Sand Products

Building Sand – Macassar building sand, used for making concrete

MacSand – Yellow Building Sand, used for making concrete and the laying of bricks

Mix Sand – Also known as Malmesbury Mix. A Multi purpose blend of sands mixed with Malmesbury sand and yellow MacSand. Used for building and concrete, highly recommended.

Malmesbury Sand – River sand / plaster sand, used for plastering and building

Filling sand – used for filling and under paving.

Philippi Sand – used for the screeding, building, plastering and bunkers at golf courses.

Lime sand – plaster sand, used for plastering, gives a very smooth finish

Silica Sand – for hollow lining at golf courses.

Topsoil/compost – for garden use and top dress of grass and potting soil.

Stone Products

25/19mm blend stone – used for making concrete

19mm grey/white stone – used for making concrete and drainage

13mm grey/white stone – used for making concrete, drainage and cavity filling

19mm brown stone – used mostly for driveway landscaping
(See formula below)

13mm brown stone – used mostly for garden landscaping, drainage and cavity filling (See formula below)

6mm grey stone – used for part of mix for concrete products and roads, drainage and cavity filling

Crusher dust – used for toppings, filling and part of mix for masonry products

Gravel Products

Sub base – G5 crushed gravel & G5 recycled gravel used in driveways and parking areas. Also used under paving

Base course – G4, G3 and G2 crushed gravel. Mainly used in road and highway construction

Laterite sub base – natural gravel in G5 specification

Products available for delivery or collection
(See services for truck sizes)


(Clay and cement) – (ROK, NFX, NFP)
building blocks, clay pavers, cement
pavers, plaster bricks, face bricks


Useful Formulas

Landscaping – brown stone (garden stone) – quantity:

Length X width X depth (measure in meter)

Example (10m x 10m x 0.02m = 2m³ brown stone)

Weight of sand & stone

13mm stone: 1.34 tons = 1m³
19mm stone: 1.36 tons = 1m³
Sand: 1.40 tons = 1m³
Gravel: 1.67 tons = 1m³

Amount of bricks per m²

Imperials : 52/m²
Maxis : 34/m²
Pavers 50mm: 50/m²
Pavers 73mm: 42/m²



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Stellenbosch & Franschhoek South Africa – Associated with Somerset Sand And Stone

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