oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - New retaining wall technology launched in SA : market contribution : retaining wall technology

Volume 19, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The history of building walls is centuries old, as humans have been piling stone atop stone or, in the case of retaining walls, block on top of block, for thousands of years. Locally, indigenous tribes were using this dry-stone wall construction in southeastern Africa as early as 1350 to 1500 AD.

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