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Alternative Construction Methods

Non-concrete and recycled materials boast a myriad of benefits such as improved aesthetics, competitive pricing, ease of use and much more.

Material Why use it More information
Steel Steel offers the best framing material for pre-fabrication, and is easy to construct on site.

Design Concepts and Structural Schemes for Multi-storey Steel Buildings

Dry partition wall Improved quality of dry wall systems have resulted in high quality functional performance, structural performance and appearance.

Dry Internal Partitions for Quality Homes

Considerations for Design of Wall Partitions

Recyled materials for construction

 Material  About For more information, contact
 Washed copper slag Copper slag, mainly used to remove rust and marine deposits on ships, can be treated and reused as sand replacement in concrete – up to 10% by mass. Builders must inform the professional engineer and BCA before supplying concrete with copper slag. Allibey Services Pte Ltd:
Email: allibey@singnet.com.sg

JPL Industries Pte Ltd /
JPL Concrete Products Pte Ltd
Email: yihtin.wong@sembmarine.com
 Steel slag This non-metallic ceramic material is crushed and separated, and is fully recycled in Singapore as wearing course in asphalt mix. Road mixes with steel slag gives better rut resistance and mechanical stability.  

NSL Chemicals Ltd

Email: lawrence@nslchemicals.com.sg
 Incineration bottom ash This non-hazardous material is the residual material from waste combustion, and can be used for non-structural concrete applications such as trench and backfill, shore protection, concrete blocks, base and sub-base for road construction.  NEA
 Construction and demolition (C&D) waste C&D waste is produced when buildings, engineering works and roads are constructed, renovated or demolished. Useful resources such as recycled aggregates processed from demolished concrete, can be used for structural and non-structural concrete applications such as super-structural concrete elements, road kerbs, paving blocks, drains and sub-grade.   SamGreen Pte Ltd
Email: samgreen@singnet.com.sg

Hock Chuan Hong Waste Mgt Pte Ltd
Email: psengc@hchwaste.com.sg

Ley Choon 
Email: admin@leychoon.com
 Internal partition wall using recycled aggregates A precast hollow core wall system, the Green COMPAC Wall, is a viable solution for use as internal wall partitions in buildings. The material satisfies the performance criteria of SS 492:2001 in terms of strength and robustness.  

Greencast Pte Ltd

Email: patrick@greencast.com.sg
 Eco-concrete Made using substitutes for natural aggregates and natural sand, eco-concrete is found to be just as good as normal concrete in terms of workability, slump loss and strength.  All Ready Mixed Concrete Suppliers

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