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9/2012 – Introducing the Décor Wall Block

Backyard extension and refurbishing: new concrete block A new concrete retaining block was tested for the first time on this site located on the R44 to Klapmuts, next to the N1 in the Western Cape. The site was earmarked by the … Continue reading

7/2012 – How to go about terracing a steep slope

Flawlessly terracing a steep slope Brief installation guidelines: When building composite walls of any significant height, it is of crucial importance to consult with an experienced engineer. The law is very strict on these matters, with the NHBRC requirement stating … Continue reading

12/2012 – Wastewater facility gets facelift

Cut slope retaining at Wastewater Treatment Works Installer: Decorton Retaining System In 2009, The City of Cape Town initiated a project to rehabilitate three anaerobic digesters by constructing a regional sludge handling facility at the Cape Flats Wastewater Treatment Works. … Continue reading

3/2012 – Retaining walls should look good

Simple, yet good design Concrete retaining walls do not have to look dull. A reputable walling contractor should be able to supply a design, or one endorsed by an engineer, for a concrete aesthetics retaining wall that is pleasing to look … Continue reading