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Local bridge construction of concern

By: Tracy Hancock     24th June 2022 The quality of new bridges being built generally complies with South African National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) standards, which are aligned with international best practice, but the quality of the construction of these bridges is concerning, says South African Institute of Steel Construction... 

Drones launched for boiler inspections

By: Mandisa Nyathi     10th June 2022 Rope access specialist Skyriders introduced the new Elios SkyEye drones last month for use in non-destructive testing when inspecting boiler internals at power stations. 

Harnessing safety for success: protecting women working at heights

22nd April 2022 By Vanessa Ronald, Senior Brand Manager, BBF Safety Conventional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is traditionally designed with the male anatomy in mind, as industries that required PPE on the job were largely male-dominated. However, this is changing with more women taking up careers in the... 

Local tank installer commissions projects throughout Africa

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd April 2022 Local storage tank supplier and installer Tanks Connected has commissioned tanks for projects in Tanzania, Ghana, Eritrea and South Africa. The company has supplied and supervised six tanks for a wastewater treatment facility in Ghana. 

Advanced tech effective solution for inspection projects

By: Anna Moross     25th March 2022 Advanced drone technology has many benefits and can be used in various inspection projects. 

Focus on Growth

By: Terence Creamer     4th March 2022 Having some breathing space as a result of a R182-billion tax windfall is one thing, using it wisely is quite another. Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s maiden Budget has provided the scaffolding for making the best use of these unexpected revenues. Instead of directing it all towards new... 

Citi-Con and Greene Consulting Engineers forge ahead on another concrete repair project

23rd February 2022 Citi-Con’s extensive skills and experience have been harnessed to successfully complete major concrete repairs at two apartment blocks in Tshwane, Gauteng. This leading specialist contractor commenced working on the project in October 2021. The repairs have been progressing according to schedule... 

Occupational health is just as important as occupational safety

14th February 2022 By Louise Woodburn, General Manager of KBC Risk Solutions, a Division of KBC Health & Safety When it comes to occupational health and safety, many organisations focus their efforts on the immediately impactful element of safety, especially in heavily regulated industries. However, while ensuring... 

Elios SkyEye drone makes light work of boiler inspection at major power station

9th February 2022 The benefits of using advanced drone technology for inspecting boiler internals at a power station were on full display when rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. recently undertook a project in the Nkangala district of Mpumalanga. The Elios SkyEye drone clearly... 

State-of-the-art SCP technology specified for concrete repair work at RBM

1st February 2022 Cutting-edge Spraylock Concrete Protection’s SCP technology was deployed in the successful repair of five concrete silos at Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) operation, South Africa’s largest minerals sands producer. SCP 743 was specified as part of the repair design by LNW Consulting... 

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