CMA NEWS AND MEMBER ARTICLES
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Mountain View, a Department of Human Settlements housing project in Mossel Bay is close to completion. Built almost exclusively with precast concrete products supplied by Concrete Manufacturers Association member, Mobicast.
Concrete manufacturers Association producer member, Portland Hollowcore, is supplying prestressed hollow-core slabs, precast staircases and precast beams for the construction of the upper level floors of De Aan Zicht, a new lifestyle estate being built by Balwin Properties at Atlantic Hills in Cape Town.
The City of Cape Town has embarked on a project to bolster the City’s water supply by accessing groundwater from the Table Mountain Group (TMG) Aquifer in the area surrounding the existing Steenbras Dam. Situated, in the Steenbras Nature Reserve in the Hottentots Hollands Mountain range, the dam is one of several essential water reservoirs supplying the city.
Wine producers are turning to precast concrete tanks for fermentation and maturation. There are several reasons for what is becoming a global trend, but the overriding factor is the production of wines which are more integrated and complex.
Seven Roman-inspired precast concrete arches manufactured by CMA member, Cape Concrete, form the principal architectural feature of a new winery at Bacco Estate, a recently established wine estate fringed by spectacular mountain scenery on the outskirts of Paarl.
Precast concrete I beams and hollow-core slabs are being used in the construction of a 100ML reservoir at Contermanskloof, Cape Town. Manufactured by CMA member, Cape Concrete, the precast elements are being used for the construction of the structure’s 14 500m² roof.
A new storage area for newly manufactured vehicles at Ford Motor Company South Africa’s Silverton assembly plant in Pretoria has been overlayed with, a hard-wearing 60mm interlocking concrete block paver supplied by CMA member - MVA Bricks.
Franschhoek’s prestigious wine and premium five-star hospitality retreat, Leeu Estates, has been beautifully enhanced with a comprehensive range of cast-stone paving blocks, manufactured by the Western Cape’s leading cast-stone manufacturer, Revelstone.
Evergreen Lifestyle Village in Noordhoek, Cape Town, boasts extensive paved areas, using six different pavers, all supplied by CEL Paving Products – a member of the Concrete Manufacturer’s Association.
Nhoxani Beach (Peaceful Place), is a prime waterfront housing estate situated on the magnificent Santa Maria peninsula, which juts into the Bay of Maputo in Mozambique. Over the past four years, seven beach-front accommodation sites have been developed as part of the estate. These sites are situated on a 430m sand-laden strip that abuts an indigenous forest, carefully preserved by the owners of the concession property.