TERRAFORCE is a well-known and award-winning Cape Town-based company that offers interlocking concrete blocks (earth-retaining blocks) for environmental landscaping and concrete retaining walls.
Terraforce is a Level Four BBBEE Contributor.
Terraforce pioneered the hollow, reversible interlocking concrete block that is unmatched in its versatility, both in application and elevation.
Most Terraforce Licensees use recycled concrete and clay bricks in the manufacture of Terraforce products.
The wide range of plantable retaining wall blocks is tailored to create environmentally friendly domestic or industrial installations and to support sustainable development in soil stabilisation. Walls can range from light gravity walls to geogrid reinforced earth-retaining or heavy gravity, double skin walls.
June 6th, 2013 | Published in - Landscaping & Terracing, - Stairways & Seating & Ramps
DIY retaining wall
Princeton, a small town located in the Similkameen area of British Columbia, midway between Vancouver and the Okanagan Valley, is home to a few sawmills, copper mines and a centre for ranching. Sheltered by the Cascade mountain range in the west and by the Rocky Mountains in the east, Princeton enjoys a healthy climate, dry with rare temperature extremes Read more »
May 27th, 2013 | Published in - Noise and Blast Barriers, - Slope Stabilisation
Extending long-standing retaining walls
A successful product is one that gets used more than once, having satisfied the expectation of the client. Below is a showcase of two projects that used the same local retaining block to extend long-standing retaining walls.
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April 30th, 2013 | Published in - Stairways & Seating & Ramps
When it comes to sitting down, we all want to do so comfortably. Unfortunately, public and community seating solutions are often expensive and time consuming to install, leaving such spaces underdeveloped due to lacking funds. As a result, there is big demand for durable seating, that can be installed in a cost-effective and easy manner, while still meeting statutory requirements of comfort and safety.
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April 3rd, 2013 | Published in - Composite Walls, - Outdoor Entertainment, - Stairways & Seating & Ramps
Retaining wall with varied form and function
Don’t let the steep slope in your backyard get in the way of your landscaping dreams. Concrete retaining walls can bring character and function to any landscape. If you’re looking to change the feel of your backyard and create more entertainment space, a retaining wall may be the answer.
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March 18th, 2013 | Published in - Composite Walls, - Double Skin Walls
Heavy duty retaining at its best
Cape Recommended Terraforce Installer, Decorton Retaining Systems, recently found themselves in the position of being the only contractor willing to undertake the installation of a particularly complicated and steep (9m high) retaining wall. Update once the project is completed will follow.
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February 12th, 2013 | Published in - Roads, Driveway & Parking, - Urban Renewal
SA’s first ‘green-fields’ refuse transfer station wastes no space with Terraforce
Following a study conducted by USA Consultants, Wright-Pearce (1999), it was recommended that the City develop a single regional waste disposal (landfill) facility, and as the existing landfills reach their capacity, they would be replaced by satellite refuse transfer stations, with waste being compacted into containers and transported by either road or rail to the proposed regional landfill. Read more »