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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Concrete trumps on municipal sport and recreational projects

This is considering the durability of the construction material that helps reduce the maintenance requirements of these structures over their useable lives.  Adequate maintenance of sports and recreational facilities remains a challenge as outlined in the National Sports and Recreational Plan. The plan notes that this, in addition to lack of access to these facilities, has had far-reaching negative impacts on the transformation and development of the South African sports sector. Bear in mind that the social infrastructure serves as the foundation of the country’s entire sport and recreation system and is key to delivering the 2030 vision of ... Read More

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SIKA CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS MARKET SHARE

Paul Schuler, CEO: “Practically all our national subsidiaries have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In many countries, the lockdown phase ended in June, and restrictions have been significantly eased. Momentum is picking up again in the construction sector. Our local management structure has enabled us to adapt swiftly worldwide to changing market conditions. Thanks to our rapid implementation speed and our proximity to our customers, we have been able to seize business opportunities and gain additional market share.” During the Capital Markets Day, information was provided on the measures with which Sika intends to continue its sustainable growth in ... Read More

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QUALITY - THE FOREFRONT OF AFRISAM’S OPERATING ETHOS

QUALITY CEMENT “AfriSam’s approach to quality cement products is well-known with a significant investment of resources in its certification to the SANS (ISO) 9001:2015 standard for quality management systems” says Alta Schoultz, technical consultant to AfriSam. All AfriSam’s cement products meet the conformity requirements of SANS 50197-1.  Adherence to the technical specifications of ‘SANS 50197-1 Common Cements’ is continually evaluated. The SABS regulatory division inspects the manufacturing sites and their test protocols on a regular basis to sample and test the cement to ensure product conformity. Process control test results from all AfriSam laboratories are fed into a cement-monitoring programme to observe ... 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 (FacebookandLinkedIn) 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.

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CMA NPC & CMACS Partnerships

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