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Construction companies hit with a collective R1.46bn fine for bid-rigging and collusion have been warned they face the prospect of further sanctions, including possible disqualification from state tenders.

Corporate-911, the Johannesburg-based business rescue firm, has successfully facilitated the acquisition of Floors Direct Investments (Pty) (FDI) by Tiletoria (Western Cape) (Pty) Ltd.

The work of contractors such as Chancellor House-linked Hitachi Power Africa and French company Alstom will be "assessed thoroughly", during an oversight visit to Medupi Power Station.

Gonubie ratepayers have turned on landowners threatening to halt upgrades to the coastal suburb’s Main Road, calling them 'stupid'.

Khotsong TB Hospital in Matatiele is set to benefit from a R302-million infrastructure upgrade over the next three years.

Real value of building plans passed in larger municipalities rise by 21.9% in the first five months of 2013‚ shows Stats SA data.

Twintec Industrial Flooring and Llevell Laser Floors have formed a strategic partnership for the design and construction of industrial concrete flooring throughout South Africa.


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The Twintec Group are recognised world leaders in steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) ‘jointless’ floor slabs design and construct in excess of 6 million m2 worldwide each year and introduced the technology to the South African market in 2010.  

Llevell Laser Floors,which operates as a division of NMC, has been laying concrete floors throughout South Africa since 1992 and have an extensive track record in delivering quality for their clients. 

Martin Kerrigan, Twintec Projects Director states “This partnership will synergise the resources of both companies with the ultimate benefits being passed directly to the customer including technical support, programme planning and added value services.  Twintec entered the market with a corporate commitment to embracing local labour skills and this provides a perfect opportunity to take this step”.

This strategic partnership will see Twintec and Llevell Laser Floors continuing to operate as independent companies, maintaining their respective track records, but working together on selected appropriate projects.  

“The combination of expertise, skilled resources  and additional opportunities for value engineering is an exciting prospect for all involved.  Embracing a spirit of building trust, the key to our success lies in quality delivery through partnering with the client and project engineers from pre-contract meetings through to the completed floor” added Stephen Chambers, Llevell Laser Floors Director.

Twintec Sales Manager appointed Western Cape Concrete Society Treasurer


The recent annual Western Cape Concrete Society AGM was held at the Premier Cape Manor hotel.

The new Committee for 2013/2014 was appointed by the members.  

Miss Jennifer Edwards, Sales Manager, Twintec South Africa, was appointed as the Treasurer for the Society.

Twintec are proud to be represented on this committee and look forward to contributing to the concrete industry activities over the coming year.

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