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5 Famous Walls in the World

Throughout history, walls have been built from a vast array of materials and for many different reasons. Some used it for protection against the elements, while others used it to protect them from the dangers of other people – to protect their land and their property. Many ancient walls still stand today, while many have … Continued

CDP USES ECHO SLABS TO BUILD HIGH-DENSITY RETIREMENT AND RENTAL ACCOMMODATION

The Echo Group has supplied precast concrete hollow-core slabs for the construction of upper-level flooring in multi-storey apartment blocks at two Gauteng retirement villages, Featherbrooke Hills Retirement Village and Olivedale Retirement Village. The villages have been brought to the market by the Central Developments Property Group and were built by its in-house building contractor, Central … Continued

INNOVATIVE THINKING GENERATES NEW RETAINING WALL CONCEPT

A new concept in retaining wall systems , Echo Gravity Retaining Walling (EGRW), which utilises precast concrete hollow-core slabs in combination with geotextile membrane, has been introduced by South Africa’s leading hollow-core slab producer, the Echo Group. The first EGRW system was built at the recently constructed Green Cross Medical Centre, one of the first … Continued

Will Your Construction Project Benefit From Precast Concrete Slabs?

Many forward thinking construction companies are using precast concrete slabs in their residential and commercial projects for its durability, flexibility and versatility. It offers incredible versatility during both the design and construction stages of a project. What’s more, precast concrete buildings offer exceptional resistance to fire and also effectively eliminate the costs associated with fireproofing. … Continued