The book „Eesti betoonehituse ajalugu“ (History of Concrete Construction in Estonia) was published

The Estonian Concrete Association presented the book "Eesti betoonehituse ajalugu". The publication gives an overview of the history of the concrete industry and construction in Estonia. The book was put together for the 10th anniversary of the Estonian Concrete Association.

The book is divided into four time periods – Tsarist era, the Republic of Estonia, Soviet Estonia and the newly independent Estonia. At the end of each time period, a chapter is dedicated to the architecture of that period.

The book was composed by Toomas Kään. There are several authors: The author of parts I, II and III is historian Uno Trumm, the author of parts III and IV is journalist Paavo Kangur and the author of architectural chapters at the end of each four parts is the construction historian Maris Mändel.

Editor Toomas Kään: "We attempted to put together an engaging comprehensive book that is of interest both to experts and those interested."

"Eesti betoonehituse ajalugu" is available in larger bookstores and at the Estonian Building Centres.

The book „Eesti betoonehituse ajalugu“ (History of Concrete Construction in Estonia) was published

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The Estonian Concrete Association presented the book "Eesti betoonehituse ajalugu". The publication gives an overview of the history of the concrete industry and concrete construction in Estonia.
The book is divided into four periods - the tsarist era, the Republic of Estonia, Soviet Estonia, the re-independent Estonia. At the end of each period there is a separate section dedicated to this period.

The book was composed by Toomas Kään. There are several authors: The author of parts I, II and III is historian Uno Trumm, the author of parts III and IV is journalist Paavo Kangur and the author of architectural chapters at the end of each four parts is the construction historian Maris Mändel.

The book "Estonian History of Concrete Construction" was published by the communication company In Nomine at the request of the Estonian Concrete Association. The book was funded by 24 Estonian concrete and construction companies.

The Estonian Concrete Association is a union that promotes the use of concrete as a domestic building material, which includes 48 companies, organizations and private individuals.

E-Betoonelement entered three objects for the Concrete Building of the Year 2014 competition

E-Betoonelement entered three objects for the Concrete Building of the Year 2014 competition

E-Betoonelement is represented at the Concrete Building of the Year 2014 competition with three objects: Dirham Harbour facilities, Tallinn Rescue Depot and General Emergency Centre and Kiisa Emergency Power Plant.

Dirham's recreational craft production and maintenance base, guest house and fishing industry production building

  • Customer: Mellson Grupp OÜ
  • Architect: OÜ Liis Projekt, Maaja Niisuke
  • Developer: E-Betoonelement AS
  • Builder, general contractor and concrete work performer: OÜ Raua Ehitus, E-Betoonelement AS
  • Concrete, concrete products and formwork supplier: E-Betoonelement AS

Justification for the proposal: A building complex based on a complex and carefully selected concrete that mix in the Dirham port area. The owner's will to build the buildings of the revolving harbor in concrete, long-lasting and capital-intensive buildings.

Dirham´s harbor buildings

Tallinn Rescue depot and General Alarm Center - Osmussaare road 2, Tallinn

  • Customer: Riigi Kinnisvara AS
  • Architect: KUU OÜ, arhitekt Joel Kopli ja AS AMHOLD, arhitekt Jane Teresk
  • Developer: AS Amhold
  • Builder, general contractor and concrete work performer: Ramm Ehituse OÜ
  • Concrete, concrete products and formwork supplier: E-Betoonelement AS

Justification for the proposal: The exterior facade of the building is transformed into special reinforced concrete elements molded with mattresses of wood, imitating charred surfaces - from a distance it is difficult to see whether the facade is wood-paneled or otherwise.

Tallinn´s Rescue departement

Kiisa Emergency Power Station - Kiisa, Saku municipality, Harjumaa county

  • Customer: Elering AS
  • Architect: Wärtsilä Finland OÜ
  • Developer: E-Betoonelement AS
  • Builder, general contractor and concrete work performer:
  • Concrete, concrete products and formwork supplier: E-Betoonelement AS

Justification for the proposal: It is known that there are openings of concrete walls previously designed in Estonia. This special solution was designed by the E-Betoonelement staff for the Kiisa Emergency Power Plant to receive several hundred tons of machinery.

Kiisa Emergency Power Plant

Union: In the building materials sector, profitability is ensured by export markets

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Over the nine months, the sales turnover of the Estonian Building Materials Manufacturers Association grew by about 2% to 317 million euros. The sale of reinforced concrete elements, as well as the sale of paving stones, wall materials and insulating materials, has grown substantially. Sales of concrete mixes and dry mixes have grown a bit, selling more or less similar results to openings and roofing materials. The sales of crushed stone and sand remain below the result of the previous year.

In the first nine months of 2014, building materials were exported for 114 million euros, which corresponds to the level of the previous year. Glass facades producer AS Metus-Est, a seller of limestone products, AS Nordkalk, and plastic products manufacturer Pipelife Estonia, appear in their product groups. Good export performance is still characterized by manufacturers of concrete elements: AS Muuga Betoonelement, AS TMB, AS Lasbet Tootmine and AS E-Betoonelement.

According to the turnover of enterprises (9 months of 2014, million euros)

  1. Krimelte OÜ 68,1
  2. AS Saint-Gobain Ehitustooted 21,7
  3. AS Rudus 17,5
  4. AS Pipelife Eesti 17,3
  5. AS TMB 15,3
  6. AS E-Betoonelement 14,4
  7. AS Nordkalk 13,8
  8. AS Metus-Est 10,5
  9. OÜ T-Tammer 9,4
  10. AS Viking Window 9,1

This week, delivers of reinforced concrete elements will begin for the Eccua production facility

AS E-Betoonelement has entered into a contract with Harju Elekter AS to manufacture, design, transport and install reinforced concrete elements for the construction of Eccua production facility at the address Angerja Street 40, Hüüru village, Saue rural municipality.

We will manufacture hollow core slabs, posts, HI-beams, SW walls, partition walls and stairways for the object.

The production facility is designed for the manufacture and compilation of underground and above-ground tanks made of thermoplastics and fibreglass, pipe structures made of stainless steel and products made using the method of rotational moulding.

The delivery and installation of elements will last until the end of December.

This week, deliveries of reinforced concrete elements will begin for the Jõgeva District command and logistics center of the Estonian Defence League

AS E-Betoonelement has entered into a contract with Ramm Ehituse OÜ to manufacture and transport reinforced concrete elements for the construction of Jõgeva District command and logistics centre of the Estonian Defence League at the address Aia 36a, Jõgeva.

We will manufacture hollow core slabs, SW walls and stairways for the object.

In addition to office spaces, the Jõgeva District command and logistics centre is planned to include classrooms and 3-lane shooting range with weapons rooms. The courtyard will include equipment storage and rooms for the maintenance of technology. Classrooms can seat up to 60 people.

The building complex was designed by Resand AS, and owner's supervision of construction works is conducted by AS Telora-E.

According to plans, the building will be handed over by the builders to the beginning of the summer, and at the end of the summer, the Jõgeva's defense unit should start work in the new building.