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CMA to stage precast concrete road seminar

The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) will be staging a seminar on precast concrete road construction, Totally Concrete Roads, at this year’s Totally Concrete Expo, which is taking place from May 26 – 28 in Johannesburg. In addition, the Association is sponsoring a panel of experts which will be available to answer any question that visitors […]

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CMA relocates

The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) has moved. Its new address is 16 Horn St, Chloorkop Kempton Park.   Now in its 41st year, the Association is the country’s official representative body of the precast concrete industry. In addition to promoting the wider use of precast concrete, it collaborates with the South African Bureau of Standards […]

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CBP protects Burgersfort Warehouse

A 146m concrete block retaining (CRB) wall which reaches a maximum height of 8,5m, has been built for Amidad Trading using Aveng Manufacturing Infraset’s Ridgebloks® at new warehouse premises in Burgersfort, Mpumalanga.   A second wall, three-metres high and 55m long, was built on the same site with Aveng Manufacturing Infraset’s Terrace Blok® TB300 and […]

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New concrete block paving standard amended

SANS 1058 2010, the new SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) mark for concrete block pavers (CBP), and for manufacturers who produce to the specifications within the standard, has been amended. The new standard was announced in March 2010 and was officially introduced at the beginning of September 2011.   According to Concrete Manufacturers Association […]

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Failed retaining walls

A growing band of South African property owners is learning some hard lessons about failed retaining walls. They have discovered that although their walls are insured together with the rest of their fixed properties, when they fail, as some of them inevitably do, their claims for the repair work are often not There are several […]

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The CMA – Quality cast in concrete

2011 sees the Concrete Manufacturing Association (CMA) adopt a fresh approach to its advertising strategy. In addition to promoting its members’ products, it has chosen to go the corporate route as well, with the emphasis on the CMA brand and its associated benefits for the consumer.   The first of the new adverts has already […]

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