• 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.

    Client; Atlantis Foundries
    Engineer: Merlin Projects; Ian Moller
    Main Contractor: Marais Construction; Francois Marais
    Supplier: Lafarge – concrete

  • 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
    Main Contractor: Baseline Civils; DC Geldenhuys
    Supplier: Afrisam; Shaughn Smit

  • L`Ormarins

    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; Gerhard de Villiers
    Architect: Johan Wessels Architects; Johan Wessels
    Main Contractor: J van der Sluys; Jacques Wilken
    Partners: Greymo; Tim Moffat
    Supplier: Lafarge Artevia; Pieter de Bod

  • 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 Brown Architects; Rick Brown
    Main Contractor: BL Williams– Richard Williams
    Partners: Crete Colors SA; Richard Beer
    Supplier: Lafarge – Sivuyile Ngobozana

  • 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:

    Client: False Bay Yacht Club
    Civil Contractor – Marais Construction – Francois Marais – 021-782 1256
    Supplier: Lafarge – Pieter de Bod – 021-508 8000

  • 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 – 021-508 8000