20+ YEARS' SERVICE FROM CONCRETE BLOCK ROAD

26 November 2010

A busy tarred road leading to the Karan Beef feed-lot in southern Gauteng was breaking up after 11 years of punishment from heavily laden trucks rumbling over it every day. But Karan Beef's management are confident they'll get twice that service from a new road surfaced with Technicrete's Double Zig-Zag concrete blocks.

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NOISE-REDUCTION AT HIGHWAY ONRAMP

20 September 2010
Technicrete's precast Enviro-Wall blocks – known for their ability to dampen traffic noise - were the preferred engineering solution for a retaining wall at a new onramp on the R21 highway interchange skirting close to houses in the Monument Park suburb.

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PEOPLE-DEVELOPMENT HEADS PRIORITIES OF MURRAY & ROBERTS BUILDING PRODUCTS NEW MD

18 May 2010

Murray & Roberts Building Products’ newly appointed managing director, Albert Weber, comes to the new company resolved to further strengthen its reputation for quality and consistency in the building and construction industry on the broad foundation of “very strong people-development and advancement”.

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MURRAY & ROBERTS MERGES BUILDING PRODUCTS COMPANIES

26 February 2010

Murray & Roberts has merged the operations of two of its specialised building products manufacturing companies, Technicrete and Oconbrick. The move is aimed at exploring wider marketing opportunities in the construction industry and improving overall financial performance, according to a company statement.

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Rea Vaya FLOOD CONTROL BLOCK NOW HAS TRAFFIC ROLE

24 February 2010

A custom-made concrete paving block, super-tough and never used in South Africa before, is supporting the heavy axle-load of hundreds of buses using the new Rea Vaya bus rapid transport depot at Dobsonville in Soweto. Technicrete engineers developed the Armorflex paver from a block normally specified for flood and erosion control.

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TECHNICRETE MOVES TO NEW WHITE RIVER PLANT

11 January 2010

Concrete building products manufacturer Technicrete has signalled the new year by moving its entire White River manufacturing operations to bigger premises as it capitalizes on expanding new business opportunities across Mpumalanga.

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