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As CIO of cement company PPC, Kgomotso Molefe is bringing fresh technologies to this seemingly low-tech product.

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New construction technique allows concrete domes to be build

New construction technique allows concre…

There probably aren't many domed concrete structures where you live and there's a reason for that – they're difficult to build. Doing so usually requires the construction of a supporting wooden structure that holds the concrete in place while it hardens. Now, however, a team at the Vienna University of Technology has devised a system that allows concrete shell structures to simply be ‘inflated’ and cinched together with a steel cable. Called the pneumatic wedge method, the technique has been likened...

May 30, 2016

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Spotlight on Africa's largest 2016 infrastructure expo

Spotlight on Africa's largest 2016 infrastructure expo

With six thousand net square meters allocated to over 180 exhibitors, the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo

May 25, 2016

Products

Are we aware of compliance legislation's in the construction industry?

Are we aware of compliance legislation's in the construction industry?

Wesley Soutter, Commerical and Legal Director at Master Builder Association, spoke to Concrete.TV on the importance of compliance and ethics rules and how this allows for effective business operations to...

June 3, 2015

Projects

Tanzania: building 10,000 housing units for defence forces launched

Tanzania: building 10,000 housing units for defence forces launched

Tanzania has embarked on a housing construction programme that will see 10,000 housing units built specifically for the Defence Forces of Tanzania (TPDF). Tanzanian Defence and Security Minister, Hussein Mwinyi said:...

April 29, 2016

Events

HYPENICA ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF FOURTH ANNUAL WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS, RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE IN AFRICA

HYPENICA ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF FOURTH ANNUAL WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION AWARDS, RECOGNISING…

The winners of the Women in Construction Awards, recognising excellence in Africa were announced Tuesday night, 10 May 2016. The prestigious event took place at Gallagher Convention Centre and was...

May 11, 2016