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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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TECHNICRETE PAVERS AND KERBS ADD FLARE TO NEW OLIFANTSFONTEIN FIRE STATION
07/09/2020
TECHNICRETE PAVERS AND KERBS ADD FLARE TO NEW OLIFANTSFONTEIN FIRE STATION

The new multi-million-rand Olifantsfontein Fire Station that commenced construction in late 2019, has a most impressive forecourt paved by Technicrete Double Zig Zag (DZZ) pavers and Fig3 kerbs. The fire station, which is being built by the City of Ekurhuleni, will replace the old fire station that was built in the 1940s. Fire station forecourts …

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12 METRE FULLY INSULATED CONTAINERISED OPEN PLAN OFFICE  UNIT AND PAVING DONATED TO MPUMULANGA PRIMARY SCHOOL BY ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE
22/07/2020
12 METRE FULLY INSULATED CONTAINERISED OPEN PLAN OFFICE UNIT AND PAVING DONATED TO MPUMULANGA PRIMARY SCHOOL BY ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE

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 Primary School, based at Kabokweni in Mpumalanga Province. The office unit will be used by the school’s principal, Mr Ndhlovu and some of the school’s administration …

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STYLE CONFORMITY WITH TECHNICRETE’S CONLEAF PAVERS
02/06/2020
STYLE CONFORMITY WITH TECHNICRETE’S CONLEAF PAVERS

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 purposes, but also for future maintenance planning. These were the key factors when the owner of a house in a small residential …

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