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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

Cape Town Stadium

Name: Cape Town Stadium Location: Greenpoint Date: 2008/10 Category: Commercial Description: Casting of surface beds and overlays to existing slabs Special Feature: Pumping of 50 mm thick granolithic concrete to slabs for levelling References: Client: Cape Town City Council Engineer: BKS Architect: Stadium Consortium Main Contractor: M&R/WBHO Joint Venture; Mike Lewis Supplier: Lafarge

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

Neil Ellis

Name: Neil Ellis Wines Location: Helshoogte, Stellenbosch Date: 2010 Category: Decorative Area: 314 m² Description: Charcoal coloured concrete for reception and wine tasting areas Special Feature: Low shrink concrete, Extensia was used to reduce control joints and create a uniform look References: Client: Neil Ellis Wines; Neil Ellis Engineer: WJB Enterprises, Johan Biesenbach Architect: Rick Continue Reading


Name: Soneike Shopping Centre Location: Kuilsriver Date: 2008 Category: Decorative, Commercial Area: 1600 m² Description: Concrete surface beds to shops Special Feature: Coloured concrete walkways References: Architect: Stauch Vorster Main Contractor: Abcon; Mike Gardner Supplier: Lafarge Artevia


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

Stellenbosch Square

Type: Courtyard Finish: “Peach coloured concrete, woodfloated” Area: 920m2 Date: Nov-08 Architect: Boogertman & Partners – Marthinus Potgieter – 021-930 9210 Main Contractor: Grinaker LTA – Gerry August – 021-703 1040 Engineer: Liebenberg & Stander – George Clainos – 021-487 4900 Supplier: Lafarge – Pieter de Bod – 021-508 8000