CMA Members Rocla and Southern Pipeline Contractors (SPC) are supplying concrete jacking pipes for eight of 19 pipe-jacking sections which form part of the Rand Water Board’s Palmiet Pumping Station to Signal Hill Reservoir project.
Sika has acquired the assets of Duro‐Moza, a Mozambique-based company producing specialised mortar and tile adhesives.
A member of the CMA West End Cement Bricks (WECB) of Westonaria, Gauteng, recently launched an exceptionally versatile earth block called the G8 Earthlock block.
Telkom has found precast concrete poles to be highly effective in discouraging and preventing cable theft.
Frans Minnaar, who has many years of experience in quality assurance for precast concrete products, has taken office as Executive Director of the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA).
Innovative precast product YFEL finds favour in three different applications
Kaytech has signed a distributorship agreement with Concrete Canvas SA to supply geosynthetic cementitious composite mats into the South African civil engineering industry, including road and rail applications.
Rustenburg-based block-making company Cemblocks recently acquired an additional two Birkenmayer (CMA member) block-making machines to increase its production capacity to 13-million bricks a month.
Echo prestressed hollow-core slabs have been used to roof a second storey added to MTN’s Data Centre in Centurion, Gauteng.
Frans Minnaar has been appointed Executive Director of the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) with effect from March 2, 2015.
Minnaar, who has many years of experience in quality assurance for precast concrete products, succeeds Wally Armstrong, who held the post for the previous two years.
Minnaar spent over 10 years with the SA Bureau of Standards (SABS). He obtained a qualification as a civil engineering technician while there and worked as a standards inspector and ISO auditor – one of the first ISO auditors in the country after the international ISO Quality System Certification Scheme was adopted in South Africa.