Lafarge Gypsum offers a wide range of ceilings and partitioning solutions by working very closely with the built enviroment professionals to put together custom made interior solutions that deliver to expected thermal, acoustic and fire-raated requirements.
In Gauteng, the luxury 5 Star Apartment & Hotel Development - Sandton Skye, a 34900m2, 15 storey, 192 apartment building at the heart of Sandton, is fitted with Lafarge Fire-rated walling and flush plastered ceiling solutions. The system used in the bathrooms incorporats the use of a combination of Lafarge Moisture Check and Lafarge Fire Check plasterboards to provide performance specific demising wall partitions that deliver both required water and fire resistance properties.
In Cape Town, not only will the R1.6 billion Portside building be the mother City's tallest building with 32 floors and 52,000m2 of office space, but this architectural interpolation has also achieved a 5-Star Green Rating from the GBCSA. Lafarge Gypsum, a proud partner in this development, is supplying all fire-rated perimeter walls. We have manged to offer a cost effective solution, whilst still meeting the required fire and acoustic ratings. Supply of Lafarge Fire Check Plasterboards and Super Studs started in January 2013 and the project is to be completed in March 2014.
The Lafarge sales and technical teams involved in these projects work closely with building teams to ensure tha products are installed according to specification, thus guaranteeing our customers a 10 year warranty. We, at Lafarge are proud of our contribution to building more durable and more beautiful cities.