Discover the best concrete technologies in Africa

[Ebook] Roofing: the element that impacts buildings’ TCO

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2017 3:16:38 PM / by Jean de Martres

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Weather conditions in Africa are well known, but what about their impact on roofing and buildings? Today more than ever, it is crucial to be aware of all the consequences these mainland features may have, just as the number of natural disasters has doubled in 25 years.

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[Expert interview] How to face water-related construction issues

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2016 9:14:20 AM / by Jean de Martres posted in English

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Mohamed Yehia Twfik, General Manager at A-Build Egypt for contracting, shared with us his vision of waterproofing issues in Africa, the solutions he uses to face them, and his personal view on Sika's own waterproofing technologies. Discover these precious elements in video !

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[White Paper] High stakes of entirely waterproofing a building

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 3:45:00 PM / by Jean de Martres

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This paper dealing with the high stakes of waterproofing a building for the basement to the roof will be a great companion for your ambitious projects in Africa. Discover how to face the challenges induced by various types of water exposures in Africa, and build more durable structures. 

 

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[Infographics] Water issues in Africa: construction at risk on the continent

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2016 3:42:35 PM / by Jean de Martres

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With this infographics, assess the risks related to water in Africa, get the full measure of the hazards of non-watertight buildings, and bet on the best concrete technologies to build the future.

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[Case study] 3 waterproof projects with Sika in Africa

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2016 10:33:58 AM / by Jean de Martres

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Africa suffers a very particular geological and geographical context, that trigger many challenges for the construction sector on the issue of watertightness. In this case study, we offer a precise view of the challenges encountered in three major projects in Africa, in which Sika has offered its expertise and experience in waterproofing problematics and techniques. 

 

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[Solution Guide] Waterproofing & white box concept, to protect a building's foundations

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 28, 2016 10:22:55 AM / by Jean de Martres

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This solution guide about the white box concept introduces you to this simple and efficient technology, for durably watertight fondations, and high performance buildings.  Are you ready to confront water issues on the African continent with this effective technique? 

 

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[Expert interview] : the African construction market opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 17, 2015 2:33:42 PM / by Jean de Martres posted in English

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Ken Malcomson, civil engineer at SNA Civil & Structural Engineers, a South African company specialized in civil engineering, shared with us his opinion about the African construction market, its specificities, local constraints and needs in terms of technologies.

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[Expert interview] The business improvements and opportunities with Sika in Africa

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 30, 2015 7:19:24 PM / by Jean de Martres

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Watch in this video an interview of Greg Hollins, East Regional Manager at Metier Mixed Concrete, a company specialized in Ready Mix Concrete in South-Africa.


He faces many challenges on construction site. Lack of skills is a major one. What is the best solution for his issue? How can he measure the solution's performance? Watch the video to get answers!

 

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[Case Study] : High strength concrete at work in Tunisia

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2015 4:21:00 PM / by Jean de Martres

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For traffic congestion and environmental deterioration and to reconnect to dynamic economic and industrial poles, Tunisia decided to build a cable stay’s bridge made of concrete. The bridge is 260m long, 23,5m wide, and 20 m high. The project started in 2004, ended in 2009, and cost 110 million USD financed by the Japanese bank and Tunisia. Let’s discover in this article the details and specificities of the high strength concrete technique through a real-life application!

 

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[Solution Guide] High strength concrete: an improved technology for increased performance and greater durability

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 21, 2015 3:39:00 PM / by Jean de Martres

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The applications for high strength concrete are numerous due to the fast-growing development in Africa. It is usually required for projects such as connected transport corridors, based water infrastructure, strong telecommunications connections, and commercial property. These construction projects bring concrete specificities and requirements, let’s see why and how.

 

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