpg COMPACT EXCAVATOR The 3 t Kubota U30-6 mini excavator from Smith Power Equipment a compact machine 511 287 Product range to expand to construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-range-to-expand-to-construction-industry-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466124 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681015_resized_ridgidutilitylocatinginstrument092017actum1022.jpg BUILDING ON THE PAST The SR-24 utility line locating instrument builds on the SR-20 feature set, adding a global positioning system and wireless communication 511 287 Well-maintained equipment ensures market competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/well-maintained-equipment-way-to-stay-ahead-of-competitors-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465653 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680053_resized_theunsjburgermanagingdirector092017burmaplanthire1022.jpg THEUNS BURGER The proactive approach involves maintenance of a company’s equipment 511 287 Pan Mixers South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pan-mixers-south-africa-2017-10-13 Zandile Mavuso Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464642 1507625362 1507845600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683629_resized_0000677824img32171022.jpg 511 287 Renewed focus for construction equipment supplier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewed-focus-for-construction-equipment-supplier-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466322 1507881107 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681524_resized_twinproweldergenerator092017renttechsa1022.jpg PREFERRED SUPPLIER Renttech SA is the preferred supplier of welding, power generation, lifting and rigging equipment to buy or rent in 511 287 Insurance plays vital role in construction project success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insurance-plays-vital-role-in-construction-project-success-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467710 1507882250 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684736_resized_georgedavisheadconstructionandengineering102017rbsinsurance1022.jpg GEORGE DAVIS Every construction project is unique and has its own set of risks 511 287 Sales professionals receive ‘intensive’ training http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sales-professionals-trained-on-construction-equipment-2016-10-07 Aarifah Nosarka Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428702 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590184_resized_eagledays4resize1022.jpeg CASE EQUIPMENT Attendees were able to view crawler excavators, graders, wheel loaders, backhoe loaders and skid steers in action 511 287 Company buys 18 dump trucks for construction purposes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-purchases-18-dump-trucks-for-construction-purposes-2016-09-22 Aarifah Nosarka Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428876 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590522_resized_joinpointb30eweb.jpg EARTHMOVING EQUIPMENT The B30E ADT is one of Bell Equipment’s high-performance models which offers the lowest operating cost in its class and maintains high productivity 511 313 Construction additive product provides cheaper and faster building alternative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-additive-product-provides-cheaper-and-faster-building-alternative-2016-09-22 Aarifah Nosarka Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428839 1475842625 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590423_resized_selcrete21022.jpeg INNOVATIVE ADDITIVE Blockwork is laid about 20% to 30% faster than conventional, traditional systems 511 287 Agreement reached for production of construction equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-reached-for-production-of-construction-equipment-2016-09-21 Aarifah Nosarka Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428740 1475842696 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590349_resized_andyblandford1022.jpeg ANDY BLANDFORD The scope of the mini excavator product range will be up to 6 t and include 14 models globally 511 287 Conversion project uses new building technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conversion-project-uses-new-building-technologies-2016-09-22 Aarifah Nosarka Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428867 1475842736 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590473_resized_nano1022.jpeg NANO MAKWELA The balcony for each apartment will be fabricated from old sun visors repurposed as balustrades 511 287 Geotextiles designed for road construction and maintenance needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geotextiles-designed-for-road-construction-and-maintenance-needs-2016-09-22 Aarifah Nosarka Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428887 1475842843 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590555_resized_fiberresize.jpeg FIBERTEX AM-2 The product prevents the propagation of stress cracks from lower layers, when placed between old and new asphalt layers 511 287 Importance of research undervalued, impacting economic development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importance-of-research-undervalued-impacting-economic-development-2016-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter Construction Materials and Equipment Tue, 17 May 2016 11:53:00 +0200 412224 1463478994 1463478780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000548237_resized_drcorneliusruiters1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Paving bricks trump other resurfacing methods for Centurion estate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paving-bricks-trump-other-resurfacing-methods-for-centurion-estate-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386371 1444121673 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000471453_resized_ireneglenestate11022.jpg IRENE ESTATE Technicrete supplied 17 000 m2 of 60 mm grey interlocking pavers 511 287 Power tools specialist launches new rotary hammer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-tools-specialist-launches-new-rotary-hammer-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386365 1444121674 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000471440_resized_1pt213831022.jpg BOSCH GBH 12-52 D PROFESSIONAL The new Bosch rotary hammer features a 1 700 W electrical motor that produces 19 J of single-impact energy 511 287 Consulting firm highlights scope for innovative growth in sustainable materials use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-firm-highlights-scope-for-innovative-growth-in-sustainable-materials-use-2015-09-29 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386764 1444121674 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Women in construction taught basics of cement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/women-in-construction-taught-basics-of-cement-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386597 1444310233 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000472052_resized_sawicatppcplant1022.jpg BACK TO BASICS Members of South African Women in Construction visited PPC’s Hercules plant to learn the basics of cement manufacture 511 287 Housing development uses local bricks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/housing-development-uses-local-bricks-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386589 1444310252 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000472036_resized_princessplotshowvillage51022.jpg PRINCESS PLOT VILLAGE, ROODEPOORT The Princess Plot Show Village will be bricked solely with clay stock bricks by Ocon Brick 511 287 Tilt-up construction method saves time, money http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tilt-up-method-saves-time-money-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386590 1444310297 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000472040_resized_sumitomo1022.jpg SUMITOMO PROJECT Using the tilt-up method on Sumitomo Rubber South Africa’s factory expansion project reduced construction time by about two months 511 287 ASAQS promotes use of sustainable construction materials, techniques http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quantity-surveying-profession-aims-to-accelerate-use-of-sustainable-construction-materials-techniques-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386591 1444310346 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000472044_resized_mbanconstructionsite1022.jpg LEADING THE WAY The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors has embarked on a study to determine a more precise cost of green building in South Africa 511 287 Custom-made concrete products supplied to Moz power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/custom-made-concrete-products-supplied-to-moz-power-station-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386567 1444310407 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000471984_resized_roclainvertedculvertsforpowerstationinmozambique022.jpg INVERTED CULVERTS Rocla supplied several inverted culverts for use in cooling channels at a power station in Mozambique 511 287 Versatile organic coating gains market acceptance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatile-organic-coating-gains-popularity-2015-10-09 Dylan Slater Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 386362 1444391499 1444341600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000471433_resized_abewaterproofingpolyurearoof1022.jpg ROOFTOP WATERPROOFING Polyurea can be applied to rooftop waterproofing projects in a safe and fast manner 511 287 Company plays a role in the future of cement industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-plays-a-role-in-the-future-of-cement-industry-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346182 1412662935 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 US company partners with piping solutions provider http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-company-forms-business-partnership-with-local-piping-solutions-provider-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346390 1412675109 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Construction and mining machinery launched locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-and-mining-machinery-launched-locally-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346179 1412857091 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Admixture prevents the formation of lumps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/admixture-prevents-the-formation-of-lumps-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346181 1412857551 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Supplier serves brick manufacturer well for three decades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-serves-brick-manufacturer-well-for-three-decades-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346186 1412857790 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Industry requires collaboration going forward http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-requires-collaboration-going-forward-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346199 1412861071 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Despite materials shortage, company experiences market upturn 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