South Africa: 5 new stadiums

7 June 2010

LafargeHolcim supplied the concrete and aggregates for 5 new stadiums built for the 2010 World Cup: Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town (68,000 seats), Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth (48,000 seats), Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane (46,000 seats), Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit (43,500 seats), Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban (70,000 seats).


The Group supplied a total of 337,000 m³ of concrete and 540,000 tons of aggregates for their construction.

For instance, the new Cape Town Stadium was a gigantic project and nonetheless handed over 2 months ahead of schedule!
Two concrete plants on-site, 20 trucks, 4 pumps and 17 cranes have been provided. Amongst the different specialist concretes provided, there was the Ultra Post Tension®, a high performance concrete only on the South African market.