MetaCote is a new, smoother and more economic finishing plaster that promises to take the South African market by storm.
The Competition Commission has referred a supplier of the main ingredient in RDP bricks to the Competition Tribunal for charging excessive prices.
While achieving a dense, cohesive concrete mix with sufficient paste volume will enable the correct level of workability of the concrete, contractors must also pay attention to avoiding practices that will result in risky segregation during concrete pumping on construction sites.
Sustainable buildings deliver healthier living environments with increased quality of life and the co-benefits of social integration.
Strong growth and massive infrastructure projects make Africa a continent of opportunity for the concrete industry, but innovation will be critical to realising this potential, says Alta Walker, Head: Innovation at PPC.
Pothholes could soon become a thing of the past due to futuristic plans to produce self-healing concrete.