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PRECAST CONCRETE PREDOMINATES AT ‘THE WILLIAM’

Prestressed hollow-core slabs and concrete staircases are some of the precast concrete elements being used to construct 110 eight-unit apartment blocks at The William, a middle-income high-density residential development currently being constructed by Balwin Properties in northern Johannesburg. Other precast concrete products being used include bricks, paving blocks, retaining wall blocks, L beams and lintels. […]

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Precast hollow-core flooring – all set for substantial growth

Precast hollow-core flooring – all set for substantial growth The local demand for precast hollow-core flooring and load-bearing structures looks set for substantial growth. This message was brought home in October when over 200 delegates comprising mainly of consulting engineers, architects, and other professional classes, attended three hollow-core flooring seminars in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and […]

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Huge hollow-core slab project

Thousands of hollow-core concrete floor slabs are being manufactured by Echo Prestress for one of the largest projects in its 30-year history – the new Parktown Village student residence complex for Johannesburg’s Wits University.   Located next to the Park Lane Hospital, the student complex is made up of a group of 14 separate three-storey […]

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Huge hollow-core slab project for Echo Prestress

Thousands of hollow-core concrete floor slabs are being manufactured by Echo Prestress for one of the largest projects in its 30-year history – the new Parktown Village student residence complex for Johannesburg’s Wits University.   Located next to the Park Lane Hospital, the student complex is made up of a group of 14 separate three-storey […]

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