CMA and CMACS difference

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The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) is the primary representative of the precast concrete industry. Now in its 45th year, it promotes the use of precast concrete.  The CMA publishes leading industry guides, presents workshops and facilitate training.  The CMA initiates standards in close cooperation with SABS and collaborates with its members in developing new products and services.

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Membership is open to any precast concrete manufacturer, provided certain quality-based criteria are met.  View Member Benefits by clicking on the "Membership" tab in the Main Menu above.

Find Products

CMA Approved Members are listed here.  Search by Producer Name, keyword, province or precast product tag.  Source quality precast concrete units ONLY from CMA producer members.

Publications

Access a collection of industry leading publications.  Complied by experts over a period of 40 years, these are the most concise and accurate industry brochures, manuals and publications available in South Africa.

CMA Profile

Click the button to view the CMA's corporate information: Profile, Operational & Management, MOI, Social Responsibility, Code of Ethics and Panel of Experts.

Find a CMA Member

Through association with industry bodies, institutes, organisations and "Associations", the member shows it's professional demeanor and commitment to industry "morals" as set by the association. In the case of the CMA - "Quality Cast in Concrete"

The BIGGEST benefit of association membership is the image which this member affiliation portrays to the market being serviced.  Association Membership is synonym with quality, honesty, professionalism and proper code in conduct!

  Superior Precast Concrete Units are supplied in South Africa by CMA Producer Members.

Click on the map to search for CMA Producer Members by name, keyword, province or product tag.  This is the consumer's porthole to procuring precast concrete with confidence.

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Certification and "Mark of Approval"

CMA Certification Services

CMA Certification Services (Pty) Ltd is a Product Certification Company, accredited by SANAS to provide certification services, according to SANS Specification, to the precast concrete manufacturing industry.  Note;  there is a big difference between CMA Membership and CMA Certification Services - for more information - Click here!

CMACS Mark
Holders

CMA Membership is not a prerequisite to apply for CMACS certification services and the CMACS Mark of Approval.  Verify mark holders by clicking on the link in the top right hand corner of the home page or by navigating the main menu.  Precast producers not listed here does not carry CMACS Product Certification or the CMACS Mark of Approval.

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Complaints

In order to lodge a complaint concerning a precast concrete unit bearing the CMA Certification Services Mark of Approval, please make use of the contact details supplied under "Certification and Mark of Approval" drop-down list, in the main menu above, and submit your complaint.

Impartiality Statement

CMA Certification ensures that decisions are based on objective evidence and conformity obtained through a competent audit process in which decisions are not influenced by other interests or by other parties. To view and/or download the Impartiality Statement - Click here.

Recent News

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CHRYSO SOLVES CONCRETE EFFLORESCENCE, ADDS DURABILITY

It also improves the aesthetic characteristics of manufactured concrete products, considerably reducing the appearance of spots and rings due to efflorescence. This gives a homogeneous colour to the result, whether it is precast aesthetic concrete, light precast concrete or coloured concrete. This high-performance efflorescence reducer is available in a range of packaging, including 25 litre jerry cans, 200 litre drums, 1,000 litre flow bins or bulk tanker loads. With a long shelf life of 12 months, it can be homogenised simply by some light agitation after extended periods of storage. It can even endure freezing, requiring only agitation after thawing ... Read More

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AFRISAM WORKING TO KEEP ‘PLANET’ FRONT-OF-MIND

“We consider ourselves as leaders in this field within the cement and construction materials sector, as it has been our focus since the early 1990s,” says Govender. “Our prioritisation of people, planet and performance is now a personal commitment for each employee in their area of work.” This highlights that, with government regulation becoming steadily more stringent, AfriSam has now identified that four of the 10 most high risk Acts governing the company’s compliance  relate to the environment.” These four Acts – the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA), the National Water Act, the National Environmental Management Air Quality Act and the ... Read More

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SIKA ACHIEVES BREAKTHROUGH IN CONCRETE RECYCLING BY DEVELOPING A GROUND-BREAKING NEW PROCESS

ADDITIVES FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE CONCRETE Comparative testing of the Sika «reCO2ver» process has demonstrated that new concrete containing recycled content performs similarly to an all-new product. Thanks to additionally developed chemical additives, further process optimizations can be achieved, such as the flexibility to tailor specific concrete functionalities.   Paul Schuler, CEO: “In the five largest EU countries alone, roughly 300 million tons of old concrete are generated every year. With complete recycling of these materials, up to 15 million tons of CO2 emissions can be captured. We are convinced that our new process has the potential to benefit both our customers and the ... Read More
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Precast Concrete Events

The Concrete Manufacturers Association will be attending the following events across south Africa. Keep your eyes on the Concrete Manufacturers Association's Social Media Pages (Facebook and LinkedIn) for the latest events and information. The CMA will also be hosting Precast Concrete related workshops during the year for the enrichment of the precast concrete industry.

African Construction Expo 2021

Your gateway to the African construction market, enabling you to network with 8,500 professionals from the built environment sector.

African Construction Expo 2021




Date: 23 to 25 August 2021

Location: Ticket Pro dome

Cape Construction Expo

An unrivalled opportunity to access the entire Western Cape built environment ecosystem and network with 3,500+ industry professionals.

Cape Construction expo

Date: 8 to 9 September 2021

Location: Cape Town

KZN Construction Expo

The only multi-disciplinary show for Kwazulu-Natal’s construction professionals, providing unmatched networking opportunities with industry stakeholders.

KZN Construction Expo

Date: 21 to 22 September 2021

Location: Durban ICC

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