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Rocla appoints new technical executive
9 February 2018
Rocla appoints new technical executive

Le Roux who has been with Rocla for over eight years in his capacity as a civil engineer was previously responsible for the negotiation, development, design and project management of bespoke projects at Rocla as well the management of existing designs and advising on manufacturing processes.

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Concrete cabins on the road
15 October 2017
Concrete cabins on the road

Since ROCLA commenced local manufacture of specialised concrete cabins destined for local photovoltaic (PV) farms in July, they have delivered 23 concrete cabins to PV farm clients as at end -August 2013. The concrete cabins are destined for two sites with each site requiring 64 concrete cabins. Completion of delivery is due by end- January 2014.

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ROCLA Celebrates 100 years of Excelence
30 August 2017
ROCLA Celebrates 100 years of Excelence

This year Rocla, one of South Africa’s leading manufacturers of precast concrete products, celebrates 100 years of excellence in the supply of products to the infrastructure, building and construction industries. The Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG) was formed in 2013 when Rocla, Technicrete, and Ocon Brick were acquired by a consortium consisting of private equity firm Capitalworks, RMB Ventures, Pan African Group and senior executives within the companies.

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Over 17,000 tons of ROCLA Toilets
12 June 2017
Over 17,000 tons of ROCLA Toilets

Against a backlog requirement of 180,000 toilets, the Amathole District Municipality issued a tender for concrete panel toilets to be manufactured and installed in a very poor and rural part of the Eastern Cape, Amathole. Rocla Sanitation won the first phase of the tender and has currently delivered to site 17,500 of the 25,000 toilets required by June 2014.

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Pre-Cast Bridge Deck planks from ROCLA
25 April 2017
Pre-Cast Bridge Deck planks from ROCLA

The needs of architects and civil engineering contractors for specialised construction products and materials change as infrastructure projects become more technologically advanced while at the same time having to remain cost effective. Rocla, part of the IS Group, South Africa’s leading manufacturer of precast concrete products, is geared up to offer innovative solutions no matter how challenging the customer requirements are.

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Rocla products trusted in new Power Stations
2 July 2015
Rocla products trusted in new Power Stations

Rocla (Pty) Ltd is Southern Africa’s leading manufacturer of precast concrete products for infrastructure, including pipes, culverts, manholes, poles and other related products and has an extensive network of factories throughout South Africa, Namibia and Botswana

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Technicrete, Rocla and Oconbrick acquired by RMB Ventures and Capitalworks
31 October 2013
Technicrete, Rocla and Oconbrick acquired by RMB Ventures and Capitalworks

Technicrete, Rocla and Oconbrick, previously part of the Murray & Roberts Construction Products Africa platform, have been successfully acquired by a consortium consisting of private equity firm Capitalworks, RMB Ventures and senior executives in the businesses. The transaction is effective from 31 October.

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Concrete Cabins for Photovoltaic farms manufactured under licence by ROCLA
7 July 2013
Concrete Cabins for Photovoltaic farms manufactured under licence by ROCLA

It is a known fact that South Africa is facing severe energy shortages and that the development and utlisation of renewable energy as a source of supply has become paramount. The development of Photovoltaic (PV) farms in South Africa, whilst still in its infancy, has positive implications for the tourism, commercial and residential sectors as well as those communities not reliant on the grid system.

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