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Construction World May 2018ON THE COVER: The recent delivery of four JS305LS tracked excavators by earthmoving equipment specialist, Kemach JCB, has boosted key customer, Lusthof Civil & Plant Hire’s JCB fleet to 26 machines.

The relationship with Kemach JCB began in 2008 when Anton Schonken, founder of Lusthof Civil & Plant Hire, met JCB advisor, Gerhard Riekert and paid a visit to the JCB factory in the United Kingdom. Highly impressed by the professionalism, friendliness and efficiency of the JCB personnel, he decided to purchase his first JCB.

Kemach Equipment, known as Kemach JCB, was established in South Africa in 2003 is the country’s leading distributor of a wide range of superior, rugged and efficient earthmoving equipment to the mining, construction, quarrying and plant fire industries.

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2018 april franki coverON THE COVER: Once complete, Pinnacle Towers in Nairobi, Kenya, with a height of almost 300 m, will be the tallest building in Africa. For Keller company, Franki Africa, which is in the process of doing the geotechnical work, this prestigious project has been somewhat of a milestone.

The building, in Nairobi’s Upperhill area, will cost an estimated USD194-million, and consists of two towers. The tallest will have 70 mixed-use floors and the other will be a 45-floor Hilton Hotel developed by Hass Petroleum and White Lotus Group. There will also be 200 apartments run by the Hilton Hotel that will include one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom fully furnished luxury apartments.

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Construction World March 2018ON THE COVER: Ditshimega Projects and Training’s success in a difficult economic climate has been nothing less than astounding. When it was established in 2013 it had a turnover of R1,2-million. This has exploded to R250-million in 2017. Wilhelm du Plessis asked the MD, Sakkie Ranta about the company’s business model, its unique selling point and its preference for Scania vehicles in its quest to offer turnkey solutions to customers for the building of trusting relationships.

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Construction World February 2018ON THE COVER: We all know that Lithium-Ion cordless technology has taken our local market by storm over the last number of years. Makita has produced one of the world’s largest ranges of 18V power tools, and through its continuous research and development is constantly producing innovative new and exciting tools to enhance its range.

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ConstructionWorld January 2018ON THE COVER:  Barloworld Power has filled a gap in its rental offering with a new range of South African designed and manufactured lighting masts.

The first stop for Barloworld Power Rental’s new all-South African lighting masts was at Sasol Secunda, where 38 units spent two months lighting up the site over the annual shutdown. The lighting masts formed part of a package of 110 rental machines, including Cat generators ranging from 40 kVA to 500 kVA, delivered by Barloworld Power.

Barloworld Power is the Southern African dealer for Cat and Perkins power products and represents these brands in its rental fleet.

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Construction World December 2017ON THE COVER: The current economic and political climate in South Africa, the African continent and also in the rest of the world, make it tough for especially smaller players in the cement industry. Wilhelm du Plessis spoke to Richard Tomes, Executive, Sales & Marketing at AfriSam about the challenges and opportunities for cement companies in this challenging time.

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