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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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REVELSTONE - A TROPHY WINNER IN THE CMA’S 2022 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE COMPETITION

 In the Southern Sun Hotel project, Revelstone’s Devon Cobbles, Jura Pavers and Jura Edging were specified by Louis Karol Architects and were skilfully deployed in combination with granite inlays in eye-catching configurations. Laid by Progressive Paving, the paving harmonises with the port cochere, using a blend of colours and patterns to create a forecourt with distinct Roman influences.   Managing director of Progressive Paving, Adrien Desmarais, says that he is absolutely delighted that the project has won a CMA trophy. “It’s good to know that quality paving products combined with professional execution not only achieve enduring results but can be officially recognised ... Read More

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EXPOSED AGGREGATE PAVERS BEAUTIFY ASHTON, COGMANSKLOOF AND MONTAGU ROADS

The project was undertaken and funded by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works to improve traffic and pedestrian safety and to enhance the flood capacities of the bridges along the route. H&I Civil Engineering (Pty) Ltd was appointed as principal contractor of the project which commenced at the beginning of March 2019 and reached completion in May 2022.  It involved resurfacing Trunk Road 31 which skirts the scenic Cogmanskloof River, and included various ancillary works such as the construction of sidewalks and rest areas on some sections of the pass road. A coarse-exposed aggregate paver sidewalk ... Read More

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Cape Town expo powers the Western Cape’s R23 billion construction sector

Sessions include a Concrete Talk offering a world view of concrete presented by Anildo da Cruz Afonso from Fabrica de Cimento, gold sponsor of the expo, as well as a Contractor’s Talk by Deon Bester of Master Builders’ Association Western Cape on health and safety and how it relates to business owners in the construction industry.   Mark Fugard, Senior Vice President of Master Builders Association Western Cape says that the Western Cape residential market has also benefitted from migration and semigration from other provinces. However, he adds that many of their members have found themselves in an overly competitive environment ... 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.

 

The Big 5 Construct SA - Expo 2022

Your gateway to the African construction market, enabling you to network with 8,500 professionals from the built environment sector. Click the banner below for more information.

The Big 5 Construct SA

 

Date: 7 to 9 June 2022

Location: Gallagher Convention Centre

 The Big 5 Construct Western Cape - expo 2022

An unrivaled opportunity to access the entire Western Cape built environment ecosystem and network with 3,500+ industry professionals. Click the banner below for more information.

The Big 5 construct Western Cape

Date: 7 to 8 September 2022

Location: Cape Town

The Big 5 Construct KZN - Expo 2022

The only multi-disciplinary show for Kwazulu-Natal’s construction professionals, providing unmatched networking opportunities with industry stakeholders. Click the banner below for more information.

The Big 5 Construct KZN

Date: 28 to 29 September 2022

Location: Durban ICC

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