n IMIESA - New compaction tool offers speed and efficiency : cover story

Volume 31, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 6, Jun 2006, p. 4 - 5
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... 4 - IMIESA JUNE 2006 COVER STORY Anew Cape Town-based company has teamed up with the Caterpillar equipment supplier, Barloworld Equipment, to offer the construction and allied industries a new dynamic soil compaction method that is operated in conjunction with a Cat 345B hydraulic excavator. Rapid Impact Compaction (RIC) Africa was formed early this year as a specialist company offering controlled impact loading techniques to the industry to increase the bearing capacity and stiffness of soils. While the Cat 345B has a well-respected and proven track record around the world, the rapid impact compactor is new to the African continent. ..

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