The goliath 210ML reservoir is one of the largest cylindrical post- tensioned concrete reservoirs in the world and its construction is a lesson in innovation.
This iconic project for Uni-Span will store potable water for the eastern areas of Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni,
a system that has been under severe strain due to increased demand from urban expansion.
Vlakfontein Reservoir Facts;
• 154 m internal diameter – the length of one and half football fields
• 256 round reinforced concrete columns, 600 mm in diameter, to support the roof slab
• Walls that taper from 1100 mm at the base to 300mm at the top
• 11.8m high - similar to a three-storey building
Our Bud experience is based on trust and integrity. Our four values of agility, performance, innovation and We find ourselves in a challenging environment. Africa is by no means for soft people, and the manufacturing, mining, transport and construction sectors have found the current operating conditions very tough. But, that hasn’t stopped some of our employees from going beyond what’s required of them.
As an integrated group, Bud’s diversified business model positions us as leaders in our markets, consisting of manufacturing, industrial services, minerals beneficiation and energy solutions businesses.