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Characterisation of Bitumen according to AASHTO T315 / ASTM D7175 with a SmartPave rheometer

30th November 2021 How SmartPave devices can be successfully applied for the grading and the verification of different bitumen types according to the American standards 1. SmartPave 

Raubex posts strong interim results

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th November 2021 JSE-listed Raubex Group has posted a significant 1 907% increase year-on-year in operating profit to R435-million for the six months ended August 31. This compares with the R21.7-million in operating profit generated in the six months ended August 31, 2020. 

Sika lends a hand to Methodist Church

5th November 2021 Sika SA is proud to be involved with an initiative that was all about the coming together of a dire need, some selfless people and a fantastic product. The Methodist Church in Newton Park, Pickering Street was having issues with an old roof. A previous torch-on membrane roof job was becoming... 

The better you know your particles, the better you can predict your materials' behavior

3rd November 2021 Measure parameters from particle size, pore size, particle shape, internal structure, zeta potential, surface area, reactive area, density, powder flow, and many more, to successfully conduct your investigations. Particle size analysis by laser diffraction 

Innovation implemented in road project

By: Anna Moross     29th October 2021 Consulting engineers firm WSP has used not only innovative technology in the upgrading of the National Route 3 (N3) project but also aims to ensure the use of sustainable materials throughout construction. 

Teck's C$1bn quarterly profit helped by steelmaking coal

By: Mariaan Webb     27th October 2021 Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources has posted record third-quarter results, helped by strong commodity prices, particularly for steelmaking coal. Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) was a record C$2.1-billion in the third quarter – more than... 

New methods, technology key in driving net zero goal

By: Anna Moross     22nd October 2021 The South African road infrastructure and construction industry can learn from international markets and apply several key lessons on its journey to achieving the goal of net zero, ensuring a balance between emissions produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere, says consulting engineers... 

Structural bearings support stadium beam joints

11th October 2021 A time-lapse video proves that Vesconite Superlube low-friction, high-load-carrying bearings perform well as sliding bearings in large structures, including soccer stadiums. The video starts shortly after 7pm and shows structural movement throughout the evening, when the stadium concrete beams... 

Tsodilo Resources joins Walvis Bay Corridor Group

By: Simone Liedtke     29th June 2021 TSX-V-listed Tsodilo Resources has joined the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG). The WBCG is a public-private partnership established in 2000 to promote the use of the Walvis Bay Corridors to the Ports of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz in Namibia. 

AECI Much Asphalt, Origin Materials partner to create low-carbon bitumen

By: Simone Liedtke     18th June 2021 US carbon negative materials company Origin Materials and Southern African commercial asphalt manufacturer AECI Much Asphalt have launched a programme to create a novel low-carbon bitumen. Origin Materials produces low and negative carbon materials, with the mission to enable the world’s... 

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