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23 Jul 2021
KZN structural engineer is CCSA’s top Young Concrete Researcher

Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA) has named Dr Benedict Olalusi, lecturer at the University of KZN’s School of Civil and…

KZN structural engineer is CCSA’s top Young Concrete Researcher

Cement & Concrete SA (CCSA) has named Dr Benedict Olalusi, lecturer at the University of KZN’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, South Africa’s top Young Concrete Researcher for 2021. The new award, made at CCSA’s recent Young Concrete Researchers, Engineers and Technologists’ YCRETS 2021 online symposium, recognises young researchers…

09 Jul 2021
Motheo on a regional growth path as it expands into the Western Cape

The largest black women-managed and led construction company in South Africa, Motheo Construction Group, is making inroads into the Western…

Motheo on a regional growth path as it expands into the Western Cape

The largest black women-managed and led construction company in South Africa, Motheo Construction Group, is making inroads into the Western Cape. Active in general building and civil engineering, together with mechanical works and fire and safety, Motheo has specialist teams and companies focusing on electrical reticulation and works, water-management technology…

05 Jul 2021
CCSA initiative to encourage concrete careers for KZN Civil Engineering Students

KZN civil engineering students experiential work opportunities at concrete-related enterprises in the province.

CCSA initiative to encourage concrete careers for KZN Civil Engineering Students

KZN civil engineering students experiential work opportunities at concrete-related enterprises in the province.

21 Jun 2021
Foundation for large M.E.G.A. market pedestrian bridge completed

Gauteng Piling was appointed by the main contractor, Enza Construction, to provide the foundations for a large pedestrian bridge for…

Foundation for large M.E.G.A. market pedestrian bridge completed

Gauteng Piling was appointed by the main contractor, Enza Construction, to provide the foundations for a large pedestrian bridge for the Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency (MEGA) International Fresh Produce Market at Mbombela, a long-awaited new initiative by the trade and investment arm of the provincial government earmarked to spark new…

06 May 2021
The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng

By Kim Timm, Executive – Structures, Buildings and Places Kim Timm (Pr Eng), AECOM A common concern in construction within…

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng

By Kim Timm, Executive – Structures, Buildings and Places Kim Timm (Pr Eng), AECOM A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards of dolomite, not all are aware of the variability of the material…

20 Apr 2021
Fire shuts down one of Gauteng’s largest hospitals

A fire that broke out at the dispensary store of the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg on Friday 16…

Fire shuts down one of Gauteng’s largest hospitals

A fire that broke out at the dispensary store of the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Johannesburg on Friday 16 April took the entire weekend to extinguish. One of the biggest hospitals in Gauteng, it will be closed temporarily for a week to assess the situation. More than 400 patients…

06 Apr 2021
Sustainable engineering – recovery & conversion

RECCONTEC represents recovery and conversion. Integrate technologies and processes for the treatment and utilization of different waste streams in one Waste-Conversion-Center. The task is ELECTRICITY MAXIMIZATION while recycling; avoid emissions; clean waters and eliminate landfills…

Sustainable engineering – recovery & conversion

RECCONTEC represents recovery and conversion. Integrate technologies and processes for the treatment and utilization of different waste streams in one Waste-Conversion-Center. The task is ELECTRICITY MAXIMIZATION while recycling; avoid emissions; clean waters and eliminate landfills waste. Waste-Conversion-Center process the following waste types: Unsorted municipal solid waste (MSW) Sewage sludge and wastewater from septic tanks Old tires, wood waste, bulky waste Landfill reduction, deconstruction and re-naturalization Hospital…

16 Mar 2021
Dynamic Fluid Control sees future in own valve designs

Dynamic Fluid Control, a 100% black-owned and managed manufacturer of valves for the water, effluent and mineral processing industries is urging water utilities…

Dynamic Fluid Control sees future in own valve designs

Dynamic Fluid Control, a 100% black-owned and managed manufacturer of valves for the water, effluent and mineral processing industries is urging water utilities to seek out public-private partnerships to modernise and expand their water and sanitation infrastructure and improve the efficiency of water systems. The Benoni based manufacturer employs over 300 staff and currently exports products to…

08 Mar 2021
Staufix: Over one million units sold

For more than 40 years, KESSEL backwater valves have provided reliable safety in accordance with the latest standards The Staufix backwater valves…

Staufix: Over one million units sold

For more than 40 years, KESSEL backwater valves have provided reliable safety in accordance with the latest standards The Staufix backwater valves from KESSEL proven reliable protection against backwater. With Staufix; KESSEL offers the right backwater valve for various applications. From the protection of individual drainage fixtures to central complete building protection with Staufix…

05 Mar 2021
Space savings thanks to optimised wastewater hydraulics

Drainage systems without ventilation pipes and with smaller dimensions – all thanks to Geberit SuperTube technology In high-rise buildings, the…

Space savings thanks to optimised wastewater hydraulics

Drainage systems without ventilation pipes and with smaller dimensions – all thanks to Geberit SuperTube technology In high-rise buildings, the ventilation pipes in the drainage systems take up a great deal of space. With the new Geberit SuperTube technology, it is now possible to dispense with the ventilation pipes entirely.…

05 Mar 2021
Better hygiene in the home

Liam Gawne from Miele offers an overview of how appliances can help you make your homes more hygienic and increasingly…

Better hygiene in the home

Liam Gawne from Miele offers an overview of how appliances can help you make your homes more hygienic and increasingly safe from viruses. With the threat of the Corona Virus, more and more homeowners are looking for appliances to help them make their homes more hygienic. Miele’s latest range of…

03 Mar 2021
10 Commandments for proper construction

With the pandemic having created a survival mode for much smaller and emerging building contractors, it is now more important…

10 Commandments for proper construction

With the pandemic having created a survival mode for much smaller and emerging building contractors, it is now more important than ever for site staff to have at least a basic knowledge of concrete behaviour and performance in construction, says John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at the School of Concrete Technology.…


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