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ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE FUND TSEKERE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADES
08/09/2021
ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE FUND TSEKERE PRIMARY SCHOOL UPGRADES

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 the Tsekere Primary School, Ga-Raphahlelo in the Limpopo Province. The total funding by ISG for the project was R350,675.00. “Tsekere Primary School had 14 pit latrines …

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CARNIVAL GARDENS USES TECHNICRETE’S PRODUCTS
07/09/2021
CARNIVAL GARDENS USES TECHNICRETE’S PRODUCTS

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. Technicrete, part of the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), were commissioned to supply the development with JZZ pavers, kerbs and retaining blocks. “There is a high demand for socially affordable …

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WOODWIND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CHOOSES TECHNICRETE
05/07/2021
WOODWIND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CHOOSES TECHNICRETE

Technicrete was selected to supply pavers and kerbs for the first ten phases of a thirteen-phase high-quality and stylish Woodwind Estates housing development taking place in Centurion, near Tshwane. The estate when completed will occupy 14,500 square meters comprising 700 single and double storey free standing and apartment units. Werner Bloemhof, Quantity Surveyor with Raubex …

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PAVING AND KERBING UP THE MALL OF THEMBISA
28/04/2021
PAVING AND KERBING UP THE MALL OF THEMBISA

The magnificent 44,690 square meter, two level Mall of Thembisa, situated in Clayville, near Thembisa, Gauteng, opened in late 2020 and boasts over 140 retail stores, food courts, entertainment centre, promotional courts and a gym. The Mall offers dedicated public transportation areas and sufficient customer parking and entrances to meet the high-volume of expected foot …

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ENABLING SURFACE STABILISATON BETWEEN ROCK BOLTS
06/04/2021
ENABLING SURFACE STABILISATON BETWEEN ROCK BOLTS

Rock bolts are used to stabilise rock excavations in mining, tunneling and civil engineering operations such as concrete dam reinforcements, road cuts and bridge abutments. A critical element to excavations of this kind is the surface stabilisation between rock bolts to hold unstable or fractured rock masses together. It is this required stability that is …

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RAINWATER HARVESTING –  WHAT STANDS IN ITS WAY?
19/03/2021
RAINWATER HARVESTING – WHAT STANDS IN ITS WAY?

With water shortages and the longer-term security of water supply being a serious concern for South Africans, one would think that every business, school and home would have a rainwater harvesting system. Justin Kretzmar, Sales Engineer at Rocla and Technicrete, explains why this is sometimes not the case. “When constructing new commercial, residential and public …

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GREENING HARD WEARING DRIVEWAYS WITH ARMORFLEX HLP
05/03/2021
GREENING HARD WEARING DRIVEWAYS WITH ARMORFLEX HLP

Don’t you just wish, when driving along a bumpy sand road, that there could be some form of tracking to make the journey easier? Or even when driving up your own driveway, that there is an attractive greened track that blends in with your already established landscaping? A simple yet highly engineered hardlawn paving from …

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ARMORFLEX SAVES THE DAY
15/02/2021
ARMORFLEX SAVES THE DAY

The demand for land for housing and business development in South Africa is a demand that never slows down. Recently when a local municipality at Ikageng in the North West Province set aside stands for development, they realised they had to reduce the 100-year flood line and take preventative measures to reduce the possibility of …

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