3D PrintCrete is an innovative construction technology company that specializes in 3D concrete printing technology. Founded in 2015, 3DPrintCrete has developed Africa’s first 3D concrete printer with the vision of automating sections of construction requirements to make it faster.
Present partnerships, strategy and business model
1. License holder.
2. Provide training for software and machinery.
3. Provide the blended 3D cement as this is the secret formula which includes recyclable materials.
Main construction contractors.( create jobs and self sufficiency to build community).
1. Private companies.
4. Government projects.
Refilwe Lediga studied Civil engineering at the University of Johannesburg and later on pursued a Masters degree in Engineering focusing on 3D Printing and its applications in the construction sector. He also founded a company called 3D PrintCrete which specializes in the design and manufacturing of 3D Concrete printers in 2015. He has served as the chairperson of the of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) in Johannesburg and in the national executive council of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).He also serves in the national youth council of the Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE). His experiences also include working as an engineer for Group Five and MPA consulting. He has written conference papers on 3D concrete printing at international conferences.
Experienced Engineering Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the Cement and materials industry. Skilled in Process Control, SCADA, Electrical Wiring, Management, and Continuous Improvement. Strong information technology professional with a Certificate focused in Project Management from Stellenbosch University/Universiteit Stellenbosch.