Bay West Mall, Port Elizabeth

First African Claddings (previously known as AfriClad), division of Helderberg Technology Holdings (previously known as First African Holdings), was invited by AECOM, as a selected sub contractor, to tender on the AHU plant room screens on the R2bn Bay West Mall project in Port Elizabeth.

The sub contract comprised of the design, manufacture, supply and installation of the AHU Screen Walls was awarded to First African Holdings with Murray & Roberts, as Principal Contractor. The mall is central to the development of the Bay West City Project.

Equitone Natura Fibre Cement boards were specified and used. It consisted of  1190 square meters and slotted cut outs were routed on these FC Boards. “The patterns were very intricate and 29 kilometers of routing were measured for this project.”, said Andries Carstens, First African Claddings’  Project Manager.

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