oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Lightweight roof solution to PMB market upgrade

Volume 5, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Improvements to ventilation, lighting and daytime temperature were achieved by fitting a new roof to the Pietermaritzburg market without any disruption of market activities From the time of the commissioning of the Pietermaritzburg National Fresh Produce Market in 1972, there was dissatisfaction with the internal climate of the 12 350 m2 bulk sales hall, which was detrimental to proper storage and marketing of fresh produce. The project to improve this situation was the winner of a Pietermaritzburg Branch Award for Excellence in Civil Engineering.

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