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TERRAFORCE is a well-known and award-winning Cape Town-based company that offers interlocking concrete blocks (earth-retaining blocks) for environmentally friendly landscape retaining walls and erosion control. Is a member of the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) and a Level Four BBBEE Contributor.

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>>  Our winning projects:  CMA Awards

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Terraforce pioneered the hollow, reversible interlocking concrete block that is unmatched in its versatility, both in application and elevation. Suitable for commercial and residential landscape retaining walls, small or large.

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 retaining walls to geogrid reinforced earth-retaining or heavy gravity, double skin walls.

Most Terraforce Licensees use recycled concrete and clay bricks in the manufacture of Terraforce products. Please note: Terraforce suppliers stock their own selection/sizes of Terraforce concrete retaining wall blocks, this means the full range of products IS NOT sold at every outlet.

Watch: Heinz Winckler home renovations, a new garden with Terraforce:

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February 20th, 2018  |  Published in - Storm Water Control

Terracrete eco-surfaces help drain and filter water at Langrug informal settlement, Franschhoek

Terracrete eco-surfaces help drain and filter water at Langrug informal settlement, Franschhoek

In an interview with Future Cape Town in June 2016, Shannon Royden Turner, director at Actuality states: “We’re stuck in a paradigm of not even realising we’re part of nature”. And she is right. Read more »

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January 22nd, 2018  |  Published in - General News, - Landscaping & Terracing

Large retaining wall to stabilize existing eroded embankments in the interest of public safety

Welcome to 2018 and hoping that all of you had a peaceful festive season! Looking back on the past twelve months, we are very happy with the quality and scope of projects completed. Some amazing work by our recommended contractors and Terraforce licensees, without you this would not be possible. Read more »

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December 6th, 2017  |  Published in - Slope Stabilisation

Designed by leading architects, SAOTA, the innovative design called for the construction of a stable slope of Bidim encased cement stabilized sand, clad with Terrafix blocks, and finally finished with a layer of cascading vegetation.

For years the University of Cape Town (UCT) rebuffed the suggestion the use of any concrete type product for their garden walls, stairways or retaining structures, instead insisting on the use of natural stone in keeping with the style and character of the campus. Read more »

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November 14th, 2017  |  Published in - Noise and Blast Barriers

Terraforce noise barrier extensive for the new Rabie Property, Palm Royale Century City

Karin Johns, Freelance Journalist, investigates the effectiveness of pre-cast interlocking concrete block retaining walls in reducing highway traffic noise, as well as the urgency to reduce noise pollution – unwanted human-created sound that disrupts the environment – in South Africa. Read more »

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November 8th, 2017  |  Published in - General News, - Landscaping & Terracing

Beautifully landscaped Terraforce garden wall

Is it just functional, or good to look at too?

Sustainable development or building practices should surely be on the mind of any architect, engineer and developer about to tackle a new project. Read more »

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October 16th, 2017  |  Published in - General News

M. Ahmed Ali Amar visiting (middle) Klapmuts Concrete, Cape Town, South Africa

Terraforce operates on five continents (find your closest supplier) through a growing number of licensees. They have recognized and chosen Terraforce as an earth retaining system that offers design choices, unequaled by others. In return for a modest royalty they have access to substantial marketing and design information.

An ongoing programme of development and performance tests will ensure access to new evaluation reports, case studies and innovative design software at all times.

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