Category Archives: Civil

Atlantis Foundries

Name: Atlantis Foundries; Scrap Steel Bunker Location: Atlantis Date: 2010 Category: Industrial Area: 1231 m² Description: Raft slab of 500 mm thick, cast in one pour of 615 m³ Special Feature: Concrete placed in two layers with top layer containing Polypropylene fibres for increased abrasive resistance. Total pour took 10 hours using two concrete pumps. Continue Reading

IRT Bus Lanes

Name: Integrated Rapid Transport Location: Milnerton Date: 2009/10 Category: Civil Area: 44,034 m² Description: Continuously reinforced red concrete road Special Feature: Special techniques and equipment were developed to place and finish this pigmented high strength concrete. Labour intensive methods were utilised but high production was achieved. References: Client: Cape City Council Engineer: HHO; Leon Bester Continue Reading


Name: L`Ormarins Estate Location: Franschoek Date: 2005/6 Category: Civil/Decorative Area: 37,700 m² Description: Coloured and exposed concrete roads Special Feature: Mild exposed concrete were placed in large quantities to the client’s specific requirements. The project received a Commendation at the Fulton Awards in 2007 References: Client: L`Ormarins Estate; Johan Bouwer Engineer: De Villiers & Hulme; Continue Reading


Name: Jonkersdrift Location: Jonkershoek,Stellenbosch Date: 2011 Category: Civil, Decorative Area: 5200 m² Description: Exposed aggregate concrete roads References: Engineer: Bart Senekal Inc; Bart Senekal Main Contractor: Kualani Civils; Stan Mitchell Partners: Able Sealing; Willy Bodenham Supplier: Lafarge Artevia

False Bay Yacht Club

Name: Slipway – False Bay Yacht Club Location: Simonstown Date: 2010 Category: Civil, Design and Construct Area: 401 m² Description: Concrete overlay to existing slipway Special Feature: Concrete placing had to be timed to coincide with low tide. Special Marine concrete was used in the tidal zone and fibre reinforced concrete for the balance. References: Continue Reading

Rust en Vrede

Type: “Access road, parking and walkways” Finish: Roads – “Sandstone coloured concrete with Hexriver aggregate, mild exposed.” Walkways – Sandstone coloured concrete. Area Roads: 2693m2 Area Walkways: 401m2 Rust en Vrede Estate – Jèan Engelbrecht – 021-881 3881 Civil Contractor – Marais Construction – Francois Marais – 021-782 1256 Supplier: Lafarge – Pieter de Bod Continue Reading