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The Concrete Institute

Cement producers apply for protection against imports

TCI has lodged the application on behalf of AfriSam, Dangote Cement SA, Lafarge Industries South Africa, Natal Portland Cement Company, and PPC. Bryan Perrie, TCI managing director, says imported cement is undercutting the industry by at least 45%. When this is combined with unprecedented low levels of demand due to slowed economic growth, the industry is facing […]

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Construction and Totally Concrete Expo

Construction and Concrete fraternity to mingle again

With an expected 45 countries participating, this is Africa’s mega construction and infrastructure show and biggest gathering of 9 000 qualified buyers and sellers for the entire built environment value chain. (more…)

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Johan van Wyk, General Manager of Aspasa.

Readymix usage keeps rising

In recent years the use of readymix concrete on large scale building and construction sites has grown to more than 50% and the trend is continuing. (more…)

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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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Concrete Achiever of the Year Award

At the annual Chairman’s Breakfast event of the inland branch of the Concrete Society of Southern Africa (CSSA) on 21 November, the Concrete Achiever of the Year Award was presented to Dr Reinhold Amtsbüchler, the recently retired manager of Lafarge South Africa’s Quality Department Southern Africa (QDSA). Presenting the award, Chairperson of the CSSA inland […]

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The peoples choice in Heidelberg

The use of concrete block paving (CBP) as a road-paving material in townships is widespread, certainly much more so than most realise. The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) has done some research into CBP township sites scattered across the country in diverse locations such as Rustenburg, George, Stilfontein, and Durban. Long-term and ongoing, most of them […]

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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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