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Spigot and Socket pipes help prepare flood damaged Queen Nandi Drive in KZN
30th November 2022

The damage to infrastructure in KwaZulu Natal (KZN) as a result of flooding has certainly taken its toll. Queen Nandi Drive was no exception with damage that included the main sewer line. Rocla was... 


Rocla and Technicrete supply concrete products for Riverwalk Hazeldean Road upgrades
23rd November 2022

The constant increase in the development of lifestyle estates and commercial office parks in areas previously open spaces, puts increased pressure on existing infrastructure, creating challenging... 


Culverts provide safety for pedestrians cyclists
8th November 2022

Pedestrian safety alongside roadways and near to railways is an area often overlooked in infrastructure planning, but the City of Ekurhuleni, together with the Passenger Rail Agency, launched their... 


Rocla's beany block chosen for major Port Shepstone road upgrade
27th September 2022

Rocla’s unique Beany Block system, which is specifically designed to enhance roadway drainage, has been installed in the recent upgrades to Nelson Mandela Drive in the Port Shepstone CBD,... 


Rocla electrification concrete poles still standing after 30 years
16th August 2022

When electrical distribution poles are still standing after 30 years, then you know you have made the correct decision by investing in Rocla spun concrete electricity poles. Over 20 Rocla spun... 


Armorflex for Mamelodi stormwater upgrades
2nd August 2022

Technicrete’s internationally licensed Armorflex Erosion Control System was selected for upgrades to major stormwater systems currently underway in Mamelodi Extensions 4 and 5 north-east of... 


Rocla and Technicrete score at CMA awards
29th July 2022

The 2022 Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) honoured both Rocla and Technicrete with Engineering Excellence Awards in the Infrastructure and Paving Categories. Group Marketing and... 


Rocla supplies 19 kms of HDPE pipes for Polokwane Waste Water Treatment plant
29th July 2022

Waste water treatment plants play a crucial role in the removal of contaminants from wastewater and sewage in order for its conversion into an effluent that can be returned to the water cycle in an... 


Technicrete and Rocla chosen for Eye of the South Estate project
21st June 2022

Set amongst the unspoilt rolling hills, grass and woodlands that surround the Eikenhof, Midvaal area, south of Johannesburg, the Eye of Africa Golf and Residential Estate has been developed to... 


Special use culverts … with windows
8th June 2022

When one thinks of precast concrete culverts one imagines them installed under bridges and roads enabling stormwater to flow freely and preventing the destruction of bridges and roads. So, when a... 


Rocla supplies culverts for road collapse in Eastern Cape
2nd March 2022

Recent heavy rains led to the collapse of a bridge forming part of the R61 at Tsomo Junction between Ngcobo and Cofimvaba in the Eastern Cape. Rocla was contracted to supply 30 Rectangular Portal... 


Precast concrete manholes and accessories
8th February 2022

We all drive over them, complain when they go missing, but seldom realise the crucial role manholes play in the construction of underground pipelines. Rocla, who is the leading manufacturer of... 


Rocla Sanitation and Izandla Ziyagezana take second place in the IMESA/CESA Awards for Community Upliftment and Job Creation
30th November 2021

Rocla Sanitation partnered with Izandla Ziyagezana Trading to enter their Mkhondo based Community Cast Factory in the IMESA/CESA Excellence Awards 2021, in the Community Upliftment and Job Creation... 


Armorflex for Mamelodi stormwater upgrades
18th November 2021

Technicrete’s internationally licensed Armorflex Erosion Control System was selected for upgrades to major stormwater systems currently underway in Mamelodi Extensions 4 and 5 north-east of... 


Technicrete opens Pressed Kerb plant in Polokwane
18th October 2021

Technicrete, the first South African company to utilise the Pressed Kerb manufacturing concept, has opened a second kerb manufacturing plant  based in Roodepoort, Polokwane, Limpopo. This will... 


Maximise your brickwork
6th October 2021

The Maxi Brick, from Technicrete, is a robust, cost-effective concrete brick that is particularly suited for use with single skin walls, which are often the cornerstone of affordable housing... 


Rocla supplies 414 spun concrete distribution poles to Northern Cape windfarms
14th September 2021

Rocla has supplied 414 spun concrete distribution poles to the Enel Green Power developed Karusa and Soetwater windfarms projects in the Northern Cape. These are for an overhead line required to... 


Zig zagging at Carnival Gardens
Zig zagging at Carnival Gardens
1st September 2021

Carnival Gardens located at Salfin, Boksburg on the Ekurhuleni boundary with Gauteng, is a three-phase, 888-unit Affordable Housing Development project consisting of one- and two-bedroom units.... 


Rocla and Technicrete fund Tsekere Primary School upgrades
19th August 2021

Rocla and Technicrete, part of the Infrastructure Group of Companies (ISG), funded the conversion of 14 pit latrines into flushing toilets and supplied associated paving and concrete structures at... 


Rocla and Technicrete fund Tsekere Primary School upgrades
19th August 2021

Rocla and Technicrete, part of the Infrastructure Group of Companies (ISG), funded the conversion of 14 pit latrines into flushing toilets and supplied associated paving and concrete structures at... 


Bridging the gap
11th August 2021

Outlying rural areas are often confronted with major inconveniences when severe storms or the rainy season comes around. Roads become flooded, bridges submerge under water or are completely washed... 


Concrete poles for electricity lines that withstand the test of force
30th July 2021

The days of using wooden poles for electrification projects have long passed with the advent of superior quality concrete poles that offer government and private sector infrastructure projects... 


Beany Block and Max Tech – a versatile combined kerb and drainage system
30th July 2021

With the increase in unseasonal stormy weather, the need for efficient and suitable drainage has increased, particularly for projects that have road or road upgrading elements and related... 


Rocla's spun concrete poles for windfarm
Concrete pole achieves 8kN of force testing
30th July 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Concrete products supplier Rocla subjected its 11 m concrete cast pole to 8 kN of force testing at its manufacturing plant, in Roodepoort, in May. Rocla’s cast concrete pole has become the... 


Manufacturer supplies 19 km of HDPE pipes in Polokwane
23rd April 2021

Wastewater treatment plants play a crucial role in the removal of contaminants from wastewater and sewage in order for its conversion into an effluent that can be returned to the water cycle in an... 


HDPE pipes supplied by Rocla
HDPE pipes supplied to Polokwane Wastewater Treatment Plant
19th February 2021

Wastewater treatment plants play a crucial role in the removal of contaminants from wastewater and sewage in order for its conversion into an effluent that can be returned to the water cycle in an... 


Rocla manufactures largest custom designed jacking culverts in South Africa
7th October 2020

When the local municipality of Tshwane required 3m x 3m custom-made jacking box culverts for a service delivery project at Iscor Heights, in Pretoria West, the only company in South Africa who was... 


Rocla manufactures largest custom designed jacking culverts in South Africa
Rocla manufactures largest custom designed jacking culverts in South Africa
2nd October 2020

When the local municipality of Tshwane required 3m x 3m custom-made jacking box culverts for a service delivery project at Iscor Heights, in Pretoria West, the only company in South Africa who was... 


12 metre fully insulated containerised open plan office unit and paving donated to Mpumulanga primary school by Rocla and Technicrete
20th July 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), which comprises Technicrete and Rocla has donated a 12 metre fully insulated containerised open plan office unit as well as paving to the Sifunindlela... 


Effective sewerage systems for infrastructure development and maintenance
30th June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Effective sewerage systems are an essential element of infrastructure planning, development and maintenance. They ensure that communities live in hygienic conditions through the collection,... 


Style conformity with Technicrete’s conleaf pavers
1st June 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Whether it is a residential estate or a commercial park, style conformity plays an important role in the success of such developments. The choice of paving plays a role, not only for appearance... 


Style conformity with Technicrete’s Conleaf pavers
Style conformity with Technicrete’s Conleaf pavers
29th May 2020

Whether it is a residential estate or a commercial park, style conformity plays an important role in the success of such developments. The choice of paving plays a role, not only for appearance... 


Rocla and Technicrete open for business
12th May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Rocla and Technicrete, part of the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), re-open for business after the initial level 5 COVID-19 situation in South Africa.  “We are pleased to announce that our... 


Precast concrete shelter to secure equipment
Precast concrete shelters protect equipment
20th February 2020

Railway signalling units, batteries and equipment for cell phone towers, security surveillance electronics, photo-voltaic systems, wind farms and other high-value support and back-up equipment are... 


Rocla supports heritage of Ndebele Art
17th February 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Showing support for the Linking Heritage Art to Sanitation Innovation campaign, Rocla recently handed over to the Ndebele Kingdom, an Easy Flush sanitation unit that had been painted in Ndebele art... 


Rocla Supports Heritage Of Ndebele Art
Rocla Supports Heritage Of Ndebele Art
14th February 2020

Showing support for the Linking Heritage Art to Sanitation Innovation campaign, Rocla recently handed over to the Ndebele Kingdom, an Easy Flush sanitation unit that had been painted in Ndebele art... 


Versatile Precast Concrete Equipment Shelters
Versatile Precast Concrete Equipment Shelters
3rd February 2020

Railway signalling units, batteries and equipment for cell phone towers, security surveillance electronics, photo-voltaic and wind farms and other high-value support and back-up equipment are often... 


Agrément South Africa awards Rocla Certificate of Recognition for Lightweight Top Structure of Sanitation Units
22nd November 2019 By: Maxine Arries

South African technical assessment agency, Agrément SA, awarded Rocla a certificate of recognition for its lightweight concrete toilet top structure at a function held in Pretoria recently. Rocla’s... 


The humble kerb
7th October 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The widespread construction of kerbs only began in the 18th Century despite them having been around since the days of Pompeii. Originally utilised for the beautification of the city and to separate... 


 Virtually Indestructible Bus Shelters
Virtually Indestructible Bus Shelters
4th October 2019

Climate change has brought about major changes in weather cycles, and the need for commuters to find shelter from the dramatic heavy rain storms and the parched heat of summer has increased the... 


Armorflex Specified for Attenuation Pond
19th September 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Armorflex 165, Technicrete’s erosion control system that provides an alternative for a wide variety of erosion control and drainage projects, was specified for the recently completed Attenuation... 


Rocla Donates Sanitation Units To Mpumalanga Primary School
20th August 2019

“No school should be without proper functioning and clean sanitation units. It’s called human dignity” said Albert Weber, Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG) when... 


Rocla donates sanitation units to Mpumalanga Primary School
20th August 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

“No school should be without proper functioning and clean sanitation units. It’s called human dignity” said Albert Weber, Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG) when... 


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