Echo Prestress
A Name Truly Cast in Concrete
Echo Prestress is part of the Echo Group of Companies, although the oldest company in the group dates back to 1983, Echo Prestress opened for business in July 1995.
location_on Kempton Park, Gauteng
Topfloor
Precast Hollowcore Floors
Topfloor specialise in the production and installation of prestressed hollow-core concrete floors. Suitable for housing, commercial and industrial markets.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
Terraforce
Reversable hollow-core retaining blocks
Terraforce the original, reversible Hollow Core Retaining Blocks. Retaining walls for landscaping and soil erosion solutions.
location_on Cape Town, Western Cape
Southern Africa Readymix Association (SARMA)
SARMA is a voluntary industry organisation that represents manufacturers, suppliers and stakeholders in the readymix concrete industry.
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today23 Jun 2017
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Prestressed Hollow-Core Walls

A retaining wall is a structure designed and constructed to resist lateral soil pressure when the desired change in ground elevation exceeds the soil’s angle of repose. Two basic design concepts – CANTILEVER and GRAVITY – are used for the construction of Echo prestressed hollow-core retaining walls. Echo security walls are not comparable with other walling products. In a class of their own, they protect high-value properties of strategic significance such as airports, military bases, industrial and commercial parks, mines and prisons – in fact any operation that requires over-the-top security…
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today20 Jan 2017
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Echo Prestress celebrates 21 years of prestressed slab production

One of South Africa’s prestressed hollow-core concrete slab pioneers, Echo Prestress, was founded in 1995 when a factory was built in Kempton Park to manufacture prestressed hollow-core slabs. 
today28 Feb 2019
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From hard ground to playground with Terraforce

Versatile step block from Terraforce creates safe space for play at Eikestad Primary School Stellenbosch in South Africa.
today2 Jun 2016
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Hollow-core extends its footprint

Increasing numbers of South African architects and structural engineers, many of whom were slow to adopt hollow-core technology, are now using it as a means to safe-guard quality, accelerate construction time and save costs. 
today4 Aug 2015
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Echo prestressed hollow-core retaining walling

A retaining wall is a structure designed and constructed to resist lateral soil pressure when the desired change in ground elevation exceeds the soil’s angle of repose.
today9 Mar 2015

Hollow-core slabs for high-density retirement village

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.