December 9th, 2014 |
- Composite Walls, - Designs & Specifications
To end this year, we would like to wish our customers, and especially our licensees and installers, a peaceful festive season. It has been a productive and successful year for most of us, with very exciting growth on both the local, and international front. Another highlight has been the fantastic interest shown for our design service, Terrasafe, with more and more professionals making use of the specialist input of our trusted and experienced engineer.
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November 18th, 2014 |
- Roads, Driveway & Parking, - Storm Water Control
The days of slapping concrete and asphalt down to construct a paved parking lot, driveway or storm water channel are numbered. Commercial properties, public spaces, and residential developments are demanding a higher standard on what is required from a paved surface. Read more »
October 29th, 2014 |
- Landscaping & Terracing, - Stairways & Seating & Ramps
In 2009, Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s sprawling residence in Sirte, Libya, Bab al-Aziziya, was turned into an amusement park as decreed by tourism minister Ikram Basha Imam earlier that year.
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October 7th, 2014 |
- Designs & Specifications, Details, Heavy Retaining | 2 Comments
“Failure” of a retaining wall does not always mean total collapse, but rather implies signs of impending instability and the possibility of future failure. Total collapses, where the wall overturns, slides, topples, or otherwise causes a massive letting loose of the retained earth with resulting damage above and below the wall, are relatively rare . In both instances, there is no alternative but to rebuild and correct the root causes, mostly due to skimping on expenses or sloppy unsupervised workmanship.
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September 23rd, 2014 |
- Composite Walls, - General News, Heavy Retaining | 1 Comment
Terraforce turned 35 this year, and we wish to thank you, our clients and of course our licensees for joining us on this journey of building remarkable (some big, some small) retaining walls. The future looks very encouraging and we are excited to continue to grow our product presence in Africa and abroad. Read more »
September 10th, 2014 |
- Installation Guidelines, Details
A strong wall is a well designed and built wall. You might consider the retaining wall you’re about to build to be solid from the front, but unless you give serious thought to what goes on behind and below the wall, it may not look good for long. A poorly built wall can lean, separate, even topple—and it’s out there in plain sight. Read more »