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Top performance with Vibration Control. Bosch GWS 26-230 B Angle Grinder The Bosch GWS 26-230 B angle grinder with double-sealed ball bearings and the especially sturdy gearing guarantee a long lifetime. The powerful 2600 W motor with maximum reserves of power ensures greatest material removal and fastest work progress and an auxiliary handle with Vibration Control for fatigue-free working.

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To avoid errors, there should be enough containers for a full batch to be made without using any container more than once

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The concrete mix should be used within two hours of mixing, and must never be retempered by mixing in additional water, as this reduces the resultant strength of the mix

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THE TEREX® TLB890 BACKHOE LOADER

SHIFTS MORE LIFTS HIGHER

Our most productive backhoe loader

ELB Equipment, the sub-Sahara Africa distributor of Terex backhoe loaders, understands your business and with Terex Construction, is dedicated to offering a TLB that delivers exceptional reliability and productivity. The Terex® TLB890 is designed to deliver outstanding throughput, impressive hydraulic flow rates for faster cycle times and increased loader and backhoe performance. All equipment supplied by ELB are backed by a range of specialised aftermarket services, including 24/7 parts and technical support to keep machines operating at optimum levels on site. Investing in a Terex TLB890 therefore makes perfect business sense that will pay dividends for years to come.

ELB EQUIPMENT - HEAD OFFICE:

14 Atlas Road, Anderbolt, Boksburg • Tel: (011) 306-0700 • Fax: (011) 918-7208 • e-mail: Elb@elbquip.co.za Website: www.elbequipment.com BRANCHES & DEALERS – SOUTH AFRICA: BRITS: (012) 250-1565 • CAPE TOWN: (021) 933-2383 DURBAN: (031) 464-6522 • EAST LONDON: (043) 740-4530 • GEORGE: (044) 878-0874 KIMBERLEY & KATHU: (053) 841-0040 • MIDDELBURG: (013) 246-2312 • POLOKWANE: (082) 334-1564 SUBSIDIARY: ELB EAST AFRICA: NAIROBI, KENYA: (00254) (0) 20 807-0728 DEALERS – SOUTHERN AFRICA: BOTSWANA: (00267) 390-9972 • LESOTHO: (00266) 2831-3926 MOZAMBIQUE: (00258) 219-00469 • NAMIBIA: (00264) 61-234-052 • SWAZILAND: (00268) 518-5348 ZAMBIA: (00260) 212-210-642 • ZIMBABWE: (00263) (4) 448-990-3

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Ziyad Gaba, head of Fuso Southern Africa

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Olive Ndebele

Took place behind a fantastical threemetre-high origami wall that paid homage to Pretoria’s world-renowned jacaranda trees

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We took a cue from the popular Neighbourgoods Market and Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg, and The Village, a 8 533m 2 space with a metro-grunge feel

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Empower, Uplift and Develop a

COMMUNITY with Hydraform Technolgy

TECHNOLOGY FIT TO

CHANGE LIVES

Community members of the Radway Green Farm were taught to use Hydraform machinery and gained employment during the construction of their own HOMES.

M7MI Super

Interlocking Blockmaking Machine

HYDRAFORM ADDED BENEFITS 1. Deliver new skills to unskilled communities 2. Huge social and economic benefits from jobs created 3. Full comprehensive blockmaking and building training 4. Material benefit - blocks made from overburden 5. Conservational benefits - reduces impact of mining 6. Deliver equipment fit for purpose

V3

Blockmaking Machine

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Contact us TODAY for the BEST

BUILDING SOLUTIONS Engineered to create CHANGE

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QuanƟty Surveying… …at the heart of every successful construcƟon project

Find out more… info@asaqs.co.za

T 011 315 4140/1 F 011 315 3785

www.asaqs.co.za

P O Box 3527 Halfway House 1685 I Suite G6 Building 27 Thornhill Office Park Bekker Road Vorna Valley Midrand •

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PALIFENCE NEW

WELD FREE PALISADE WELDED MESH •Save on transport •Ease of assembly •Save on storage •Follows surface contours •Installed, DIY, Trade

•Good viewing visibility •Complete system •Longevity – Zincalu or Zincalu and plastic coated •Secure and discrete POOL

FENCING

High Security Welded Mesh Palisade Gates Gate Automation Electric Fencing and more…

MARK: 083 454 6488 18

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havas 14530/E

Has drawn on its reservoir of experience to make the water system, possibly the most important system on an asphalt roller, as reliable as possible

RARE IS REWARDING The Narina Trogon - One of Africa’s most elusive birds. A rare breed indeed. Rather like graduate professionals. Contact your PPS-accredited financial adviser or visit pps.co.za to see if you qualify.

PPS is an authorised Financial Services Provider.

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It’s one of the most corrosive environments imaginable, only one material can tough it out

With stainless steel’s strength, versatility and over 200 grades, these are some of the reasons we call it the only man-made noble metal.

Stainless Steel. It’s Simply Brilliant. Call 011 883 0119 or see sassda.co.za. Your complete stainless information source.

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Win an all-expenses paid trip for two to the Eiffel Tower in Paris worth R125 000!

Stainless Steel Eiffel Tower Project - LCC App Entry Data Life Cycle Costing Input

Mild Steel

Utility Ferritic Stainless Steel (e.g. 3CR12)

Lean Duplex Stainless Steel (e.g. LDX 2101)

Rates & Duration

Cost of Capital pa

2%

2%

2%

Inflation Rate pa

1%

1%

1%

Desired Duration (years)

100

100

100

Downtime per Maintenance Event (days)

0

0

0

Value of lost production (amount per day)

0

0

0

7 300 t @ $600/t

7 300 t @ $1 475/t

5 475 t @ $2 575/t

$4 380 000

$10 767 500

$14 098 125

1.25 x Material Cost

1.25 x Material Cost

1.25 x Material Cost

$5 475 000

$13 459 375

$17 622 656

Painting

Cleaning (0.3 x painting costs)

Cleaning (0.3 x painting costs)

$4 073 376

$1 222 013

$1 222 013

Painting

None

Cleaning (0.3 x painting costs)

$4 073 376

$0

$1 222 013

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Scrapped After 100 years

Scrapped After 100 years

Scrapped After 100 years

Material Cost Initial Costs

Fabrication Cost

Other Installation Costs Maintenance Costs Cost Per Event Time Between Maintenance Events (years) Operating Costs

Replacement Costs Elapsed Time Between Replacement (years) Removal Cost Per Event

100

100

100

$1 000 000

$1 000 000

$1 000 000

Material + Installation Cost Per Event Residual Mass of Material Per Event

$0

$0

$0

7 300 t @ $200/t

7 300 t @ $300/t

5 475 t @ $700/t

$1 460 000

$2 190 000

$3 832 500

$0

$0

$0

Annual Material Related Cost

Would a stainless steel Eiffel Tower be cheaper than a mild steel one? To enter the competition all you have to do is download the Sassda Life Cycle Costing (LCC) App. Then use the LCC App and the information in the table above to calculate the total cost of building

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and maintaining the Eiffel Tower. Compare the cost of a mild steel Eiffel Tower to either a 3CR12 or LDX 2101 stainless steel Eiffel Tower. Use the LCC App to email your results to eiffel@sassda.co.za

Stainless Steel. It’s Simply Brilliant. Call 011 883 0119 or see sassda.co.za. Your complete stainless information source.

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Eiffel Tower Competition Information


Nico Pienaar of Aspasa

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Portia Derby of Aurecon

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Why the Hydraform system? █ █ Only 8% cement per 7MPa block █ █ Local soil used from project site █ █ Save on transport costs █ █ Simplicity: Easy for local communities to manufacture blocks and build with them █ █ Proven and tested █ █ Employment: Provides unskilled people from the community meaningful work █ █ Empowerment of unskilled people, including women █ █ Cost savings in construction █ █ Bricks are made where they are needed █ █ Customer support and training readily available █ █ Global network of outlets and agents

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Your boutique business destination Surrounded by lush gardens in the hub of Johannesburg’s northern suburbs, The Peartree in Craighall Park caters for groups of two through to 100 guests in nine well-appointed and equipped business suites. Breakfast meetings, working lunches, indoor or outdoor dining, half-day and full-day packages including all welcome refreshments, teas and lunches are offered in Standard, Gold and Platinum packages. Secure parking, business centre, fibre optic broadband AV, lockable space, all underpinned by highly qualified and helpful staff dedicated to ensuring your event is a success, make The Peartree a destination of choice.

www.thepeartree.co.za e-mail: info@thepeartree.co.za Tel: 011 781 1401 41 St. Albans Ave, Craighall Park


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SALES

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PARTS

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FLEXIBLE FINANCE SOLUTIONS

A proud member of the Goscor Group of Companies

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The Leading Alternative Building Technology company in South Africa

Largest Social Housing Project in PMB

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Your boutique business destination Surrounded by lush gardens in the hub of Johannesburg’s northern suburbs, The Peartree in Craighall Park caters for groups of two through to 100 guests in nine well-appointed and equipped business suites.

www.thepeartree.co.za e-mail: info@thepeartree.co.za Tel: 011 781 1401 41 St. Albans Ave, Craighall Park

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► EIA Process

► Environmental Risk Assessments

► Geographical Information Systems

► Agricultural Assessment and Advise

► Project Managment

► Wetland and Riparian Services

► Natural Resource Services

► Visual Impact Assessments

► Ecological/Biodiversity Services

► Public Participation Process

► Application Assistance

► Game Ranch Management

► Developement Research, Monitoring and Evaluation

N2 Mnini ECO Duties

Plant rescue

Durban Coal Terminal Site Inspection

Ohlanga Pump station ECO Duties

Freightpak Warehouse Site Audit

Public participation Makhabeleni

Ballito Interchange Botanical survey

Site assessment Sundumbili pipeline

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Trenchless Equipment Piercing Tools

Piercing tools are ideal for installing utilities under existing landscapes and / or structures. These pneumatic-powered tools create a compact hole that allows contractors to install underground gas, water, cable, irrigation, fiber or electrical dri lines under driveways, buildings or streets with minimal disruption.

Particularly well suited for use in off-grid households, small shops and for street vendors

Head Office: Office Tel: +27 (0)11 306 0700 Email: Elb@elbquip.co.za Website: www.elbequipment.com

Branches

Dealers Botswana:

Brits:

Office Tel: +267 (0)390 9972 Email: graeme@outdistancebw.com

Office Tel: +27 (0)12 250 1565 Email: stevenc@elbquip.co.za

Lesotho:

Cape Town:

Office Tel: +266 (0)28 313 926 Email: mollo@matobo.co.za

Office Tel: +27 (0)21 933 2383 Email: gertm@elbquip.co.za

Namibia:

Durban:

Office Tel: +26 (0)46 123 4052 Email:erich@barex.com.na

Office Tel: +27 (0)31 464 6522 Email: brucev@elbquip.co.za

East London:

Office Tel: +27 (0)31 464 6522 Email: brucev@elbquip.co.za

George (Service Depot): Office Tel: +27 (0)21 933 2383 Email: gertm@elbquip.co.za

Kimberley:

Office Tel: +27 (0)53 841 0040 Email: deonc@elbquip.co.za

Middelburg:

Office Tel: +27 (0)13 246 2312 Email: lancec@elbquip.co.za

Polokwane:

Office Tel: +27 (0)81 826 4493 Email: simonpjiyane@gmail.com

Swaziland:

Office Tel: +268 (0)518 5348 / 518 5602 Email: pedror@mrc.co.sz

Zambia:

Office Tel: +26 (0)21 221 0642 Email: tony@ecmining.com

Zimbabwe:

Office Tel: +263 (0)77 236 2596 Email: bryan@torreafrica.com Email: mark@torreafrica.com

Bulawayo

Office Tel: +263 (0)77 327 3949 Email: mark@torreafrica.com

Mozambique:

Office Tel: +268 (0)76 022 8488 Email: pedror@mrc.co.sz

East Africa:

Office Tel: +254 (0)20 807 0728 Email: elb@elbeastafrica.com

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STEEP also works to engage the trainees in meaningful employment following the training process

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