The course will be held in Tongaat on February 12, 2016
As part of its widely-recognized know-how of gabions, one of the most celebrated Maccaferri’s product to date, the South African branch of the company has organized a special training course about gabions, which will be held in Tongaat, on February 12, 2016.
With a focus on transferring its leading knowledge capital about this range of Maccaferri’s products, the course would be ideal for construction professionals wanting to deepen their skills in this key solution for the African continent.
In detail, the free 3-hour gabion training will cover the compliance with the SANS 1200 DK civil engineering standard, which ensures a well packed, structurally sound, durable and attractive gabion structure that can be easily and quickly assembled by semi-skilled and unskilled labour.
Maccaferri’s gabions offer a variety of applications in the civil engineering sector, which range from costal protection and other hydraulic works to their deployment as retaining walls, as documented in a case history available for download at this link, or soil reinforcement applications.
The training course will cover:
- Gabions – the basics
- Materials and Requirements Before Starting:
- The basics
- Tools required
- Unit assembly:
- Alignment techniques
- Gabion lacing and bracing
- Effective stone filling
- When to use geotextile separators or not
For more information on this course, or other requirements, do not hesitate to contact us.