Monthly Archives: April 2015

Kijlstra precast speeds coastal defence project


Kijlstra’s precast headwalls have helped ensure the timely completion of a major sea defence project near Selsey on the West Sussex coast. The Medmerry Managed Realignment project (recently completed by Team Van Oord, a British-Dutch joint venture contractor specialising in coastal and marine engineering) is a managed realignment scheme where new defences are built inland… Read More

Kijlstra offers carbon neutral products


Precast concrete drainage products from Kijlstra can now be carbon neutral. Following a life cycle assessment, products from specialist UK drainage systems supplier Kijlstra can now be carbon neutral. A report by carbon management consultants Carbon Clear has identified the carbon impact per tonne of manufactured standard and Vario (bespoke) precast concrete manholes and floor… Read More

Kijlstra pre-cast units on the manchester metro link


Over the past two yeasr Kijlstra has supplied around 500 pre-cast concrete manholes and 200 drawpits to the Manchester Metro Link project. No fewer than five types of drawpit, ranging in size from 600mm x 600mm to 1.25 m x 1.25 m, and three sizes of manhole, from 1,000mm x 1,000mm to 1.25 m x… Read More