keyboard_arrow_upConcrete blocks for urban erosion control
keyboard_arrow_downConcrete blocks for urban erosion control

Terraforce blocks have been used in another urban upgrading project which was initiated by the Ministry of Urban Development in Swaziland. In some of the settlements around Mbabane, steeply sloping and easily eroded topography in this high rainfall area posed a particular challenge to the local town planners. In order to prevent further damage to the environment, remedial measures were implemented, using manual labour as much as possible.

keyboard_arrow_upUni-Ecolok permeable paving now in SA
keyboard_arrow_downUni-Ecolok permeable paving now in SA

Infraset Building and Landscaping Products recently saw its Uni-Ecolok permeable interlocking concrete pavers installed for the first time on a suburban property in eastern Johannesburg where the former house has been converted to offices.

keyboard_arrow_upPermeable concrete block paving taking root
keyboard_arrow_downPermeable concrete block paving taking root

The biggest of the eight PCBP projects completed to date is the 13 000 square metres car park on the West Campus of the University of the Witwatersrand. Abutting one of Johannesburg's major thoroughfares, Empire Road, the parking ground comprises a lower section about 6 000 m square metres in area and an upper section of some 7 000 m square metres.