Engineering News | Cement and Concrete https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/cement-and-concrete Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:27:55 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Company develops new concrete curing blanket https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-curing-blanket-for-concrete-developed-2019-05-22 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520537 1559629600 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Welding Alloys South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-alloys-south-africa-2018-05-11 Creamer Media Reporter Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 485761 1559634606 1559858400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724179_resized_roller1022.jpg 511 287 Concrete Society https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-society-2019-06-07 Creamer Media Reporter Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521700 1559634734 1559858400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802937_resized_50thlogovector1022.jpg 511 287 Beton-Lab cc https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/beton-lab-cc-2019-04-05 Creamer Media Reporter Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515971 1559634783 1559858400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790905_resized_p11303781022.jpg 511 287 Concrete knowledge crucial to produce sustainable concrete structures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-knowledge-crucial-to-produce-sustainable-concrete-structures-2019-05-22 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520538 1559824824 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800405_resized_concreteinstitute1022.jpg VITAL PRECEDENCE Building is built on precedence. One doesn’t change concrete technology quickly, it takes a long time for new technology to be implemented 511 287 Chinese company opens competence centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinese-company-opens-competence-centre-for-cement-and-concrete-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520736 1559824875 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800894_resized_businessinafricacementbloomberg1022.jpg CEMENT INNOVATION The new competence center will develop novel silicone-based products and solutions that improve the durability of cement and concrete 511 287 Supplier adds new crusher to range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-adds-new-crusher-to-crushing-and-screening-plants-range-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520742 1559824919 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801102_resized_hpeafricasmccloskeysimpactcrushers1022.jpg COMMENDABLE CRUSHING The I54Rv3 impact crusher operates efficiently in various applications. These include asphalt and concrete recycling, rock crushing, construction, mining and demolition 511 287 The Concrete Institute highlights composite road benefits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-concrete-institute-highlights-composite-road-benefits-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520617 1559824947 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800589_resized_concretebryanperriemdconcreteinstititute1022.jpg BRYAN PERRIE South African roads are predominantly asphalt, and The Concrete Institute has been trying to make inroads for the use of concrete for roads 511 287 Producer achieves 35% emission reduction, supports carbon tax https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-producer-achieves-35-carbon-emission-reduction-supports-carbon-tax-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520728 1559824965 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801105_resized_afrisam1022.jpg CARBON TAX COMPLICATIONS AfriSam has significantly reduced its carbon emissions 511 287 Solutions provider releases new admixture for variable aggregates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mapei-releases-new-admixture-for-variable-aggregates-2019-05-24 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520822 1559824987 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801078_resized_crushingmilingscreeningmccloskeyj45raggregaterightsideviewworking0920171022.jpg AGGREGATE MITIGATION The Dynamon product was developed to mitigate the effects of poor-quality aggregates 511 287 New liner technology surpasses concrete protection alternatives https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-liner-technology-surpasses-concrete-protection-alternatives-2019-06-10 Cameron Mackay Cement and Concrete Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522288 1560161712 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804217_resized_concretepipegreenakscpl0620191022.jpg DEMANDING CONDITIONS AKS is used in a diverse range of chemically aggressive applications such as mining, water treatment and conveyance of sewage 511 287 AfriSam anchor sponsor for Fulton Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrisam-anchor-sponsor-for-fulton-awards-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484926 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722108_resized_afrisaminnovativebuilding05181022.jpg INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE The Fulton Awards is an event that honours excellence and innovation in the design and use of concrete 511 287 Gas conditioning systems remain in high demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-conditioning-systems-remain-in-high-demand-2018-04-25 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484927 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722116_resized_stevesmith05181022.jpg STEVE SMITH Industrial Nozzles and Systems’ scope of supply to the cement industry has more than tripled in the last four to five years 511 287 Stakeholders remain hopeful of growth in local cement industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stakeholders-remain-hopeful-of-growth-in-local-cement-industry-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485002 1526024130 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722431_resized_infrastructureinflux2017bloomberg1022.jpg CRUCIAL CONSTRUCTION The upgrade and development of infrastructure is crucial to the sustainability of the cement and concrete industry 511 287 Decorative concrete market looking good https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decorative-concrete-market-growing-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485001 1526024146 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722402_resized_lumintechchryso05181022.jpg LUMINESCENT LUMINTECH This technology contains particles that are incorporated into the concrete skin and glow in the dark 511 287 Innovation, relevance, succession planning key to industry survival https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-industry-must-remain-relevant-in-competitive-market-skills-transfer-crucial-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485000 1526024161 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722398_resized_hanlieturner0518jpg1022.jpg HANLIE TURNER A succession plan on paper is not enough to guarantee a safe future 511 287 Substantial need for skills development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/substantial-need-for-skills-development-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484999 1526024177 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722390_resized_cementconcreteflooringbloomberg2520724261120420171022.jpg CONCRETE FLOORS Bryan Perrie will present a workshop about typical problems associated with concrete industrial floors at the Totally Concrete Expo 511 287 Cement plant maintenance crucial https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-plant-maintenance-crucial-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Cement and Concrete Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485284 1526540531 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Welding Alloys South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-alloys-south-africa-2017-03-17 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Tue, 04 Jul 2017 11:42:00 +0200 445091 1499161378 1499161320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633719_resized_0000630832weldingalloysgroupapexbenoni80217duane1022.jpg 511 287 New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-audit-service-to-support-concrete-product-manufacturers-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450439 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644406_resized_cementconcreteafrisamcentreofproductexcellence0420171022.jpg CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence offers customers an additional Efficiency Audit service 511 287 Cement and concrete affected by faltering construction industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-and-concrete-affected-by-faltering-construction-industry-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450016 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643309_resized_cementconcreteconcretebuildingsconstructionbloomberg310967172180320171022.jpg NOTHING CONCRETE A lack of major infrastructure projects in South Africa is negatively affecting the construction industry, thereby hindering the state of cement and concrete 511 287 Online concrete technology courses launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-concrete-technology-courses-launched-2017-05-12 Robyn Wilkinson Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450382 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644259_resized_concreteinstittueonlinelearning0220171022.jpg MOVING WITH THE TIMES The Concrete Institute is now able to track delegates’ progress through the online platform to ensure that they prepare adequately before sitting the exam 511 287 New research facility enhances offerings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-enhances-offerings-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450368 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644235_resized_cementconcretechrysogroupnormanseymore0420171022.jpg NORMAN SEYMORE New Chryso products are the continual evolution of improvements on existing products 511 287 Mitigating poorly laid concrete floors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-poorly-laid-concrete-floors-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450838 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645428_resized_cementconcreteflooringbloomberg2520724261120420171022.jpg UNDER THE SURFACE Poorly laid concrete floors are problematic for flooring installers, who have to remedy this before laying floor coverings 511 287 Vertical roller mills enhance cement plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vertical-roller-mills-enhance-cement-plant-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450478 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644500_resized_cementconcreteloeschemfamosingnglm7040420171022.jpg INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING The biggest Loesche mill type, LM 70.4+4 CS, in successful operation with the new COPE drive at cement plant Mfamosing 511 287 PMSA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmsa-2017-05-12 Zandile Mavuso Cement and Concrete Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450481 1494251705 1494540000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647237_resized_0000644506dsc84471022.jpg 511 287 Company prepared for civil projects decrease https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expansion-and-innovation-continue-to-offset-civil-projects-decrease-2016-04-29 Nadine James Cement and Concrete Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407994 1461308547 1461880800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000535533_resized_cementnormanseymoreceochrysosouthernafrica1022.jpeg NO GROWING PAINS Chryso SA CEO Norman Seymore explains his company's continued growth despite depressed market conditions 511 287 Outdoor element enhances exhibition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outdoor-element-enhances-s-africas-favoured-construction-exhibition-2016-04-29 Nadine James Cement and Concrete Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408021 1461927327 1461880800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000535581_resized_totallyconcrete21022.jpg AFRICAN CONSTRUCTION & TOTALLY CONCRETE EXPO Where Africa's concrete, cement and Construction industries meet 511 287 Quality of cement imports questionable, says industry body https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-of-cement-imports-questionable-industry-body-2016-04-29 Nadine James Cement and Concrete Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407982 1461927356 1461880800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000535421_resized_concretebryanperriemdconcreteinstititute1022.jpeg BRYAN PERRIE The Concrete Institute MD says sample tests have shown that some cement imports are of an inferior quality. 511 287 PPC planning to double every ten years https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-planning-to-double-every-ten-years-2016-04-29 Martin Creamer CEMENT Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408060 1462459209 1461880800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000536406_resized_0000536104resizeddarryllcastle80416duane1022jpg.jpeg DARRYLL CASTLE Wants PPC to be Africa cement pioneer 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/60260_59905_2016-04-12_ppc1_-_hd_web.mp4108694921 PPC CEO Darryll Castle outlines company strategy to Martin Creamer PPC CEO Darryll Castle outlines company strategy to Martin Creamer Manufacturing standards evolving, says industry body https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-manufacturing-standards-are-evolving-says-industry-body-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Cement and Concrete Fri, 08 May 2015 00:02:00 +0200 367749 1430812675 1431036120 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417047_resized_img69471022.jpg CHANGING CONSTRUCTION CODESIndustry specifications in the construction industry ensure that the public and the company overseeing construction are protected 511 287 New fully automated plant reduces cost of precast products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-fully-automated-plant-reduces-cost-of-precast-products-2015-04-23 Kimberley Smuts Cement and Concrete Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367833 1430807671 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417302_resized_vandykplant1022.jpg VAN DYK STENE PLANT This is the first plant at which PMSA has implemented Kraft Curing technology in Africa. 511 287 Concrete seminar highlights need for reduced maintenance costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-repair-and-protection-seminar-shows-future-maintenance-costs-could-be-reduced-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Cement and Concrete Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367824 1430807672 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417289_resized_cssamembersattendingasitevisit1022.jpg UPDATING THE INDUSTRY The CSSA offers seminars, site visits, student support and continuing professional development accreditation for its members 511 287 Local developers to launch asbestos-free cement-board insulators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-developers-to-launch-asbestos-free-cement-board-insulators-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Cement and Concrete Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367800 1430807672 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417177_resized_cementandconcretefeaturecsir21022.jpg JOE MAPIRAVANA Asbestos-free cement boards have been under development at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for two years 511 287 Construction chemicals specialist to open East Africa branch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-chemicals-specialist-to-open-east-africa-branch-2015-05-08 Kimberley Smuts Cement and Concrete Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 367790 1430807672 1431036000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000417149_resized_abedustlesspowderplantinterior1022.jpg CEMENT'S GLOBAL GROWTH One of the primary demands from customers is the assurance that the Chryso Group’s products are 'green' 511 287 Cement producer houses employees https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-producer-houses-employees-2014-05-16 Dylan Slater Cement and Concrete Fri, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 329253 1399966380 1400191200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000310271_resized_ppcmariaedwardringani1022.jpg NEW HOMEOWNERS Maria and Edward Ringani benefitted from PPC’s housing initiative 511 287 Concrete speed hardener awarded https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-speed-hardener-awarded-2014-05-16 Dylan Slater Cement and Concrete Fri, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 329262 1399966380 1400191200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Fulton Awards recognise concrete excellence https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fulton-awards-recognise-concrete-excellence-innovation-2014-05-16 Dylan Slater Cement and Concrete Fri, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 329241 1399966380 1400191200 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000310249_resized_cement410071022duane.jpg REGOGNISING EXCELLENCE The Fulton Awards recognise and reward excellence and innovation in the design and use of concrete 511 287