oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - De Mistkraal Weir wins 1986 SAlCE Eastern Province Regional Award
|Article Title||De Mistkraal Weir wins 1986 SAlCE Eastern Province Regional Award|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||May 1987|
|Pages||157 - 160|
|Keyword(s)||Dam, De Mistkraal Weir and Rollcrete|
The De Mistkraal Weir, designed and constructed by the Department of Water Affairs, is the first dam in South Africa to be completed using rollcrete as the principal building material. Rollcrete is an abbreviation for 'roller compacted concrete', which is basically a zero slump concrete designed to be transported by high capacity equipment, such as dump trucks or conveyor belt systems, then spread by a bulldozer and compacted by a vibratory roller.
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