Horizontal Directional Drilling

New Machinery Added To Our Fleet

As part of our efforts to grow our business and the trenchless construction sector in KZN and the country, we recently added some new machinery to our fleet. This includes:…

SAICE Talks Trenchless

Trenchless Construction and Rolkon’s approach to its projects and the industry itself is featured in the October issue of Civil Engineering magazine, Magazine published by SAICE (the South African Institute of…

The Benefits of Trenchless Construction

In those parts of the country where modern conveniences such as plumbing, electricity and internet are services we take for granted, trenchless technology is critical in being able to maintain…

To Dig Or Not to Dig?

New majority shareholder and director of Rolkon Trenchless Construction Faith Tlhale discusses the role the trenchless construction construction in South Africa. A non-invasive tunnelling service for the installation of underground…

No Wriggle Room

On a recent job for Bloc Contractors, our team was faced with very limited space to drill under the concrete entrance to the Fry Foods building. Despite the lack of…

New Wheels For Our Rigs!

The Rolkon team were super excited to welcome the new kid on Rolkon block, Isuzu NQR 500! This strong, reliable 6-wheeler is just what we need to transport our drill…

Building Relationships In New Germany

Part of our approach to resolving each site is ensuring we foster long-term relationships with our clients. On a recent job for MTelecoms, we did just that, extending our working…

Edendale Sewer Sleeve – Pietermaritzburg

Railway lines, vegetable gardens and tight community living Rolkon faced a tricky drill site during a 2-day project in Edendale in Pietermaritzburg for Bloc Construction. Before the new sewer sleeve…

Anton Lembede Aqueduct – Durban Inner City

Rolkon started the month of August with some heavy lifting….11 tonnes to be exact! This job in the inner city of Durban involved horizontal drilling under an existing stormwater culvert…

M13 Fields Hill Crossing – Durban

This roadside project required us to horizontally drill under the M13 highway without causing any disruption to traffic. A difficult site to access for both machinery and the technical team,…
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