SA Building Practices Lag Behind Most of the Developed and Developing World

According to precast concrete supplier, Echo Group, the South African multi-storey building construction sector is 30 to 40 years behind most of the world. 90% of concrete used on local building construction is cast in-situ, which means SA is missing out on the substantial economic advantages of hollow-core concrete slabs and other precast concrete elements used in Europe, America and Asia. Find out more about European standards and why local companies should adopt them.

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