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The material risks related to construction in Africa are many

In Africa, on top of the risks inherent to the weakness of infrastructure specifications, building structures are exposed to a broad range of forces and strains, such as mechanical stresses or various external attacks, enhanced by extremely hot temperature conditions, aggressive water or other chemicals. All of these factors cause strains to continually roll, abrade or pulsate on surfaces.   To tackle such hazards, the construction requirements for each specific structure should be carefully determined.

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Therefore the adequate concrete solutions are a necessity for the structures’ survival

Among all the technologies that will be critical for the concrete you will be using in your projects, you should consider the main three following ones:

  • Waterproof concrete: for construction works such as underground basements, parking lots, shopping centers
  • High strength concrete: for audacious, civil engineering works such as bridges, roads
  • Wet precast concrete: for ready-mix structures such as beams or poles, and for aesthetical building fronts
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And this survivial comes with durable watertight foundations

Even though concrete technologies are crucial to the durability of a structure, the issues of water in Africa make the foundations a subject as crucial as the material used itself. The white box concept, a rigid and integral system, fully considers and evaluates the stresses foundations can undergo, to provide a simple and reliable waterproofing technique for high performance buildings.

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