Graskop George Lift shaft, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1429 m² manufactured from 0.53mm AZ200 Colorplus Rain Cloud roll formed in Saflok 700, side cladding in 0.5mm AZ200 Zincal roll formed in the IBR profile.
Professional Team: Fortschand Associates Architects / LEW Consulting Engineers
Engineers Roofing Contractor: Chartwell Roofing
Main Contractors: ENZA Construction
Roofing Contractors: Roofing Solutions
Material supplier: Safal Steel
Roll former: Safintra South Africa: Nelspruit Branch
88 tons of steel was used in the shaft. The lift was manufactured by Otis, and travels 51 meters from the top to the base in 1 minute. The lift is glass fronted, to allow an unbroken view of the gorge, the waterfall and the surrounding forest.