WINNER: DLABANE CONSTRUCTION (PTY) LTD - CONSTRUCTION OF NEW TRUCK STAGING YARD & GOVERNMENT HOUSE
Government House Building (1110m²) – This building included a raft foundation cast onto 113 piles. A collection of exposed concrete columns and beams, left natural and unpainted, with golden wheat travertine face brick walls. The layout consists of 10 tiled 36m² offices, male ablutions, female ablutions, paraplegic toilet, training room, induction room, 2 jail cells, 2 DB rooms, communication room, dog kennels as well as several other smaller offices and store rooms.
Canteen & Ablutions Building (356m²) – A multifunctional structure, designed to cater for the truck drivers using the Truck Staging Yard facility. Its main function is to house a canteen area capable of accommodating and feeding 120 drivers and includes a shower and ablution area. It contains a fully functional kitchen, kitted with all the required bells and whistles with a spacious serving area, cold room/freezer, 2 storerooms and a boiler room.
Concrete Paving (42,000m²) – The finish of the truck staging facility, designed to cater for 120 trucks, is a wood floated concrete platform with a thickness of either 180mm and 200mm depending on the area design.