Engineering News | Construction Materials and Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/construction-materials-and-equipment Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:20:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-materials-shortage-company-experiences-market-upturn-2014-10-10 Jonathan Rodin Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 346189 1412861336 1412892000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Coatings training centre to address vital need http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coatings-training-centre-to-address-vital-need-2013-10-11 Ilan Solomons Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306875 1381212103 1381442400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000259041_resized_sapmacentreofexcellence1022.jpg CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE The training facility aims to provide 200 students a year with technical training and handle a further 100 paint application learnerships a year 511 287 Polyurea protective coating systems for Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polyurea-protective-coating-systems-for-southern-africa-2013-10-11 Ilan Solomons Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306842 1381212103 1381442400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000259010_resized_abepolyurearoof1022.jpg POLYUREA APPLICATIONVoelkel Industrie Produkte’s high-performance coating systems have been successfully used on a diverse range of structures overseas 511 287 Drive to review maintenance costs before buying http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-to-review-maintenance-costs-before-buying-2013-10-11 Ilan Solomons Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 307662 1381212103 1381442400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000260277_resized_preventativemaintenanceiskey1022.jpg EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE PRIORITY Poor maintenance practices are more prevalent in companies which are highly production orientated 511 287 Steel merchant expands in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-merchant-expands-in-gauteng-2013-09-06 Carina Borralho Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 303271 1381323048 1381442400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Focus on diversifying, R650m in African projects under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-diversification-r650m-in-african-projects-under-way-2013-10-11 Tracy Hancock Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 307573 1381485544 1381442400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000260159_resized_scawrollformer1022.jpg STEELY FOCUS Increased value-added beneficiation is important to ensuring the long-term sustainability of the South African steel manufacturing industry 511 287 Concrete remains popular construction medium http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-remains-popular-construction-medium-2013-10-11 Ilan Solomons Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306861 1381485746 1381442400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000259027_resized_ppc11022.jpg CONCRETE DEVELOPMENT Admixture technologies are assisting in improving the control properties of concrete such as workability/pumpability, durability, aesthetics and cost effectiveness 511 287 LSF increasingly popular construction material, in use in over 80 projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lsf-increasingly-popular-construction-material-in-use-in-over-80-projects-2013-10-11 Ilan Solomons Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 306970 1381498797 1381442400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000259270_resized_cradocksteelconstruction2013project1022.jpg CRADOCK PROJECT The solid external walls comprise light steel frame structures clad with fibre cement and filled with a polystyrene concrete mix 511 287 SA vitreous enamel steel cladding panels used internationally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-vitreous-enamel-steel-cladding-panels-used-internationally-2013-08-16 Ilan Solomons Construction Materials and Equipment Fri, 16 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0200 301211 1376377933 1376604000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000248839_resized_steelconstructioncladdingvitrexctciviccentre1022.jpg CLADDING FOR CAPE TOWNThe Cape Town Civic Centre project required the installation of about 400 m2 of Vitraclad cladding around the entrances and across the lower levels of the building 511 287