RIC Africa (Pty) Ltd is a specialist geotechnical contractor that concentrates on rehabilitating problematic soil conditions by means of first world technologies.
RIC Africa is the only company in southern Africa that brings this technology to the construction industry, south of the Sahara.
Since its inception in 2006, the business has successfully completed several high profile projects for clients including government departments (Transnet, ACSA, SANRAL), local municipalities, South African and international mining companies, CIDB 9 CE civil contractors and private developers.
Rapid Impact Compaction uses controlled impact technology to increase the bearing capacity of soils up to a depth of 6m. It is not only highly effective, but can substantially reduce project cost and duration when used instead of conventional construction methods.
We provide the following specialist geotechnical services:
Rapid Impact Compaction (RIC)
RIC stone column installation
Dynamic Compaction (Deep compaction & stone column installation)
Sheet piling Installation
Excavator mounted Hydraulic milling/cutting
Rotary Core Drilling for geotechnical investigations
Continuous Surface Wave Testing (CSW testing)
SPT’s and Dynamic Probing Super Heavy (DPSH)
Plate load testing
Pile load testing.
RIC Africa operates throughout South Africa, Namibia and the broader African continent.