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SmartRock2™ on the Job | A SmartRock2™ Case Study

DIVCON Inc. Uses SmartRock2 for Accurate Real-Time Monitoring of Concrete Maturity, Strength, & Temperature When DIVCON Inc. underwent the build of a 40,000 square foot elevated post tension podium slab deck, they reached for Giatec Scientific’s SmartRock2 concrete monitoring technology. Using wireless real-time reads of the concrete’s maturity, strength, and temperatures, the team was able […]

Discovery headquarters nears completion

With the construction of health insurance and financial services provider Discovery’s head office set for completion at the end of this month, construction consultancy Aurecon believes that the building is set to become a pioneering green precinct concept, owing to its size and the way in which employee wellbeing and health is at the heart […]

Reuse of road construction materials mitigates road damage

To eliminate extensive road damage, construction company Wirtgen SA sales manager Waylon Kukard explains that for an environment-friendly rehabilitation of road pavements, existing construction materials need to be fully reused, which significantly reduces material costs. Powered by WPeMatico

Projects boding well for geotechnical contractor

Specialist geotechnical contractor and subsidiary of Keller Group, Franki Africa, is providing 46 000 Columns with Mixed Moduli (CMM) for the 350 000 m2 Clairwood logistics park construction site project. Powered by WPeMatico

Materials supplier company secures contract

Construction materials company Afrimat has been awarded a contract to supply building material to the Mozambique liquefied natural gas fields, which will be developed by oil and gas exploration company Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, on the northern border of the country. Powered by WPeMatico

Bags ensure soil retention for projects

Using small scale nonwoven geosynthetic sand container (GSC) bags is a user-friendly method for less critical soil-retention applications, says geosynthetic product manufacturer Fibertex South Africa. Powered by WPeMatico