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EARTHFORM THE PERFECT SOLUTION
4 October 2018
EARTHFORM THE PERFECT SOLUTION

When a couple in Thohoyandou, Limpopo, decided to build their dream retirement home they were faced with an unexpected challenge, soil erosion due to the high lying area of their land. A Google search highlighted Technicrete’s Earthform retaining wall blocks as a solution. Meeting with Technicrete at their Polokwane office offered them the erosion solution they required.

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TECHNICRETE TURNS 50
4 October 2018
TECHNICRETE TURNS 50

Technicrete, one of South Africa’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete products turns 50 this year. Originally part of the Concor Group launched in 1948 by Jurgen Schultz, who, in 1968, saw a gap in the market for the manufacture and application of precast concrete products. The group launched Concor Technicrete as a new division that would focus totally on this new range of precast offerings.

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LOMPEC Education Centre builds new classrooms and learning facilities
9 March 2018
LOMPEC Education Centre builds new classrooms and learning facilities

Located in Mamelodi East, Lompec Education Centre is providing much needed educational facilities to the local community. The demand for affordable education has grown considerably since the center inception in 1982, so much that an additional ten classrooms were required in order to separate the junior school from the high school. The IS Group of companies came on board to assist in the expansion of the Lompec Education Centre by donating materials and funding.

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Technicrete ZIG ZAG Block Pavers Last 39 Years
4 January 2018
Technicrete ZIG ZAG Block Pavers Last 39 Years

In 1978, the Aggeneys mining township was developed in the Northern Cape by the then Black Mountain Group. Housing and roadways were built for the groups` employees and local residents. Technicrete, then known as Concor Precast, operated two block manufacturing plants adjacent to Aggeneys enabling them to produce the newly…

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Innovative use of Technicrete Aqua Zig Zags and DZZ’s for storm water Attenuation management
12 December 2017
Innovative use of Technicrete Aqua Zig Zags and DZZ’s for storm water Attenuation management

Technicrete Sales Representative, Wayne Oliver commented “SUDS are increasingly being used to prevent run-off and flooding, and as a method of collecting and cleaning storm water. It is an interesting and successful use of our DZZ range of interlocking pavers for an application as crucial as storm water attenuation management that was a critical component of the Columbia Pharmaceutical factory development.

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Giyani’s Gonono village road upgraded by Technicrete
15 November 2017
Giyani’s Gonono village road upgraded by Technicrete

Situated in the north-east of the Limpopo Province, in the heart of the Limpopo bushveld, is the rural town of Giyani. While the area is comprised mainly of rural villages, infrastructural upgrades are required for the continued upliftment of local communities in terms of residential and transportation facilities and skills development.

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Technicrete Enviro-Wall installed at new CTM factory in Polokwane
15 October 2017
Technicrete Enviro-Wall installed at new CTM factory in Polokwane

A positive customer experience is what all retailers seek to achieve through their sales outlets. This puts an emphasis on a good aesthetic appearance internally and externally, which is an element that the new CTM retail outlet in Thornhill, Polokwane considered when choosing the Technicrete Enviro-Wall retaining wall blocks being selected for the …

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Technicrete Trojan squares chosen for Broadlands Estate Residence
12 June 2017
Technicrete Trojan squares chosen for Broadlands Estate Residence

Upmarket residential estates like Broadlands Estate in Polokwane require residents to ensure that any additions or refurbishments done to their properties conform to the high- existing standards. Aesthetics and finishes have to reflect the lifestyle that owners have invested in, and Technicrete paving is considered to be the leading choice…

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