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ROCLA, THE LEADING MANUFACTURER OF SEWERAGE AND WATER SYSTEMS
23 April 2021
ROCLA, THE LEADING MANUFACTURER OF SEWERAGE AND WATER SYSTEMS

With a country in constant development, be it new commercial or residential projects or the maintenance or upgrading of existing roads, pipes and storm-water systems, a crucial factor is the application of water and sewerage systems and related products that offer developers and local municipalities the longevity and high quality required. With a history spanning …

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RAINWATER HARVESTING  –  WHAT STANDS IN ITS WAY?
19 March 2021
RAINWATER HARVESTING – WHAT STANDS IN ITS WAY?

With water shortages and the longer-term security of water supply being a serious concern for South Africans, one would think that every business, school and home would have a rainwater harvesting system. Justin Kretzmar, Sales Engineer at Rocla and Technicrete, explains why this is sometimes not the case. “When constructing new commercial, residential and public …

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ROCLA SUPPLIES 19KM’S OF HDPE PIPES FOR POLOKWANE WATER TREATMENT PLANT
17 February 2021
ROCLA SUPPLIES 19KM’S OF HDPE PIPES FOR POLOKWANE WATER TREATMENT PLANT

Waste water treatment plants play a crucial role in the removal of contaminants from wastewater and sewage in order for its conversion into an effluent that can be returned to the water cycle in an environmentally friendly way or to be reclaimed for other purposes. It is a critical process in the supply of safe …

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ROCLA MANUFACTURES LARGEST CUSTOM DESIGNED JACKING CULVERTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
6 October 2020
ROCLA MANUFACTURES LARGEST CUSTOM DESIGNED JACKING CULVERTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

When the local municipality of Tshwane required 3m x 3m custom-made jacking box culverts for a service delivery project at Iscor Heights, in Pretoria West, the only company in South Africa who was able to design and manufacture culverts to such large specifications was Rocla. The culverts were manufactured with an in-the-wall joint that can …

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12 METRE FULLY INSULATED CONTAINERISED OPEN PLAN OFFICE  UNIT AND PAVING DONATED TO MPUMULANGA PRIMARY SCHOOL BY ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE
22 July 2020
12 METRE FULLY INSULATED CONTAINERISED OPEN PLAN OFFICE UNIT AND PAVING DONATED TO MPUMULANGA PRIMARY SCHOOL BY ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE

The Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), which comprises Technicrete and Rocla has donated a 12 metre fully insulated containerised open plan office unit as well as paving to the Sifunindlela Primary School, based at Kabokweni in Mpumalanga Province. The office unit will be used by the school’s principal, Mr Ndhlovu and some of the school’s administration …

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EFFECTIVE SEWERAGE SYSTEMS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE  DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE
2 July 2020
EFFECTIVE SEWERAGE SYSTEMS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE

Effective sewerage systems are an essential element of infrastructure planning, development and maintenance. They ensure that communities live in hygienic conditions through the collection, conveyance, treatment and disposal of wastewater in a non-hazardous manner to people and the environment. A critical function of sewerage systems is to prevent water-borne diseases from becoming active. The success …

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ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE OPEN FOR BUSINESS
11 May 2020
ROCLA AND TECHNICRETE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Rocla and Technicrete, part of the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), re-open for business after the initial level 5 COVID-19 situation in South Africa. “We are pleased to announce that our manufacturing plants are running although at a reduced capacity, and that our sales representatives are available to assist customers with technical and product advice across …

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REHABILITATION OF PARKTOWN STORMWATER SYSTEM
11 September 2019
REHABILITATION OF PARKTOWN STORMWATER SYSTEM

Concrete stormwater pipes have a long lifespan but it is not infinite. Ageing infrastructure and pipe erosion and corrosion are all factors that initiate the rehabilitation of stormwater piping systems.

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