Companies
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
Elematic
Hollow-core precast concrete slabs
Elematic SA manufacturers three different types of hollow core concrete slabs.
location_on Johannesburg, Gauteng
Topfloor
Precast Hollowcore Floors
Topfloor specialise in the production and installation of prestressed hollow-core concrete floors.
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.
Brochures
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userEcho Prestress

Prestress Hollow-Core Concrete Flooring

Set out in this brochure are several examples demonstrating the versatility and multi-purpose functionality of the prestressed hollow-core slabs. Applications covered include floors, security walls, reservoir roofs, retaining walls and warehouse walling, multi-storey floor applications to residential, commercial and industrial buildings, as well as suspended ground floor slabs in clay areas and a foundation system for social housing.
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userEcho Prestress

Hollow-Core Concrete Flooring

Echo reinforced hollow-core concrete slabs can be used for most types of buildings with short spans between load-bearing supports. Typical applications are residential – townhouses, clusters, new houses and house additions. The product is the preferred solution for affordable housing developments. Industrial and commercial application are also common, provided the spans do not exceed 6,8m between load-bearing supports. Echo slabs are also ideally suited in areas of heaving clay where suspended ground floors are required…
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userElematic

Concrete Cast To The Core

We supply the latest available technology in precast concrete products and set a new “benchmark” in the industry.
today23 Jun 2017
verified_userElematic

Cross Sections For Precast Concrete Hollow Core Slabs

Cross Sections – ESA Precast Concrete Hollow Core Slabs
News & Product Highlights
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today13 Jul 2010

Concrete flooring panels speed up construction

For Balwin Properties, developer of the 24-block Strelitzia apartment complex in Greenstone, Johannesburg, using the Echo hollow-core prestressed concrete flooring panel system  enabled the completion of this huge project six months earlier than would have been the case had a conventional flooring construction method been employed.
today20 Jan 2017
verified_userEcho Prestress

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. 
today1 Sep 2010

CMA Awards for Excellence – setting the standard for precast products

The entries in this year’s CMA (Concrete Manufacturers Association) Awards for Excellence competition evidence the growing scope and significance of the precast concrete industry in South Africa. They represent a diversity of products and applications and illustrate the commitment of CMA members and other manufacturers to maintain and improve standards in the production and application of precast concrete.
today2 Apr 2012

Benefits of precast concrete technologies

In a series of seminars organised jointly by the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) and the Concrete Society towards the end of last year, world-renowned precast concrete expert, Dr Kim S Elliott, and Echo Prestress technical director, Daniel Petrov, addressed the use of modern precast concrete technologies in construction. Vice president of the Floor Slab Division of the CMA, Monique Eggebeen, commented that although precast hollow-core flooring has been available locally for the past 30 years, the potential for further growth is considerable.
today2 Jun 2016
verified_userEcho Prestress

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.