E-Betoonelement unit of agricultural products CABRO will install several Aconsilo™ silos this summer, which were introduced this spring at the rural fair Maamess, which resumed after a two-year hiatus.

Kaido Kindel, project manager of E-Betonelement's CABRO unit: "This summer, my team will build several Aconsilo™ silos, one of which, for example, is the Kärla silo in Saaremaa and the other is the Viru-Jaagup silo in Lääne-Virumaa.

The silos will be made of high-quality, weather-resistant concrete with granite rubble, which ensures their long service life. The soon to be compeleted silos also allow farmers to easily increase the storage by adding sections to the building when the volumes increase. It is also worth noting the well-thought-out solution of the silos - we make the floors of the silo sections with a 0.5% slope, so that the silage juices flow towards the collection chute. Of course, silos also meet all EU environmental requirements.

We make Aconsilo™ silos 3 m wide and 3 m, 3.4 m or 4 m high and with a 140 mm thick floor plate.

Our team builds silos as a complete solution, i.e., the customer will gets all the necessary work from one contractor, from preparing the conceptual design drawings to building the storage. The work includes consultation, technical design of the silo, preparation of the construction site, installation, work on the floor plate, construction of the silage juice collection system and covering the walls of the silo with a protective layer.

Thanks to the extensive experience of the CABRO team and the functioning Aconsilo™ solution, it is a safe investment that will also serve the next generation."

Read more about CABRO solutions HERE.

Download the brochure HERE.

Read also the news: From April 21, the CABRO team will be at the international rural fair Maamess

BIMsummit Estonia, Estonia’s largest conference focusing on BIM and digital construction, will take place for the fifth time on 7-8 September at the Club of Different Rooms. The first day of the conference focuses on INFRA construction and the second day on BUILDING construction. Among the speakers of the second day, Morten Kaasik, head of the design technology platform of the Consolis Group, and Erik Prits, the development engineer of the Consolis Group, will have their presentations.

Erik Prits started out at E-Betoonelement as a designer in 2015. Since 2019, he has been involved in BIM development activities at Consolis Baltic Unit and as a product owner of Consolis Tekla environment at the group level. He is interested in combining data from different sources into a single comprehensive information model.

Morten Kaasik has worked at Consolis Group for 7 years in various roles, such as BIM modeler, project and team manager, product owner, and today he leads the development of the design technology platform. He is inspired by possibilities of changing patterns of thinking, as well as new technologies and making decisions based on data. He sees technology as an integral part of design and construction and believes that the field will be driven forward by both a change in mindset and the development of technology and software companies.

Morten Kaasik and Erik Prits will speak at the BIMsummit conference on the topic: How does design affect the productivity of the value chain?

  • Design determines 80% of the project cost and is related to the entire project value chain - sales, production, planning, supply chain management.
  • Consolis group is developing a design technology platform - what is it like and how does it support production and assembly?
  • In addition, practical examples of how calendar-based schedule or factory ERP program data help improve Tekla's information model.

In addition to Consolis specialists, BIMsummit will present several big names in the field, who will share their experiences on how to build smarter, more informed and more resource-efficient.

BIMsummit will present most current topics in the field and cover most interesting experience stories. The goal of the conference organizers is to inspire clients, general contractors and designers through the experience of practitioners.

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E-Betoonelement has started the production of reinforced concrete elements for the construction of the common building of Kiviõli Rescue Board and the Police and Border Guard Board, which will be completed in cooperation between E-Betoonelement and Riigi Kinnisvara AS.

Project: Common building of Kiviõli Rescue Board and the Police and Border Guard Board
Address: Viru Street 23, Kiviõli, Lüganuse rural municipality, Ida-Viru County
Customer: Riigi Kinnisvara AS
Architect: Martin Aunin, Katrin Kõlu
Contract: production and transportation of elements
Product nomenclature: hollow core slabs, single- and three-layer wall elements, posts, beams, flight marches and landings
Sales engineer of E-Betoonelement: Neeme Kasela
Project Manager of E-Betoonelement: Toomas Böttcher
Delivery: June-August 2022

The project manager of E-Betoonelement Toomas Böttcher: "We produce and deliver hollow core slabs, single- and three-layer wall elements, posts, beams, flight marches and landings for the common building to be completed in Kiviõli. I would like to highlight the wall elements that will be made for the building, which will be structural and come with four different types of colored concrete – matriitspinnagawith red, black, white and brown Reckli finish."

Authors of the architecture of the building are Martin Aunin and Katrin Kõlu, architects of Novarc Group. When creating the appearance of the building, they have taken into account the location. The building fits nicely into the environment and can be noticed at the main street of the city when approaching from Ida-Viru County.

The construction of the building is important for the City of Kiviõli as well as for the entire Lüganuse municipality, bringing the necessary services closer to local people, creating a sense of security and making administrative operations easier and more convenient.

The new building will have excellent sporting, leisure and working conditions, as well as facilities for storage and maintenance of equipment. The building will have a large study classroom and a tube elevator for the rescue team, as well as digital ID booth, victim support office, interview and procedural rooms, a gym, a garage, changing rooms with washrooms and saunas.

The work of E-Betoonelement will be completed in August, and the building will be completed in spring 2023.

Additional information:

E-Betoonelement OÜ and Pomemet OÜ signed a cooperation agreement for the design, delivery and installation of elements for the warehouse building based on the complete solution by Baashalli™ at Papiaru 7, Rakvere.

Project: Rakvere Baashall™ warehouse building
Location: Papiaru 7, Rakvere
Client: Pomemet OÜ
Contract: design (CES), manufacture, transport and installation
Sales Engineer: Neeme Kasela
Project manager: Toomas Böttcher
Delivery: August 2022

The project manager of E-Betoonelement Toomas Böttcher: “The Pomemet basic hall, to be completed this summer in Rakvere, includes a complete solution of element construction - E-Betoonelement designs (in cooperation with its sister company CES), manufactures, transports and installs the elements of the warehouse. This is a very simple and convenient solution for the client, as the complete solution of the building will be delivered by a single provider, which also ensures fast and seamless communication.

Baashall™ is a highly functioning solution - a modular system developed over the years with its simplicity and speed of design and on-site installation is very popular with customers. It is a high-quality and durable prefabricated building, which is also characterized by good buglary- and fire-resistance.

The wall elements of the Pomemet warehouse will be finished with a gray molded surface on the outside and a rolled surface on the inside, with double HTT rib panels covering the roof."

E-Betoonelement will conduct the installation works in August, and the building will be completed by the end of this year.

Read more about the Baashall™ solution HERE.

E-Betoonelement took an important step towards an environmentally friendly and sustainable future. Consolis' Baltic business unit, which also includes E-Betoonelement, received environmental product declarations (EPDs). These third-party issued documents provide an overview of the environmental impacts of reinforced concrete elements produced by E-Betoonelement.

Vaido Leosk, Design and Development Manager of the Baltic Unit: "The published EPDs allow us to compare and assess competing products in the market in terms of environmental impacts. From the company's perspective, this embodies a move towards carbon-neutral production, by focusing on measuring and reducing the CO2 footprint.“

Environmental product declarations were issued for the following products:

  • insulated or sandwich wall element;
  • single layer wall element;
  • hollow core panels;
  • reinforced concrete products - post, beam, staircase, balcony, stair platform;
  • prestressed reinforced concrete products - prestressed beams and slabs.

Environmental product declarations were issued to five plants of the Consolis' Baltic business unit - E-Betoonelement's Harku and Tamsalu plants in Estonia, Consolis Latvija's Salaspils and Rumbula plants in Latvia and Betonika's Trakai plant in Lithuania.

The EPDs were published in EPD-Norges and are used internationally. The EPDs are issued based on the product life cycle analysis (LCA) and they comply with ISO 14025 and EN 15804 + A2.

Read more and download the EPDs at the EPD-Norges website here or on the website of E-Betoonelement here.

Estonian Concrete Association invites to participate in the training "Assessment of the condition of concrete structures" to be held on 4 November 2021 in the hall of Tallinn Construction School at Pärnu mnt. 162, Tallinn.

The lecturer of the training is Martti Kiisa, professor at Tallinn University of Technology.

The training is designed for construction clients, construction engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, supervisory engineers, construction project managers, engineers, foremen, concrete producers.


10.30 Registration

11.00 Part I Introduction - Concrete structure damages. Basics of the condition assessment. Preparatory work, safety equipment, tools. Visual inspection

12.30 Lunch break

13.30 Part II On-site measurements. Laboratory measurements

15.00 Break

15.15 Part III Overall assessment. Preparation of the report

16.00 End of the training 

Participation requires registration by 6 May 2022 Registration form

The participants will receive 6.0 continuing education units. The participants are provided training materials and free lunch at the school canteen.
Free parking in the school's yard.

Price of the training €90 (plus VAT), for members of the Concrete Association of Estonia €65 (plus VAT).

Lisainformatsioon: 648 1918, 503 6650 või


Next week, the CABRO team of E-Betoonelement will participate in the rural fair Maamess held in Tartu on 21-23 April. New and existing customers are welcome to visit the Maamess fair to learn about the of Aconsilo™ silos and Acontank™ tanks, as well as grain, bulk and solid manure storages based on retaining wall elements.

Sales and project manager of the CABRO agricultural and environmental products Kaido Kindel: "We are very happy to participate in the Maamess fair again after a two-year break. At the fair, we will introduce important and necessary solutions for silage and grain storage provided by Aconsilo™ solution and the Acontank™ container solution. In the exhibition booth, you can see and touch an original 3 m high silo wall element, explore the sample models of ready-made solutions and, if interested, take with you information leaflets about all the above-mentioned solutions and products."

Our booth is the same as previously, you can find us in the A-34 booth.

Fair opening times:
21.04, Thursday at 10am-6 pm
22.04, Friday, at 9am-6pm
23.04, Saturday, at 9am-4pm
Location: Fair Centre of AS Tartu Näitused, Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 60, Tartu

The fair welcomes nearly 500 exhibitors from more than 10 countries. Companies and organizations from agriculture, forestry, horticulture and the food industry are represented.

Additional information:

Today, on the Concrete Day, the winners of the "Concrete Building of the Year 2021" competition were announced, and E-Betoonelement received a special prize for the concrete elements of the Mary Kay Music Studio.

The Mary Kay Music Studio project was completed in cooperation between three Consolis sister companies, with E-Betoonelement, CES and Strängbetong contribution to the success of the project. The architectural solution of the building was created by Krook & Tjäder. The music studio in Sweden owes its beautiful and unique look to the automated concrete element finishing line used in the E-Betoonelement Harku factory. The production line that uses cutting-edge technology allowed us to produce polished and sleek wall elements for the building, as well as various structural surfaces.

Special award: Mary Kay Music Studio in Mölndal, Sweden.
Concrete elements: E-Betoonelement OÜ.
Comment of the jury: „For a consistently innovative approach in implementing design solutions for concrete elements.”

Mr. Aare Lessuk ,Quality Manager of E-Betoonelement, with the special prize for the concrete surfaces of the Mary Kay Music Studio on the Concrete Day

A brief overview of all the winners.

The Estonian Concrete Building of the Year 2021 – Port of Tallinn Cruise Terminal.
The main prize, architecture – Salto AB OÜ (Maarja Kask, Ralf Lõoke, Ragnar Põllukivi, Marja Viltrop, Margus Tamm) and Stuudio Tallinn OÜ (Villem Tomiste).

Client: Tallinna Sadam AS
Constructor: Sweco Projekt AS
General Contractor: YIT Eesti AS
Concrete works: Azelta Projekt OÜ, Savekate OÜ, Ideia OÜ
Concrete: Framm AS, Betoonimeister AS, Rudus AS
Concrete products: Narva-Bark AS, VMT Betoon AS, Muuga Betoonelement AS, Mammut Element OÜ
Formworks: Ramirent Baltic AS.

The chairman of the jury, Aadu Kana: „AS Tallinna Sadam has done a great job of opening up the previously closed Tallinn seaside area to the public as well as to our guests in an attractive way.” 

Special award: Riia-Vaksali street traffic junction’s bridge and tunnels, Tartu.
Architecture: PART OÜ (Sille Pihlak, Siim Tuksam).
Comment of the jury: „For outstanding concrete architecture in creating a fluid and inclusive infrastructure design and an urban landmark.”
The chairman of the jury, Aadu Kana: „The plasticity of concrete has an important role in achieving a strong and effective architectural form.”

Special award: Tabasalu School, Harjumaa.
Architecture: Pelle-Sten Viiburg (Doomino Arhitektid OÜ).
Comment of the jury: „For creating a functionally complete school building with impressive concrete exterior wall elements and thoughtful details.”

Special award from the Estonian Association of Civil Engineers was awarded to Stricto Project OÜ – the head designer of the constructions of the Riia-Vaksali street bridge and tunnels.

Special award from Äripäev newspaper was awarded to Nordecon AS – the general contractor of the Kindluse School project.

The Estonian Concrete Building of the Year competition, organized for the twenty-second time this year, has been launched to introduce the public to the wide range of uses for concrete and to recognize people who have used the domestic building material, the opportunity-rich and well-formable concrete, in their projects.

This year’s competition received 16 works. The submission was open to concrete buildings and structures and procedures within buildings that were handed over to the contractor in 2021.

The jury of the Concrete Building of the Year 2021 consisted of representatives from the Estonian construction associations: Tiit Trummal from the Union of Estonian Architects, Johannes Pello from the Estonian Concrete Association, Indrek Peterson from the Estonian Association of Construction Entrepreneurs, Indrek Laul from the Estonian Association of Civil Engineers, Johann-Aksel Tarbe from the Estonian Association of Architectural and Consulting Engineering Companies, Enno Rebane from the Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia, the chairman of the jury Aadu Kana from Kunda Nordic Tsement AS, as well as the representatives of construction journalists – Teeli Remmelg, Editor-in-Chief of the construction publications of Äripäev, Liivi Tamm, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine EhitusEST, and the Finnish architect Maritta Koivisto - Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Betoni.

Read more:

See also: Selgus aasta betoonehitis Aasta betoonehitis on tallinna sadama kruiisiterminal

News: 07.12.2021 E-Betoonelement has entered two projects for the Concrete Building of the Year competition
News: 05.01.2022 16 buildings to participate in the Concrete Building of the Year 2021 competition

This year, the Concrete Day will take place on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 1pm-6pm, at the Cruise Terminal of the Port of Tallinn (Logi 4/2, Tallinn). At the Concrete Day celebration, the winner of the "Concrete Building of the Year 2021" will be announced.

13.00 Introduction - Urmas Vaino, presenter of the event
13.10 Welcome speech - Imre Leetma, Chairman of the Concrete Association of Estonia
13.15 200 years of Estonian concrete construction. At the source.
Uno Trumm, historian, Foundation of Virumaa Museums
13.45 International cooperation in the restoration of concrete structures
Riin Alatalu, Vice-President of ICOMOS, Chairman of the Council for Heritage Protection, Associate Professor of Heritage Protection and Restoration at the Estonian Academy of Arts
Eesti Kunstiakadeemia muinsuskaitse ja restaureerimise dotsent
14.15 From a sandbit to UT Narva College. Cooperation between an architect and a civil engineer
Siiri Vallner, architect, Kavakava AB
Maari Idnurm, constructor, Ekspertiis ja Projekt OÜ
14.45 Coffee break
15.15 The assessment method for building life cycle carbon footprint in Estonia
Jarek Kurnitski, professor at Tallinn University of Technology, Director of the Institute of Construction and Architecture
Ehituse ja arhitektuuri instituudi direktor
16.00 Introduction of the nominees to the "Concrete Building of the Year 2021" award and the announcement of winners
Aadu Kana, chairman of the jury of the competition, honorary member of the Concrete Association of Estonia
16.35 Presentation of the winning work of the "Concrete Building of the Year 2021"
16.45 Buffet - Reception
18.00 The end of the Concrete Day


Since the Cruise Terminal is located in the border zone, identification is required.
For participants of the Concrete Day, please register by 25 March 2022 at the latest.

Register for the Concrete Day HERE.

Location of the Cruise Terminal:
Parking - Europark car park in front of the Cruise Terminal, at Logi 6 (EP195): Daily parking fee - 6 euros.
All reasonable COVID-19 pandemic restrictions will apply at the events of the Estonian Concrete Association.

Source: Estonian Concrete Association

See also:
News: E-Betoonelement has entered two projects for the Concrete Building of the Year competition projekti
News: 16 buildings to participate in the Concrete Building of the Year 2021 competition

E-Betoonelement and Merko Ehitus Eesti will cooperate to build two 8-storey apartment buildings in the Lahekalda residential area at Paekalda Str. 23/1 and 23/2.

Project: Lahekalda apartment buildings
Address: Paekalda Str. 23/1 ja 23/2, Tallinn
Customer: Merko Ehitus Eesti AS
Product nomenclature: hollow core slabs, interior and exterior wall elements, balconies, beams, posts and stairs
E-Betoonelement Sales Engineer: Olga Freshchenko
Project Manager of E-Betoonelement: Toomas Böttcher

Sales Engineer of E-Betoonelement Olga Freshchenko: "E-Betoonelement supplies interior and exterior wall elements, hollow core panels, beams, posts, balcony and staircase elements for the two apartment buildings in the Lahekalda residential area. Two 8-storey apartment buildings will be completed in cooperation with Merko Ehitus Eesti AS, with whom we have previously cooperated on several public, commercial, industrial and residential buildings, most recently the Tallinn Music and Ballet School, which is scheduled to open 1 September this year.

The Lahekalda residential area is located between Kadriorg and Pirita, on the scenic upland of the Maarjamäe limestone shore. From one side of the Lahekalda area you will have a good access to the wonderful views, culture and taste experiences of the Japanese Garden and Kadriorg. On the other side, there are sports facilities, a seafront promenade and health trails nearby. Good bus connections ensure convenient access to the city center without a car. A playground for children will be built in front of the apartment buildings.

E-Betoonelement started making deliveries at the end of last year and will continue until June this year. The apartment buildings are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022.

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